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Biden brings good news to Minnesota

Infrastructure investments will yield generational benefits.
Opinion Exchange

Space junk crisis coming, faster than a speeding bullet

The Defense Department's global Space Surveillance Network is currently monitoring more than 27,000 objects traveling at speeds up to 15,700 miles per hour.
Opinion

Editorial cartoon: Drew Sheneman on school shootings

Opinion Exchange

Let's end the COVID blame game

Democrat or Republican, it's making fools of us all.
Opinion

The extraordinary Stephen Sondheim

America has lost the William Shakespeare of musical theater.
Opinion

Playing Politics: Roe v. Wade case tests the court, and maybe soon the country

Opinion Exchange

Iran policy is a disaster (mostly thanks to Trump)

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Opinion
November 30

Accountability for Epstein — finally

Opinion Exchange
November 30
Abortion opponents rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1 in Washington, D.C.

Collateral damage of abortion is vast

Opinion Exchange
November 30
Abortion rights advocates outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Sept. 9.

Overturning Roe will worsen racial, economic health gaps

Editorial
November 30
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke Nov. 22 after President Joe Biden announced Powell’s nomination for a second four-year term.

Inflation's fearsome and fickle ways

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Opinion Exchange
November 30
Environmental engineer Laura Lewis, left, and geologist Kenzie Kester, both of whom work for an environmental remediation business doing contracting f

Counterpoint: The rest of the story on impaired waters...

Opinion Exchange
November 30
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to the President, right, joined by U.S. President Joe Biden, center, and Vice President Kamala Harris, left,

Omicron's mutations may (or may not) make all the difference

Opinion Exchange
November 30
So-called “moderate” Democrats like Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) are downsizing President Joe Biden’s progressive ambitions.

The damaging extremists among Democrats are the 'moderates'

Opinion
November 29
Editorial cartoon: Dave Granlund on omicron

Editorial cartoon: Dave Granlund on omicron

Opinion
November 29

The politics of gas prices

Twin Metals underground mine location: Aerial view of the area that would be mined by Twin Metals.
Special report Mining and the BWCA: Not this location
updated 10 hours 32 mins. ago
The Star Tribune Editorial Board has taken the position that the Twin Metals copper-nickel mining project near the BWCA should not proceed. That editorial and others leading up to it are collected here. Responses will be added as they are published.
Editorial
November 29
A BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 test can deliver results in 15 minutes.

Health care leaders must step up now

Letters
November 29
Abortion rights advocates and abortion opponents gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1.

Readers Write: Abortion, COVID

Opinion Exchange
November 29
Accountability for illegal, predatory behavior from landlords needs to come swiftly. These are, after all, the homes of renters who often lack resourc

Honest landlords welcome enforcement, not more rules

Opinion Exchange
November 29
If Owatonna were truly not teaching CRT, and if there were no real concern that teachers within the district are doing so, the data request would have

Counterpoint: Public schools must respect the public's right to know

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