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Revenge is best served ... at 90 miles per hour?

By Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post June 15, 2014, 06:00 PM

We Americans take our helpings vicariously. Unlike others.

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Counterpoint: Too soon to trash 'focused instruction' in Minneapolis

By Scott McConnell June 15, 2014, 06:00 PM

The Minneapolis initiative needs time to get established. Schools don't improve when veering from one idea to another.

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Heard of the Export-Import Bank? Your tax dollars have

By John Cooney June 15, 2014, 06:00 PM

And you may not appreciate the ineffective ways they're being used.

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School shootings as the new normal

By Editorial, Washington Post June 09, 2014, 06:00 PM

The list keeps growing, but don't expect even modest action by the NRA.

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World Press Institute's global journalism impact

By John Rash, Star Tribune June 13, 2014, 06:00 PM

For 50 years, the St. Paul-based WPI has hosted international journalists.

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A troubling California ruling on teacher tenure

By Marshall H. Tanick June 13, 2014, 06:01 PM

We should be wary of its ripple effects on teachers in Minnesota and on other public-sector employees.

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What now in Iraq?

By James M. Dubnik June 13, 2014, 06:01 PM

A dangerous militant group's advances must be halted and reversed. The Iraqis cannot do this alone.

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Do great salaries go to Great Men?

By Nancy F. Koehn June 13, 2014, 12:06 PM

Executive compensation rests on a school of thought that (erroneously) attributes virtually all important developments through time to heroic individuals.

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Counterpoint: The real Poland, 25 years later

By Tony Clarey June 12, 2014, 06:22 PM

The country described in a recent commentary is not the country I know. And I should know, since I live there.

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A new target for high school competitors

By Calvin Vraa June 12, 2014, 06:23 PM

This weekend, we’ll see the nation’s first trapshooting state tournament, right here in Minnesota. Here’s more about this inclusive sport.

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