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Failure to bargain mars 2018 Minnesota legislative session

Unwillingness to strike bipartisan accords puts major bills at risk.
Commentary

School shootings: It's the culture, but that doesn't mean we should be completely hands-off about guns

We need a multifaceted response. It includes gun restrictions on the mentally ill. It includes strategic efforts in schools. And it includes values.
Commentary

Thoughts about white privilege after Harry Windsor

Social class, skin tone, gender — these are only part of who we are. The rest is up to us. It's not beyond our control.
Opinion

Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on the midterm elections

Commentary

As sports gambling gets easier, the number of losers will grow

States should recognize the risks after U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Commentary

Counterpoint: Yes, 'The Price is Right' for higher education – and it's not at all unfair

Commentary

Showing 'respect' won't help Democrats win over whites who vote Republican

Editorial

'First-in-the-nation' gathering will empower young American Indians

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Merchandise in a shop window in Windsor, the English town where Prince Harry is marrying Meghan Markle on Saturday.

The royal wedding: All this hype, all this pomp; I don't get it, but …

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May 18
Caitlyn Girouard, center, hugged a friend outside the high school in Santa Fe, Texas, where 10 people were killed and 10 injured in a shooting Friday.

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In this July 9, 2016, photo, marchers blocked part of Interstate 94 in St. Paul during a protest sparked by police killings of black men in Minnesota

Protesters endanger themselves and others when blocking highways

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A man hugged a woman outside the Alamo Gym where parents waited to reunite with their children following a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa F

Do not grow numb to school shootings

Commentary
May 18

U regent selection was distorted by abortion politics

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