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Little marvel on the prairie: Hmong in Minnesota exemplify the melting pot

In these times of wariness about newcomers, their story offers an encouraging example.
Editorial

Reform Minnesota's use of solitary confinement

The state's "barbaric" prison practices harm prisoners and general public.
Editorial

Minneapolis city leaders launch misguided attack on Wells Fargo

Even more troubling, the city is thinking of starting a municipal bank.
Commentary

Minnesota: Where 'nobody gets a special deal'

Our state isn't like other places when it comes to politics. Here, self-dealing is self-destruction.
Commentary

It's empirical: Americans just don't trust science

A study of those views, with ideology factored in.
Editorial

Minneapolis city leaders launch misguided attack on Wells Fargo

Commentary

Men should adapt to this economy, not bemoan it

Commentary

My jump-the-gun top 10 list of incongruous thoughts for 2017

Editorial

A special session of the Minn. Legislature could do a lot of good

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That story about fake news and Russia? Pretty thin gruel

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Column about unions, police and officer-involved shootings had serious flaws

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December 9
In this Feb. 20, 1962, photo astronaut John Glenn pilots the "Friendship 7" Mercury spacecraft. Glenn, who later spent 24 years representing Ohio in the Senate, has died at 95.

John Glenn had the right stuff at the right time

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Hiring more cops should make Minneapolis a safer city

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