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Minnesota Broadband Task Force Agenda October 29, 2014

I plan to attend and take notes. But it’s always good for the task Force to hear from the public… Governor’s Task Force on BroadbandOctober 29, 2014DEED – James J. ...

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New staff at Office of Broadband Development

The Office of Broadband Development just announced their recent hires… New Faces at the Office of Broadband Development Our office is doubling in size (almost)! This week we are adding two new staff. ...

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Peeping the Land: A Survey

http://21963ericalanenw.com Peeping the Land: A SurveyOctober 22, 2014 It seems that the swans, gone for weeks, have returned to the bay, but I am quite certain that the ones I am watching this morning are not the trumpeters that I watched all summer. ...

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Peeping the Land: A Survey

http://21963ericalanenw.com Peeping the Land: A SurveyOctober 22, 2014 It seems that the swans, gone for weeks, have returned to the bay, but I am quite certain that the ones I am watching this morning are not the trumpeters that I watched all summer. ...

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Simple Halloween Games You Can Make

This year I became a reluctant Cub Scout leader.  I say reluctant because I don’t really consider myself a very creative person. Sure, I can come u ...

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Change Your Outlook

Exercise not only changes your body. It can change your whole outlook for the better!Change Your Outlook Exercise not only changes your body. It can c ...

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Change Your Outlook

Exercise not only changes your body. It can change your whole outlook for the better!Change Your Outlook Exercise not only changes your body. It can c ...

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When Cities Are Only Getting Younger

Fans of the Better Block guys will be familiar with the term 8-80, which is sometimes used to measure the health of street life. It means there are peo ...

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Next Century Cities Launches with 32 Cities (incl Wintrop MN) Leading on High-Speed Internet

Great to see at least one Minnesota city on the list… Next Century Cities Launches with 32 Cities Leading on High-Speed Internet New Initiative Brings Together City Leaders to Show Next-Generation Internet as Key to the Future of America’s Towns and Cities   Santa Monica, Calif. (October 20, 2014) – Today 32 cities launched Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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How will you vote for the new 4/5 school?

Our local school district is experiencing a growth in enrollment at the elementary levels. This had led to larger than desired class sizes at almost every school. ...

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Sharing local lessons on a national stage

Last week over 400 people involved in the national Strive Together Cradle to Career convened in San Diego CA for their 5th annul conference, Making Waves: Actions that Move Outcomes. ...

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America Answers

Today I'm participating in the America Answers forum put on by the Washington Post. Some people you might have heard of will be here -- Vice President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are two of them -- so this would probably be worth your time. ...

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RedShift electric motocross race bikes will be ready to roll in 2015

http://www.engadget.com/2014/10/18/redshift-electric-motocross-2015/?utm_source=Feed_Classic_Full&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Engadget&?nc ...

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Full Measure by T. Jefferson Parker

Patrick Norris returns home from Afghanistan eager to open a sport fishing business. But he is shocked to learn that the San Diego avocado ranch his family has long owned has been destroyed by wildfire and his parents are facing ruin. ...

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Reality Check: People Are Not Watching You As Closely As You Think

Photo credit: Roving Eye 365 via Flickr Creative Commons I recently shared that I have lost 35 pounds.  I still have a ways to go, but now that the pr ...

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Monday Member Blog Roll

Welcome to the first edition of the Monday Member Blog Roll [Monday Member Digest?  Monday Member Blog Digest?] !This is a new feature on the Strong T ... More from Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

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BACK TOGETHER

Putting It Back Together: U S AMost of what we lack today is hope and courage.Today's news and commentary make dismal reading.What has happened to Amer ...

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The Perfect Witness by Iris Johansen

When Teresa Casali was young she discovered she had a strange gift:  the ability to read people’s memories.  But the gift seemed more like a curse as her mob boss father used her to gain the upper hand in his world of corruption and violence.  Exposed by her own family to the darkest impulses of mankind, Teresa is alone and unprotected.  She realizes that if she is to survive, she has to run. ...

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Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

General George S. Patton Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident - and may very well have been an act of assassination. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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Cable Providers Asked to Think About Local Content

Last week I went to the MTA conference. (I’m hoping to get a PPT to share and will post my notes as soon as I get it.) It was interesting to hear about how telecommunications providers are exploring new sources of revenue. ...

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