STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey
Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities.
Higher education, perhaps more than any other area, has been neglected f... Posted on 4/25/13 at 6:38 PM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Online Resources for Teaching about 9/11
Here are some online resources for teaching about 9/11 from Thinkfinity, the Verizon Foundation and Parade Classroom.
September 11, 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers ... Posted on 9/6/11 at 8:00 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II mama mondays: a chat with 911 fire chief this morning!
Before I get to the important stuff, a few kid quotes to start off the week with a smile.
Heard recently via Nick, age 4:
"Mom, know what makes me mad about Skittles... Posted on 1/31/10 at 3:56 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Never Forget : 911 Memorial
Eight years ago, I was in North Dakota helping our daughter Jen with her newborn son Adam. Trica called us and said turn on the TV, she was living in a suburb of Chicago at the time. Far Guy was at ho... Posted on 9/11/09 at 3:31 AM
A rusted 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that prompted virulent national debate about Islam and freedom of speech.
The House on Friday unanimously passed a bill that makes it a gross misdemeanor to report a fictitious emergency to 911 dispatchers with the intent of luring authorities somewhere. If the phony call results in a serious injury, it could mean felony charges.
One of the calls released today by the Seal Beach Police Department was made by a woman who hid in the facial room of the Salon Meritage. In a quiet, muffled voice, she told the 911 dispatcher: "I think a lot of people might have been killed or hurt."
A Stillwater, Minn., mother, who agitated police when she did not stop her 3-year-old from making dozens of 911 hang-up calls, allegedly hit an officer when he came to arrest her on an unrelated warrant.
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