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Minnesota bridges still at risk

Today, one out of every eleven bridges that motorists in Minnesota cross each day are likely to be deteriorating to some degree; and 8.8 percent of bridges statewide are rated “structurally deficient” according to government standards.
 
A new report from Transportation from America released on March 22 shows that Minnesota ranks 34th nationally in terms of the overall condition of the state’s bridges, with one being the worst, 51 being the best. The report includes a list of the most heavily used structurally deficient bridges in Minnesota, ranked by average annual daily traffic (ADT) counts. Nine of the ten bridges on the list are in Ramsey or Hennepin County.
 
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Karen Charles launches Threads Dance Project

Karen Charles launches Threads Dance Project Remember how it feels to experience love for the first time, or be disillusioned by the violence we experience daily.  Now an ensemble of 14 dancers uses contemporary ballet to explore the human emoti...
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Holocaust survivor builds African legacy

Holocaust survivor builds African legacyChris Mburu, human rights lawyer with the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, will speak at William Mitchell College of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, on Sunday, April 3, at 1:00 pm.  He will ch...
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Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey talks about her family's experience on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and how it led to her 2010 book Beyond Katrina (University of Georgia Press), which weaves...

ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition searching for deserving families

ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition searching for deserving families Do you know a family whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover, or a family who simply deserves a home?  If so, the producers of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you.  
 
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