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Democracy close-up: It’s better than you may think

The process doesn’t always work perfectly. There are voting irregularities and machine malfunctions. Big money dramatically shifts the playing field. But imagine what it’s like with no voice, limited civil liberties, and no free press.

Resiliency and preparedness are key to facing climate change

Climate Week is an occasion for Minnesotans to recognize the potential effects of a changing climate on many aspects of their day-to-day lives — and to let policy makers know of their expectations.