Trump's crush on Russia, Putin deserves scrutiny

Trump's crush on Russia, Putin deserves scrutiny

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

Mississippi River requires agriculture's help to stay healthy

September 23
Mississippi River requires agriculture's help to stay healthy
Minnesota should combine stronger regulations, market-based policies.

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

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 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.
Editorial
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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September 13

DFL looked petty, harshly partisan with election lawsuit

State Supreme Court was right to keep Trump's name on ballot.
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September 12

For U.S. presidential candidates, health is a legitimate issue

Voters should demand more accountability, transparency.
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September 12

Larry Cohen helped shaped today's St. Paul

The former mayor's term launched the city's modern era.
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September 11

Trump crossed a line with donation to Florida AG

The incident should make votes question how he'll clean up Washington.
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September 9

Has Minnesota State Fair outgrown its grounds, schedule?

Attendance is up, but the 12-day event is nowhere near capacity.
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September 9

Health insurance price hikes are daunting, but state can rise to challenge

Despite the political noise, abolishing MNsure isn't the answer.
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September 8

Coyle's decision to fire Robinson is a positive step for U

New athletic director's principled, professional leadership bodes well.
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September 8

Dayton, legislators should try once more for a special session

Chance to tamp down property tax increases should not be missed.
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