December 2006

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Entertaining and educational

The noise dims as everyone's attention focuses on the set before them. The last of the audience has filed in to take their seats, and the play is about to begin.

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North student killed in Thanksgiving night crash

A 17-year-old pedestrian and North High School student was killed on Thanksgiving night in a crash on Interstate 694 near the 40th Street overpass in Oakdale. The student, a male who lived in Oakdale, was struck by two different vehicles of southbound 694 traffic at 7:37 the evening of Nov. 23.

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Dillerud on paid leave, reasons unknown

The paid administrative leave that Lake Elmo City Planner Chuck Dillerud was placed on a week-and-a-half ago will come to an end Dec. 4. That night, the City Council will hold a special meeting to complete the performance review it began Nov. 18 in a cloud of secrecy, per Dillerud's wishes.

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Back to negotiating table for electric franchise tax increase

Negotiations over electric franchise rates between the Maplewood City Council and Xcel Energy have reopened after a capacity crowd gave the council an earful Nov. 13.

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Inquiring Minds

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they've gotten lately.

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Taking the plunge

I can't remember how long I have wanted to learn how to scuba dive, but it has been a long time. I was finally able to realize this longtime goal in September when I took lessons and earned my open-water certification. All I can say is what a blast it was!

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Police Reports Nov. 9-15

Thursday, Nov. 9 —Wednesday, Nov. 15

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Classic Literary Society discussion group

East Side Arts Council invites you to a classic literature discussion for friends and neighbors. The group is open to anyone interested in fun, fellowship and classical literature, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction and biography.

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Discover greedy lawyers and local street names during December book chats

The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library offers 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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Tired of retirement: study finds retirees returning to work

Can't wait to escape the grind of your job and retire? Not everyone feels that way. A new study shows many potential retirees want to keep working longer.

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