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Joblessness benefits run out, people go to work

By Cynthia M. Allen, Fort Worth Star-Telegram August 10, 2014, 06:00 PM

It's not heartless; it's a fact supported by studies. Unemployment compensation prolongs joblessness.

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As of Aug. 1, Minnesota is safer in two notable ways

By Editorial, St. Cloud Times August 10, 2014, 06:00 PM

New laws target motorists in work zones and indoor tanning bed users younger than 18.

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Obama can't afford a new Cold War, but he can learn from the last one

By Stephen L. Carter, Bloomberg View August 10, 2014, 06:00 PM

It wouldn't hurt, however, for him to hold his cards closer to the vest.

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A slight political bent to Farmfest

By LORI STURDEVANT, Star Tribune August 09, 2014, 06:00 PM

Debate among governor candidates was quietly interesting.

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Education reform: What's the big idea? Lots of little ones

By TED KOLDERIE August 09, 2014, 06:00 PM

We need to redesign how we're going about change. We need to allow innovations to come from those closest to the action.

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Yes, I was that guy. The cat guy.

By TIM KREIDER, New York Times August 09, 2014, 06:00 PM

When a man loves a cat he knows he's a little weird. But also that he's not alone.

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NCAA's elite conferences, athletes get a boost

By Editorial, New York Times August 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

The "Big 5" will have more autonomy and will be able to compensate athletes in new ways.

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A 'Global Conversation' about climate change

By John Rash, Star Tribune August 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

The topic comes to a series at the Minneapolis Central Library, an encouraging environment.

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The model impeachment is the one that didn't happen

By Cass R. Sunstein, Bloomberg View August 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

When President Richard Nixon resigned, he faced proceedings true to the founders' intent.

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Richard Nixon, Watergate conspirator and good liberal

By Albert R. Hunt, Bloomberg View August 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

The lost angle of his reputation is the policy direction he executed.

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