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Cell phone 'kill switch' bill signed into law in Minnesota

Law requires all connected devices sold in the state to be equipped with antitheft software.

By May 14, 2014

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114-year-old woman had to lie to join Facebook

Due to Facebook age limitations, newly tech-savvy Minnesotan Anna Stoehr had to lie about her age to join the social network.

By October 13, 2014

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Derek Jeter's new site promises unfiltered athletes

Fans apparently want to hear their athletes without the interference of journalists, and the now retired Yankee is giving it to them with a site called the Players' Tribune.

By October 1, 2014

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Modern magic: World's first 3D-printed castle

A man in Minnesota built a 3D printer and used it to make a beautiful castle rise from the earth layer by layer. There's no dragon -- yet.

By August 28, 2014

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Violinist has brain surgery, fiddles throughout

Professional musician Roger Frisch played his violin during brain surgery to correct hand tremors so that surgeons could gauge its efficacy.

By August 17, 2014

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Hormel motorcycle is fueled by bacon

To promote the upcoming International Bacon Film Festival in San Diego, Hormel made a motorcycle that runs on bacon grease, and emits a lovely bacon smell in the exhaust.

By August 15, 2014

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Driver who killed teen posts Facebook pic of wreck, with smiley face

A Minnesota man who smashed into two vehicles, police say, took to Facebook to laugh about it. He reportedly has many driving violations and no valid license.

By July 31, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says

If kill switches became standard in all phones, consumers could save big on replacement phones and insurance coverage, according to a researcher from Creighton University.

By July 29, 2014