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Supreme Court declines to review rulings that blocked efforts to end Planned Parenthood funding
Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home, overseas
Trump administration halts study that was using fetal tissue to find 'cure for HIV'
Two nuns stole $500,000 for trips to Las Vegas. But the church doesn't want them prosecuted.
Trump: Payments to silence women were a 'simple private transaction,' not illegal campaign contributions
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Minnesota apparel firm puts shoplifters to work
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: Thompson, N.D., high school student takes advantage of loan program
GFX Graphics opens in West Duluth
Bankruptcies for Nov. 28 through Dec. 6
Property Transactions for Dec. 10, 2018
Place a Business Announcement
Bears shut down Rams, close in on NFC North title
College track and field: UMD excels in opener
NFL: Rodgers on target in Packers' win
Curling: Shuster repeats win over Sweden
From newbies to professionals, photographers find support at Duluth Superior Camera Club
Readings & Writers
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Theater review: ‘Dear Elizabeth’ a captivating story of love, loss and poetry
Dance review: 'The Nutcracker' offers a full dance card of holiday spirit
Swayze Rebecca Gilbert
Robert John Urbick
Kenneth Clayton Lindemood
Gene H. Kniep
Harriet M. Allen
Toni J. Almstedt
Reader's View: Reauthorizing conservation fund a no-brainer
Cartoonist's View: Canary in a coal mine
Reader's View: Deniers didn’t listen to Noah, either
National View: Can carbon tax curb climate change? No: US already leads in reducing emissions; new tax would hurt
National View: Can carbon tax curb climate change? Yes: Conservatives are on board; energy producers can follow
Houston Column: Walleyes, pike, bass hitting in shallow waters on shallow lakes
Photos: All things ice fishing
Outdoors Holiday Gift Guide
Weber column: Shrews make trails in the new snow
New supervisor at Mendota’s Sibley House connects people to the past through stories
November 5, 2018
Hermantown under-21 tobacco sales ban approved
In a 5-0 vote, the Hermantown City Council voted on Monday to ban tobacco sales — including vaping devices — to those under 21 within city...
November 5, 2018 - 9:48pm
September 14, 2018
Raising the bar
Duluth and Hermantown soon may be asked to snuff out sales of tobacco and e-cigarettes to anyone under 21 years of age. "We are starting that...
September 14, 2018 - 6:51pm
September 12, 2018
As more Minnesota kids vape and smoke, health department issues advisory on dangers
ST. PAUL—Tobacco use among Minnesota high school students increased for the first time in 17 years and state health officials attribute...
September 12, 2018 - 10:54am
August 16, 2018
Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says
Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke is linked to lung disease decades later, according to a study published Thursday, August 16, by the American...
August 16, 2018 - 10:16am
July 15, 2018
Reader's View: Help VA, ban smoking in Armed Forces
Some time ago at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, a nurse said to me, "Why do we try to help people who won't quit smoking? We can't help them." If President Donald Trump wants to make this country great, he could put a stop to smoking in the Armed Forces. There would be fewer...
July 15, 2018 - 3:34pm
June 20, 2018
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
This month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the results of its 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance study, a biennial survey that seeks to quantify the scope and magnitude of teen misbehavior.
June 20, 2018 - 2:17pm
June 4, 2018
Our View: Minnesota's cities continue to lead in snuffing smoking
With elected state leaders still mostly just blowing smoke, Minnesota's cities continue to take steps to improve health, clear the air, and prevent...
June 4, 2018 - 5:33pm
April 24, 2018
Reader's View: There's no safe way to use nicotine
I was saddened by the picture and the article on the front page of the April 18 News Tribune about a new machine, a nicotine inhaler or whatever it's called. Was the article — headlined, "Are Juuls in your school? Area educators saying they aren't seeing the popular vaping devices"...
April 24, 2018 - 6:38pm
March 15, 2018
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the first concrete action to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to make them much less...
March 15, 2018 - 11:46am
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
ST. PAUL—A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes. Why would we...
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
February 6, 2018
Reader's View: Does Duluth value health, fairness?
The city of Duluth, which has embraced a vision that includes health and fairness, has an opportunity to make a policy decision that will uphold those values. The flavored-tobacco ordinance ("Plan restricts where flavored tobacco products can be sold," Jan. 14) is one that will protect...
February 6, 2018 - 7:06pm
January 20, 2018
Local view: Restricting sales only hurts convenience stores
As we move into a new year, the Duluth City Council already is working hard to solve problems facing our city, like failing infrastructure, the...
January 20, 2018 - 7:17pm
January 4, 2018
Cancer deaths fall to lowest rate in decades as smoking declines
Fewer Americans are getting cancer, and more of those who do are surviving the disease, according to a new study. In 2015, the most recent year...
January 4, 2018 - 9:40am
December 2, 2017
Public housing complexes to go smoke-free
ST. PAUL — Tanya Shafer smokes, but prefers to take it outside. Shafer, who lives at Colleen Loney Manor, a public-housing apartment complex in West St. Paul, said she often smells secondhand cigarette smoke coming from other units. "I don't like it," she said, shortly after...
December 2, 2017 - 8:25pm
February 19, 2014
Study: Smoke-free park policies slow to catch on
SD 1 of 7 states with no rules for city outdoor areas.
February 19, 2014 - 4:36pm