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New Voices: Let's rededicate ourselves to our American ideals

But we must do that while seeing the world as it now is — not how we wish it were.
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New Voices: Reconsider your lawn

Traditional grass lawns deplete nutrients in the soil and require excess amounts of water and fertilizer. Here are some alternatives.
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A call for New Voices

Star Tribune Opinion is looking for first-time contributors to join the conversation.
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New Voices: The piling-on effect of fees in criminal justice

For those trying to re-enter society, a few dollars here and a few hundred there add up to a barrier.
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New Voices: A poem for Ukraine

The country is once again experiencing pain and destruction.
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New Voices: All Minnesota college campuses should be hunger-free

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New Voices: Trans rights are under attack

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New Voices: Finally, a step in the right direction for ALS

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New Voices: Teacher burnout isn't new, only worse

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January 18
A help wanted sign is displayed at a gas station in Mount Prospect, Ill., Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

New Voices: Help wanted, needed, with small-business labor crisis

We’re putting out the call for new commentary writers.
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New Voices
updated 19 hours 23 mins. ago
Star Tribune Opinion's latest feature spotlights commentaries written by first-time contributors to our pages. These thinkers, readers and opinionated community members from across Minnesota have something to say and, we hope, inspire you to join the conversation, too.
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December 30, 2021
According to an article in the National Association of Independent Schools, affinity groups are defined as “groups of people with common interests,

New Voices: Why we need affinity groups

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December 11, 2021
Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve smiles during a press conference to announce she’d been named the head coach of USA Women’s Basketball Dec.

New Voices: For social justice, Coach Reeve should give up one of her jobs

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Listening to the "Playing Politics" podcast from the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio is like taking a seat at the Editorial Board table and hearing an informed and opinionated weekly discussion of all things political in Minnesota and the nation. "Playing Politics" features WCCO's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune's John Rash in addition to editorial writer Patricia Lopez and columnists Lori Sturdevant and D.J. Tice – award-winning journalists who bring varied perspectives to the issues of the day.
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November 27, 2021
“As a city mom, I have concerns, too. I’m concerned that by not allowing children to read Toni Morrison or learn an unfiltered history of America�

New Voices: Please listen to an urban mom's hopes for her children

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