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Why is the U.S. so aloof with Canada and Mexico?

By Richard G. Miles April 26, 2015, 06:00 PM

The Obama administration is not being a good neighbor to two strategic allies.

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Uranium deal is another taste of the Clintons' business as usual

By Linda Chavez, Creators Syndicate April 25, 2015, 06:00 PM

It's an entanglement of the sort that will keep investigative instincts buzzing.

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It's a Minnesota party role reversal on nursing home funding

By LORI STURDEVANT, Star Tribune April 25, 2015, 06:00 PM

House Republicans want to spend, and Senate DFLers want to bargain.

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Being a cop is a discipline, but what if the system is soft?

By D.J. Tice, Star Tribune April 25, 2015, 06:00 PM

Police unions, arbitration — might these dilute the truly exceptional character the job requires?

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The new Public Enemy No. 1: Sugar

By Paul John Scott April 25, 2015, 06:00 PM

And as Kentucky was to tobacco, Minnesota is to sugar ­— a major producer and purveyor.

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To justify drones, let's call a 'war' a war

By Stephen Carter, Bloomberg News April 24, 2015, 06:25 PM

We need to discuss the ethics of civilian deaths in our "non-war" — now.

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How Congress could save face with Iran deal

By J. Brian Atwood April 24, 2015, 06:25 PM

President Obama's effort to prevent a Middle East arms race is tough enough without the meddling of 47 senators.

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There are multiple factors driving complex Mideast conflicts

By John Rash, Star Tribune April 24, 2015, 06:25 PM

Sectarian dynamics are not solely responsible for region's wars.

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Norm Coleman: On battling recruitment in the Land of 10,000 Terrorists

By NORM COLEMAN April 23, 2015, 06:45 PM

The latest arrests of Somali-American Minnesotans must spark state actions.

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Compared with the French, our picky eating is distasteful

By PAMELA DRUCKERMAN, New York Times April 23, 2015, 06:45 PM

Vegetarian?  Gluten-free?  “Tastes like chicken?” Just go with the food flow.

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