Opinion
BY NATASHA THORAGER Chances to see authors and illustrators in person are great motivation for readers. We are lucky to live in a state full of many talented authors and illustrators. Local bookstores offer regular opportunities for readers to come in to listen to the inside story behind the books a...Read More
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Legislators are upset over pay increases Gov. Mark Dayton has given his state department commissioners. Legislators say they were blindsided over excessive pay raises, even though they are legal. Now they are retaliating with bills to penalize the governor and even take away his pay-raising authorit...Read More
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BY JEFF ZIGNEGO Much of the country periodically experiences severe and sustained cold weather, with snowfalls interspersed with periods of melting and freezing. This can inflict considerable damage on homes. Here are some tips and steps you can take to keep your home safe and make insurance losses ...Read More
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BY DICK POLMAN SYNDICATED COLUMNIST I’ll tell you a little story about Bob Simon, the veteran CBS News correspondent who was killed last week in a car crash after having survived innumerable wars over five decades. At age 49 in early 1991, Simon was dispatched to cover the Persian Gulf War, but he...Read More
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