Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Text mix-up puzzles cellphone owners

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/08/19, 11:52 am

Cellphone companies can’t seem to explain why their customers suddenly received confusing text messages on Thursday. Many cellphone users received text messages from contacts who hadn’t sent them. The phenomenon seemed widespread, if social media is any indication, and wasn’t limited to a single carrier.

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Krispy Kreme makes sweet deal with doughnut dealer

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/06/19, 12:57 pm

Minnesotans want their hot doughnuts now, and a college student looking to get out of debt hopes to continue satisfying their cravings. For the past five months, Jayson Gonzalez, a student at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, made weekly treks to the nearest Krispy Kreme location in Clive, Iowa, four hours away.

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Synagogue bomb plot thwarted in Colorado

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/05/19, 11:46 am

Undercover agents arrested a man shortly before he planned to blow up a historic synagogue in Colorado, officials said Monday. Richard Holzer, 27, tried to buy what he thought were pipe bombs and 14 sticks of dynamite from FBI agents on Friday. He had planned to blow up Temple Emanuel in Pueblo, Colo., the next day. He appeared in court on Monday, with his next hearing scheduled for Thursday.

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