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editorialroundup, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Editorials from newspapers around the state of Minnesota.

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Editorial roundup: No excuse for virus nondisclosure

Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and several members of his caucus have tested positive for COVID and Gazelka has experienced some symptoms. First, the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:12 pm

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Editorial roundup: Leaders can’t lose sight of the opioid epidemic

It is understandable that you haven’t heard as much about opioid addictions and deaths recently. The coronavirus pandemic, the economy and political campaigning tend to ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:12 pm

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Editorial roundup: The election count must, and will, go on

It takes a long time to count a million of anything. That’s particularly true of absentee ballots, a labor-intensive process that requires opening two envelopes ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 6, 2020 8:15 pm

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Editorial roundup: White supremacy is not welcome in Minn., either

If you think white supremacy movements are just a problem in the South or in pockets of Michigan, Idaho and Oregon, think again. The community ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:17 pm

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Editorial roundup: Minnesotans, don’t lose the philanthropic spirit

For many charitable causes, the end of the calendar year is critically important. And for good reason. As one of Charles Dickens’ characters observes in ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:15 pm

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Editorial roundup: Take advantage of visits

America’s two main presidential candidates visit Minnesota on the same day that early and absentee voting begins. Welcome to the official sign that Minnesota has ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, September 25, 2020 8:14 pm

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Editorial roundup: Vaccine must be done right

The simplest solution to the global COVID-19 pandemic — a vaccine — isn’t all that simple. This disease is caused by a coronavirus, and immunity ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:56 pm

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Editorial roundup: There’s ‘no pain, no gain’ in college football during the pandemic

Failing to rein in COVID-19 has consequences. Among them, college football. The coaches whose whistles and shouts normally fill the air over football practice fields ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, August 21, 2020 8:13 pm

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Editorial roundup: High School League has solid sports game plan

The Minnesota State High School League plan to modify the high school sports schedule for the coming academic year balances the need for health safety ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, August 14, 2020 8:16 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Trashing the outdoors harms everyone

The loons aren’t laughing. The forest is falling tree by chopped-down tree. The open water is clogged by boat traffic and the ditches with human ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:05 pm

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Editorial roundup: A data-driven reality

Anyone feeling confident about having COVID-19 under control should take a few minutes to watch Dr. Sakina Naqvi’s testimony before Minnesota lawmakers last week. The ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, July 17, 2020 8:05 pm

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Editorial roundup: Feeding the hungry is a priority as economy hurts

As many of us make another shopping list to get groceries, maybe making sure to hit the minimum purchase for curbside pickup popular during the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, July 10, 2020 8:16 pm

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Editorial roundup: What rural areas need

Taking talking points from the increasingly extreme ideology of its national party, the Minnesota GOP spends a great deal of time building a narrative about ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:10 pm

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Editorial roundup: Congress should support dreamers with reform

The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s first swing to knock young immigrants off their dreams by ending the DACA program. The president vows ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, June 26, 2020 8:16 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Beware of false narratives in George Floyd killing

As the narratives emerge on the police killing of George Floyd and subsequent civil unrest and rioting across the country, we should keep the attention ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, June 5, 2020 8:32 pm

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