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Banning hate never works out as we expect

We're asking social-media companies to do the impossible. We're asking them to be almighty.
Editorial

Keeping a lid on Minneapolis crime

There's been an uptick downtown, and police and city leaders need to respond quickly.
Editorial

Smart initiative provides a virtual tour of state's health labs

See how the state Health Department works to protect Minnesotans.
Opinion Exchange

Imagine that a mass shooter could fire for nearly a minute without reloading

Regrettably, we won't have to guess about the consequences if manufacturers keep producing larger gun magazines.
Opinion Exchange

Trump is frittering away our foreign-policy riches

He appears to be leveraging U.S. economic might, but that capability won't last forever. Previous presidents were smart enough not to insist on getting their own way every single time.
Opinion Exchange

Some who proclaim history don't know enough about history

What mistaken interpreters such as Naomi Wolf and Cokie Roberts teach us about the need for professional historians.
Editorial

Smart initiative provides a virtual tour of state's health labs

Opinion Exchange

Understanding the cost of combat, 50 years after tragedy

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George Will: Is the individual obsolete?

Opinion Exchange

The Conservative Sensibility: A (mostly) clarifying higher-altitude view

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June 15
Proposals to limit the ways Minneapolis landlords screen tenants are unwise and won’t ease the shortage of affordable housing, the letter writer arg

Readers Write: Tenant screening, renaming U of M buildings, 2020 census workaround

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Readers Write: Talks separated by race, Catholic Church sex abuse, Social Security

Editorial
June 14
Quinn Nystrom left showed her dad Bob Nystrom insulin outside Shoppers Drug Market pharmacy Saturday May 4, 2019 in Ft. Frances, Ontario.

Private sector should help with insulin solutions

Opinion
June 14
Editorial Cartoon: Mark Lester on roasting free speech

Editorial Cartoon: Mark Lester on roasting free speech

Is there such a thing as 'too old' to run for president?

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Researchers still have more questions to answer on CBD

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