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Regents should ensure U goes easy on out-of-state tuition hikes

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Minnesota needs its flagship university to attract more nonresidents.

Sack cartoon: He conquers the tough stuff without getting messy


He conquers the tough stuff without getting messy

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

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

Of Harvey Weinstein, Hugh Hefner and sexual revolutions as ambiguous things
D.J. Tice

Considering male wrongdoing in the context of this era's permissive society.


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Regents should ensure U goes easy on out-of-state tuition hikes

One-two punch from feds punishes Minnesota for health care innovation
Pushing pedals in the fight against cancer
After attack, Minnesotans should rally behind Somali neighbors

Amazon, with its headquarters in downtown Seattle, shown here, has asked for proposals to house HQ2, its second corporate campus, in up to 1 million square feet with eventually as many as 50,000 employees. Bids are due Thursday.

For Amazon's HQ2, we're truly a no-brainer

There's still more work to be done on measles
New dashboard technology is adding to the distracted-driving problem
Editorial counterpoint: Incomplete, inaccurate data sank state employee contracts

Arden Dragoni posed with his wife, Sindy, their three children and dog Max, surrounded by what remained of their home destroyed last month by Hurricane Maria in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. The Dragonis since have been living in a shelter set up at a school. They lost everything. Dragoni supported his family by working construction, but his employers are currently out of business, leaving him without income.

Readers Write: Puerto Rico and the island territories, sexual misconduct, Vikings game, University of Minnesota

Readers Write: Football and injuries, football and politics
Readers Write: Bid for Amazon's 'HQ2,' changing lake name, moderate politics
Readers Write: National anthem, water and agriculture, health care, war

Don't expect Middle East calm after fall of Raqqa

It's a victory over ISIS, the army, but terror threat persists.


We must weed out Minnesota's lousy charter schools

Choice and competition should help close the gap. But something's not working.


Editorial counterpoint: Incomplete, inaccurate data sank state employee contracts

Why our legislative subcommittee rejected the contracts for public unions. "Just trusting" the state budget agency isn't good enough.


Sexual misconduct: 'MeToo,' I hear you. And 'YesIHave.'

Confessions and reflections of a good man, who is listening — and learning a lot.


Readers Write: Bid for Amazon's 'HQ2,' changing lake name, moderate politics

An update from Minneapolis.


To protect gun rights, Congress must outlaw bump-stocks on its own

Empowering the executive branch to tighten restrictions would be far more threatening to the 2nd Amendment than legislation.


Political discourse: One side doesn't fit all

I don't find it hard to listen to others without bristling, because my own views don't fit neatly into a category. Maybe yours don't, either, if you stop to think about it.