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Caller Impersonating Deputy, Demanding ‘Jury Duty’ Fee

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam in which a man impersonates a deputy and tricks victims into paying a hefty fee for their failing to serve jury duty.

04/22/2014

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Put Down The Phone, Parents; It Could Be Affecting Your Kids

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s not just our kids getting too much screen time these days. Parents are also guilty of spending too much time on their electronic devices. Researchers at the Boston Medical Center observed […]

04/21/2014

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Bus Driver Charged With Assaulting Rider Still On The Job

Adrieanne Simmons, a St. Paul woman who said she was repeatedly punched in the head by a bus driver, wants to know why he’s back on the job. Her bus driver was charged with misdemeanor assault, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property in the October incident, but he’s back behind the wheel.

11/01/2013

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Good Question: Is A Phone Just A Phone Anymore?

In 2013, 91 percent of us own some sort of cell phone. Fifty-six percent own a smart phone. It wasn’t until 2007 that we saw what’s now considered the first smartphone – the iPhone. The iPhone 5 is now the top selling phone in US, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S III.

09/10/2013

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Football On Your Phone

Direct TV has come out with a really cute ad for watching football on your phone featuring the Manning Brothers.

08/07/2013

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New App Created In Mpls. Lets You Connect With Kin

If you’ve ever scrolled through your facebook timeline or twitter feed and thought, “Where are my friends?” the new Kinly app may be for you. Whatever you post goes only to your defined social circle or kin.

08/05/2013

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SD Governor Signs Cellphone Ban For Young Drivers

outh Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that prohibits beginning drivers from using cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.

03/20/2013

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Senser Pleads Not Guilty To Talking On Phone, Speeding

Amy Senser pleaded not guilty Monday to her latest and third felony charge, after a police investigation determined she was on the phone at the time she allegedly hit and killed a man last year.

04/16/2012

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Police, Family Pranked With Hostage Call

Police in Superior say a call about a hostage situation Monday night turned out to be a prank, but not so funny.

03/06/2012

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As New iPhone Debuts, Tips To Save On Your Phone

With the debut of the new iPhone 4s, we looked at whether the it’s worth the upgrade and some ways to save money, even if you aren’t looking to switch.

10/13/2011

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Suit: Pair Threatened To Sell Berrian’s Blackberry

A California couple who found Bernard Berrian’s Blackberry last October allegedly threatened to sell its contents to the “highest bidder” unless the Vikings wide receiver paid them $30,000.

01/28/2011

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Swanson, Klobuchar Go After Phone Bill ‘Cramming’

With U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar at her side, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania-based long-distance service Friday as part of a crackdown on a phone-billing practice known as cramming.

01/07/2011

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Deadline To Sign Up For Wis. No-Call List Nears

The next deadline to register for Wisconsin’s no-call list to block calls from telemarketers is Tuesday.

11/25/2010

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