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Bankruptcy: Minnesota, North Dakota

Petty, Alexandria, Chapter 13. Christopher D ...
the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please ...

Effective or inappropriate?

Get a colonoscopy,” and partially shows a portion of a man’s buttocks. Jeff Roste, a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria, wrote a letter to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on behalf of the church and Zion Lutheran School, voicing ...

Business Machines : U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Minnesota (March 27)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 27-- Verisk Crime Analytics, Jersey City, New Jersey, has been assigned a patent (8,984,656) developed by two co-inventors for "sensitive data aliasing." The co-inventors are David A. Duhaime, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and Brad J.

Dr. Mitchell Spellman's accomplished life rooted in local soil

Spellman described his prospects of practicing as a surgeon in Alexandria as "bleak, unpromising. Coming back didn't seem the thing to do." Instead, he spent his early professional years as a surgeon and teacher in Cleveland and Minnesota — he got his ...

MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales

Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, was joined by other senators Monday when he continued to push for a provision that would allow whiskey distillers to sell sample bottles of products at their plants. “This small bottle represents Minnesota ...

Minnesota woman gets 3 years in S.D. gas station holdup

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. - A Cloquet ...
stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please ...

Let's Cube Root...

Northeastern Minnesota, including Duluth and Brainerd ...
Monticello, St. Cloud suburbs, Alexandria, and Fergus Falls. 56.6% McCain. Safe R. 14 Electoral Votes: Easily a Lean D. 1st District (blue): Open. Northern and western Hennepin County.

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2015 at the Alexandria United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Minnesota. Visitation will take place at the Alexandria United Methodist Church on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and also one hour prior to the service at the church.

Russell Peterson, 59

Russell Peterson, age 59 of St. Cloud, formerly of Osakis passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the VA Medical Health Care System in St. Cloud, MN. Russell Mark Peterson was born on May 27, 1955 in Alexandria, MN, the youngest son born to Roy and Agnes ...

BPA students dominate competition at state conference

Students from the South Central College (SCC) North Mankato and Faribault chapters of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the 2015 State Leadership Conference in Alexandria, MN, February 19 - 21. Delegates from across the state participated in ...

Mesaje in Alexandria si Teleorman

Duminica 29 martie voi sustine mesaje in Alexandria si Teleorman. In acest judet am dezvoltat mai multe proiecte in parteneriat cu BCB Emanuel si alte comunitati. Pe langa mesaje, intalniri la un lice…

Potomac Yard Metrorail Station in Alexandria Takes ANOTHER Leap Forward

Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Alternatives (courtesy image) The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Board of Directors have approved a public hearing on the proposed Potomac Yard…

About This Weekend in Alexandria, Virginia

Old Town Alexandria by Jeff Self, on Flickr To see more events in Alexandria, Virginia, click this link. To get your event added to our calender, click this link. Your plans for this weekend (March …

Braddock Day at Carlyle House This Weekend in Alexandria

Image via Red Brick Town Flickr Pool by Chris Tank, on Flickr Spring, 1755: Major General Edward Braddock, Commander-in-Chief of His Majesty’s Forces in North America convened a meeting of five colon…

An Extraordinary Home for Rent in Alexandria’s Parkfairfax Neighborhood

This extraordinary 2 bedroom, 1 bath condominium is for rent and located at 1258 Martha Custis Drive in the Parkfairfax neighborhood of  ;Alexandria, Virginia. NOTE: Unit available for showing after Apr…

An Extraordinary Home for Sale in Alexandria’s Warwick Village Neighborhood

This extraordinary 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse is for sale and located at 213 Guthrie Avenue in the Warwick Village neighborhood  of Alexandria, Virginia. Via the listing Don’t waste your time lookin…

About Today in Alexandria, Virginia – March 25, 2015

Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade by Rick Trilsch, on Flickr To see more events in Alexandria, Virginia, click this link. To get your event added to our calender, click this link. Your plans fo…

Should Drivers Pay to Park in Residential Parking Areas in Alexandria?

One of the things under discussion by the Old Town Parking Group (OTAPS), which is currently meeting to discuss parking restrictions in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, is to have drivers pay to park in…

New Patio Dining Spots Opening SOON in Alexandria, Virginia

With Spring here, and warmer temperatures certainly on the way, Eater DC is compiling a list of new patio dining spots in the Washington, D.C. area. The list includes new spots in Alexandria, Virginia…

About Today in Alexandria, Virginia – March 24, 2015

Image via Red Brick Town Flickr Pool by Judy Baxter, on Flickr To see more events in Alexandria, Virginia, click this link. To get your event added to our calender, click this link. Your plans for …


Cautions with Jasbug in ALEXANDRIA MINNESOTA

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]


Giving Every Young Person in ALEXANDRIA MINNESOTA a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.


There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in ALEXANDRIA MINNESOTA.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) [2]


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