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November 2002 Issue

Table of Contents: Minnesota in Mourning - Remembering Paul and Sheila Wellstone by Access Press Staff Health Care & Disability: Lack Of Access A Problem by Jeff Nygaard National Disability Mentoring Day by Laurie Eckblad Anderson Grassroots Advocacy For Brain Injury Association by Pete Takash No More Candlelight Vigils — We Want “Root Beer Float Days” by Pete Feigal People Don't Have Souls by Ellen Houghton The Extra Mile: Part II ...

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Martha Hage Retires From Radio Show

Since going on the air in October of 1993 on Twin Cities community radio station KFAI, the show Disabled and Proud:  It's NOT an Oxymoron has brought listeners "insights into, ideas about, and discussions of disability culture."  That's what Martha Hage says at the top of each show.  Now, after nine years behind the microphone, ...

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12th Anniversary Recollections

Not surprisingly, my favorite memory of Access Press is talking to Charlie a couple of years ago. I was struggling with an MS exacerbation and the fear, depression and uncertainty that those always bring, along with my "inner tyrant," was making me despair.  I told Charlie that because of my constant struggling with my depression and MS, ...

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Access Press News – The Inside Story

Many of you now we've been working on a new database to help us better keep track of our ever-growing lists of subscribers, friends, and advertisers. Charlie Smith had been working with Jeff on this for some time before Charlie's untimely death this past spring, and last month all our work finally started to be ...

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January 2000 Issue

Table of Contents: Greenfield Leaving House - A Champion of Disability Legislation by Charlie Smith Metro Mobility Hears From the Public by Jeff Nygaard Three Beneficial Medications — No Money To Pay by Joel Ulland Children's Mental Health Association by Christine Tomlinson News in Brief – January 2000 by Access Press Staff Hello Nicole – December 1999 by Nicole Remember Our History by Lolly Lijewski Never Leave a Man Behind by ...

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December 1999 Issue

Table of Contents: Metro Mobility -Users Unhappy, Possible Violation Of Federal Law by Jeff Nygaard Work Incentives Bill Passes Congress by Anita Boucher Y2K by Donna McNamara News in Brief – June 1999 by Access Press Staff Why Me? by John Schatzlein Disability in the New Millenium by Lolly Lijewski “Snoopy, The Grinch And The Land of Misfit Toys” by Pete Feigal Hello Nicole – December 1999 by Nicole Consumer Involvement - An ...

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September 1999 Issue

Table of Contents: Losing Our Children: Women with Disabilities Struggle for Custody by Kaye Henry Common Vision Compromise by Charlie Smith Editor’s Column by Charlie Smith Access Press Wins Arc Media Award by Access Press Staff Preparing for Y2K by Donna McNamara  Hmong Outreach Program by Access Press Staff Arts Access Award Nominations by Access Press Staff News in Brief – September 1999 by Access Press Staff Spiritual Growth by Sister ...

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July 1999 Issue

Table of Contents Minnesota Leads The Way With New Work Incentive Option by Charlie Smith Decisions Limit Scope OF ADA by Jeff Nygaard Editor’s Column by Charlie Smith Supreme Court Affirms“Integration Mandate” In Olmstead Case; Questions Remain by Bud Rosenfield Gas Station Access by Margot Imdieke Cross Cemetary Dedication by Donna McNamara News In Brief – July 1999 by Access Press Staff Technology Loans Available by Access Press Staff “Can't Find ...

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May 1999 Issue

Table of Contents: Policy Makers: Conference Chairs Interviewed by Charlie Smith Susan Hagel Honored by Sayre K. Darling Americans Support ADA: 9 of 10 Familiar With ADA Express Support by Access Press Staff A Few Simple Words Premiers by Donna McNamara News in Brief - May 1999 by Access Press Staff Talking the Talk, Walking the Walk by John Schatzlein To the Mental Health Professionals of MN by Pete ...

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January 1999 Issue

Table of Contents: Legislative Priorities - Disability Organizations Gear Up for the 1999 Session by Charlie Smith Changing Leadership at ACT by Denise DeVaan Editor's Column: January 1999 by Charlie Smith Courage Center Names New Executive Director by Access Press Staff New Bus Boarding Policy by Access Press Staff Title XX Cuts Curtails FRIENDS Program by Access Press Staff News in Brief: ...

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November 1998 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Deaf Advocacy- New Services Planned, by Donna McNamara Department of Health to License PCA Services, by Ken Moses Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith African American People with Disabilities - Many Unmet Needs Remain, by Jeff Nygaard Board Restores Funding to Disability Programs, by Peter McLaughlin Offering Our Miracles, Using our Gifts, by Pete Feigal How I Spent My Summer Vacation, by Frank Guinello Evil ...

