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Help me understand this light-rail bridge logic

By Paul Linnee October 12, 2014, 06:00 PM

The Minneapolis Park Board is spending $500,000 for new study of channel crossing — but what's the point?

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We don't have to panic over zebra mussels

By Michael A. McCartney October 12, 2014, 06:00 PM

In Minnesota, these invaders are late to the lakes, and treatments are promising.

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Triumph of the Drill

By AN EDITORIAL, Chicago Tribune October 10, 2014, 11:14 AM

With only a little help from Washington, the U.S. petroleum industry is innovating, booming, and benefitting us all.

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Big beer is getting bigger

By Editorial, New York Times October 09, 2014, 06:55 PM

Consolidation means fewer choices, higher prices. U.S. should keep small competitors in play.

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What we need is a good dose of political fantasy

By John Kass, Chicago Tribune October 09, 2014, 06:52 PM

To counteract the crazy in the real-life Washington, bring on more TV fiction.

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Transgender sports policy is anything but 'fair'

By AUTUMN LEVA October 09, 2014, 06:52 PM

Editorial counterpoint: Minnesota State High School League should not bow to pressure from LGBT activists.

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LEDs are great, right? Not so fast

By MICHAEL SHELLENBERGER and TED NORDHAUS October 09, 2014, 06:52 PM

Global use of this Nobel Prize-worthy lighting breakthrough could backfire.

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'The end is near!' So donate to Candidate X today!

By John Dickerson, Slate. October 09, 2014, 12:54 PM

Everything that's wrong with our politics is visible in fundraising pitches.

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Religious rights will win again in bearded con case

By Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View October 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

Hobby Lobby logic explains why the Supreme Court took this case, and why a Muslim inmate may get to keep...

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Legislative immunity belongs on voters' agenda

By Elisabeth Coats, Claire Houser, Chris Ploch, Noah Jankowski, Erika Ross, and Michael Hernick October 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

We’ll be back again, pushing to eliminate this unjustified privilege for lawmakers.

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