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$15-an-hour minimum wage: First Minneapolis, then statewide

A ballot initiative in the city almost certainly would pass — the public wants fairness. Businesses worried about an ensuing disparity should direct their attention to the Legislature for 2017.
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What we've learned from the Benghazi investigations

For one, diplomatic outposts in high-risk regions need adequate security.
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Minnesota Supreme Court is strengthened by diversity

With new appointment, 'Dayton court' will soon have a female majority.
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Priorities for the St. Paul schools after a shake-up: What we want from our leaders

Shore up enrollment and equity. Prioritize the district's budget. Communicate with us.
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Minnesota Supreme Court is strengthened by diversity

With new appointment, 'Dayton court' will soon have a female majority.
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Justice Anthony Kennedy's surprisingly open mind

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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg just won the next abortion fight

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Lessons learned on Benghazi, but not by investigators

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