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Help Support the Police Chiefs Gala

Posted on 27. Feb, 2011 by .

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“Law enforcement officers are never “off duty.” They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.” – Barbara Boxer The 2nd Annual Police Chiefs Gala for the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association is […]

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26 Gorgeous Residences at ‘Skyscape Condominium’ up for Auction!

Posted on 20. Feb, 2011 by .

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Velocity Marketing Services (VMS) announced today that it will conduct a close-out auction for 26 premier residences at Skyscape Condominium, Minneapolis’ number-one selling condo project for the past two years, which is also one of the city’s only new development high-rises located in the downtown area. The event will be held at 6:00 p.m. CST […]

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Take a Kid Fishing Weekend

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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Minnesotans age 16 or older can try ice fishing without purchasing an angling license if they take a child younger than 16 fishing during Take-A-Kid Ice Fishing Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 19, through Monday, Feb. 21. “This is an opportunity to get outdoors with friends and family and connect with nature,” said Mike Kurre, Minnesota […]

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Professionals Learn How to Apply Play Therapy Techniques to Meet the Emotional Needs of Deaf Kids

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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Technique enables children to express their thoughts and feelings through their “natural language” of play Today, Alexis Greeves, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor (RPT-S), presented a Volunteers of America-Minnesota Mental Health Clinics’ workshop entitled, “Play Therapy with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Youth” at Calvary Lutheran Church in […]

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Petlitzer Prize Contest — Pet-related Persuasive Essays

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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Pet-related poetry and short stories—Sid Korpi, author of “Good Grief: Finding Peace After Pet Loss,” and the hosts of Dog Works Radio, Dr. Robert & Michelle Forto, announce the next Petlitzer Prize writing contest, Pet-related Persuasive Essays. Deadline for entries is March 15, 2011. The Petlitzer Prize contest was created by Sid Korpi to recognize […]

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3 Steps to Soundproofing a Music Room

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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Music rooms are a generic term often referring to a variety of venues, from a band room in a school, to a choir rehearsal room in a church, to a radio station voice over booth, to a home musician rehearsing in the basement or garage. In every case, sound becomes a problem if the perimeter […]

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State Seeks "Champions of Assistive Technology"

Posted on 06. Feb, 2011 by .

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Awards Presentation is April 5 at State Capitol; Nominations Deadline is Feb. 25 (ST. PAUL January 28, 2011) – The STAR Program and the Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council are accepting nominations for the 2011 Excellencge in Assistive Technology awards. The awards recognize individuals and organizations as champions of assistive technology (AT) for removing barriers […]

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Hundreds of Free Tax Preparation Sites now Open Across Minnesota

Posted on 06. Feb, 2011 by .

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Saint Paul – The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced today that more than 250 sites across Minnesota are now open to offer taxpayers free assistance with filing their tax returns. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites are free tax preparation locations where volunteers help taxpayers prepare their federal and state income and property tax refund returns. […]

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2010 Minnesota Traffic Deaths — Lowest Since 1944

Posted on 23. Jan, 2011 by .

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At least 410 people were killed on Minnesota roads in 2010, according to preliminary records from the state Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. DPS projects the final 2010 count to close around the 420 mark — on par with 20g09’s total of 421, the lowest number of annual deaths since 1944. […]

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New Machine to Help Those With Sleep Apnea

Posted on 16. Jan, 2011 by .

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Designed to fit today’s active lifestyle, Transcend—which will be available for sale on January 21, 2011—is the first practical, wearable sleep apnea therapy system on the market that offers patients an innovative replacement to their old-fashion, cumbersome CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines.

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