Keeping Your Gutters Clean: DIY Vs. ProfessionalWhen the leaves start falling this time of year people start thinking about their gutters again. You want to make sure the leaves don't clog them before a big rain or a freeze.
A Year After Massive Target Data Breach, Still No ArrestsIt was this time last year when we first learned about a data breach at Target stores nationwide.
Protests Planned For Black Friday Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Best Buy To Open At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving DayConsumers looking to score deals at Best Buy this Thanksgiving might have to leave off doing the dishes until later.
U Of M Hosts 4th Annual Cyber Security SummitCyber security experts are calling the last twelve months "the year of the large scale breach." With companies like Target and Home Depot being hacked, leaders in the business and technology communities are teaming up to end cyber security crime.
Dairy Queen Says Data Breached At Stores Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.
Criminals Selling Stolen MN Credit, Debit Cards After Home Depot BreachWith the simple click of a mouse, a total stranger can buy your credit card. Mark Lanterman is chief technology officer for Computer Forensic Services. "You can filter the cards based on expiration date as well as the last four digits of the credit card," Lanterman said.
Dairy Queen Taking Security Steps After Data BreachHome Depot became the latest target of a possible payment breach--a week after Dairy Queen announced it was hit by hackers.
To Save Bees, Minn. Growers & Gardeners Are Switching Pesticides A new trend in gardening is generating a buzz. More growers and gardeners are moving away from chemicals and insecticides that are hurting or killing bees.
Bee Activists Hand Out Cookies In Pesticide Protest A group of gardeners and beekeepers are asking Home Depot stores to "show bees some love" during Valentine season. “All we are saying is give bees a chance,” demonstrators sang Wednesday outside a Home Depot store.
Home Gardeners' New Plants Could Be Killing Off BeesAn environmental group said Wednesday that many home gardeners may be unknowingly hurting the bee population, as the insects' numbers continue to decline. Bees pollinate many fruits and vegetables, including apples, strawberries, blueberries and cucumbers. The Pesticide Action Network along with a well-known University of Minnesota bee researcher said a study found that garden supply stores including Home Depot and Lowe's are selling plants that are treated with pesticides that kill bees.
Birdhouses Building Relationships At St. Paul Elementary SchoolWhen other schools are quieting down for the summer, one school gets louder. Kids at Obama Elementary in St. Paul are building birdhouses as part of their Career Explorations class. On paper, they're learning about architecture. In practice, they're learning a whole lot more.