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Minnesota is at the intersection of history, sensitivity

With State Capitol renovation comes the opportunity to revisit the images on display.
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Hillary Clinton in Minnesota: Quiet, but coordinating

Support is dependable. Coattails are a bigger question.
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Ever the statesman: Walter Mondale on media and politics

Key issues are campaign finance and a vigorous press.
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Archdiocese, MSOP: The clock runs out on denial and foot-dragging

The troubles of church and state that were in the news last week are basically mirror images.
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How to guide a legislative session Daudtfully

Well, I’m doubtful about the perceived results, but others are a bit breathless about it.
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World Refugee Day — and decade

A new U.N. re­port de­scribes a re­cord exo­dus across count­ries and con­ti­nents.
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Bakk's dealmaking this year perturbed his caucus

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Debate over debate should favor voters

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A dynamic duo sets its burdensome sights on vaping

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Minnesota's last-minute legislating makes a mess of things

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June 5

FIFA's troubles shouldn't overshadow Women's World Cup

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May 29

Privacy in the digital age: Coming to terms with Big Brother

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May 24

About I-35W as an aging-bridge example

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May 23

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

Four-part Opinion series: Separate and Unequal
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Separate and Unequal, a four-part series that will be published on consecutive Sundays, was reported and written by editorial writer Jill Burcum, with input from the Star Tribune Editorial Board. News photographer David Joles, who traveled with Burcum to northern Minnesota and South Dakota, shot the photos.
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May 18

Lori Sturdevant: Legislature's work impeded by Capitol's reconstruction

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May 18

In praise of the political machine

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May 16

Minnesota's debate on universal preschool exposes differences

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May 16

Lori Sturdevant: Unfulfilled policy dreams can return next year

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May 15

Periscope ups the ante for sports, media and politics

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May 14

Lori Sturdevant: Legislature's dealmakers shouldn't squeeze out mental health improvements

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May 14

Lori Sturdevant: University voices plead for state funding boost

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May 12

D.J. Tice: Crunch time at the State Capitol. Advantage: Dayton

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May 12

Scott Gillespie: Black victims of the police, ad infinitum

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May 12

Rash Report: Nepal news coverage 'vital' to recovery

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May 12

Lori Sturdevant: Duluth local government aid cuts are a rotten precedent

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