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ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 21: Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions scores a late second quarter touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys at Dallas Stadium on November 21, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Why Nate Burleson Un-Followed Jeff Riger On Twitter

A couple weeks ago, I was checking out twitter as usual and noticed that I had some new interactions.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2013

SHINOLA MAKERS MONDAY

Shinola Launches Buy American Drive, ‘Makers Monday’

The Detroit manufacturer Shinola has launched an online campaign to encourage holiday shoppers to buy American. Called Makers Monday, the effort aims to encourage buying American-made merchandise on Monday, Dec. 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2013

This is a diagram of the structure seen around an active asteroid designated P/2013 P5. The Hubble Space Telescope photographed six finger-like dust tails in September 2013. One interpretation is that the asteroid's rotation rate has been increased to the point where dust is falling off the surface along the equator and escaping into space. The pressure of sunlight then sweeps the dust into long tails.  NASA photo.

Matt’s Favorites: Twitter IPO, Freaky Asteroid, Scientific Whiz, And Much More

So what’s the latest on a crisp fall Friday? Glad you asked… here’s some crunchy tech news goodness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor Council Seat

A fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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20-Pound Carp Campaigns For Ann Arbor City Council

The weighty fish launched an unofficial write-in campaign via Twitter.

CBS Detroit–11/04/2013

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Terry Foster’s Twitter Halloween Costumes

Here are some of the better tweets sent to @terryfoster971.

97.1 The Ticket–10/31/2013

Endangered native Michigan mussels. Note the radio tag on the large one. Central Michigan University photo.

Matt’s Favorites: Flexing Michigan Mussels, Twitter IPO, And More

So what’s the latest and greatest as a chilly, wet Tech Tour Week comes to a close? Here comes the sun… and some great science and technology tales…

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - APRIL 15:  Andre Drummond #1 of the Detroit Pistons dunks the ball during the game between the Detroit Pistons and the Philadelphia 76ers on April 15, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andre Drummond Gives Out Shoes Via Social Media

The Pistons’ brightest young talent without a doubt in my mind is Andre Drummond.

97.1 The Ticket–10/24/2013

Senator Debbie Stabenow (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)  File

Senator Stabenow Laughs Off $$$$$$$ Tweet

Democratic Senator from Michigan Debbie Stabenow says she had bigger issues on her mind when she tweeted out a ‘big money’ message.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

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Shhh: Is It Possible To Keep Your Home Private Today?

Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?

10/14/2013

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