Editorial

Edina is on a smart track to raise smoking age to 21

Smoking is a habit that takes root during adolescence. Let's snuff it out.
Commentary

Do female cops make all the difference?

Bridging gaps will require many tactics, including more psychological testing.
Commentary

Teachers and staff of color matter big-time

If the system isn't equitable, if teachers and staff don't reflect the diversity of the student body, then little can be truly accomplished.
Commentary

Combating crime: Most hopeful reforms bloom at grass roots

Prosecutorial discretion is helping stem the "mass incareration" scenario.
Commentary

Trump may be wising up on climate change

There are signs he's moving away from opposition to Paris agreement.
Commentary

A farewell to skyways: The case for bringing them down

Editorial

Don't play legislative games with state bonding bill

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