REAL OILFIELD WIVES Your Guide to Monthly Subscription Boxes
It's not a secret that I love to shop. I especially love shopping when I don't need to leave my house! Monthly subscription boxes... they're everywhere these days. Beauty products, crafts, beer, toys.... Posted on 3/16/13 at 4:06 PM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Life in “Standby” Mode?
It is the second half of the school year, and I am traveling quite a bit around the state of Minnesota. As the dean of students for an online school, my primary role is to deal with attendance issues.... Posted on 3/1/13 at 7:35 AM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Ring in the New Year with a Financial Check Up
At the time of writing this post, we are all poised to careen over the fiscal cliff. The White House and Congress are entrenched in their positions and it is we, the taxpayers, who stand to lose in th... Posted on 12/31/12 at 9:21 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Property Taxes: Whose Money Is in the Bucket?
I've had a few questions about several stories I've written about property taxes, and I would like to share with you my bucket analogy, which simplifies some of the complex things that determine a per... Posted on 4/5/12 at 2:52 PM
HEALTHBEAT Online doctor reviews: not ready for prime time yet
It sounds like a useful idea: online ratings that help consumers sort through their choice of doctors and pick the one who's the best match.
In real life, though, the concept doesn't seem to have flo... Posted on 3/13/12 at 3:48 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is paying a $22.5 million fine to settle the latest regulatory case questioning the Internet search leader's respect for people's privacy and the integrity of its internal controls.
Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer
, August 09, 2012
SEATTLE (AP) — A Democratic senator from Connecticut is writing a bill that would stop the practice of employers asking job applicants for their Facebook or other social media passwords, he told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Manuel Valdes, Associated Press
, March 23, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Saboteurs stole passwords and sensitive information on tipsters while hacking into the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective known as Anonymous.
Brian Skoloff and Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
, February 03, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Hip young New Yorkers hate waiting for the subway. They wouldn't be caught dead near tourist sites and couldn't care less if a celebrity walked by. They're snobby about what they read, even snobbier about what they eat, stick to their own borough, and call the most minuscule bedrooms "huge."
Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer
, January 21, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Groupon, the company that pioneered online group discounts, saw its stock rise sharply in its public debut Friday, showing strong demand for an Internet company whose business model is considered unsustainable by some analysts.
Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer
, November 04, 2011
Is it ever OK to tweet that a girl's a "slut"? How about using an offensive name for gays on Facebook? Or texting a racial slur? Most young people think it's all right when friends are joking around with each other, according to a new poll.
Connie Cass and Jennifer Agiesta, Associated Press
, September 20, 2011
Google Inc. revved up its fourth-quarter Internet advertising sales and approached $2 billion in quarterly profit for the first time, providing the strongest sign yet that Internet search leader has shaken off the recession’s doldrums.
The earnings announced Thursday topped analyst estimates, but revenue only matched forecasts.
Melissa Ortez shopped online for groceries for the first time Sunday.
The Fargo resident wanted to spend as little time as possible outdoors that day, when the temperature reached a low of 28 below.
“I just didn’t want to face more of that weather. Shopping online was a lot nicer. I really liked it,” she said.
Ortez isn’t alone in her online grocery shopping.
By Jonathan Knutson, Forum Communications Co.
, January 06, 2010
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