Antone Melton-Meaux is challenging incumbent Rep. Ilhan Omar for the DFL nomination in the Fifth Congressional District.

Fifth District endorsement: Melton-Meaux, for integrity and progress

Challenger's desire to find common ground sets him apart from incumbent Omar.

'Utter disaster.' Allowing Sturgis rally to go on puts nation at risk

August 4
Failure of leadership at multiple levels allows event to go on during pandemic.

Compromise and speed are needed on relief bill

August 3
Pandemic has caused economic crisis, and Americans need help.
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August 7
Denfeld High School football players in Duluth, Minn., reacted to the news about the MSHSL decision to move football to the spring.

Delaying some fall high school sports is painful, prudent

Postponed, shorter seasons for football, volleyball is both safer and better than no seasons.
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August 6

Police reform effort must continue in Minneapolis

Charter Commission made the right call to delay rushed plan, but the need is real.
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August 2

Global view of U.S. leadership hinders foreign policy

New Gallup poll across 135 countries shows nation just slightly ahead of China and Russia.
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August 1

Trump's damaging attack on the census

Latest attempt to subvert process should be stopped.
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July 31

Playing ball, warily: A rough start for MLB's pandemic plan

Let's hope the Marlins are a COVID-19 outlier.
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July 31

A ray of light for shuttered music venues

With Save Our Stages bill, Klobuchar hopes to fill a gap in coronavirus relief.
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July 30

Minnesota schools plan offers hope, realism

Reopening and staying open will depend on the course of the virus, other key factors.
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July 29

Ivanka Trump visit signals welcome progress on Native justice

But new federal office will need to work with local communities and law enforcement.
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July 28

Condemning hate at a Minnesota Walmart

German-born vicar deserves praise for confronting swastika-wearing couple.
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July 27

Keep state's bars, restaurants safe for everyone

Minnesotans can reduce COVID-19 infection rate simply by following state reopening rules.
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July 26

A stand for dignity on public beaches

Changing part of Mpls. Park Board ordinance on nudity would restore gender equity.
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July 25
At an Education Minnesota news conference Thursday, White Bear Lake teacher Tiffany Dittrich spoke about classroom arrangements needed for social dist

Strike balance on school reopening in abnormal year

Minnesota should emphasize classroom instruction for those who need it most.
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July 24

Trump's policing is an abuse of power

Federal force wasn't requested by cities and isn't the norm in the United States.
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July 24

Recognizing racism as a public health crisis

The symbolism is welcome but must produce meaningful public policy.
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July 23

The power of singing together, apart

COVID-19 has been an obstacle for choirs, so they've found an alternative.
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July 23
On Wednesday, Gov. Tim Walz announced a statewide mandate requiring Minnesotans to wear face masks in stores, public buildings and other places where

Minnesota mask mandate is overdue but can still save lives

There's no good reason not to cover up to slow spread.
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July 23
Comet Neowise in the night sky over Wolf Lake in Brimson, Minn., on July 14.

Mystery and beauty in comet's visit

Neowise's appearance gives us a chance to ponder the universe.
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July 21

Credit Minnesota Legislature for meaningful policing reforms

There's more work to do, but DFLers and Republicans made notable progress.
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July 21

Trump's return to coronavirus briefings

The president seems more motivated by politics than health.
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July 20

Honor John Lewis and pass voting-rights bill

Senate should back and Trump should sign a renamed John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of 2020.
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