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Paul Bunyan Pitching In On MNsure Push

The leaders of MNsure unveiled a new marketing campaign featuring two Minnesota icons that will run for the next month. The campaign features folk hero Paul Bunyan and his faithful companion Babe in a series of unfortunate mishaps along with a twist on familiar slogan, “Minnesota: Land of 10,000 reasons to get health insurance.”

08/18/2013

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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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Buying Prescription Glasses Online: Worth The Savings?

On average, a person will pay about $200 for a pair of prescription glasses. Add on a designer name and fancy frames and you’ll pay much more. But, some glasses are selling online for as little as $7. WCCO wondered how they measure up.

07/08/2013

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Talking Points: Expanding Background Checks For Gun Sales

The U.S. Senate will be taking up a gun control bill that calls for expanding background checks to online and gun show sales.

04/14/2013

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Feds: Man Blackmailed Teens Into Online Sex

A northwest Indiana man blackmailed a 15-year-old New York girl into performing sex acts for him during a video chat by telling her another man had hacked into her iPad and taken video of her dressing in her room, federal court records say.

04/06/2013

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Elk River Teen Missing For 2 Weeks Found Safe

The missing Elk River teenage girl who hadn’t been seen since Feb. 11 has been found safe, authorities say.

02/28/2013

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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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400 Bar To Close; Auctioning Memorabilia Online

For 17 years, the 400 bar was a spot for up and coming and popular Twin Cities bands. Now, the owners of the Minneapolis club decided to close.

01/03/2013

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Ex-Nurse Wants Aiding-Suicide Conviction Reversed

An attorney for a former Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves says his client was merely supporting his alleged victims and had no influence on their actions.

12/19/2012

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Critical Online Reviews Can Carry Legal Risks

A Minnesota doctor took offense when a patient’s son posted critical remarks about him on some rate-your-doctor websites, including a comment by a nurse who purportedly called the physician “a real tool.”

10/24/2012

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Target To Match Some Rivals’ Online Prices

Target Corp. says that for the first time it will match prices that customers find on identical products at select online competitors this holiday season.

10/16/2012

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Kluwe Stars In Latest MN United Ad, Urges To ‘Vote No’

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is the latest to appear in a Minnesotans United for All Families ad, which urges people to vote no on the marriage amendment.

10/16/2012

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Minn. Wolf Lottery Results Now Available Online

Hunters and trappers who entered the lottery for licenses in Minnesota’s first-ever wolf season can now check online to see if they won.

09/26/2012

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Good Question: What Can We Legally Share Online?

More than 12 million people have already pinned to their digital bulletin boards, but there is growing concern that Pinterest users could be breaking the law.

03/19/2012

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DNR Asks For Patience After Online Reservation Crash

The new online system for state park reservations could not handle the flood of traffic it got and crashed about an hour after going online.

03/02/2012

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