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editorialroundup, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Editorials from newspapers around the state of Minnesota.

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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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Editorial Roundup: Welfare Walz plan to cut red tape is solid

Two hundred forty thousand pieces of paper per month, 2.88 million pieces of paper per year. That’s the amount of paperwork state human service employees ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:53 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Immigrants boost the state of Minn.’s economy

They work, spend money, pay taxes and help fill demographic gaps, chamber finds. The Minnesota Chamber Foundation is out with a much-needed report on the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, April 2, 2021 8:58 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Press conference brought back checks and balances

America’s system of checks and balances took stage Thursday as President Joe Biden conducted his first press conference in what many may have seen as ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Finding new solutions for racial health gaps

With help from Blue Cross, the U will be at forefront in addressing troubling health disparities. A painful but pioneering infant mortality study is a ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, March 26, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial: Reluctance about COVID vaccinations unwarranted

For all the angst and consternation over vaccine supplies and how to prioritize recipients, it is becoming increasingly clear that public health officials fear that ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Walz COVID-19 plan continues to show success

As we near the end of the pandemic — and yes, Walz and other experts are describing “an end” — we should look back on ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: COVID-19 — a race we must not let nation lose

And so the race is truly on. In one lane, the novel coronavirus — SARS-CoV-2 — which is already blamed for a half-million deaths in the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, March 5, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: When weather attacks and the whole system fails

The power grid groans down south, but renewable energy isn’t the reason. The stubborn cold weather of late isn’t out of character for a Minnesota ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, February 19, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Vaccine misinformation must be quickly eradicated

Misinformation can be deadly. If the public is exposed to anti-vaccine information and too many people believe it and don’t get immunized against COVID-19, the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, February 5, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: State must remain nimble on vaccination rollout

Minnesota’s rollout of coronavirus vaccines has to this point remained somewhat underwhelming. It’s important the state overcome bureaucratic obstacles and manage not only distribution of ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, January 29, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Silence isn’t representation

While American revolutionaries decried taxation without representation, Minnesota revolutionaries today might cry their Republican members of Congress are offering representation without conversation. Republicans Tom Emmer, ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, January 22, 2021 8:50 pm

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