East Side Review

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Spend an afternoon in Sicily

Here’s your chance to visit Sicily without even leaving the library. Moira Harris, co-author of “History on the Road: The Painted Carts of Sicily,” will talk about her new book on Saturday, March 18 at 2 p.m., at the St. Anthony Park Branch Library, 2245 Como Ave., St. Paul.

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Mar

March book chats at Central Library

The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library offers a unique lunchtime opportunity with book chats at noon on Wednesdays at Central Library. The book chats are an informal, easy way to hear about great books in the friendly setting of Zelda Coffee on the first floor of Central Library.

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15
Mar

Free trip to the zoo

The East Side Family Center is hosting a free trip to the Minnesota Zoo for East Side families on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Mar

Book signing features Roseville author Deborah Gelbach

The St. James Hotel in Red Wing is continuing its monthly book signings by regional authors. Roseville author, Deborah Gelbach will sign her book. “Minnesota: Shaped by the Land” on March 25 from noon to 2 p.m. in the courtyard area shop.

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15
Mar

St. Paul Public Schools spring/summer community education catalog available

It’s that time of year. The St. Paul Public Schools Community Education Spring/Summer 2006 Catalog will be delivered to every resident in the city of St. Paul. Over 600 classes are offered through Community Education this session.

Wed
15
Mar

An impossible situation

Vernon and Margaret Miller had two children. They both worked at low paying jobs. Neither one had had any skilled job training or college. They had found themselves involved in using drugs. Neither one was a heavy user, but Vernon started to sell as a way to support their addictions.

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Mar

State gets new budget forecast; input sought

The Minnesota Department of Finance’s latest budget forecast, released Feb. 28, shows a positive balance of $88 million. Even with this news, Minnesota’s economy remains relatively unchanged, and we have challenges ahead of us.

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15
Mar

Press rights are public’s rights

Should the Minneapolis School Board have to disclose the term of it separation agreement with Supt. Thandiwe Peebles, who resigned under criticism? Is it proper for the Kandiyohi County Board to select a new county administrator outside of a public meeting?

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Mar

Jobs should be focus of 2006 session

On the final day of February, the state’s economic forecast for the next biennium was released, as were job-growth numbers for the first month of 2006. The good news is that, for now, Minnesota has an $88 million surplus and an unemployment rate lower than the nation’s average.

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Mar

Alas, prominence is often a fleeting fancy

A few weeks before Christmas, former United States Senator from Minnesota and perennial presidential candidate Eugene J. McCarthy died. McCarthy represented St. Paul and then rural Ramsey County in Congress ten years and Minnesota in the U.S. Senate for 12 years.

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