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A workable Minnesota budget, but a flawed process

The sun rose behind the Minnesota State Capitol as lawmakers continued their work inside on Wednesday.

Hasty process leaves Minnesotans wondering, what happened?

Hearts are with a family, minds set on justice after officer-involved shooting

Khaleel Thompson

After another shooting of a young black man, these steps are essential for restoring faith.


Kim Jong Un's missile test strategy

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Rash Report: Unity on Manchester, but British divisions define election
John Rash

On June 8 U.K. voters will decide whether Prime Minister May's "safe pair of hands" will still guide Great Britain.

Are visionary Republicans history in our state?
Lori Sturdevant

A post-Watergate Minnesota GOP chairman has this advice: If there's chaos in Washington, keep it there. Put on an orderly show in St. Paul.


The sun rose behind the Minnesota State Capitol as lawmakers continued their work inside on Wednesday.

A workable Minnesota budget, but a flawed process

Trump's missed opportunity at the NATO summit
CBO gives a brutal diagnosis of GOP's health plan
State budget deal, though flawed, reflects Minnesota compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the media in London on Tuesday, the day after the deadly terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Rash Report: Unity on Manchester, but British divisions define election

Hearts are with a family, minds set on justice after officer-involved shooting
Torrent of leaks is a threat to intelligence community's credibility
Internet voting and paperless machines have got to go

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Readers Write: Safe driving, federal budget and AmeriCorps, opioids, Islam, President Trump

Readers Write: Star Tribune's 150th anniversary, media bias toward Trump, the president's budget proposal, Electoral College origins, renaming Lake Calhoun, renaming Ramsey Middle School
Readers Write: Islamic terrorism, the Electoral College, Edina rent hike, Womenwinning
Readers Write: Circuses, entertaining and otherwise; Manchester attack; Trump presidency, Trump budget, Minneapolis mayoral race, Edina rent hike

Trump's missed opportunity at the NATO summit

President must realize that diplomacy is essential to the military alliance.


Torrent of leaks is a threat to intelligence community's credibility

Leaks have become a torrent, at times bizarre. We lap them up and leakers may not face a steep price, but the stakes are insidiously high.


Readers Write: Safe driving, federal budget and AmeriCorps, opioids, Islam, President Trump

A few more tips for safe driving.


So-called judges call Trump something back: a liar

Never before, perhaps, has a federal appeals court issued such a ruling. Trump shouldn't even ask the Supremes what they think.


To Arabs, Trump is just America without its mask

Melania's dress? Avoid a rude thumbs-up? What's "rude" is U.S. failure to support Arab people's aspirations.


Trump's budget has much to criticize; but critics, please, discuss more and shout less

The president's plan raises questions, sure, and contains inconsistencies in reasoning, but let's analyze it constructively.


Notre Dame protesters missed out on a message they needed to hear

Pence endorsed free speech, diversity of thought on college campuses.