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editorialroundup, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Editorials from newspapers around the state of Minnesota.

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Editorial Roundup: Minnesota delivers common sense on ballot boxes

As the messy debate about voting rights continues across the country, Minnesotans can collectively sigh in relief that one new measure having to do with ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Spirit of law inconvenient for Senate Republicans, to Minnesota’s detriment

There is a legal concept so widely accepted that its tenets are mentioned at least as far back as William Shakespeare’s time: “the spirit of ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, July 16, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Federal infrastructure deal shows compromise can still be possible

The agreement between Republican and Democrat senators to an infrastructure plan will provide badly needed improvements to transportation and other infrastructure and shows that there ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: On vaccinations, above average just won’t do

Vermont, Hawaii and Massachusetts have long been public health superstars. So it wasn’t surprising to see this trio beat Minnesota across a critical threshold — ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Balancing interests at George Floyd Square

Intersection can stand as a memorial with access restored George Floyd Square in Minneapolis is well-known as a gathering place to honor the man who ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, June 18, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Public safety: The state should fund body cameras

It’s good to see bipartisan support for a legislative proposal to have the state help local police departments fund body cameras. Now political leadership must ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Transparency: Time to allow cameras in court

The livestreaming of the Derek Chauvin murder trial was unprecedented in the history of Minnesota court access, but it so far has not resulted in ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Safe boating important for fun time this summer

Minnesotans so love taking to the state’s abundant waters that it’s tough to find a new boat to buy these days. Record boat sales, the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:00 pm

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Editorial Roundup: It was welcome news on the state budget deal

Although a special session is necessary, there was needed compromise on the big picture. Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders struck a budget deal in ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, May 21, 2021 8:49 pm

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Editorial Roundup: It’s time for broader access to Minnesota courts

Many aspects of Derek Chauvin’s murder trial were unprecedented or nearly so: The guilty verdict, for starters. The worldwide interest. The damning video evidence. Also: ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Local action needed on climate change initiatives

The concept of thinking globally while acting locally is as necessary in slowing the effects of climate change as it is with any other major ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, May 14, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Census figures: Minnesota civic engagement pays off

Minnesota’s vaunted reputation for civic engagement gained luster this week when the Census Bureau released the calculations of how it divvies up the 435 seats ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, April 30, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Mondale: A rich life devoted to public service

The former U.S. vice president and son of Minnesota deserves this state’s thanks for his contributions. Walter Mondale — former vice president, U.S. senator, diplomat, ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, April 23, 2021 9:00 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Keep moving forward on expanded telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic forced sweeping changes in how we work, with many workers doing their jobs remotely for much of the past year. A swift ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 8:57 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Remote work a valuable permanent business option

For many employees, punching a clock would be like revisiting history. Our smartphones, our laptops, our Fitbits report our work time all the time. And ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:00 pm

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