Editorial endorsement: Two incumbents and a first-time candidate are best bets in St. Paul

October 23
Brodrick, Foster and Xiong emerge from a weak school board field.

"Lake Maka Ska' has a nice historical ring to it

October 23
Renaming Calhoun would acknowledge — not erase — history.
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October 20

The ACA isn't dead yet, and consumers should tap into aid for 2018 coverage

Rhetoric over health law sows confusion. Consumers should know it still can help.
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October 20

Mayo, Albert Lea take a smart step toward ending dispute over hospital

Facilitated talks offer a chance to end the anger and mistrust.
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October 20

St. Cloud has another chance to affirm diversity

Proposed refugee moratorium deserves an outspoken rebuke.
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October 20

The research is clear: Waiting periods can curb gun deaths

Harvard study shows the benefit of a cooling-off period for some buyers.
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October 19

Sleepy teens suffer in the classroom

St. Paul school board should stick with later start times for grades 9-12.
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October 18

Regents should ensure U goes easy on out-of-state tuition hikes

Minnesota needs its flagship university to attract more nonresidents.
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October 17

One-two punch from feds punishes Minnesota for health care innovation

Rep. Paulsen needs to lead in protecting state from harmful cuts.
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October 16

Pushing pedals in the fight against cancer

Chainbreaker event makes strong first-year contribution to U research.
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October 16

After attack, Minnesotans should rally behind Somali neighbors

Truck bombing in Mogadishu shattered the peace here, too.
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October 13

Twin Cities GED campaign is worthy effort to address disparities

Expanded education, jobs training can improve lives and the economy.
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October 13

Hennepin County took a gamble on Target Field, and it paid off

Ballpark sparked development, and debt will be paid ahead of schedule.
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October 13

Take the keys away from chronic DWI offenders — permanently

Minnesotans should back legislation to crack down on drunken driving.
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October 13

There's a trade-off if state workers are denied pay raises

Amid wave of retirements, keeping skilled workforce will be difficult.
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October 12

Trump's newest health reform based on wishful thinking, not reality

It likely would worsen the individual insurance market's troubles.
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October 11

Scuttling the Iran deal would be counterproductive

Congress must act if Trump declines to certify multinational pact.
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October 10

Despite their crimes, too many Minnesota cops are still on the job

Star Tribune series revealed the need for stronger licensing standards.
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October 9

Of course Minneapolis needs its police force

Talk about a future city without cops is ill-timed and ill-advised.
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October 8

Court decision on Minnesota's sex offender program shouldn't end reform efforts

Lifetime confinement isn't financially sustainable or morally defensible.
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October 7

Despite years of costly effort, Minnesota River remains threatened

Cleanup hasn't kept pace with increasing erosion and runoff, study says.
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October 6

Trump's threats undercut diplomatic efforts to avoid war with North Korea

Meanwhile, it's reassuring to know Tillerson is in touch with Pyongyang.
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