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3M CEO takes moral high ground while Trump equivocates

President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.

The nation needed the president to clearly rebuke white supremacists.

Listen: Bipartisan backlash to Trump's inflammatory comments

President Donald Trump spoke to reporters from the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, on Tuesday.

Corporate leaders and lawmakers reacted to President Donald Trump's comments on Charlottesville. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and Lori Sturdevant.


Charlottesville

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Rash Report: Steve Sack on his 'little piece of real estate in the paper'
John Rash

A book and a "Talk of the Stacks" event reflect remarkable career of the Star Tribune cartoonist.

There's no transit plan so needed, so far off that it can't find its foes
Lori Sturdevant

But needs are changing, and neighborhoods will, too.


President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.

3M CEO takes moral high ground while Trump equivocates

State help is needed to repair and maintain Minnesota city streets
Effective policing helps keep schools safer in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Efforts to combat extremism must not falter after top federal official resigns

Karen Willis of Bloomington brought flowers to the site of Saturday’s explosion at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington. The blast set an office on fire but no one was injured.

Attack on Bloomington Islamic center: If some can't feel at ease in worship, none should

Steve Ballmer's effort to build consensus on facts
Mayo studies its own opioid habits
Trump administration fails transparency test on advisory groups

President Donald Trump, with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, spoke to reporters on Tuesday.

Readers Write: President Trump and Charlottesville, editorial cartoons, Hiawatha Golf Club

Readers Write: Charlottesville and revisionist history, peaceful protests, Google and gender bias, Iran
Readers Write: Charlottesville tragedy, Iran and Reagan
Readers Write: Amazon and retail, immigration policies, St. Paul's Ford site redevelopment

City's exile of menthol cigarettes is ill-conceived and patronizing

Minneapolis' move to limit sales of such cigarettes also will have unintended outcomes.


Minneapolis election is overlooking a critical issue

It's public housing, which is vitally important to our most vulnerable citizens. The city must devise a long-term plan to fund this huge asset.


Dated and confusing, Minneapolis' government structure sorely needs an overhaul

Citizens deserve an updated form of government, better able to navigate accelerating changes in the community.


Readers Write: President Trump and Charlottesville, editorial cartoons, Hiawatha Golf Club

Enough is enough. It's time to speak out.


Editorial cartoon: Mike Lester on monuments


Mayo studies its own opioid habits

With admirable transparency, the clinic considers new guidelines.


Editorial cartoon: Dana Summers on the media