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'Walker Hypothesis' looks shaky

By John Dickerson, Slate August 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

The theory was: Boldly implement conservative policies, and swing voters will swoop in. It's not working.

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It takes time to get a train running like clockwork

By Chris Coleman August 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

Editorial counterpoint: St. Paul and its partners are working hard to fine-tune the Green Line.

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Counterpoint: With prostitution, any market is a bad market

By Lee Roper-Batker August 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

Minnesotans know that “free market” arguments like those in a recent commentary are at odds with real life.

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Limit public subsidies for Minnesota candidates

By Editorial, Duluth News Tribune August 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

The state doled out almost $2.4 million to candidates for the House this year.

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On that Buffett Burger, hold the anti-tax sauce

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times August 28, 2014, 11:10 AM

Is America's favorite billionaire "betting against America"? Not really.

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That buzzing sound? Drones in the wilderness

By Editorial, New York Times August 27, 2014, 06:00 PM

The gnatlike aeronautics are becoming the toy of choice in our majestic national parks.

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Back to school: Gifted students are ill-served

By Stephen Schroeder-Davis August 27, 2014, 06:00 PM

Teaching to standards creates a gap between their learning and their potential.

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Back to school: Respect for teachers

By William Sonnega August 27, 2014, 06:00 PM

Traveling the world, we witnessed a deference we don't always see at home.

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Back to school with a wake-up call

By Kate Sattler and D.A. Bullock August 27, 2014, 06:00 PM

Teacher biases, not student shortcomings, cause racial achievement gaps.

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The whopper about global taxation

By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg News August 27, 2014, 11:03 AM

Corporate flight is telling us something about the U.S. tax system — if we would only listen.

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