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Put politics aside and expedite response to the Zika virus

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Commentary

Scalia's death casts a bright light on candidates' litmus tests

Rigid expectations for nominees are a terrible idea — but too often in this campaign cycle, we've heard quite the opposite.
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Paid leave for new parents is overdue

The workforce has changed dramatically, but policies are stuck in the past. That may be about to change in Minnesota.
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Economic growth:The best of times are in the rearview mirror

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Maybe Vatican can learn some accountability lessons from 'Spotlight'

Commentary

Given current pace of change, voters deserve talk about future

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Threat to shut down Crashed Ice hurts Black Lives Matter's cause

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Sack cartoon: Gas prices

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Counterpoint: Nothing could be more basic than putting kids' safety first

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There are lessons to be learned from Chipotle outbreaks

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Jeb Bush finds his message: He's not Trump

Cartoons
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Sack cartoon: Lookin' for love in all the wrong places

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February 11

Respond aggressively to growing North Korea threat

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February 11

Why the Minneapolis school board is in disarray

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February 11

Editorial counterpoint: Minneapolis is moving the right direction on drive-throughs

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It's time for action on Minnesota's pollinators

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Why did SCOTUS press pause on Clean Power Plan?

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