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The research is clear: Waiting periods can curb gun deaths

Harvard study shows the benefit of a cooling-off period for some buyers.

Sack cartoon: Sexual misconduct


Sexual misconduct

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Guess what? Affordable housing is an election issue
Lori Sturdevant

Maybe that's no surprise. But "how to solve" is up for debate.

The new generation gap in Minnesota: It's a formative thing
Lori Sturdevant

Here's how it might play out in the upcoming elections.


The research is clear: Waiting periods can curb gun deaths

The ACA isn't dead yet, and consumers should tap into aid for 2018 coverage
Mayo, Albert Lea take a smart step toward ending dispute over hospital
Sleepy teens suffer in the classroom

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McCain's message: The world needs America's leadership
Guess what? Affordable housing is an election issue
Paul Wellstone: A man who knew how to frame the issues

Readers Write: Affirmative action, sexual misconduct

Readers Write: Edina schools, University of Minnesota, Americans and the military
Readers Write: Nicollet Mall, charter schools, tax reform and charitable giving, state employee contracts, St. Cloud and refugee resettlement, Little Blue Libraries
Readers Write: Puerto Rico and the island territories, sexual misconduct, Vikings game, University of Minnesota

McCain's message: The world needs America's leadership

For the good of his country, senator is back in maverick mode.


Readers Write: Affirmative action, sexual misconduct

More Mike Meyers, for two reasons.


Readers Write: Edina schools, University of Minnesota, Americans and the military

Newspaper is complicit in putting "indoctrination" in voters' minds.


The ACA isn't dead yet, and consumers should tap into aid for 2018 coverage

Rhetoric over health law sows confusion. Consumers should know it still can help.


In defense of art, history and understanding

Anton Gag's now-controversial "Attack on New Ulm" belongs on view — with proper context.


Minnesota's gray wolves are under attack – again

This time it's Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson trying to overturn protection. The species has stabilized, but there's more to be done.


Watch out, Ely: Mine robots are on the way

Are jobs obsolete? Automation in the industry is coming — and it's sooner than we think.