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Mpls. Man Charged In Nat’l Online Child Porn Ring

A Minneapolis man is among those busted in what is being called one of the largest child pornography busts in history. The Department of Homeland Security has been watching an underground ring and its members over the past year. They say a dozen of the victims are from Minnesota.

03/19/2014

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Comcast Offers Students Low-Cost Internet

As technology begins to take on a greater role in education, the St. Paul, Minn. school district is trying to make it accessible to all students with a new grant. Comcast announced Tuesday that it gave $50,000 to non-profit community organizations in St. Paul to create, “Internet Essential Learning Zones.”

03/04/2014

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Internet Community Helps Crack Grandma’s Code

When a brain tumor took away Dorothy Holm’s ability to speak, she picked up index cards and began filling them, edge to edge, with seemingly random, indecipherable sequences of letters. Her grandchildren saw her scribbling and thought she was leaving them a code — but it was one the preteens couldn’t crack.

01/22/2014

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Minnesota Pushes Fast Broadband Service To Hinterlands

The high-speed Internet capability that’s an afterthought in big cities and regional centers is spreading ever deeper into the nation’s countryside. It has been nudged along by billions in federal stimulus dollars and state efforts to expand a key amenity for both quality of life and business competitiveness.

11/30/2013

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How the internet is ruining your life

Research says the more time you spend online, the worse your life may be

10/22/2013

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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

A recent report on pets in beds got us talking on Twitter and viewers sent in these pictures.

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Webcam For Pets

Feel bad leaving your pet at home along? Never fear! PetChatz webcam is here.

04/25/2013

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John Williams Talks With The Minnesota Man Behind The Joel Osteen Hoax.

The Interview John Williams Can’t Stop Talking About! Listen to both parts here….

04/10/2013

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The Natural Barbie

The Real Barbie has taken over the internet. The picture that has everyone talking.

04/04/2013

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Good Question: Why Can’t We Look Away From ‘Train Wrecks’?

Sunday night’s NCAA basketball game between Duke and Louisville took a terrible turn when Louisville guard Kevin Ware fell awkwardly and broke his right leg in two places. The video was so disturbing that the networks stopped showing it.

04/01/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Seduction Via The Web

The real lesson of Minneapolis police officer Bradley Schnickel’s arrest on six felony counts of luring and having sexual encounters with young girls is that social networking makes this predatory behavior so much easier than it used to be.

02/09/2013

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