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Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
Sanders wows delegates on first night of DNC convention
Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
July 19, 2016
Commentary: Special privileges for a special job
SAN DIEGO—Dallas Police Chief David Brown spoke volumes when he said recently that Americans expect police officers to do too much, provide...
July 19, 2016 - 1:00am
July 11, 2016
Commentary: America's dual-track system of justice
SAN DIEGO—One of Donald Trump's favorite words is "rigged." From trade deals to the GOP nominating process, everything is rigged. And the presumptive Republican presidential nominee got the chance to use the "r-word" liberally last week when FBI Director James Comey put on...
July 11, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Commentary: School rejection does not make you a victim
SAN DIEGO—Long before the phrase "white privilege" crept into the national lexicon, my parents raised me to believe that—as a Mexican-American—I...
July 6, 2016 - 1:00am
July 2, 2016
Commentary: Obama's legacy on immigration
Obama's shameless legacy on immigration By RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR. SAN DIEGO—With just six and a half months left in office, it's time to think about what President Obama's legacy will look like on one of his most difficult subjects: immigration. What will history say about Obama's...
July 2, 2016 - 6:10pm
April 29, 2016
Commentary: California looms large for GOP
In this presidential election, California could count for a lot. And that’s an idea that many residents of the Golden State are going to need...
April 29, 2016 - 12:10am
April 23, 2016
Commentary: Latinos voters choking at ballot
In recent weeks, I’ve been speaking on college campuses about how immigration, Latino voters and the presidential election all fit together....
April 23, 2016 - 1:03am
April 8, 2016
Commentary: Putting our children first
It’s that time of year when anxious high school seniors assess their worth by checking their email. The nation’s colleges and universities...
April 8, 2016 - 12:05am
March 21, 2016
The liberation of Marco Rubio
Congratulations, Marco Rubio. You’re free. For one thing, now that your presidential bid has ended, and you’ve already said you’re not...
March 21, 2016 - 11:27am
March 16, 2016
Commentary: The media infatuation with Donald
Love is in the air, thanks to the major infatuation of the 2016 Election: “The Media (heart) Donald Trump.” It’s an abusive relationship....
March 16, 2016 - 1:00am
March 10, 2016
Commentary: How Latinos will vote
Now that Latinos have begun to have their say in the primaries, here are 15 things that Americans ought to keep in mind about this important...
March 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
Commentary: A foul response to Mr. Trump
Did you hear what Vicente Fox thinks of the wall that Donald Trump wants to build on the U.S.-Mexico border? We could print his comments in their...
March 4, 2016 - 1:00am
September 15, 2015
Commentary: The Obama-Clinton feud lives on
Many Americans don’t understand what Hillary Clinton’s email scandal is really about. Oddly enough, this includes Clinton herself. The Democratic front-runner continues to blame the brouhaha on partisan attacks by Republicans, and on a busybody media that is out of step with...
September 15, 2015 - 12:02am
May 19, 2015
Commentary: Twisted talk from Walker
SAN DIEGO — Wisconsin is known for its cheese. But, when talking about immigration, Gov. Scott Walker is becoming famous for his whine. In recent weeks, Walker has flip-flopped, gotten facts wrong, and pandered to extremists. During a recent trip to Iowa, the likely 2016 Republican...
May 19, 2015 - 1:00am
May 18, 2015
Commentary: The Halperin-Cruz teaching moment
SAN DIEGO—Latinos, especially immigrants, are well-known for doing other people's chores for them—cutting their lawns, cleaning their homes, cooking their food. So it was refreshing to see Mark Halperin step forward recently to do a couple of things for us. First,...
May 18, 2015 - 12:43am
May 9, 2015
Commentary: On fight night, an insult packs a punch
SAN DIEGO—The people who put together the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao had a special Cinco de Mayo gift for Latino boxing fans: a finger in their eye. I can't believe the organizers and promoters—which included Top Rank Inc., Mayweather...
May 9, 2015 - 7:55am