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ReelAbilities rolls ‘em in June

ReelAbilities rolls ‘em in June

Many actors are playing a role in the ReelAbilities Film Festival, set for June 11-14 in the Twin Cities. Organizers continue to seek volunteers, sponsor support and of course, audience members.

Venues include the Union Depot in St. Paul, MacPhail …

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Adjournment date nears – Many issues unresolved as legislative session winds down

Adjournment date nears – Many issues unresolved as legislative session winds down

Months of lobbying are coming to down to waiting and wondering about Minnesota’s disability communities’ legislation.

The Minnesota House and Senate passed health and human services funding bills in late April, sending them to a conference committee that began meeting …

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See track and field stars – U.S. Paralympics track and field meet is in June

See track and field stars – U.S. Paralympics track and field meet is in June

Fans of the U.S. Paralympics track and field team have a rare chance to see prominent athletes in action at St. Paul’s Hamline University in June. U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, has announced that Hamline …

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1990 petition regarded as Magna Carta for disability rights

What is considered to be the most impressive petition drive of its day, for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), bears the names of more than 8,500 people with disabilities, their advocates and organizations. While gathering thousands of petition signatures …

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Editor’s Column – May 2015

I’m wearing a short sleeve shirt today for the first time this season. I’m sitting in my office with the window open, too, and am very comfortable. Summer warmth has officially begun. I hope it sticks around.

The end of …

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