Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Consumers looking to score deals at Best Buy this Thanksgiving might have to leave off doing the dishes until later.
Cyber security experts are calling the last twelve months “the year of the large scale breach.” With companies like Target and Home Depot being hacked, leaders in the business and technology communities are teaming up to end cyber security crime.
Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.
With the simple click of a mouse, a total stranger can buy your credit card. Mark Lanterman is chief technology officer for Computer Forensic Services. “You can filter the cards based on expiration date as well as the last four digits of the credit card,” Lanterman said.
Home Depot became the latest target of a possible payment breach–a week after Dairy Queen announced it was hit by hackers.
A new trend in gardening is generating a buzz. More growers and gardeners are moving away from chemicals and insecticides that are hurting or killing bees.
A group of gardeners and beekeepers are asking Home Depot stores to “show bees some love” during Valentine season. “All we are saying is give bees a chance,” demonstrators sang Wednesday outside a Home Depot store.
An environmental group said Wednesday that many home gardeners may be unknowingly hurting the bee population, as the insects’ numbers continue to decline. Bees pollinate many fruits and vegetables, including apples, strawberries, blueberries and cucumbers. The Pesticide Action Network along with a well-known University of Minnesota bee researcher said a study found that garden supply stores including Home Depot and Lowe’s are selling plants that are treated with pesticides that kill bees.
When other schools are quieting down for the summer, one school gets louder. Kids at Obama Elementary in St. Paul are building birdhouses as part of their Career Explorations class. On paper, they’re learning about architecture. In practice, they’re learning a whole lot more.
Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.
The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.
Between his job at Home Depot in Maplewood and classes at Century College in White Bear Lake, 25-year-old Drew Nachtsheim doesn’t have a lot of free time. But as anyone can see, he has a lot of love for his 5-year-old son Hayden.
The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center is not just a refuge from the streets. During the current heat wave, it’s where Bryant Devine finds momentary relief from the heat.
The FBI is investigating 13 threatening letters containing a white powder that were mailed to Twin Cities area businesses.