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Washburn County warns of law enforcement impersonators
Superior man kidnapped during robbery
County honors former administrator
Voters decide constitutional amendments
Clinical trial roadblocks: Patients, families anguish over being denied participation in cutting-edge studies
Prep Playoffs - March 20
Superior, Douglas County winter trails close
Deer panel ups antlerless permits
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
St. Louis River muskies on the move
Local elections, votes matter
Vote to get things done
A place for all kids
Peterson without hesitation
Elm gets the job done
Hietala Thank You
Critter Harbor hosts dinner, raffle fundraiser
Wisconsin comedian comes to UWS
'Shadows' appears with other awesome poems
Excitement builds as progress continues on library project
Local playwright turns to fiction for first novel
UWS choirs perform in Duluth
Symphonic orchestra performs with winners
Clarence & Alice Mattson Sr
John Ahlberg Myers
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We need Denny McNamara
Stanley E. Miller
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Gloria Diane Hooker Simonson
Robert "Bobby" A. Johnson
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March 10, 2014
Zap! Australian scientists look at lasers to cull space junk
It may sound like science fiction but an Australian team is working on a project to zap orbital debris with lasers from Earth to reduce the growing amount of space junk that threatens to knock out satellites with a "cascade of collisions".
March 10, 2014 - 8:54am
March 7, 2014
Winklevoss twins use bitcoins to book space trip
You can't spend bitcoins at Amazon.com or to pay your mortgage but, as the Winklevoss twins showed on Wednesday, you can use the digital currency...
March 7, 2014 - 9:06am
February 18, 2014
‘Candy Crush Saga’ maker King aims to raise $500 million in initial stock offering
Mobile gamemaker King Digital Entertainment Plc, best known for the hit puzzle game Candy Crush Saga, said it planned to raise up to $500 million in an initial public offering.
February 18, 2014 - 9:20am
February 14, 2014
U.S. singles turn to specialty dating sites to find Valentines
Traditional online dating sites attract many people looking for love, but niche sites for book fans, pet lovers and even prisoners are helping Cupid's arrow hit the right target.
February 14, 2014 - 11:54am
February 11, 2014
Facebook’s Zuckerberg tops 2013 list of U.S. philanthropists
Facebook Inc. founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife topped a list of the biggest U.S. philanthropic donors in 2013, giving...
February 11, 2014 - 9:00am
February 7, 2014
Bionic hand allows amputee to feel again
Dennis Aabo Sorensen lost his left hand when a firework rocket he was holding exploded during New Year's Eve celebrations 10 years ago, and he never expected to feel anything with the stump again.
February 7, 2014 - 10:06am
February 5, 2014
Lawmakers warn ‘clock is ticking’ on surveillance reforms
U.S. lawmakers warned on Tuesday that time is running out to make specific reforms to the National Security Agency's telephone surveillance program and promised Congress would act if the Obama administration does not.
February 5, 2014 - 9:56am
February 4, 2014
BBB: Beware mystery calls
‘One-ring scheme’ targets the region.
February 4, 2014 - 1:41pm
February 3, 2014
‘Silly’ selfies craze will die out, says ‘60s snapper Bailey
The craze for taking "selfies" will die out soon, said British photographer David Bailey, famously known for capturing the free spirit of the swinging '60s.
February 3, 2014 - 9:16am
January 30, 2014
Joyce on your IPad – Bringing ‘The Dead’ to life
"Snow was general all over Ireland," the noted Irish stage actor Barry McGovern intones while reading the famous line from James Joyce's "The Dead" in a free app for iPads that seeks to bring the heart-rending story to life for the high-tech age.
January 30, 2014 - 10:37am
January 22, 2014
Mystery white rock inexplicably appears near NASA Mars rover
Scientists are stumped as to how a rock mysteriously appeared in images taken two weeks apart by NASA's Mars rover Opportunity.
January 22, 2014 - 9:17am
Assembly approves ban on employers asking job applicants for Facebook password
Employers would be banned from asking job applicants for their Facebook or email passwords under a measure that passed the state Assembly Tuesday.
January 22, 2014 - 9:09am
January 18, 2014
Malicious software created by Russian teen behind data breach at U.S. merchants
BOSTON (Reuters) - A cybercrime firm says it has uncovered at least six ongoing attacks at U.S. merchants whose credit card processing systems are infected with the same type of malicious software used to steal data from Target Corp. Andrew Komarov, chief executive of the cybersecurity...
January 18, 2014 - 9:52am
January 17, 2014
Cybercrime Firm Says Uncovers Six Active Attacks On U.S. Merchants
BOSTON (Reuters) - The cyber security firm IntelCrawler said on Friday it has uncovered at least six ongoing attacks at merchants across the United States whose credit card processing systems are infected with the same type of malicious software used to steal data from some 40 million...
January 17, 2014 - 12:03pm
January 10, 2014
Are drug companies using your health records to sell you stuff?
New regulations in the Affordable Care Act restrict access to doctors by pharmaceutical companies. As a result, drug companies are finding their way behind the medical industry's closed doors via digital record-keeping systems.
January 10, 2014 - 11:00am