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Supervalu: Hackers Accessed Network That Processes Card Payments

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Another Minnesota-based company is trying to figure out how it fell victim to hackers.

Supervalu, which owns Cub Foods stores across Minnesota, said hackers accessed a part of its computer network that processes payment card transactions. 332 more words


Housing Project For Homeless Youth Raises Concerns In Edina

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Edina City Hall was packed Wednesday night over a proposed apartment complex.

The 66 West Apartments would provide housing to young adults who have experienced homelessness. 30 more words


Good Question: How Common Is Depression?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – His closest friends say Robin Williams would often use humor to hide his depression, which made it harder to detect.

Unfortunately, a lot of people are very good at hiding what they’re feeling inside. 334 more words


Good Question: Who Is ISIS?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, better known as ISIS, has already taken over several key cities.

This is a militant group that’s so extreme that traditional Al Qaeda has disavowed it. 327 more words


Good Question: Are There Better Ways To Keep Passwords Safe?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Computer hackers may have pulled off the biggest data breach in history.

Security experts say a Russian gang stole more than one billion usernames and passwords and 500,000 email addresses. 259 more words


WCCO's Poor Attempt to Explain Social Security Solvency

John Lauritsen and WCCO television news just did a hack job on Social Security with tonight’s “Good Question” segment.  The story played to people’s concerns and pandered to the private retirement industry. 622 more words


Good Question: Can You Count On Social Security?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – With the uncertainty of the stock market, it’s nice to have Social Security there for retirement.

But Social Security’s very own board of trustees said that unless changes are made, it could be depleted by the year 2033. 303 more words