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No More Manholes? Is it worth it to ferret out every possible offense?

Published Jul. 22 2019

California has long had a reputation as a liberal state. And some cities, such as Berkeley, cherish their retro 1960s...

Letter to the Editor: White privilege

Published Jul. 22 2019

For many years I thought people were racist or prejudiced or just hated me because of my skin color.

Other Viewpoints: Five years of frustration

Published Jul. 22 2019

One thousand, eight hundred and twenty-six days ago, Eric Garner, under arrest for selling loose cigarettes, died in police custody...

If Donald Trump Jr. is 'racist' then so is Don Lemon

Published Jul. 22 2019

Poor Donald Trump Jr. He retweeted a post by a black man named Ali Alexander questioning whether Sen. Kamala Harris,...

New technology: I need a digital mood ring

Published Jul. 22 2019

There's research and development going on to offer the world a new kind of Fitbit-type measuring tool that would be...

Twice as Nice: Last day to vote for the two Texarkanas in national contest

Published Jul. 21 2019

For a long time now, the two Texarkanas have used the slogan "Twice as Nice" to describe the advantages of...

Doing illegal immigrants no favors

Published Jul. 21 2019

Is President Donald Trump without friends? If he still has them, why haven't they raided the White House and stolen...

Biden bets he'll find centrist voters

Published Jul. 21 2019

oe Biden took his sputtering campaign onto the offensive this week, unveiling an unashamedly moderate healthcare plan and slamming his...

Democrats should nominate Bennet

Published Jul. 21 2019

With a disgust commensurate with the fact, Michael Bennet, the Colorado Democrat, says that during 40% of his 10 Senate...

Incredible Achievement

Published Jul. 20 2019

It was 50 years ago today that folks here in the Twin Cities, across our nation and around the world...

Cheers & Jeers

Published Jul. 20 2019

Cheers & Jeers for July 20, 2019

The shame of Trump's anti-Reagan Republicanism

Published Jul. 20 2019

The swift decline and self-inflicted demise of America's once-Grand Old Party has been as disheartening to chronicle as it has...

Blast from the past: America, love it or leave it

Published Jul. 20 2019

The phrase "America, Love It or Leave It" has a pedigree dating back at least to the McCarthy Era. In...

Making a Scene: Should we view onscreen smoking any differently?

Published Jul. 19 2019

There was a time when smoking cigarettes was common both in society and on our movie and TV screens.

Stevens and the process that put him on the court

Published Jul. 19 2019

Obituaries for retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens are reminding us that there was a time—several times, in fact—when...

President Trump's trouble with Democratic judges

Published Jul. 19 2019

The day after President Donald Trump abandoned his ill-conceived plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, he...

OPINION | Your chance to show Texarkana is Twice As Nice

Published Jul. 18 2019

For a long time now, the two Texarkanas have used the slogan "Twice as Nice" to describe the advantages of...

Letters to the Editor: Customer service, Not just 'the right'

Published Jul. 18 2019

It seems there is an increase in grocery stores having expired food products on their shelves. I know there is...

AOC and the Democrats giving Trump a fight

Published Jul. 18 2019

President Donald Trump is a gut-level politician who often seems to act on unfiltered impulse.

Moon landing: Apollo 11's achievement still dazzles

Published Jul. 18 2019

Thirty months after setting the goal of sending a mission 239,000 miles to the moon, and returning safely, President John...

Biden Plan

Published Jul. 17 2019

Former vice president and current Democratic Party candidate for the presidential nomination Joe Biden released his plan to build on...

Mass shooters give hints before they explode

Published Jul. 17 2019

A cliche about violent offenders is that someone often will say what a nice, quiet neighbor the person was before...

Raise your hands if you want better debates

Published Jul. 17 2019

President Donald Trump's emotions must have spiked bigtime when he sneaked a peak at a news screen during the G-20...