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April 22
Elon Musk says he has lined up $46.5 billion in funding for his Twitter takeover bid. He says he would like to make the algorithms the company uses to

Implications of a Twitter takeover

Elon Musk seeks the blue bird of free-speech happiness.
April 21
Players, fans: Be good sports again

Players, fans: Be good sports again

Ugly incidents seem on the rise in Minnesota, enough so that action is needed.
April 20
President Donald Trump is pictured during a rally in Dalton, Ga., on Jan. 4, 2021.

Jan. 6 panel should send case to Justice

It has the evidence, and it's time to do the right thing.
April 19
Masks were optional at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Tuesday after a federal judge struck down the Biden administration’s mask manda

Newfound 'freedom' will only spread COVID

Tossing aside one of the last pandemic safeguards — masks on public transportation — is reckless.
April 18
The Azovstal Steel and Iron Works facility is seen in Mariupol, Ukraine, on Jan. 14, before it became a key battleground in the fight against Russia�

Greater risk ahead for Ukraine

The Biden administration needs to make sure its military-aid response matches its diplomatic and rhetorical certitude.
April 17

A complex fix for a crack in the justice system

"Competency restoration" is hard but necessary. Legislative teamwork on it is commendable.
April 16
An array at Urban Growler Brewing in 2017. Under Minnesota law, breweries producing 20,000 or more barrels of beer a year cannot sell their own beer i

A liquor law deal with a catch

Proposed five-year contract to halt lobbying would set bad precedent.
April 15
Teach teens about dollars and sense

Teach teens about dollars and sense

High school students need a basic grounding in personal financial matters.
April 14
Masked travelers prepare to check-in for their flights at the Miami International Airport on Feb. 1, 2021.

A prudent call on air travel masking

Complaints are tiresome. It's a minor inconvenience, and the pandemic isn't over.
April 13
Marine Le Pen greets supporters of her nationalist party during a presidential campaign rally in Stiring-Wendel, France, on April 1.

French election has global stakes

A win by President Emmanuel Macron would extend Western unity on Russia. A win by Marine Le Pen would weaken or end it.
April 12
Ghost guns — guns privately made or assembled from kits whose parts lack serial numbers — are on display at the headquarters of the San Francisco

Crackdown needed on ghost guns

Biden announces rule change to effectively regulate guns made from kits.
April 11
The Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct was looted and torched during last summer’s civil unrest.

Responding to rising police PTSD claims

Public safety workers should first receive training and treatment.
April 10
A 2018 demonstration at Minneapolis City Hall expressed outrage over police pressuring medical personnel to administer ketamine in the field.

Ban on docs as cops has trade-offs

New policy is understandable but "loyalty" issue isn't going away.
April 9
Gov. Tim Walz laughed while fishing in a traditional opening day entourage during the 2019 Governor’s Fishing Opener in Albert Lea.

Governor hits snag on fishing opener

You can see how this year's event got mucky, but it's a bad look.
April 8
Shipping containers are seen at the Port of Savannah in Garden City, Ga., in September 2021.

Foreign shipping adds to supply chain woes

Price-gouging and refusing U.S. goods must stop.
April 7

Fix for health law flaw will help working families

"Family glitch" remedy will ensure that everyone in a household is covered, not just the breadwinner.
April 6
Demonstrators march in downtown Minneapolis on Feb. 8 protesting the killing of Amir Locke.

No charges in Locke shooting is right call

The law must follow the facts, but need for reform is clear.
April 5
Mayor Jacob Frey addressed journalists outside the Hennepin County Government Center during a news conference in August.

Frey offers strong structure plan

With recent "strong mayor" vote, city can redesign its governing structure.
April 4
The hand of a corpse emerges from a mass grave in Bucha, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, April 4, 2022. Russia is facing a fresh wave of co

Hold Putin to account for war crimes

The most recent revelations from Bucha further confirm Russia's depravity.
April 3

End the 'ceiling.' Make expanded health insurance aid permanent.

Expanded Affordable Care Act assistance benefited many Minnesota middle-income families.
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