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Astronomy Day this Saturday May 10th at U.M.D.

If you're into astronomy, or would like to learn, you won't want to miss  Astronomy Day this Saturday at U.M.D. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You will see a scale model of the solar system, dark sky shows, and there are even workshops.

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Your iPhone Remembers Everywhere You’ve Been, When You Got There, And How Long You Stayed – Here’s How To Turn Off Location History

If you have an iPhone, this may be of interest to you. Your phone keeps a month-long log of where you spend your time. It records every stop during your day, when you got there, and how long you stayed there.

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Springtime Means Cleaning, And Checking Your Alarms And Batteries

We are finally losing some of the snow, with all the fast melting, we have some dry conditions on our hands. Now is a good time to check all your safety alarms. Have your fire extinguisher checked, check your smoke alarm, make sure batteries are fresh.

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Facebook, Gmail & More — Change Your Passwords for These Sites Affected by Heartbleed

A quick roundup of sites that were vulnerable to the Heartbleed Internet-security flaw, and what to do about changing your password.

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Take A Virtual Tour Of Duluth

I have noticed some of the Big cities have virtual tours of some of their touristy things. You can tour buildings or historic sites. With all the natural beauty and the variety of places to go, I always thought every city ought to have a virtual tour.

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Yet Another Scam Hits Wisconsin Residents

It just goes on and on doesn't it? According to a posting in Madison.com, state consumer officials are warning residents about a new phone scam, this time using the BadgerCare Plus health care program.

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Tax Forms Are No Longer Available At Libraries, Get Them At This Government Link

Now that we are in the month of April, tax deadline is just a couple of weeks away, have you finished your taxes? If you still do them long hand, you can no longer get tax forms at libraries. Minnesota Tax forms are pretty much obolete, people can print them from websites and tax programs.

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Beware of a New Utility Bill Payment Scam

I got a surprise this morning when I opened my electric bill from Dahlberg Light & Power. Along with my monthly bill, was notification of  a new utility bill payment scam.

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New Flood App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Mobile Devices Here in the Northland

Having been through two floods in the last 14 years in Lake Nebagamon, I can tell you it is expensive, and one can suffer the loss of items that are not replaceable. More importantly, it can endanger a persons. After the most recent flood last year I've found out from my insurance company that they do not cover flood damage, and was told this is pretty much the case with all insurance companies. I downloaded the free app, and it does offer good advice, not only in preparedness, but also during and after. I urge you to download the app, it could help you a great deal.

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Support Zero in Wisconsin and Download the New Drive Sober App

Drunk driving causes needless deaths all over the U.S., and now, Wisconsin is trying to do something about it. According to the Wisconsin Depart of Transportation, more than 500 people died on Wisconsin roads last year. Some deaths were caused by speeding while others were a result of drunk driving, or not wearing a seat belt. Tragically, these deaths affect many lives and cause great pain to thousands of people throughout the state.

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Now You Can Download Almost Any Movie Free, Except it’s Illegal

In case you haven't yet heard, according to an article in the Huffington Post, there is a place on the Internet where any movie can be instantly streamed in perfect high-definition quality. It's called Popcorn Time, and it's making illegal online piracy scary simple.

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New Speed Reading App is a Thumbs Down, But it’s Fun to Try it Out

I don't happen to be a speed reader. My wife Mrs. Rayman, is the expert in that field.She tried the test, and wasn't at all convinced. Stay with me, I'll hook you up to the test in a minute so you can test it out yourself.

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