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Ginsburg must safeguard justice — by quitting the court

By Erwin Chemerinsky, Los Angeles Times March 19, 2014, 11:38 AM

Only by leaving soon can she guarantee a liberal replacement, and a bulwark against a conservative revolution.

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Dayton is not amused by DFL infighting

By Lori Sturdevant, Star Tribune March 18, 2014, 06:22 PM

He's right. Holding up tax relief to coerce action on Senate building proposal is “inexcusable.”

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The political gender blender: We're not there yet

By Albert R. Hunt, Bloomberg News March 18, 2014, 06:28 PM

Thirty years after Geraldine Ferraro’s historic run for vice president, there has been meaningful progress in terms of female officeholders — but there are still hurdles of “political recruitment and self-perceived qualifications.”

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Editorial counterpoint: Misinformation fuels fears about triclosan

By Paul DeLeo March 18, 2014, 06:28 PM

The ingredient, found in antibacterial soap, is safe and regulated at the federal level. State legislation is not needed.

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Amid news of deadly defect, can GM restore trust?

By Editorial, Chicago Tribune March 18, 2014, 11:24 AM

The job will fall to its dealers. They’re victims, too — but they’re also the company’s connection with communities.

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The workplace magic of March Madness

By Donelson R. Forsyth March 18, 2014, 11:24 AM

We might lament the loss of productivity associated with the annual college basketball tournament. Or we might celebrate the gains in camaraderie and connectivity.

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Antibullying bill needs a companion bill

By David Rask Behling March 17, 2014, 06:14 PM

I understand — quite personally — the need to support kids, but without adding safeguards to protect accused students from capricious administrators, I can't back the bill.

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Counterpoint: 'Broadband' and 'boondoggle' don't belong together

By Ben Franske March 17, 2014, 06:15 PM

Access to Internet infrastructure matters greatly to companies, because — like transportation — its quality can make or break the business.

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Fair pay for working overtime

By Editorial, Los Angeles Times March 17, 2014, 06:12 PM

Obama makes the right call pushing for expanded eligibility for additional pay.

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So many staples, so little time

By JAMES COLLINS March 17, 2014, 11:15 AM

I have realized that I will die before successfully dispatching the consumer items I have acquired.

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