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An all-star boycott that called for change long, long ago

In 1965, the American Football League moved its All-Star Game when brave players stood up for justice.
Editorial

What becomes Hennepin Avenue?

In southwest Minneapolis, the corridor is up for a remake — and a clash of visions.
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Police officers shouldn't be the ones to enforce traffic laws

Automated technology and unarmed monitors could do most of the job more efficiently and more safely.
Opinion Exchange

Don't make green energy about jobs

What impedes the transition? People don't want to pay more. What brings about higher costs that get passed along to consumers? Labor.
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The sensible border fix protectionists will hate

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From Portland, a liberal's lament

Editorial

Overall, a better response to protests

Opinion Exchange

An epidemic of unknowns

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Policing reforms are urgently needed

Biden is making the right call on Afghanistan

Steve Sack
6:00pm
Sack cartoon: A community on edge

Sack cartoon: A community on edge

A sketch of George Floyd laid among flowers and candles at the site of his death near Cup Foods in south Minneapolis in June 2020.

The white family at Lake Minnetonka and words unspoken

NEW LONDON, CT - MAY 21: A member of the Secret Service stands behind a wall while U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during the Coast Guard Academy
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Star Tribune endorsements
updated 10 hours 43 mins. ago
The Star Tribune Editorial Board has made endorsements for the 2020 general election. Among its recommendations are Joe Biden for president and Tina Smith for U.S. Senate.
The Capitol building at sunrise in Washington, on March 6.

Counterpoint: Beware the dangers of bare-knuckled majority rule

Letters
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“Once [marijuana is] legalized,” wrote Blaine Cooper, a University of Minnesota Duluth freshman, in an April 11 commentary, “our society could e

Readers Write: Marijuana and 'Brave New World,' officer's actions in Daunte Wright shooting, mask mandate, journalistic choices, opinions you don't like, U.S.S. Johnston

Steve Sack
April 15
Sack cartoon: A quibble about the sign

Sack cartoon: A quibble about the sign

Letters
April 15
Fencing encircled the Champlin residence of former police officer Kimberly Potter and four police vehicles guarded the area on Tuesday night. The fami

Readers Write: Daunte Wright, public transit, pulling out of Afghanistan

Opinion Exchange
April 15

Biden is making Trump look like a bipartisan unifier

Playing Politics podcast
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Playing Politics podcast
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Listening to the "Playing Politics" podcast from the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio is like taking a seat at the Editorial Board table and hearing an informed and opinionated weekly discussion of all things political in Minnesota and the nation. "Playing Politics" features WCCO's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune's John Rash in addition to editorial writer Patricia Lopez and columnists Lori Sturdevant and D.J. Tice – award-winning journalists who bring varied perspectives to the issues of the day.
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April 15
Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in a federal pri

Bernie Madoff left behind only misery and heartache

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April 15
A screen grab from a preview of “Great Performances: Beethoven in Beijing,” spotlighting the resurgence of classical music in China through the le

U.S.-China relationship is in a tough spot, but it's not a 'new Cold War'

Opinion Exchange
April 15
A new American flag was raised at Forward Operating Base Bostick in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 11, 2011, to commemorate the tenth anniversa

I fought in Afghanistan. I still wonder: Was it worth it?

Steve Sack
April 14
Sack cartoon: America's Afghanistan exit

Sack cartoon: America's Afghanistan exit

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