East Side Review

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Mar

Tradition amongst our religions

Last Thursday, Feb. 23, about 50 of us attended a chaplains’ training conference about neighbors’ religions. It was sponsored by the Chaplains of the St. Paul Police Department. It covered the areas of Buddhism, Islam, American Indian, Animism (Hmong) and Judaism.

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06
Mar

Documentary to explore 1930s teenage freight train riders

The acclaimed documentary “Riding the Rails” provides an unforgettable account of the lives of teenage freight-train riders during the 1930s. The Minnesota Historical Society’s ReelMN Documentary Series will present the film in a free screening at the Minnesota History Center at 2 p.m.

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06
Mar

Library Classes offer patrons chance to record and research history

Two special Minnesota Historical Society Library classes in March will offer participants the chance to dig deeper into their own research.

Mon
06
Mar

Healing spirits: let’s talk about death

It’s not necessarily a topic people want to discuss — and yet, it’s something that affects us all. The award-winning Healing Spirits series returns with “Dying: A Guide for Beginners,” which explores life’s greatest mystery, from a variety of perspectives.

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06
Mar

Metropolitan State University announces a new art exhibit

Metropolitan State University Third Floor Gallery is pleased to present Metropolitan State’s second annual senior exhibition, “Senior Salon 2006.”

Mon
06
Mar

Snow apocalypse hits Tulsa

As temperatures recently plummeted to more than 15 degrees below zero and Minnesotans endured their coldest weekend of the season, in Tulsa, Okla., the apocalypse was descending.

That’s right: Tulsa got an inch or two of snow.

Mon
06
Mar

More than one way to heal a cat (and other pets)

Even before entering the Cat Care Clinic in Mahtomedi, it’s obvious that this isn’t an average veterinary office.

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06
Mar

Mayor lauds free tax services

Mayor Chris Coleman took to the soapbox Feb. 25 with Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and encouraged families to stay away from an increasingly common money-making practice for businesses: Refund Anticipation Loans, or RALS.

Mon
06
Mar

From adult novelties to Avon products

Idaho Avenue resident Dawn Berry quips that she’s been fired from nearly every manufacturing job she’s ever had, and she points the blame at her two boys, seven and 10.

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27
Feb

Mayor announces 'Second Shift Initiative:’ live homework help at libraries

Children and young adults in St. Paul never have to be stumped by a tough homework assignment again. Mayor Chris Coleman announced Feb. 16 the launch of Live Homework Help, an online tutoring service from Tutor.com at the St. Paul Public Library.

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