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Birthday Spotlight 5/28This is the Birthday Spotlight for May 28.

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Senior Spotlight 5/28This is the Senior Spotlight for May 28.

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Dodge County fair canceledThe Dodge County commissioners unanimously decided to cancel the fair in an announcement made on their Facebook page last night.

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Showers early today; drier, cooler days are aheadRain, then sunshine today A slow-moving cold front is producing clouds and rain showers in the area this morning, but as that front pushes eastward, skies will begin to clear off and rain showers will move out of the area.

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Dear Abby: Wife can't shake distrust of husband caught in a lieMy husband and I are 58 and getting ready to celebrate our first wedding anniversary.

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Bret Stephens: Michael Flynn and the presumption of guiltOf all the low moments in the 2016 Republican presidential convention — there were many — Michael Flynn's speech ranks high.

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St. Paul-area deli sandwiches perfect for that walk or hikeNow that the weather's getting nice out, spending as much time outdoors — including dining al fresco — is what it's all about.

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Letters: Sweden's social experiment with coronavirus has gone wrongIn "Are lockdowns really worth the havoc? " , columnist Joe Nocera states, "No-lockdown Sweden has had 347 deaths per million," comparing that to "lockdown Belgium," which...

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A child's perspective on face masks with notes from Grandma"I like your face mask, Grandma." Her words nearly broke my heart. But I didn't let on to 4-year-old Isabelle who sat behind me, buckled in her car seat, waiting for Grandpa to exit the convenience store with a gallon of milk.

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The Latest: Tanzania virus data not updated in a monthThe Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people.

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FloHockey Archives: Minnesota State DayFloHockey dug through the archives to find the five best games that Minnesota State played this year.

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Will officials release officer body cam video in George Floyd death?Will officials release officer body camera video before the investigation into the police-involved death of George Floyd is complete?

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3 of Minnesota's 8 regions in "yellow" zone on ICU bed useThree of Minnesota's eight regions — southeast, northeast and the metro area — are in the "yellow" range with around 90 percent of their I-C-U beds in use due to COVID-19 — and Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says they're watching that situation closely.

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Flanagan, Ellison urge substantive change in wake of George Floyd's deathMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is urging real change, in response to George Floyd's death apparently at the hands of Minneapolis police.

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One person shot dead amid riots and protests in MinneapolisThousands of people took part in Wednesday night's protests, with police and citizens facing off across barricades.

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COVID-19 Calls Take Over Concerns at Idaho Suicide Prevention HotlineThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Without Fees Paid by Immigrants, U.S. Immigration Agency Faces LayoffsWithout Fees Paid by Immigrants, U.S. Immigration Agency Faces Layoffs LAS VEGAS - Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has continued to push for greater restrictions on immigration, and now the key processing agency says without an influx of cash, it may need to furlough staff this summer.

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Iowa Families That Lose Health Insurance During Crisis Have OptionsIowa Families That Lose Health Insurance During Crisis Have Options DES MOINES, Iowa - Losing employer-provided health insurance is one of the side effects of the pandemic-driven economic crisis.

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Dry Year, Court Decision Disappoint OR Salmon AdvocatesThe Yurok Tribe and commercial fishing groups tried to convince a federal court that an emergency motion to increase flow in the river was necessary for the fish species....

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Voter Map Initiative Going Forward During Health EmergencyWith people avoiding contact at grocery stores, and big gatherings postponed indefinitely, Gavin Geis, executive director of Common Cause Nebraska, says getting the nearly 121,000 signatures required to make the November ballot hasn't been easy....

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Survey: NC Families Struggling, Yet Don't Support ReopeningSurvey: NC Families Struggling, Yet Don't Support Reopening RALEIGH, N.C. - A survey of more than 1,300 North Carolina families finds more than 60% say they have lost income, or expect to, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Time to Get Those Ballots InThe primary election is just days away so those.

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ND Renters Facing Eviction During Crisis Advised to Take Immediate ActionND Renters Facing Eviction During Crisis Advised to Take Immediate Action MINOT, N.D. - North Dakota's refusal to issue a moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus pandemic has angered several groups.

