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10-16-13 CNET Writer Discussing Pop Up Ads.

Hate those pop up ads? They are about to get worse….

10/16/2013

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Parents Take To The Internet To Find Best Sitter Rates

All parents have asked themselves the big question — is it worth paying a babysitter for a night out? Babysitting is big business. In fact, in the last 30 years, the Labor Department says sitter rates have risen nine times faster than inflation.

09/25/2013

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Ultimate Job Interview

Can you keep cool under this type of pressure? When a meteor crashes outside the office window, how would you react?

09/05/2013

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Good Question: Why Are Fantasy Sports So Popular?

At the Cherokee Tavern in West St. Paul, four fantasy football leagues conducted their drafts. “I’m very excited,” said J.J. Kurtz of Lakeville. “I got the Bears defense.” Over the year, 36 million people will play fantasy sports. That’s up from nine million in 2005. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA), a player spends three hours per week managing a team and spends $467.60.

09/03/2013

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Rustic Or Cutting-Edge? Dilemma At New Minn. Park

Along with deciding where to let Lake Vermilion State Park visitors pitch tents, developers are grappling whether people will be able to surf the Internet around campfires.

08/25/2013

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Minnesota Farms Are Getting Wired

Minnesota farms are getting wired. New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that 71 percent of Minnesota farms now own or lease a computer, a slight increase from 2011.

08/23/2013

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Edina Man Arrested In Wis. Attempted Abduction

A 32-year-old Edina man is in custody after he allegedly held a 19-year-old woman he met online against her will near Eau Claire, Wis.

07/23/2013

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Golden Girls

Sid has been trying to get in touch with these ladies. Golden girls discover the art of “twerking”….

07/12/2013

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Annual Pageant Fail

Miss Utah found herself as this year’s victim of the Q & A at the Miss USA Pageant.

06/17/2013

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Esme’s Blog: The End Of Privacy

For years the United States has been gathering millions of Verizon cell phone records, as well as foreigner’s emails and data from Google, Facebook and other Internet companies. It is all to make us safer, President Obama says. It’s to protect us from terrorist acts.

06/08/2013

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How Do You Feel About The Government Spying On You?

Tell John how you feel about Big Brother watching you.

06/07/2013

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Court Orders Multi-Million Judgment Against Internet Lender

For struggling families living paycheck to paycheck, internet deals offering a short-term payday loan can appear appealing. But for many customers, what was intended to help them out when they are short of cash, can quickly grow into long-term headaches.

06/03/2013

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Internet Trolls Ruin Cheerios Ad

Internet Trolls hijack Cheerios YouTube video with racist comments.

05/31/2013

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Cleveland Hero, Internet Sensation

Charles Ramsey is a hero in Cleveland and now a YouTube sensation.

05/07/2013

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Two Commercials, Two Different Reactions

Two viral ads, two different reactions. Check out both videos and tell us what you think on our Facebook page.

05/02/2013

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