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What those speaking out against Indiana get wrong

By Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg News March 31, 2015, 11:34 AM

History, for one thing. Legal application, for another. And then there's economic harm.

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Indiana's religious-freedom law can have real discriminatory effects

By Editorial, Washington Post March 31, 2015, 11:34 AM

True, the law doesn’t directly authorize discrimination. It doesn’t need to.

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Minneapolis schools are already on a path toward flexibility

By MICHAEL GOAR March 30, 2015, 06:45 PM

As some ponder a plan to split up the district, here are four things to consider.

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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl: Let him have his day in court

By EDITORIAL, Los Angeles Times March 30, 2015, 06:45 PM

Even if he's convicted of desertion charges in a court-martial, don't apologize for rescuing him.

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A good week to reflect on the cycle of life

By Joel Warne March 30, 2015, 06:45 PM

Death is inevitable, and not just the physiological kind. But in that, there's cause for hope.

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Americans with disabilities: Even nonprofit activities should budget for participation

By Mary Hartnett March 30, 2015, 06:45 PM

Why a Twin Cities family is suing a youth football league.

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From Head Start to state commissioner: Early ed mattered then, and does now

By Brenda Cassellius March 30, 2015, 06:45 PM

It truly did for me, a Head Start baby. Let's make sure all Minnesota children have a strong educational foundation.

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Minnesota should wake up to trade opportunities in Africa

By Tom Gitaa March 27, 2015, 06:50 PM

The state, and the U.S. at large, would do well to expand commercial opportunities. It could help security as well as the bottom line.

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Low-cost airlines are a stress pit for pilots

By Adam Minter, Bloomberg News March 30, 2015, 11:30 AM

There's low pay, fatigue and loose standards. Yet the jobs are in demand.

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A method to the Obama administration's Mideast madness?

By Ross Douthat, New York Times March 30, 2015, 11:30 AM

To the extent the administration knows what's going on, yes, it's been shifting to a strategy that "offshores" U.S. power.

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