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Counterpoint: Rugby doesn't belong in rogues' gallery

By J. Scott Johnson January 26, 2015, 06:30 PM

Unlike in football (or in other sports not mentioned in a recent commentary), the risk of head injury is not inherent to the game.

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State GOP on transportation: Why hurry?

By Lori Sturdevant, Star Tribune January 26, 2015, 06:30 PM

Early signals are that Dayton's $9 billion, 10-year funding proposal will face delaying tactics.

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70 years after Auschwitz: Reasons for concern and for hope

By Steve Hunegs and Alejandro Baer January 26, 2015, 06:30 PM

New pressures, new attacks — but also a promising trajectory in Christian-Jewish relations.

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Editorial counterpoint: Deny Keystone XL unless traded for a carbon tax

By James P. Lenfestey January 26, 2015, 06:30 PM

By the time the pipeline is completed, it should be obsolete.

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Editorial counterpoint: Keystone XL pipeline simply can't be safe

By Melvin Ogurak January 26, 2015, 06:30 PM

Just one flaw in the steel along the 1,700 miles the pipeline must traverse or one mistake by a worker doing pipe fitting, and the surrounding land will become uninhabitable.

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Case highlighted in 'Serial' points to need for plea-bargain reform

By JaneAnne Murray January 26, 2015, 12:05 PM

What happens currently is informal, undocumented and not always in the defendant's best interests.

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Five myths about presidential travel.

By David Nakamura and Carol D. Leonnig, Washington Post January 26, 2015, 12:05 PM

About cost, risk, inconvenience, diplomacy and in-flight refueling. (No, Air Force One doesn't. But it can.)

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A pot of money for early education

By Art Rolnick and Mike Meyers January 25, 2015, 06:00 PM

Our plan would use School Trust Lands as permanent funding for low-income preschool kids.

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Counterpoint: I wear flag pins to honor others

By SCOTT DIBBLE January 25, 2015, 06:00 PM

If writer knew the background, he wouldn't have been so dismissive of my motives and values.

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Broadband is best left to private sector

By Annette Meeks January 25, 2015, 06:00 PM

Obama's plan for municipal-owned networks would overturn state laws.

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