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

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

Minnesota needs its flagship university to attract more nonresidents.

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

October 17
Rep. Paulsen needs to lead in protecting state from harmful cuts.

Pushing pedals in the fight against cancer

October 16
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.
Editorial
October 13

Take the keys away from chronic DWI offenders — permanently

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

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

Amid wave of retirements, keeping skilled workforce will be difficult.
Editorial
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.
Editorial
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.
Editorial
October 5

Congress: Get to work and ban bump stocks

Designed to mimic machine guns, devices should be regulated.
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October 5
The Lynx pose with the trophy for pictures as they celebrated their WN...

The Minnesota Lynx are No. 1 — again

With fourth title, WNBA team deserves recognition as a true dynasty.
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October 5

It's your turn to choose an editorial topic

We received more than 30 responses when we asked readers to submit questions about public safety in downtown Minneapolis following a special report by the Editorial Board (http://strib.mn/2yvs0RA) Vote on your favorite of these four, and the board will address the top choice in an upcoming editorial.
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October 4

Increased competition can lead to improved traditional public schools in Minnesota

Declining enrollment presents challenges — and opportunities.
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October 3

Follow Minnesota's lead with reinsurance to stabilize health care premiums

A program championed by GOP legislators is keeping prices down.
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October 3

The time for action to address gun violence is now — right now

Weaker gun laws have made this nation no safer. Time for a new direction.
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September 29

Trump's damaging new caps on immigrants, refugees

Minnesota is among the states that will be hit the hardest.
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September 29

Bolster Minnesota's defenses against election hackers

Hostile nations' threat should make cybersecurity a priority.
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