- Our View: Be cautious with budget surplus Recent spending euphoria by legislators should be tempered
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Majority Leader Erin Murphy plows through Senate building dust-up, calls women security issue "super-cool"
Climate change critics spread misinformation
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- Our View: Bullying bill will work for Minnesota New law will be a big improvement on Minnesota's current 37-word policy
- Our View: Good news about Afghanistan The Afghan people voted in large numbers
- Our View: Voting system deserves top ranking Why it matters: Ease of voting drives participation, which drives democracy
- Sunday beer sales help craft brewers Why it matters: Lawmakers won't go far enough by lifting Sunday liquor sale ban, but growler exemption is helpful.
- Lessons from 2nd Fort Hood The shooting at Fort Hood last week has stirred up more debates about guns and mental health but adding little more than some oratorical dust. Consider these elements: n Army Spec. Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 others before taking his
- Our View: PACT group has ministry that feeds Thumbs up to the folks involved with PACT Ministries who for 20 years have been collecting food mostly donated from grocery stores and making sure it gets to people who are hungry. On one Saturday each month the volunteers distribute groceries to tho
- Our View: Voting still trumps money in politics Why it matters: The Supreme Court struck down limits on campaign contributions in a ruling that will allow more special interest money into elections
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