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October 1998 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Governor's Race: Gubernatorial Hopefuls Address Metro Mobility and PCA Wage Question, by Access Press Staff Local Company Features Adaptive Computer Technology, by Kaye Henry Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Maps for the Labyrinth, by Pete Feigal Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL), by Steve Thorson Hello Nicole, by Nicole Getting into Shape, by Rosalind K. Sampson Good Religion - Bad Religion by ...

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September 1998 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Candidates Speak II - Waiting List Crisis Addressed, by Access Press Staff They Said He Was a Vegetable, Life or Death - Who Decides? by Kaye Henry Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Regional CIL Conference a Success, by Lolly Lljewski Grains of Sand Turning Into Pearls, by Pete Feigal Social Security Reform Update, Jeff Nygaard Hello Nicole, by Nicole National Ministry Leaders ...

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August 1998 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Candidates Speak: Gubernatorial Hopefuls Answer Questions, by Access Press Staff Jeff Bangsberg Goes to Washington by Anita Boucher Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Madness of the Muses, by Pete Feigal Late Summer Potpourri, by S. Mary Kraemer DRAGnet to Suspend Operations - Reorganization Planned, by Jeff Nygaard Hello Nicole, by Nicole Patients Bill of Rights: It's Not a Right to Health Care, ...

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August 1997 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Happy 7th Birthday: Americans with Disabilities Act, by Doug Anderson Courage Center: Problems at the Resident, Residents Voice Concerns, by Jane Wheeler Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith President Reauthorizes IDEA, by Access Press Staff Hello Nicole, by Nicole From Sainthood to Inclusion, by Barbara Gill Social Security and Disability: What Privatization Means, by Jeff Nygaard Direct Care Crisis: Study Shows Staff Shortages will Continue without Industry-wide Effort, ...

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July 1997 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Accessing our Parks: State Park Survey in Progress by Jane Wheeler Social Security Under Attack: Saving It or Destroying It? by Jeff Nygaard Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Civil Commitment System, by Cindy Vogel Insensitivity During Flood: Lack of Communication Hurts Deaf Community, by Peggy Camp & Judy Morgan Disability Awareness? by Audrey Benson Hello Nicole, by Nicole Here’s the July 1997 Issue. Enjoy!

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June 1997 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Capitol Success: A Legislative Review, by Charlie Smith Was DRAGnet Overlooked? by Jane Wheeler Metro Mobility Update: Improvements to be Effective Soon, by Access Press Staff Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Access & Dog Guides, by Lolly Lijewski Natural Involvement of Everyone, by Mary Jane Steinhagen New Challenges Everyday, by LeAnne Dahl Hello Nicole, by Nicole New Guidelines for the Workplace, by C. ...

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March 1997 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Consumer Protection Needed: New Legislation Proposed - Patient Protection Act of 1997, by Charlie Smith Foreclosure: Woman May Lose Her Home, by Jeff Nygaard Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith From Apathy to Action, by Lolly Lljewski An Aging Population," Bill Everett Reflections on Assisted Suicide Forum, by LeAnne Dahl & Larry Dahl Electric Wheelchair Hockey, by Access Press Staff Facing a Dilemma, ...

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April 1996 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Success at the Capitol - PCA/TEFRA Bill Passes, by Charlie Smith People and Profits, How Should We Manage Health Care? by Jeff Nygaard Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Work Incentives Threatened, by Toni Zachariae Watt Opening to the Treasure of the Present Moment, by Rev. Joen Snyder O'Neal A Tribute to Eunice McClurg, by LeAnne Dahl Recovery Through Will Training, by Rita ...

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March 1996 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Governor Poses Threat: Quality of Life, Independence & Families May be Vetoed, by Charlie Smith Remembering with Dignity, by LeAnne Dahl Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Health Care in Minnesota - Bigger is Better? by Jeff Nygaard Hello Nicole, by Nicole "Take Note of My Needs," by Mary Jane Steinhagen ADA Making a Difference in Hennepin County, by County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin A Mental Illness ...

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December 1995 Issue

Articles/Contributors: Money Piles Up as Good Programs Suffer by Charlie Smith Educational Vouchers - What are they really about? by Jeff Nygaard Editor’s Column, by Charlie Smith Disability Rights in the News: How, What, & Why, by Jeff Nygaard Hello Nicole, by Nicole A Role for Congregations & Clergy, by Kris Flaten Wishing-And Waiting! for Independence, by LeAnne Dahl Vision of Recovery, by ...

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October 1994 Issue

Contributors: Department of Human Services-Proposes Major Changes in Medical Assistance Rules, by Luther Granquist Metro Mobility Service: Quality Needs to Remain a Priority, by Charlie Smith Editor’s Column, Charlie Smith Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome: Beyond CFIDS, by Marjory Aldrich MOVIE REVIEW: "When Billy Broke His Head. . ." is a Winner, by Jeff Nygaard Hello Nicole, by Nicole Parenting God's Angels, ...

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