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Natural Disasters: The Dollars and Cents of Ohio's ReponseNatural Disasters: The Dollars and Cents of Ohio's Reponse COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's a prime time of year for flooding and tornadoes in Ohio, and a new report highlights the ways the state is fiscally prepared to respond when disaster strikes.

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MD Latinos Devastated by COVID-19 to Get AssistanceThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Nationwide Protests Call for Release of Immigrant DetaineesAnti-detention activists are holding online protests across the country Thursday to call for the release of immigrant detainees.

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Federal Oil Royalty Cuts Expected to Impact State BudgetFederal Oil Royalty Cuts Expected to Impact State Budget SHERIDAN, Wyoming - As Wyoming faces a potential $2.8 billion budget deficit fueled by the COVID-19 crisis, lawmakers are bracing for a significant revenue shortfall after the Trump administration announced cuts for oil and gas royalties on public lands.

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Housing Advocates Pushing to Cancel RentHousing Advocates Pushing to Cancel Rent NEW YORK - Housing justice advocates fear that without action from Albany, New Yorkers who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic could be at risk of losing their homes.

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MA Unemployment Benefits Targeted in Massive ScamMA Unemployment Benefits Targeted in Massive Scam BOSTON - Cybersecurity experts estimate that scammers from Nigeria could already have bilked millions of dollars from Massachusetts' state unemployment system using stolen identities.

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Al-Sadoon, et al: Non-public schools need — and deserve — help through the COVID crisis too.For students and teachers across Minnesota, the coronavirus pandemic has brought massive change. With schools closed through the end of the school year, many will miss out on traditions such as prom, senior trips, concerts, and in-person graduation ceremonies.

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Other voices: Passengers, wear masks. Airlines, keep it clean. Then we'll fly againNot many people would choose to ride out the coronavirus pandemic in a crowded tin box.

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Eli Lake: Trump is right to close U.S. skies to Russian spiesPresident Donald Trump is preparing to exit his second arms-control treaty with Russia since taking the oath of office, and the opposition is already in high dudgeon.

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Manure, fertilizers overload parts of Minnesota with nitrogen, mapping project findsGroup tracks where nearly 50 million tons of animal waste goes on Minnesota fields, adding nitrates to wells, rivers and lakes.

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State Patrol: Sharp Increase in Speed Citations on Minnesota RoadsThe Minnesota State Patrol is warning of an alarming increase in speed-related citations since mid-March when COVID-19 restrictions were put in place.

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As heated protests over George Floyd's death continue, Minnesota governor warns of 'extremely dangerous situation'12 minutes 38 seconds ago Thursday, May 28 2020 May 28, 2020 Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:09:08 AM CDT May 28, 2020 in News.

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This one's for you: Which Minnesota sports figures would we meet for a beer?This week's Star Tribune Sports Virtual Happy Hour welcomed 20 new members to our clique: Which Minnesota sports figures - living or dead - would we invite out for a friendly drink?

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Violence on night two of protests in MinneapolisPolice officers standing watch at the precinct, behind barriers, sprayed tear gas and shot non-lethal rounds into the crowd, trying to get it to disperse.

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Minnesota as an NHL hub? 'Perfect fit,' says Wild's GuerinThe NHL named Minneapolis/St. Paul one of 10 candidates to host games if the league relaunches.

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Protests erupt in Twin Cities over death of George FloydAnger and grief erupted in a violent protest outside the Minneapolis police third precinct headquarters, while a more peaceful demonstration took place in Oakdale.

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Thomas Lane: 8 things about Minneapolis cop involved in George Floyd controversyA rookie cop, Thomas Lane had completed his field training just recently. While the world is battling against the new coronavirus , he lost his job as a police officer along with a fellow rookie cop and two veterans.

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Rochester City Council approves mayor's executive order to help businesses reopenAt a special meeting Wednesday, the Rochester City Council voted 6-0 in favor of approving the executive order that Mayor Kim Norton signed on Tuesday, allowing businesses to streamline the process of making outdoor seating in unconventional ways.

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George Floyd had begun a new life in MinneapolisThe man who died in an encounter with Minneapolis police was a former Texas high school football star carving out a living in his adopted state.

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College student wanted in 2 Connecticut slayings is capturedHARTFORD, Conn. — A college student sought by police as a suspect in a crime spree including two slayings in Connecticut has been captured in Maryland, police said Wednesday night.

