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Prosperity means places

More beautiful work from Strong Towns contributor Gracen Johnson of Another Place for Me. Prosperity means places. from Gracen Johnson on Vimeo.   ...

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Prosperity means places

More beautiful work from Strong Towns contributor Gracen Johnson of Another Place for Me. Prosperity means places. from Gracen Johnson on Vimeo.   ...

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Beyond Complete Streets Tomorrow

One last reminder that tomorrow is our member webinar, Beyond Complete Streets. You can click here to register. Complete Streets is a rational respons ...

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Beyond Complete Streets Tomorrow

One last reminder that tomorrow is our member webinar, Beyond Complete Streets. You can click here to register. Complete Streets is a rational respons ...

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The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression by John F. Kasson

What distinguished Shirley Temple from every other Hollywood star of the period and everyone since - was how brilliantly she shone. Amid the deprivation and despair of the Great Depression, Shirley Temple radiated optimism and plucky good cheer that lifted the spirits of millions and shaped their collective character for generations to come. ...

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The How Can it Be Gluten Free Cookbook

America's Test Kitchen doesn't settle for second best and why should you? Giving up gluten doesn't mean you have to give up the dishes you love, or make do with second-rate approximations. ...

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Minnesota High Tech Association Spring Conference: May 6

The MHTA is always a great conference… May 6th Spring Conference to feature sessions on entrepreneurship and innovation MHTA’s annual spring conference has been the premier technology and business conference in Minnesota for many years. ...

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Cheap and Easy Gift Bag Filler

One of my favorite ways to give gifts is to put them in gift bags.   But what happens when there’s more bag than gift? You need a cheap and easy gift bag filler!Most people use bunched up tissue paper to fill the void in their gift bag.  But tissue paper can be expensive, and it doesn’t always go well with the rest of your gift wrap. ...

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Give It A Try

If you don't try, you've already failed. So go ahead and give it a try!Give It A Try If you don't try, you've already failed. So go ahead and give it ...

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Get Weight Watchers Magazine For $4.99 a Year

DiscountMags has a great magazine deal you won’t want to miss! Today only, subscribe to Weight Watchers magazine for only $4.99 per year (64% off). That’s less than the cost of one issue at the newsstand price! You can order up to 4 years at this price! Just enter the coupon code CHEAPSKATE at checkout before 11:59 p.m. ...

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The Problem with Sales Tax

The primary job of a city government is to support the things which build wealth and create prosperity within their community. They enable the creation ... More from Strong Towns Blog

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The Problem with Sales Tax

The primary job of a city government is to support the things which build wealth and create prosperity within their community. They enable the creation ... More from Strong Towns Blog

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blood moon

Dick and I began watching the full lunar eclipse at 3:00 a.m. Eastern/2:00 a.m. Central, which was when it reportedly peaked. I snapped this photo at 3:21 a.m. ...

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The Importance of Volunteerism

The Retired Educators volunteer group packing NAPS boxesI have been working as the Repack Coordinator for a little over 2 years now and have seen firsthand how important volunteers are to our success at the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank from a Logistical standpoint. ...

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The Importance of Volunteerism

The Retired Educators volunteer group packing NAPS boxesI have been working as the Repack Coordinator for a little over 2 years now and have seen firsthand how important volunteers are to our success at the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank from a Logistical standpoint. ...

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Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact – public hearing on April 17

Happy National Library Week! To celebrate I was going to invite my co-working coffee shop friends to shoot me ready reference questions – or maybe just shush a few people, then I found something even better – a public hearing on libraries and broadband. This is one of those meetings that looks wonky and not top priority – until you consider the role that libraries play in your community in terms of bridging the digital gap. ...

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5 Animals That, According To the Church, Are Fish

http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/5-delicious-animals-you-can-eat-during-lent/ Because Catholicism is built around 1) feeling quilty about everything ...

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5 Animals That, According To the Church, Are Fish

http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/5-delicious-animals-you-can-eat-during-lent/ Because Catholicism is built around 1) feeling quilty about everything ...

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Governor Dayton supports broadband development fund

According to the Post Bulletin… Gov. Mark Dayton said he has been convinced it is important to fund the initiative this year. Broadband supporters want lawmakers to allocate $100 million toward helping expanding high-speed internet into rural parts of the state. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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More From the Cantankerous Canadian

Ok, I mentioned that in a previous (2012) discussion with the person now identifying herself as “Cantankerous Canadian Catholic,” she asserted that ...

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