Steve Sack
November 6
Sack cartoon: EPA's water standards

Sack cartoon: EPA's water standards

November 6
Three women and six of their children were killed while traveling along Mexico’s Chihuahua and Sonora state border on Monday. Above, the windshield

Readers Write: Violence in Mexico, Department of Human Services dysfunction, food stamps, local elections, NCAA

The U.S. fuels violence in Mexico as we condemn it.
November 6
The Capitol building in Washington, Oct. 31, 2019. The whistleblower who touched off an impeachment inquiry with his explosive complaint about Preside

Listen: Impeachment hearings set: What will Americans listen for?

The public phase of the inquiry begins next week. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and D.J. Tice.
November 6
President Donald Trump imposed $7.5 billion in tariffs on goods from the European Union last month.

Readers Write: Trump tariffs, impeachment, Edina city leadership, climate change, O'Gara's closing, winter

My business can't hide the tariffs from you.
Ellen L. Weintraub
November 6
Twitter’s ban on political advertising is ratcheting up the pressure on Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg to follow suit. Zuckerberg doubled down

Elections chief: Don't abolish political ads on social media. Instead, stop microtargeting.

When a large segment of the public sees an ad, there's accountability. That can't happen when the ads are shown in the shadows.
Nance Kent
November 6
Posters celebrating inclusion and diversity line the main hallway at Clara Barton Open School in Minneapolis in 2017. Minneapolis needs an infusion of

Minneapolis schools need more teachers of color

In order for that to happen, the new contract must change some rules. Teachers, and the union, need to stop resisting that change.
Allison Schaber
November 6
Police work is being scrutinized like never before. Across the country and in Minnesota. Above, a St. Paul police officer patrols on the city’s East

Prosecutors in Hennepin, Ramsey counties have turned on cops

Prosecutors do not afford police basic rights, and the result is plunging recruitment for local departments.
Mark Mishek
November 5
A nicotine vaper in New York. A growing percentage of users also use vaping devices to ingest marijuana, now accounting for a third of overall sales i

Vaping conversation needs to get real on marijuana

Some would have you believe that the drug is benign. At the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, we know better.
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