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Reward, don't punish, Minnesota health care innovation

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Trump administration could undercut next-generation MinnesotaCare program.

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Minneapolis, St. Paul property tax hikes shine light on lagging state aid
Lori Sturdevant

Looks like this fall’s Minneapolis and St. Paul campaigns won’t be just about policing after all. Not with property tax increase proposals shooting like…

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.


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Reward, don't punish, Minnesota health care innovation

With new chief in place in Minneapolis, there's a new opportunity for police reform
Terror attacks in Spain should be met with a global response
Trump's reckless threat on Venezuela

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
It's not OK to put legal limits on free speech
Minneapolis, St. Paul property tax hikes shine light on lagging state aid

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Readers Write: Good old days, Charlottesville, charitable gambling, rent controls, travel to Vietnam

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With new chief in place in Minneapolis, there's a new opportunity for police reform

Medaria Arradondo must build on reforms launched by his predecessor.


The American eclipse: From bright blessed day to dark sacred night

The complexity, weirdness and perfect predictability of an eclipse turns strangers into rejoicing comrades grateful for the sun's return.


Minneapolis, St. Paul property tax hikes shine light on lagging state aid

Looks like this fall’s Minneapolis and St. Paul campaigns won’t be just about policing after all. Not with property tax increase proposals shooting like…


Trump critics lose sight of crucial divide between violence and ideas

Just over two months ago, hours after a lone gunman opened fire at Republican members of Congress practicing baseball one lovely June morning in suburban…


Readers Write: Good old days, Charlottesville, charitable gambling, rent controls, travel to Vietnam

There were some not-so-good days, too.


It's not OK to put legal limits on free speech

Talk of denying hate groups' rights is dangerous and un-American


Terror attacks in Spain should be met with a global response

Trump should help lead international efforts to thwart terrorism.