December 2006

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Beyond holiday charity: solving Minnesota's affordable housing crisis

In Minnesota's land of plenty there are at least 20,000 Minnesotans experiencing homelessness or precariously housed on any given night - half of whom are in the Twin Cities.

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New state test offers mixed results

Area students did relatively well on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment II, a new statewide test for grades 3-8 and 10-11 conducted this spring.

The achievement test focused on math and reading, and each of the three area school districts had its own set of results.

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Volunteer at Neighbors Inc.

Have you been looking for an opportunity to get involved in the community, but don't have a lot of time? Neighbors Inc. is looking for someone who can help out a few hours a week at our reception area. Shifts are 8:30 a.m. to noon, or 1 to 4:30 p.m.

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Inquiring Minds Tupperware gets a flying start

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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Goodbye beard, hello hair dye

The principal learned a lesson: never make a bet with your students.

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Dec

Goodbye beard, hello hair dye

The principal learned a lesson: never make a bet with your students.

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Dec

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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Dec

Just in time for winter, here come the coats

It began, in all modesty, as many such things do: a well-meaning drive to supply one school's kids with winter coats.

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Dec

Just in time for winter, here come the coats

It began, in all modesty, as many such things do: a well-meaning drive to supply one school's kids with winter coats.

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Dec

Phalen Corridor book selling fast

Not one day before the Phalen Corridor offices were closed and locked for good last week, 3M - one of the first funding partners for the $600 million roadway project through the East Side - announced that it's closing up most of its roughly 40 acres of shops still remaining in the neighborhood.

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