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Picnic's pizza-making robot makes a pizza at a food vendor's booth during the CES tech show, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 09, 2020 - 6:44 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robots were front and center at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. One even made pizza. The annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas runs through Friday and offers a forum for companies to unveil their products and services for the coming year. Here are some highlights: PIZZA...
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A sign welcomes motorists to Tierra del Mar, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The tiny coastal village is opposing a plan by Facebook to build a landing spot for a submarine cable connecting America with Asia. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 09, 2020 - 12:03 am
TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in a tiny Oregon town with no stoplights or cellphone service is pitting residents against one of the world's biggest tech companies. Locals in coastal Tierra del Mar are trying to stop Facebook from using property in their quiet community to build a...
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Swimmers jump in the Atlantic Ocean in the annual New Year's Day Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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January 01, 2020 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — 2020 began in frigid fanfare for hundreds of people who splashed through the Atlantic Ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club Plunge. Swimmers wearing Santa hats and other costume braved 40-degree temperatures (4 degrees Celsius) to partake in the New York City...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 4:59 pm
One of our fellow Radio.com stations is a little too sensitive when it comes to the hottest song on the planet. MIX 105.1 in Madison, Wisconsin is playing an editited version of Lizzo's "Truth Hurts." What does the station find so offensive about the song, which just reached the top of the...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows a shadowy shape that some people say is a the Loch Ness monster in Scotland. On Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, scientist Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says a project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water. He cautioned that it’s not clear whether that indicates a gigantic eel or just a lot of little ones. (AP Photo/File)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 05, 2019 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A scientist who collected DNA from Scotland's Loch Ness suggests the lake's fabled monster might be a giant eel. Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water. He cautioned that it's not clear...
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Adam Carter
July 31, 2019 - 11:16 am
Former NASCAR star Tony Stewart didn't have a stellar time in Minnesota this past weekend. On Friday night, a race-track in Jackson, Minnesota hosted the 48-year old racer for Tony Stewart Night. As Stewart was signing autographs, a heckler went a little too far and Stewart had enough. Stewart...
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July 17, 2019 - 10:18 am
There are good ideas, and bad ideas. This one definitely falls under the latter. During the evening of July 7th, a man from Alexandria, Virginia became lost on Lake Superior after trying to take a Jet Ski from Grand Portage, MN to Isle Royale according to the Duluth News Tribune . The man, who was...
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July 02, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff says jail inmates were caught making some truly "disgusting" alcohol out of fermenting vegetables. News outlets report it turned up when dozens of officers conducted a shakedown for contraband Monday at the Autauga Metro Jail. Autauga County Sheriff Joe...
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June 21, 2019 - 1:56 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill dubbed the “Jedi Disposal Act” could soon make Missouri the first state to allow outdoor cremations. The bill would allow licensed funeral directors to organize outdoor cremations at licensed crematoriums or private sites that have permits, The Kansas City Star...
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