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On race and justice system, we're still in denial

By Kevin S. Burke November 09, 2014, 06:00 PM

Let's start by acknowledging disparities, then commit to a systemic approach.

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Minnesota's political divide: Urban, rural

By LORI STURDEVANT, Star Tribune November 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

Tuesday's vote was a tilt toward rural, but let's not overcorrect.

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Rules about sex, written and otherwise

By D.J. Tice, Star Tribune November 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

Call it the Jimmy Stewart rule: When men behaved.

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Which way to the exit? (The art — or lack thereof — of dying)

By Peter M. Leschak November 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

Brittany Maynard's choice got me thinking about two old friends I recently lost. One went peacefully, knowing he was loved; the other died in misery and fear. Want to guess which one was my dog?

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Walk a mile in my teaching shoes

By Greta Callahan November 06, 2014, 07:15 PM

Blanket statements about “bad” teachers in “poorest” schools simply aren’t real life. Here’s what it’s like in the trenches.

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Obama should test the GOP on its promises

By Editorial, Washington Post November 06, 2014, 06:00 PM

President can seize the high ground and find out if the Republican majority is ready to act.

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Immigration: Obama's revenge

By Francis Wilkinson, Bloomberg News November 07, 2014, 12:00 PM

The issue could be the swift undoing of the newly empowered GOP. Just think about it ...

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Vote postcards are creepy — and just wrong

By Stephen Carter, Bloomberg View November 06, 2014, 07:15 PM

Groups like America Votes may try to shame you with peer pressure, but don't forget that you have the right not to participate.

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The Talking Dead

By John Kass, Chicago Tribune • Tribune Content Agency November 06, 2014, 11:45 AM

Even in abject defeat the president remains depressingly inscrutable.

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Republicans, did you get our message?

By November 03, 2014, 06:00 PM

Minnesota’s independents will be watching for a middle-of-the-road course at the State Capitol.

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