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Officer, woman shot and killed in Grand Forks incidentGRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks police officer is confirmed to have died when an attempt to serve eviction papers elicited gunfire Wednesday at a south Grand Forks apartment building.

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GOP Convention Reschedued For SaturdayThe first convention was stopped after officials say there was "malicious interference"

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Minnesota man regrets questioning black tenants in buildingMINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota venture capitalist says it was a mistake to question a group of black businessmen about being tenants in a building after the incident went viral on social media, and he lost his office lease.

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Floyd protests boil over again; Walz calls for peaceMINNEAPOLIS — Protests over the death of George Floyd dissolved into looting Wednesday night in south Minneapolis as streams of people pulled goods from Target and other shops near the spot where Floyd had been pinned to the ground Monday by a Minneapolis police officer.

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Owner terminates lease of man seen reporting black tenants for using gymF2 Group managing partner Tom Austin was in the gym of a Minneapolis office complex when a group of black tenants of the same building entered.

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Animal feedlots are a likely threat to drinking water in Minnesota, says reportManure from the state's 80 million farm animals risks overloading its rivers and lakes with nitrogen and phosphorus.

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Governor Signs Order Easing Restriction Starting MondayThe changes in guidelines for bars, restaurants, campgrounds, and youth sports will start Monday.

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Fire breaks out amid looting at Autozone, Lake Street Target to closeRioting has led to looting of numerous businesses near the police station.

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Protesters in Duluth demand arrest of Minneapolis officers after death of George FloydThe crowd briefly blocked traffic on and near London Road, but the action was mostly met with support.

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MIAC adds St. Scholastica for 2021-22 seasonDuluth, MN) - The College of St. Scholastica will join the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 2021.

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Prep sports outlook hazy for the fall, but ADs preparingIt's easier to plan now and pause later, if necessary, than to sprint at the end of summer.

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A fugitive University of Connecticut student wanted in 2 slayings has been captured after a multi-state searchFormer Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89.

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University of Minnesota limiting involvement with Minneapolis Police DepartmentIn a statement Wednesday evening, University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel announced changes in the school's relationship with the Minneapolis Police Department.

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Twin Cities PBS' 'SciGirls' nominated for national Daytime EmmyTwin Cities PBS' fifth season of "SciGirls" has been nominated for a national Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Educational or Informational Series.

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Minnesota Vikings 'Deeply Saddened' by George Floyd's DeathThe Minnesota Vikings released a statement in response to the death of George Floyd, who died on Monday after a Minneapolis police officer used his knee to pin Floyd's neck to the ground while placing the 46-year-old under arrest.

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Rox Have Plan To Keep Fans SafeThe 2020 Season Readiness Plan includes having cashless payments, and changes to the seating capacity to help keep from spreading COVID-19.

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East High School teacher named Goldfine Gold Star TeacherKim Olson teaches health occupations courses as part of the Duluth Public Schools Career and Technical Education program.

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University of Minnesota cuts several ties with Minneapolis police over George Floyd deathU of M President Joan Gabel has announced major changes to its relationship with MPD.

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Video of Minnesota man threatening to call police on black entrepreneurs goes viralFootage surfaced as Minneapolis reels from killing of African American man George Floyd, which created a global outcry.

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Tom Thibodeau on BROADWAY? !Per Shams Charania and Mike Vorkunov of The Athletic, Tom Thibodeau is the leading candidate to become the next head coach of the New York Knicks.

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Places of worship across Minnesota reopenAcross the state of Minnesota, places of worship along with a few other places, were able to reopen their doors while operating at 25% capacity.

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9 Tips for Planning your Trip North during COVID-19As people are starting to venture out of their homes now, I know the big questions is.

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Opinion: After George Floyd's death in Minnesota, still think Colin Kaepernick's knee was the problem?Four officers were fired after George Floyd died in police custody.

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Memorial Day weekend deadliest for Minnesota drivers since 2010While the state's stay at home order resulted in a decrease in the overall number of crashes, the severity of crashes has risen, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

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Supreme Court ruling keeps alive defamation suit against DFL lawmaker LeschThe St. Paul city attorney's lawsuit against Rep. John Lesch will head back to district court.

