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Happy World Emoji Day! Here are the Central Minnesota Emoji’s We Need ASAP!

Today is World Emoji Day 2017! To celebrate my coworkers and I put together a list of all the St. Cloud and Central Minnesota emoji's we wish existed!

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Minnesota (and Our Neighbor States) Most Searched Google ‘How-To’

Every time you search on Google, hundreds of pieces of information are collected about you for data gathering. Here's Minnesota's most searched 'how-to' phrase.

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Did You Realize What Should/Shouldn’t Do in a Power Outage?

This past weekend tons of homes and businesses in Sartell were without power for nearly 6 hours. Here's what you need to know when you're in a power outage!

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How Much Time Will Minnesotan’s Spend Staring at a Screen this Summer?

We are just scrolling our summers away!

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Yet Another Website You Want to Get Your Personal Info Off of ASAP

I have stumbled across another website that you probably want to remove your personal information from ASAP. I entered my name and location, and it pulled up all my personal information -- including addresses, relatives names, social media accounts, and more.

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Phone Number Spoofing Hitting Minnesota

If you've ever had somebody call you saying they're calling you back, but you never called them, you might have your phone number spoofed and may need to worry!

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Bought a Light Bulb with a Speaker – It Won’t Stop Talking! [WATCH]

It's buyer beware when ordering from Amazon. In this case my family gets a chuckle every time we turn the living room lights on! Take a look at the video to see what I mean.

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Advice to My Dad: ‘Don’t Text When You’re Naked’

Somehow my mom has talked my dad into trading his 1982 flip-phone in for his first iPhone. Last night we were texting back and forth about the Twins -- when this happened.

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Minnesotans, Be Aware of This Email Scam That I Got Yesterday

There's an email scam going around that you need to be aware of. I was sent the suspect email yesterday and luckily I didn't open it.

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Hey Parents, Your Kids Don’t Want You on Their Social Media Sites

Kids just want to have their 'own' thing. We ruined Facebook for them, just like every other social network they started using. Should we just give them their peace?

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Check Your Statements, Chipotle Reporting Data Breach

Attention Minnesota burrito lovers, if you've enjoyed the fresh tastiness of Chipotle in the last month you're being urged to check your bank and credit card statements -- as the restaurant chain has detected a data breach.

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What’s Minnesota’s Online Guilty Pleasure?

The team at HighSpeedInternet.com took a hard look at Google trends to determine what each state's guilty online pleasure is. Any guess what Minnesota's might be? (And no, it's not THAT!)

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