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High stakes for United States, European Union in U.K. election
As crises spiral, a need to maintain the U.S.-U.K. "special relationship."
Kaler seeks perspective of five U of M predecessors
Former presidents underscore university's value and fiscal limitations.
Maintain limits on campaign finance in Minnesota
The public campaign financing system has served the state well.
Minnesota's Teacher of the Year winners reaffirm why teaching matters
Teacher of immigrants at St. Paul's LEAP school honored with 2015 award.
Don't backpedal on Gov. Dayton's 'buffer strips' bill
If Minnesota truly wants high water quality, ag industry must play ball.
Evolving plans for the 'Commons' park in Minneapolis aren't commonplace
There's work to do, but the Downtown East plan is taking shape.
Calculating a better way to give veterans the care they deserve
Mileage system for new VA health option is a step in right direction.
Supreme Court: Keep money out of judicial elections
A rare win for a limit on campaign fundraising from U.S. Supreme Court.
State, federal response needed as bird flu wreaks havoc on ag economy
Stronger state, federal response needed to prevent a potential disaster.
With probable cause, a key move toward justice in Baltimore
Charges are a positive step in resolution of Freddie Gray case.
As Baltimore roils, a promise of better days for north Minneapolis
Protests have put a focus on police brutality and economic instability.
Stemming the flow of outside money into north Minneapolis drug trade
Widespread enforcement, prevention can help drug-plagued areas.
Shinzo Abe address highlights U.S.-Japan 'alliance of hope'
Enhanced pacts on defense, and maybe soon trade, highlight Abe's visit.
Minnesota House GOP takes a shortsighted shot at the U's budget
Conferees need to catch up with public's priorities for higher education.
Rethink Southwest light rail, but not the need for more transit options
“All options on the table” should not include the status quo.
Want to feel happier? Try thanking someone special
A letter of gratitude can do as much for the writer as the recipient.
Minnesota needs both tax, transportation bills from Legislature
Divided government in Minnesota demands compromise.
This campaign season, can we move beyond ideology?
It would be refreshing to find an agenda that matches nation's problems.
Kudos to Klobuchar for helping break Senate impasse on trafficking bill
Klobuchar, Cornyn brokered deal on sex-trafficking bill.
They're young and talented, and leaving Minnesota
We’re losing more 18- to 24-year-olds than we’re gaining.
Amid push for change, St. Paul school board election demands informed voters
It's likely that board will have a majority of new members after election.
Editorial: Congress should pass 'fast track' on trade
Trade Promotion Authority will net the best free-trade agreements.
Here's a budget plan for education to help all Minnesota students
Legislature should focus on strategic spending choices, smart reforms.
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