Wells Fargo scandal shows the value of regulation

Wells Fargo scandal shows the value of regulation

It should put an end to political talk of weakening Dodd-Frank Act.

End labor trafficking and exploitation

September 29
End labor trafficking and exploitation
The Advocates for Human Rights report highlights human rights issue.

Defending 'basement-dwelling' U.S. fans and winning the Ryder Cup

September 29
Defending 'basement-dwelling' U.S. fans and winning the Ryder Cup
That's the best way to silence P.J. Willett, short of a loud "Baba Booey."
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September 28

Don't let Minnesota lawmakers politicize road projects

The earmarking attempt by the 2016 Legislature should be dropped in 2017.
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September 27
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens to Republican...

First debate: Steady Clinton put unprepared Trump on the defensive

The GOP nominee wasn't up to the task in first presidential debate.
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September 26

Arnie's Army was big in Minnesota

Palmer's passing comes as golf could use a revival.
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September 26

Why are many Minnesota kids still at risk of HPV?

Parents, providers are missing a key chance to prevent cancer.
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September 25

Helping Minnesota's 'unrentables' overcome troubled pasts

Give landlords the tools to make good decisions about applicants.
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September 24

Trump's crush on Russia, Putin deserves scrutiny

Voters must know more about candidate's possible financial ties.
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September 23

Rest of the nation will follow Minnesota's lead on triclosan

"Big Soap" given a year to get potentially toxic additive out of products.
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September 23

Mississippi River requires agriculture's help to stay healthy

Minnesota should combine stronger regulations, market-based policies.
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September 22

As Syria roils, world leaders must keep pressure on Russia

Humanitarian convoy attack shows how "bar of depravity sinks lower."
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September 21

There are glimmers of economic hope for Minnesota's minorities

The latest income stats aren't as gloomy as last year's for black Minnesotans.
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September 20

Beware of Trump's bluster on terrorism

Voters need to realize there are no swift, surefire solutions.
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September 20

Reducing chronic absenteeism should be high on school, community priority lists

Intensify efforts to make sure more students are in the classroom.
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September 19

Minnesota House candidate Nolan West should forfeit GOP endorsement

Parties need to do careful vetting before backing candidates.
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September 19

A weekend of inhumanity

Attacks in St. Cloud, New York are an unwanted test of fortitude.
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September 18

Reducing chronic school absenteeism should be high on school and community priority lists.

Intensify efforts to keep more students in school.
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September 16

A sensible pause on pipeline project, but not the final word

Still, Dakota Access pipeline may be safer than risky train transportation.
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September 16

U.S. should firmly, forever reject torture

Leaders, citizens should heed Center for Victims of Torture's call.
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September 16

Get tougher on distracted driving

The 2015 Legislature moved in the right direction.
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September 15

News on sugar industry deception is latest blow to public trust

Americans need reliable information on critical health issues.
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September 14

In St. Paul and elsewhere, all property owners should pay for services

But Minnesota Supreme Court decision will change collection methods.
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