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Improvements at North High lay foundation for even more academic advancement.

North High School Principal Shawn Harris-Berry gave Minneapolis Superintendent Ed Graff a tour of the school last Aug. 29, the first day of the 2016-17 school year in Minneapolis.

Improved school climate, outcomes at Minneapolis inner city school.

The average American eats out five times a week. Why have restaurant sales fallen?

A recent article in QSR magazine reported that restaurants “have now posted four consecutive quarters of declining year-over-year sales. The last time the industry experienced a year with all negative quarters was 2009, when the economy was suffering the effects of the great recession.”

It's the old supply-and-demand equation, among other pressures.


Trumpcare

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Can feminism's goals once again be bipartisan?
Lori Sturdevant

For women, the economic mission is yet to be accomplished.

As history shows, political violence is a wicked thief for a democracy
Lori Sturdevant

As I saw too many times when young, it steals the public's power to decide.


North High School Principal Shawn Harris-Berry gave Minneapolis Superintendent Ed Graff a tour of the school last Aug. 29, the first day of the 2016-17 school year in Minneapolis.

Improvements at North High lay foundation for even more academic advancement.

Court should settle Minnesota Legislature's pay issue
Neighboring senators, Medicaid's fate is on you
Congress should pass new sanctions on Russia as meddling evidence grows

A Japanese Coast Guard ship navigated the heavily damaged USS Fitzgerald near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with a Philippine-registered container ship off the Izu Peninsula on June 17. Seven American sailors were killed in the disaster.

USS Fitzgerald incident recalls another disaster at sea

New effort will take aim at growth and opportunity gaps; here's how
We are all one family: Poignancy in the story of a boy, his mother and a judge
The average American eats out five times a week. Why have restaurant sales fallen?

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Readers Write: $15 minimum wage, early learning programs, Falcon Heights activism, World's Fair, air travel

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Readers Write: Police participation in Pride parade, health care reform, University of Minnesota budget and public input

Take the status quo out of U.S. air traffic control

Federally chartered nonprofit, funded by fees, would do a better job.


Nekima Levy-Pounds: Preventing further injustices after the Yanez verdict

Minnesota can be a national leader. Here are six steps we must take to move forward together.


Sack cartoon: Trumpcare


Court should settle Minnesota Legislature's pay issue

Refusing a council-ordered salary hike is constitutionally dubious.


New effort will take aim at growth and opportunity gaps; here's how

The Mpls. Fed-led effort will draw on top research and community engagement.


Readers Write: $15 minimum wage, early learning programs, Falcon Heights activism, World's Fair, air travel

How about really local control?


We are all one family: Poignancy in the story of a boy, his mother and a judge

A boy's story is a reminder of the frailty of life and the preciousness of our children.