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Listen: Khashoggi case becomes foreign policy crisis

The disappearance and apparent murder of a Saudi journalist has international and domestic political implications. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and Patricia Lopez.
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Ease up on U's nonresident tuition

Enrollment downturn among out-of-staters is concerning.
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Private market must be a central part of affordable-housing solution

The math here shows why. Examples from elsewhere show how.
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Don't pinch pennies on a University of Minnesota president

The U is too important. The search for a new leader must focus on landing the best.
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Minnesota State college leaders say reform is coming. Why do I see Lucy holding a football?

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Migrant children have been misteated by Homeland Security

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2018 election: Paulsen strikes at more than his opponent with outrageous ad

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Sears had three great acts, but missed a fourth

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U.S. corporations are taking on too much debt — again

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Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on Elizabeth Warren

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Letters
October 16
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, running this year for Minnesota attorney general, has denied a former girlfriend’s allegations of domestic abuse. Letters t

Readers Write: Minnesota attorney general race, political parties and the 2018 vote, U.S. Senate candidate Karin Housley, young people's climate concerns, public safety in Minneapolis

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October 16

Editorial counterpoint: Open up Medicare? First, try to understand how Medicare works

Editorial
October 16
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh on Tuesday. Pompeo's message, officials said,

U.S. must mount a strong response in Khashoggi case

Opinion Exchange
October 16
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump holds a chart highlighting arms sales to Saudi Arabia during a meeting with

Once again, Trump takes care of his real allies

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October 15

Bring decorum back to public meetings

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October 15

Sears got lost in hubris and insularity

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