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As Dayton's pick, Ms. Smith goes to Washington

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will have a full workload as she moves to U.S. Senate.
Editorial

Thanks, Alabama, for doing the right thing

Roy Moore didn't deserve to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Commentary

Counterpoint: Hey, L.A., you can have our bike lanes

Reader sending "advice" may want to ride an ambulance down our vehicle-clogged Minneapolis streets.
Commentary

The high cost of our failing wind policies

Why Minnesota's electricity costs are above the U.S. average and emissions are rising.
Commentary

In Alabama, we just may have hit bottom and started back up

Opinion

Listen: Smith appointment, Jones victory rock politics

Editorial

Keep the internet fair and open to all

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