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Everyday people are on the streets foraging for anything that could make their lives easier. According to the 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, 610,000 people in the United States of America are homeless. Only 65 percent of the homeless people have a shelter to live in. About 700 h...Read More
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During a recent middle school visit, a student had very clearly articulated the feeling of making “high school and beyond” decisions during middle school. There were a number of head nods up and down and even a few “Oh, yeah’s” by several other students in the room, which ranged from grade...Read More
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The inscription on a large rock in the front yard of an old house on South Ferry Street in Anoka reads “Dr. A.W. Giddings settled here in the year 1854.” Dr. Aurora W. Giddings, Anoka’s first doctor, was born in Williamsfield, Ohio in 1830. After receiving his training in several eastern schoo...Read More
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It was quite a bipartisan celebration. From Brainerd, Crystal, Golden Valley, Forest Lake, Princeton and the Twin Cities, students and adults danced, sang and spoke at a meeting in St. Paul on Jan. 28 about the value of Minnesota’s various forms public school choice. The ceremony was part of Natio...Read More
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Trust is the glue of any alliance. I no longer trust the Anoka County Board. The board recently chose an alternative newspaper, The Record, as its legal publication. I searched in vain for the video of the Jan. 6 board meeting that made the decision. I finally received a perhaps pirated copy of the ...Read More
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Over the years program trading has gotten a fair amount of attention. This article is going to explain the basics of stock index futures. These are the investment vehicles which are used in both stock derivative trading and portfolio insurance and is only intended to deal with the generalities of th...Read More
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The friendship of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and evangelist Billy Graham was just one of many unexpected things I learned about at a recent terrific Minnesota History Day celebration at a St. Paul high school. For people interested in youngsters, schools and learning with four or five hours to share...Read More
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