New Proposed Rules For Drones, Cross Country Skiing, Facebook’s After-Death Plans, Short Sturgeon Season

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With snow on the ground and a chill in the air, not to mention the American Birkebeiner coming up, ’tis the season for cross-country skiing. Our guest gives us some tips on how to get started. We also check out virtual afterlives, as Facebook announces new plans for the accounts of dead social media users, learn about the new proposed regulations for drones and cover this years short sturgeon fishing season.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • Gregory S. McNeal Guest
  • Chad McGrath Guest
  • Candi Cann Guest

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