Updated 5:02 pm CDT, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 A crane lifts experts as they inspect the damaged Notre Dame cathedral after the fire in Paris, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Experts are assessing the blackened shell of Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral to establish next steps to save what remains after a devastating fire destroyed much of the almost 900-year-old building. With the fire that broke out Monday evening and quickly consumed the cathedral now under control, attention is turning to ensuring the structural integrity of the remaining building. less A crane lifts experts as they inspect the damaged Notre Dame cathedral after the fire in Paris, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Experts are assessing the blackened shell of Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral to ... more Photo: Christophe Ena, AP Photo: … [Read more...] about The Latest: US Justice Breyer relieved Notre Dame survived
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Updated 5:29 am CDT, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Firefighters work at the facade of Notre Dame cathedral Tuesday April 16, 2019 in Paris. Experts assessed the blackened shell of Paris' iconic Notre Dame Tuesday morning to establish next steps to save what remains after a devastating fire destroyed much of the cathedral that had survived almost 900 years of history. less Firefighters work at the facade of Notre Dame cathedral Tuesday April 16, 2019 in Paris. Experts assessed the blackened shell of Paris' iconic Notre Dame Tuesday morning to establish next steps to save what ... more Photo: Thibault Camus, AP Photo: Thibault Camus, AP Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 Firefighters work at the facade of Notre Dame cathedral Tuesday April 16, 2019 in Paris. Experts assessed … [Read more...] about The Latest: Prosecutor: No evidence of arson at Notre Dame
Bert McKasy, who served three terms in the Minnesota House of Representatives, died in his Mendota Heights home on Feb. 8 of colon cancer. He was 77. “He was truly a St. Paul icon,” said Matt Kramer, vice president of university relations of the University of Minnesota, in a Tweet. In addition to his work in the state legislature, McKasy was the commissioner of the state Department of Commerce, vice chairman of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, and chief of staff to former U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger. In business, he served as the board chairman of Mairs & Power Mutual Funds, and as a director of UCare, Lec Tec Corp., Northstar Ice Equipment Corp. and the American National Bank of Minnesota. McKasy was also a former board chairman of the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. He graduated from St. Thomas Military Academy, the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota School of Law. As an attorney, he was a retired partner of Lindquist & Vennum, which … [Read more...] about Former Minnesota representative, commissioner Bert McKasy, 77, dies of cancer
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Zoë Madonna Globe Staff December 10, 2018 BROOKLINE — Going to a recent classical music concert may have saved an elderly Brookline woman’s life.It was a Sunday afternoon at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and the local chamber music ensemble Mistral was in the middle of a concert titled “The Walk to the Paradise Garden.”They had performed works by Henry Purcell and Edward Elgar. Then Ingrid Christiansen, 89, went into cardiac arrest. Advertisement Mistral cofounder and artistic director Julie Scolnik, who plays flute in the ensemble, recounted the dramatic events of Nov. 11 in a recent interview at her Brookline home. Get The Weekender in your inbox: The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here Scolnik had raised her flute … [Read more...] about Can a concert save your life? For one Brookline woman, it may have.
Two of the finalists for the prestigious Man Booker Prize, “Milkman” by Anna Burns and “Everything Under” by Daisy Johnson, were Graywolf books. “Milkman” won. Its pub date has been pushed up to Dec. 4. Graywolf, Milkweed and Coffee House took three out of 10 finalist slots on the National Book Awards poetry longlist. On Wednesday, Justin Phillip Reed’s “Indecency,” published by Coffee House, won. The book is available now. When the Loft holds its inaugural Wordplay book festival in May, we expect some showing off from all three of our nationally known literary presses. MNO takes a break On Sunday evening, TPT’s “Minnesota Original” will wrap the first part of its ninth broadcast season about Minnesota arts and artists. Four stories will profile Star Tribune photographer Carlos Gonzales, painter Alison Price, multimedia artist Sieng Lee and Brownbody, a performing arts company that explores black history on … [Read more...] about Coffee House’s ‘Indecency’ wins National Book Award; Katha Dance at the Cowles