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Four Minnesota nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks cited for serious infection-control violationsThe state Department of Health found the homes placed their residents in "immediate jeopardy."

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US death toll from coronavirus surges past 100,000 peopleHARTFORD, Conn. — The U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths.

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Protesters and police continue to clash, looting reported at Lake Street TargetThe situation has been worsening, with video showing looting taking place at Target store on Lake Street, with reports that several other nearby businesses have been hit.

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Memorial Day weekend deadliest for Minnesota drivers since 2010While the state's stay at home order resulted in a decrease in the overall number of crashes, the severity of crashes has risen, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

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St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in shops, city-owned buildings as of MondayAs of Monday, visitors to licensed St. Paul businesses and city facilities will be required to don a face mask.

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St. Paul mayor signs face mask orderFace masks will be required beginning June 1st in all city-controlled facilities in Saint Paul and all city-licensed businesses, under an executive order Mayor Melvin Carter issued Wednesday.

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The Minnesota Skin Care GuideMaintain the skin you're in with these year-round tips from local dermatologists and medi-spa professionals.

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Could Minnesota Police Actions Qualify As A Class Action Lawsuit?Disclaimer: I am by no means a legal expert, I am just a writer and his "legal" thoughts: The Minneapolis Minnesota Police Department is in the hot seat, to say the least.

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I can't breathe.Dear Mom, Another black man was murdered. This one in Minnesota. It is the third big story this month about an innocent life being taken, and race being a factor.

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Symptoms Vary Widely For Twin Cities Family Quarantining Due To COVID-19On the day her daughter was to be tested, Nikki Engleman's husband Drew Engleman went from feeling fine to having a fever that would reach almost 104 degrees.

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Minneapolis mayor calls fo police officer to be charged in George Floyd's deathBrendan O'Brien / Reuters.com Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man who later died at a hospital.

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MnDOT to host virtual public meeting on Twin Ports Interchange projectThe Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual meeting for the public to ask questions and get the latest information related to the Twin Ports Interchange project.

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Economic challenges lead to News Tribune, Telegram decreasing print frequencyThe change is a cost-saving measure, needed to alleviate financial challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Essentia and St. Luke's receive more than 12,000 mask donations, need remainsIn the month since Essentia Health and St Luke's announced the "Land of 10,000 Masks" campaign, the two Duluth-based health care systems have received more than 12,000 homemade donated masks.

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Police Fire Irritant As Some Protesters Appear To Break Windows Of MPD 3rd PrecinctProtesters gathered again Wednesday at the south Minneapolis intersection where George Floyd lost consciousness earlier this week with the knee of a city police officer pressing against his neck.

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Does Minnesota Have a Duty to Retreat Law? What Does It Mean?The Minnesota duty to retreat law was raised by a Minneapolis police spokesman in discussing a shooting that reports say may have occurred at a pawn shop.

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'Justice Will Be Served! ': President Trump Calls For Expedited Investigation Into George Floyd's DeathPresident Donald Trump has weighed in on the fatal arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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Walz: 'This was not a mistake' to discharge COVID-19 patients into homesControversial policy has been questioned as Minnesota care settings play host to the vast majority of deaths in the state.

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Post 400 Hoping to Use Team Bond Created and Turn into Success for 2020 SeasonFARGO, N.D. — The baseball tour continues with Fargo Post 400, who like many other teams in the state is getting ready for their upcoming season in the Senior Babe Ruth League for one year to replace an American Legion season that was lost.

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Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdownWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesda...

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George Floyd's Death At Hands Of Police Deals Traumatic Blow To CommunityChristopher Deanes says the messages painted by community members helped them deal with the trauma they experience from seeing images of George Floyd's last moments alive, over and over again.

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Minneapolis Police Chief Urges George Floyd Protesters To Demonstrate SafelyMinneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is warning people protesting the death of 46-year-old George Floyd for the second-straight day that violence will not be tolerated.

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Duluth man charged with first-degree arsonJames Phillip Shelton, 53, is believed to have set a trailer home and camper on fire.

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Grand Forks, N.D., officers shot while serving papers; woman found deadGRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two law enforcement officers and a suspect were shot and a woman was found dead at an apartment in a North Dakota city, police said Wednesday.

