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Washington County Attorney Candidate Clayton Robinson, Jr. – Proven Integrity

In true and fitting nonpartisan fashion, Assistant Ramsey County Attorney Clayton Robinson, Jr. kicked off his ‘Robinson for County Attorney’ campaign in a well-attended event at the Sheraton Woodbury on September 12. Robinson is a Washington County resident with 30 years of legal experience including private practice, St. Paul City Attorney, Assistant Minnesota Attorney General, Adjunct Professor at Hamline Law … Continue reading

What’s-on-Your-Desk Wednesday: A Bookish Meme

Thanks to Blacklin’s Reading Room by way of MariReads and the popularity of what some are calling [bookish] “memes“, I have been asked “What’s on Your Desk?”  The instructions were straightforward: Grab a camera and take a photo of your desk! Or anywhere you stack your books/TBR pile. And no tidying! (For those without digital … Continue reading

2009 Man Booker Prize – Fiction Shortlist (Updated: and the winner is…)

The winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize for fiction will be announced on the 6th of October from the following shortlist of contenders: A S Byatt The Children’s Book (Random House, Chatto and Windus) J M Coetzee Summertime (Random House, Harvill Secker) Adam Foulds The Quickening Maze (Random House, Jonathan Cape) Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall (HarperCollins, Fourth Estate) Simon Mawer The Glass … Continue reading

Health Care Information Event, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, September 17, 2009

TOP CARDIOLOGIST AND FAMILY DOCTOR SPEAK ON HEALTH CARE FOR ALL   Thursday, September 17, 6:30 p.m. Social Hour, 7 p.m. Speakers, Q&A Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430   Dr. Morrison Hodges, Senior Researcher MN Heart Institute, Abbott Northwestern Hospital How to Provide Healthcare for All without Breaking the Bank Dr. … Continue reading