Candidates should face up to one of the state's biggest challenges.
Minneapolis City Council should grant municipal consent to line.
Pioneering Hennepin County reform is delivering results.
Ambitious coalition has plan to tackle academic achievement gaps.
Despite questions, Minneapolis takes key steps on downtown plan.
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