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Don't dismiss plan to break up Minneapolis Public Schools

By Emily Puetz March 19, 2015, 06:35 PM

A new governance model would set the tone for positive change.

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Hey, cable TV honchos, don't speed up the classics

By Editorial, Chicago Tribune March 19, 2015, 06:35 PM

Tinkering is fine, if you're watching reruns of “American Idol.” But hands off the good stuff.

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The case against mileage-based user fees

By BOB BARRETT March 19, 2015, 06:35 PM

Don't let the gas-tax alarmists alarm you — we'll be fine.

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The Jewish George Wallace

By Harold Meyerson, The Washington Post. March 19, 2015, 11:08 AM

It’s hard to think of an election campaign that has done so much damage as Netanyahu’s.

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Homelessness: Why some can't escape living on the street

By Ed Murphy March 18, 2015, 06:00 PM

Over 50 years, four key policies set the table for chronic housing issues.

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Opt-out vs. opt-in registration encourages voting

By March 18, 2015, 06:11 PM

Oregon’s system isn’t perfect, but at least it isn’t trying to make going to the polls more difficult.

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State budget surplus sounds too good to be true — and it is

By William C. Melton March 18, 2015, 06:00 PM

The numbers are distorted by how inflation gets factored in.

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Yes, we oppose buffer-strip bill, but we're surely not 'Big Ag'

By Kirby Hettver March 18, 2015, 06:00 PM

Family farmers care about state water quality. Dayton’s proposal, though, just doesn’t fit all.

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Enough already with special treatment for vets

By Dave Duffy, The Washington Post March 18, 2015, 11:31 AM

Going overboard and putting every solider on a pedestal hurts civilian-military relations

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Editorial counterpoint: MPCA legislation is common sense, not politics

By Dan Fabian March 09, 2015, 06:20 PM

It balances environmental protections and Minnesota taxpayers' interests by giving attention to the cost and impact of new regulations.

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