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Three more seek Duluth City Council appointmentThree more candidates are vying for an at large seat on the Duluth City Council, with Nina C. Woerheide, Judy Breuer and Hamilton Smith most recently joining a field that now numbers 15.

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Churches reopen in MinnesotaPlaces of worship in Minnesota were allowed to open today at 25% occupancy so long as they follow public health guidelines.

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Topic of refugees raises citizen voices in St. Louis CountyPublic contact with the County Board made a dramatic comeback Tuesday at the St. Louis County Board meeting.

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Minneapolis Police Clean Up, Assess Damage To 3rd Precinct After Violent Night Of George Floyd ProtestsFor the second-straight day, protesters are gathered outside Minneapolis Police Department's 3rd Precinct in protest of the death of George Floyd, 46.

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Living With Alzheimer's: COVID-19 Proves To Add More Challenges For Patients and CaregiversThe COVID-19 pandemic has been especially difficult for patients with Alzheimer's or those struggling with memory loss.

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Four people shot, including two officers, in Grand ForksA woman is dead and two officers and a male are hurt after gunshots rang out at a Grand Forks apartment Wednesday afternoon.

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Minnesota churches open for first time since March 18While any group could open its doors, Catholics had the advantage because they tend to have daily services.

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The daily coronavirus update: 33 more deaths; Walz 'shocked and horrified' by footage of George Floyd arrestThe Minnesota Department of Health also said Wednesday there have been 22,464 total confirmed cases of COVID-19, up 504 from Tuesday, while a total of 216,532 COVID-19 tests have been completed.

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Duluth prepares to cautiously reopen City Hall to public, then CareerForce Center soon afterMasks will be required and restrictions will be put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Law Enforcement Explains Timeline for George Floyd InvestigationAmid the calls for the four officers who are accused of killing George Floyd to be arrested, law enforcement and prosecutors are asking for patience as they lay out the timeline of how their investigation will go.

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St. Paul police chief had all his officers watch the George Floyd videoHe said he challenged them to watch and put themselves in Floyd's shoes.

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Fargo Public Schools' Meal Distribution changing to summer hoursFARGO, N.D.-Fargo Public Schools will continue to provide grab and go meals during the month of June, but on a new schedule.

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'I'm Calling 911 Now': Video Shows Possible Racial Profiling Incident In Uptown Office BuildingA video posted to social media shows a man calling the police on a group of black men working out at a Minneapolis office's private gym.

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University of Minnesota restricts ties with Minneapolis Police after Floyd's deathThe school announced it would be limiting ties with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death of George Floyd.

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Minnesota Gov. Walz provides update on George Floyd's death, COVID-19ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Walz is expected to provide an update at 2 p.m.

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Is Reopening A Restaurant Worth It?Many restaurants are once again reopening for table service, but coronavirus has fundamentally changed the calculus of eating out.

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Miss and Teen Northwest will reign into 2021 due to Miss Minnesota cancellationCatherine and Grace Jaroszewski, Miss Northwest and Miss Northwest's Outstanding Teen 2019, were expecting to give up their titles at the Miss Northwest competition in July.

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Walz won't say whether he thinks Mpls officer should be charged in death of black manGovernor Tim Walz will not say whether he believes the Minneapolis police officer involved in the death of George Floyd should be charged immediately, as Mayor Jacob Frey is calling for.

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Standoff resumes between police and protesters, sponge bullets firedThe Minneapolis 3rd Precinct is the scene once again of angry protests.

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WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum to host COVID-19 press briefingBISMARCK, N.D.-Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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University of Minnesota to 'limit' ties with Minneapolis police after George Floyd's deathTwo days after a black Minnesota man died after being pinned by police, the University of Minnesota announced it will limit its relationship with the Minneapolis Police Department.

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Minnesota Senator Says Masks Don't Stop CoronavirusMinnesota State Senator and Medical Doctor Scott Jensen says that surgical and cotton masks cannot filter COVID-19 from the air.

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Houston Police Chief condemns Minnesota officers' actions in George Floyd's deathHouston Police Chief Art Acevedo condemned the actions of the four Minneapolis police officers who were fired after kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an African-American man who died moments after the encounter with police.

