"More than 3 million Minnesotans count on Allina Health for their care. We are committed to making sure each of them can continue to access the best c

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Counterpoint: Minneapolis school closures not yet a done deal

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There's a necessary discussion, though, and challenges that require us to take our responsibilities seriously.

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