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How about a Boy Scout merit badge in sexual ethics?

Is this not, after all, a skill that one must learn to become a decent adult?
Editorial

Obama's Clean Power Plan is good for the planet, good for public health

Limiting carbon emissions from power plants will lead to cleaner air.
Commentary

The art of recharging by being alone

My Gramma Esther would take a boat out fishing by herself, way back when. I, too, would soon learn the appeal of solitude.
Commentary

Minnesota knows how to clean up its energy

The state has a successful precedent to guide its response to President Obama's action limiting emissions. And we can boost the economy at the same time.
Commentary

Lindsey Graham has done little to earn pay as a reservist

Commentary

Life in Zimbabwe: Forgive our lack of concern for Cecil the hero

Commentary

Joe Biden's presidential possibilities

Commentary

The case for Joe Biden to enter the 2016 race

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Learning is a local thing, as Minnesota initiatives show

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The Joe Biden boomlet is over before it starts

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August 3

Readers Write (Aug. 4): Mille Lacs and walleye, plastic bags, school district buyouts, MPR layoffs

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August 3

The U.S. Army is breaking, for the third time in my life

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August 3

Benghazi plus Michael Bay plus presidential campaign equals?

Editorial
August 3

Find solutions, not blame, for ailing Lake Mille Lacs

Editorial
August 3

Numbers tell the story of light-rail's steady growth in Twin Cities

Commentary
August 3

What next for Afghanistan after the announced death of Mohammad Omar?

Commentary
August 3

Justice Antonin Scalia's appalling zingers

Commentary
August 2

How hopefuls can un-Trump the Fox debate

Commentary
August 2

U.S. armed forces leading the way with progressive family-leave policies

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August 2

St. Paul rape case could be a turning point

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August 2

Readers Write (Aug. 3): Baby boomers and RV sales, land development, plastic bags, fetal research, Webber Park pool

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August 2

U.S. must lead in the fight to stop human trafficking

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