Commentary

Uncle Tommy, we honor your sacrifice

When the church bell tolled that day in 1945, they knew it was for my namesake.
Editorial

Re-energize Memorial Day poppies for a new century

Don't let VFW and American Legion tradition fall by the wayside.
Commentary

Muslims and Christians, at peace in death

Recalling my Egyptian village, where a Coptic family lived and worked among us — with none of the strife we see today.
Commentary

How the machines will take over

With our complete and blissful cooperation. At least that's how I would do it, if I were them.
Commentary

A quiet suggestion for Twin Cities taprooms

Commentary

Counterpoint: U has what it takes to have a top-tier Medical School

Commentary

About I-35W as an aging-bridge example

Commentary

The elements of an E-12 deal for Minnesota are present

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Commentary
May 23

Rand Paul wages worthy battle to derail the Patriot Act

Letters
May 23

Readers Write: (May 24): U Medical School, arrests and bias, gender gap in pay, Minneapolis schools

Editorial
May 23

Dan Markingson case finally yields real reforms at the U

Editorial
May 22

Twin Cities mayors have lofty goals, but can plans deliver on disparities?

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Commentary
May 22

GOP: Education veto overshadows successes of 2015 Legislature

Commentary
May 22

What went wrong, what went right at the Capitol

Opinion
May 22

Sack cartoon: Wall Street

Commentary
May 22

As U.S. negotiates, Putin likely thinks he's in control

Letters
May 22

Readers Write (May 23): Laws on lurking, spitting, Savers, library bookstore, bipartisanship, iconic structure, photography

Commentary
May 22

DFL: Top 10 missed opportunities in 2015 Legislature

Commentary
May 22
Displaced Iraqis from Ramadi cross the Bzebiz bridge after spending th...

With fall of Ramadi, Obama has turned victory into defeat in Iraq

Commentary
May 21

What makes Waco be, well, 'Waco'?

Commentary
May 21

Sure, free trade is fair — if you're an investor

Commentary
May 21

Universal school readiness requires universal access

Letters
May 21

Readers Write (May 22): Minneapolis' North Side post-storm, plus: big businesses, small businesses, Memorial Day, college graduation, extreme sports, bringing up race

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