MODERN-DAY JANE Cheaper than a bull in a china shop.
The other day we had another little girl over for a playdate. As all three kids were playing happily, and Adam made them the center of his orbit around the room, I heard Leah say, "And now you should ... Posted on 3/15/11 at 2:03 PM
So, have you heard the one about the trillion-dollar coin? It may sound like a joke. But if we aren’t ready to mint that coin or take some equivalent action, the joke will be on us — and a very sick joke it will be, too.
It happened sometime in December at the Home of Economy in the city’s north end, according to the Army’s Maj. Jonathan Fjellman. The South African Krugerrand, dated 1982, weighed about an ounce and is similar in size to a quarter but thicker, he said.
In an effort to save taxpayers about $16 million annually, new versions of the loonie and toonie will be introduced this spring made from steel, replacing the more expensive nickel found in the current versions of the coins.
A Minnesota man has been charged with modifying a sex toy so it would explode when an ex-girlfriend used it. Terry Allen Lester, 37, Waseca, was charged this past week with felony counts of making an explosive device and using such a device to make terroristic threats.
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, January 09, 2011
The Red River Valley Coin Club will hold its 50th annual coin and stamp show from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 30 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Doublewood Inn, 3333 13th Ave. S. in Fargo. Admission is free.
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