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Replacing blight, Minneapolis can add a valuable Gateway

City Council has an opportunity to make history with Friday vote on 37-story downtown project.
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Minneapolis, don't squander this development chance at the Upper Harbor site

The city is poised to adopt a plan that benefits private interests far more than public. Community well-being must be a high priority.
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As 2020 beckons, a piece of advice for Democrats: Be bold

The idea that various progressive plans sound nice but are unrealistic is off base. We've shown that in New York City, it's been shown elsewhere and the midterms indicated that voters are ready for fundamental change.
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Wanted: More input from scientists on state policy

At a time when their perspective is as important as ever, it's in short supply.
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New York's lesson in how not to regulate Airbnb

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Ivanka as president of the World Bank? Don't laugh

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Walz, Daudt appear united on challenge of shutdown relief

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German economy is slowing, but nation can afford a stimulus package

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President Donald Trump, before a roundtable discussion of border security policy last week at the White House.

National emergencies and the unseparation of powers

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Wikipedia at 18: It really has grown up over the years

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January 15
It’s not clear whether Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev actually pounded his shoe on a table as he is reputed to have done at the United Nations in

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Listen: Russia intrigue intensifies

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An energy audit in 2009 of a house in Quamba, Minn. A proposal that would apply to homes in Minneapolis would require an insulation check and a test f

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Nancy and Chuck: Do the necessary thing and negotiate on the wall

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The ice on Bde Maka Ska was less than perfect here, but every now and then the conditions align to make outdoor skating rinks the envy of anything und

When outdoor ice is perfect, it is transformative

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