Buffalo Wild Wings ending ads after actor lied about Sept 11
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Buffalo Wild Wings ending ads after actor lied about Sept 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo Wild Wings will stop airing TV commercials featuring comedian Steve Rannazzisi, who said this week that he lied about being in the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11 attacks. “Upon careful review, we have decided to discontinue airing our current television commercials featuring Steve Rannazzisi,” the Minneapolis company said … Continue reading

GOP’s Rubio says ‘Minecraft’ can prepare kids for future
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GOP’s Rubio says ‘Minecraft’ can prepare kids for future

Chattanooga, Tenn. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular “Minecraft” video game is a good example of how to prepare young people for the new economy. The Florida senator visited the Lamp Post Group, a startup incubator in Chattanooga, to discuss his plans for promoting innovation. Rubio said … Continue reading

‘Slave Trade’ video game altered after social media backlash
Business / Education / Games

‘Slave Trade’ video game altered after social media backlash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An educational video game has been edited following a social media backlash over a scene depicting slaves being packed into a ship. The creators of “Playing History: Slave Trade” removed a level Monday which featured black slave characters being dropped into a ship similar to the video game “Tetris.” “Apologies to … Continue reading