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Getting to zero waste together in Hennepin County

By MIKE OPAT September 06, 2014, 06:00 PM

We need to recycle everything we can and expand opportunities to compost.

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Learning Buddies boost Dakota County schools

By JOHN GARCIA September 05, 2014, 06:00 PM

Older adults have put in more than 75,000 volunteer hours since 1997, and kids benefit.

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Fifty years later, LBJ's 'Daisy' ad still stuns

By John Rash, Star Tribune September 05, 2014, 06:00 PM

Creative, controversial campaign ad set the bar, and tone, for today's political communication.

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Work hard and tell the truth

By Robert K. Miller September 05, 2014, 06:00 PM

May students, parents and teachers — prodded, perhaps, by a prominent case of plagiarism — rededicate themselves to promoting and producing work of integrity.

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Football: Flying high, like Icarus

By John C. (Chuck) Chalberg September 05, 2014, 06:00 PM

The future of the sport is threatened by cultural changes and its own excesses.

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Thoughts for white people, from the vantage point of a mixed family

By Sara Adams September 04, 2014, 06:00 PM

From the vantage point of a mixed family in “one nation, indivisible,” white privilege is unmistakable.

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Thoughts for white people, from a white person

By Brian E. Konkol September 04, 2014, 06:00 PM

There is both housing discrimination and voluntary segregation. As a result, lives are literally in the balance.

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NFL reverses weak call on domestic violence

By Editorial, Washington Post September 04, 2014, 06:00 PM

Refreshingly, the league admits it didn't go far enough in the wake of disturbing Ray Rice case.

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Counterpoint: Why I stand behind government regulation

By Logan Thomas Faust Luce September 04, 2014, 06:00 PM

And against the Koch brothers and their defenders, who may think they have the public interest in mind, but don't.

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Dear college freshmen: Pointers for the four years ahead

By Lisa B. Samalonis September 05, 2014, 11:25 AM

Live it up a little, but not so much that you don't learn a lot.

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