Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Tevlin: Extreme cold turns us into phony tough guys

Wussies.You know what they called this kind of weather back in my day?Spring break.When I was a kid, a Polar...

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 07:28 PM

Tevlin: Time to reflect on another year of lessons from the likes of you

It looks like 2014 came in like a wrecking ball.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 08:27 PM

Tevlin: Ex-pharmaceutical salesman gives up pay, finds real value in saving lives

Jerry Fleischaker had made a career selling pharmaceuticals, then was lucky to have some good years in retirement before his...

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 10:35 PM

Tevlin: Gritty Christmas memories of a child in Whittier

(Note: I have a tradition of reading Dylan Thomas’ classic “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” every season. With apologies to...

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 06:43 PM

Dec. 18, 2013: Catholic Church's long, weird week

Patrick Marker has run a website dedicated to exposing abusive priests and offering a platform for victims for more than...

Updated: December 18, 2013, - 12:12 PM

Tevlin: MNsure exec's trip to tropics becomes a sore topic

In September, a Central American country launched a new branding slogan: “Essential Costa Rica.”The new pitch, created to draw tourists...

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 10:24 PM

Tevlin: Diner training homeless for life off streets

One moment of clarity came to Henry Wallace in the form of a failed egg salad sandwich.“I don’t know what...

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 08:00 PM

Tevlin: Punch giving its employees a bigger slice of the pizza

Last Thursday thousands of low-paid workers took to the streets in cities across the country to argue for greater income...

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Tevlin: Continued subsidies for Global Market up for debate

On a recent weekday afternoon, shoppers at the Midtown Global Market mused over what to have for lunch, the fish...

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 07:40 PM

Tevlin: Photos lining his wall reveal a lifetime of helping others

On the day before Thanksgiving, Larry Bauer-Scandin sat alone in his wheelchair in the bedroom of his apartment in an...

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 05:20 PM

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