There is an old expression: "The Moment of Truth." It refers to a time when something is said, done or happens that has a lasting or significant consequence. Often it is a split-second occurrence such as an instant decision. The long-term effect can even be that of life or death.
Nadya Parker, Maple Grove, was appointed Urban Teacher Program (UTP) executive director for the Metropolitan State University College of Professional Studies by President Wilson G. Bradshaw. She started Feb. 5.
The 2007 Legislative Session has been underway for almost two months. In this short period of time, members of the House and Senate have achieved success on a number of key issues that are important to Minnesotans.