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Counterpoint: Antimicrobial hucksters can't be trusted

By Michael T. Osterholm March 20, 2014, 06:03 PM

Triclosan apologists should have their mouths washed out with their own soap.

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11 steps toward empowering Minnesotans at life's end

By JAMES LEONARD PARK March 20, 2014, 06:03 PM

Minnesota is at a point of needing to clarify its laws. These safeguards would ensure good decisions.

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On Ukraine, Obama should be like Ike

By James Jeffrey, Foreign Policy. March 20, 2014, 11:29 AM

Slow to commit hard U.S. power, but quick to push back in every other way, was the Eisenhower formula, and...

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Court can't let birth-control case banish faith from the marketplace

By Michael A. Helfand, Los Angeles Times March 20, 2014, 11:29 AM

Other arguments can defend the contraceptive mandate — but a full separation of God and profit would be a cultural...

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Better ideas than a building moratorium

By Multiple authors March 17, 2014, 06:14 PM

We can resolve issues with residential construction in Minneapolis in a manner effective for all stakeholders.

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Sulfate discussion: Wild rice and iron mining can coexist in Minnesota

By Chris Masciantonio and John Rebrovich March 19, 2014, 05:56 PM

A reasonable, science-based sulfate standard is the key.

5 Comments

Counterpoint: Targeting patent trolls, if not done carefully, has risks

By Deb Hess March 19, 2014, 05:56 PM

It could very well make matters more difficult for independent inventors.

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March Madness and Obamacare: A slam dunk? An airball?

By Jonathan Mahler, Bloomberg March 19, 2014, 06:11 PM

In any case, it's one more part of our lives in which politics has put on the full-court press.

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Minneapolis group 'plays' Nazi: Sorry, it's no trifle

By Alejandro Baer, Sabine Engel, Rick Mc Cormick, Riv-Ellen Prell, Ruth Mazo Karras, and Klaas Van der Sanden March 19, 2014, 06:07 PM

It's an insult to those who suffered in the Holocaust and to those who campaigned then (and since) against such evil.

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Two Americas: The overpaid, and the shortchanged.

By Robert B. Reich, Tribune Content Agency March 19, 2014, 11:39 AM

The idea that people are 'paid what they're worth' is a pernicous myth.

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