Just like people have been filling up doctor’s waiting rooms to get flu shots, viewers have been filling up the Good Question inbox.
Some of the Good Questions you send in deal with big issues. Others, we answer on Friday nights. So, WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha hits Reply All to a good question about science and another about government.
Wednesday’s $500 million Powerball jackpot is all part of the plan.
I’ve gotten tons of emails about the record fine BP will pay because of the oil spill: $4.5 million.
No Air Force One for Mitt Romney, but he’s probably not flying coach either. Still, Andy in Sartell and Matthew in Bloomington are among those who wondered: How quickly do Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan lose their secret service protection?
Hard to believe that the election is almost here. I’m gonna miss the ads. I believe some candidate stole my grandma’s purse, gave the money to millionaires and took the leftovers for a pay raise.
We’ve talked a lot about the drought and the need to conserve water. It had Mitchell in Minneapolis wondering who uses more water: Individuals or companies?
Kacey Gregerson in Brooklyn Park submitted this Good Question: How do the bus routes get their names? And from Leah in Minnetonka: Why can’t we tear off mattress tags?
Betty Kline from Winona gets us started. As we vacillate between hot and cold weather, she wondered: Is it easier to burn calories in the winter or summer?
Two weeks of political conventions are over. But how did the political parties end up being represented by an elephant and a donkey? Sharon from Eagan wondered.
We start with a Good Question that’s more complicated than it seems.
If you live in Minneapolis, you can recycle your yogurt cup. But you can’t in St. Paul.
There have been a lot of drug companies getting hit with colossal fines lately and that got Katie from Minneapolis wondering: Where does the fine money go?
It’s hurricane season. So where do they come from? And who names them?
In this week’s Reply All, we look at sunburn, green dishwashing practices and why it is that the tops of some school buses are painted white.
Why is the national anthem played before sporting events? And what causes the bump you get from a mosquito bite?
Windows up or down for fuel economy? And what’s the story with those white flower food packets?
We’ve had a fair amount of rain this spring, and it’s making our cars look just filthy.
Can birds get a sunburn on a hot day?
You guys have had a lot of questions about word origins this week.
Tuesday ushered in the first day of spring, and after breaking high temperature records in the Twin Cities eight out of the last 11 days, a lot of Minnesotans are wondering: What’s up?
You’ve got recalls on the mind.
There was no surprise that questions about the State Shutdown are filling up the Good Question in-box. Jason DeRusha tackle one of those, and also deals with fireflies and ice cream headaches.
“Can we recall legislators or the governor?” asks Barbara of White Bear Lake.
From the rainy Minnesota weather to the government shutdown, we’re Replying All to WCCO viewers’ Good Questions.