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12 tips for your retirement planning

12 tips for your retirement planning

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mary Harens, with 20 years of experience in the financial field, offered a dozen items to consider when planning for retirement.

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Former nuncio dies in Vatican residence while awaiting sex abuse trial

Former nuncio dies in Vatican residence while awaiting sex abuse trial

| Cindy Wooden | August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Initial results of the autopsy on the body of former archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, who was awaiting trial in the Vatican on charges of child sexual abuse and possession of child pornography, indicate he died late Aug. 27 of a “cardiac incident,” the Vatican said.

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Veteran Dodgers’ broadcaster suggests retirement after 2016 season

Veteran Dodgers’ broadcaster suggests retirement after 2016 season

| Mike Nelson | August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The beloved 87-year-old broadcaster — once voted by fans as the “Most Popular Dodger” of all — said Aug. 28 he will return for one more season, but on Aug. 29 told a news conference at Dodger Stadium that “realistically, next year will be the last one.”

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Pay TV weakness beginning to be felt by major media

Pay TV weakness beginning to be felt by major media

| Mark Pattison | August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

This column has said before that the TV industry will pay attention only when the market speaks to them. The ratings slide was, by itself, apparently not enough. But when stockholders squawk, the companies take notice.

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Daily Scriptures: August 30, 2015 – September 13, 2015

Daily Scriptures: August 30, 2015 – September 13, 2015

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 30
Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8
James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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New Orleans Archdiocese: Forever changed by Katrina

New Orleans Archdiocese: Forever changed by Katrina

| Peter Finney Jr. | August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was the death of a great city, the deaths of more than 1,800 people in their homes and attics, the deaths of family, neighborhood and church relationships, the death of hope. And yet, 10 years later, New Orleans — in so many ways new and improved and utterly resilient — is a resurrection city.

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‘Largest ever’ crowd protests at Planned Parenthood Aug. 22

‘Largest ever’ crowd protests at Planned Parenthood Aug. 22

| August 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Although estimates of the numbers vary widely, the largest-ever crowd to protest outside the St. Paul Planned Parenthood office Aug. 22 is a sign of renewed support for the pro-life movement, according to Scott Fischbach, executive director of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life.

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Turkey store gives $10K to St. Vincent de Paul Center to fight hunger

Turkey store gives $10K to St. Vincent de Paul Center to fight hunger

| August 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

In an effort to combat hunger in its community, the Jennie O Turkey Store Faribault manufacturing plant donated $10,000 to the city’s St. Vincent de Paul Center Aug. 13. The Catholic-based, volunteer-run charitable organization provides food, clothing, furniture and financial aid to people in need.

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Roseville priest under investigation following abuse allegation

Roseville priest under investigation following abuse allegation

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis stated Aug. 27 that it received a credible allegation of sexual abuse against Father Robert Fitzpatrick, pastor of two Roseville parishes, Corpus Christi and St. Rose of Lima. The allegation is under investigation.

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