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Objects in Mirror: March 17, 2008 Archive

Should the sesquicentennial celebration get more money?

Posted at 8:39 AM on March 17, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

MPR reports Sesquicentennial celebration could get more state money:

A Minnesota House committee will discuss Monday whether to give more taxpayer money to the panel in charge of planning official events surrounding the 150th anniversary of Minnesota statehood.
Minnesota 150 signThe state's Sesquicentennial Commission is planning a number of events this year, and also paying for these signs, located at border crossings across the state. (MPR Photo/Bob Kelleher)

Should the sesquicentennial celebration get more money? How can we mark the date? Submit a commentary with your opinion or ideas.

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Share what you are listening to

Posted at 12:48 PM on March 17, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Still absorbing all the video performances from SXSW? Maybe you've got some Irish music playing for St. Patrick's Day's sake?

Join our discussion on mnmusic.gather.com and tell everyone what you are listening to.

Recap of St. Paul's St. Patrick's Day parade

Posted at 3:10 PM on March 17, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Say that quickly three times...or just check out Ron Hall's article and photos on mnlife.gather.com: An Impressionist Walk Through St. Paul's St Patrick's Day Parade.

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