Heather Brown

Good Question: Why Ashes On Ash Wednesday?Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, a day when millions of Christians all over the world head to church and leave with a cross of ashes on their foreheads. So, why ashes on Ash Wednesday? Good Question.
Good Question: How Long Can Athletes Stay In The Game?At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He's been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
Good Questions: Soap Operas, Unclaimed Lottery Money & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers had throughout the week. This time, she's looking at lottery winnings, Super Bowl home advantages, and soaps.
Good Question: Why Is Pro Football Played On Sundays?This week, several WCCO viewers emailed asking, "Wouldn't it be great to have the Super Bowl on a Saturday?" In its 50 years, that's never happened and the NFL has said it doesn't anticipate switching game day from Sunday.
Good Question: How Do We Measure Snowfall?The official National Weather Service tally for the MSP airport for our February snowstorm is 9.4 inches. But, chances are, if someone stuck a ruler in the snow this morning, they’d find something different.
Good Question: How Does The Groundhog Day Blizzard Stack Up?Tuesday's snowstorm is shaping up to be the biggest of the season for the metro area. This storm is a long ways away from our record, but it will beat out some of our top snowstorms over the past ten years.
Good Question: Do We Get More Daylight Early Or Late?Whether you're an early riser or night owl, you've finally noticed days are getting longer. The sun rose Monday at 7:33 a.m. and set at 5:20 p.m. That’s almost an hour more light than Dec. 21, the shortest day of the year.
Good Question: What Do Healthy Bodies Look Like?Barbie has stood 11-and-a-half-inches tall -- with a shape that defies reality -- since 1959. But Mattel announced Thursday that the world's most famous doll is getting a makeover.
Good Question: Why Do Iowa & New Hampshire Vote First?On Monday, voters in Iowa will gather in libraries, schools and churches to start the process of choosing the next president. The following week, the people of New Hampshire will cast their votes for the party nominees at the polls. So why do Iowa and New Hampshire vote first? Good Question.
Good Question: Can Presidential Candidates Do 2 Jobs At Once?For weeks, there’s been at least one attack ad from the PAC supporting Jeb Bush against Marco Rubio for missing votes in the U.S. Senate while campaigning for President. So, can candidates do two jobs at once? Good Question.
Good Question: Why Do Grown-Ups Like To Color?It's no longer just child's play. One of our favorite childhood activities is now a full-fledged phenomenon among adults. Coloring books for grownups are now six of the top ten best-selling books on Amazon.
Good Questions: Fountain Money, Car Seats & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown looks at some of your Good Questions that didn't get turned into a full segment. This week, she's looking into the language of pilots, the shelf life of car seats, and the fate of all those pennies you've tossed into the Mall of America's fountains.

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