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Revised capital plan adheres to policyA pared-down Minneapolis Public Schools five-year capital plan would ensure that the district stays in compliance with its borrowing policies, officials said at a virtual School Board Finance Committee meeting on May 19.

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Tou Thao: 10 things about Minneapolis cop involved in George Floyd controversyTou Thao is one of the four police officers involved in the controversial death of George Floyd.

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Tou Thao: 13 things about Minneapolis cop involved in George Floyd controversyTou Thao is one of the four police officers involved in the controversial death of George Floyd.

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Rep Omar says loss felt in community over George Floyd's death is shared throughout the nationShe is calling for justice for Floyd's family. Here is more with Representative Omar: The post.

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Minnesota corn farmer concerned as ethanol demand suffersReduced fuel demand and the associated slowdown in ethanol production has damaged a critical market for corn.

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McCormick and Schmick's On Nicollet Mall Is Closing For GoodLocal restaurateurs tell WCCO the seafood company has been trying to exit downtown Minneapolis for some time prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, attempting to get other businesses interested in buying out the lease.

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On Being a Trekkie, a Teacher, a Minnesotan, and an AllyIf you've read any of my posts on this site before, you'd know that it's pretty much exclusively my random thoughts on pop.

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Gov. Tim Walz says George Floyd video made him 'physically ill'That said, he said he does share the guttural reaction to the video as many others, saying: "Watching any of the video of what happened to George Floyd and then watching citizens come out last night, I, too, share that urge of just a primal scream of when you watch humanity erased in front of you."

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MFD Incident Report: Medics Worked On 'Unresponsive, Pulseless' George Floyd After Mpls. ArrestAn incident report by the Minneapolis Fire Department is shedding more light on what occurred in George Floyd's fatal arrest.

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Garrett Bradbury Comfortable with ProgressionThis time last year, Vikings center Garrett Bradbury was meeting new teammates, adjusting to new coaches and learning a new playbook.

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Derek Chauvin: 13 things about Minneapolis cop who knelt on George Floyd's neckDerek Michael Chauvin is one of the four police officers involved in the controversial death of George Floyd.

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How will Minnesota return to sports? Join the conversation at 1 p.m.ThursdayReaders are invited to virtual Star Tribune event with Minnesota sports leaders and members of the Star Tribune sports staff.

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UPDATE: SpaceX launch postponed due to bad weatherBad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt is Saturday.

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The 1812 Overture is the JamWe talk about ways to view the world, the song that put Jenny in a good mood and Dave turns on Steve for saying something stupid.

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University of Minnesota to limit ties with Minneapolis police after George Floyd's deathThe University of Minnesota announced it will "no longer contract the Minneapolis Police Department" for large on-campus events, including football games, following an incident Monday in which a man died in police custody.

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Minneapolis Mayor Frey calls for arrest, charges for officer who knelt on George Floyd's neckFloyd died after he was detained by Minneapolis police and an officer knelt on his neck for several minutes.

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West Fargo Public Schools to allow guests at graduationsOne day after Fargo made changes, West Fargo is now allowing in-person graduation ceremonies. After receiving guidance from Fargo Cass Public Health and other healthcare providers, Sheyenne, West Fargo and Community High School will allow two guests with each graduate.

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Mpls Mayor Frey calls for arrest, charges against officer responsible in George Floyd's deathMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey today called on the Hennepin County Attorney to file charges immediately against the officer involved in the killing of George Floyd.

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Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz gives afternoon press conferenceThe governor will be joined by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington, and they are expected to address the circumstances surrounding George Floyd's death.

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George Floyd's sister calls for murder charges against Minneapolis officersThe sister of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, appeared on national television Wednesday, calling for officials to charge the officers with murder.

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WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to provide update on COVID-19 PandemicST. PAUL, Minn.-Gov. Walz is providing an update on Minnesota's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Osterholm reiterates that COVID-19 going dormant this summer could be bad signalThe infectious disease specialist has said this a few times now.

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Minneapolis Releases Identities Of 4 Officers Involved In George Floyd's Fatal ArrestThe City of Minneapolis has released the names of the four officers involved in the arrest attempt that took the life of 46-year-old George Floyd Monday night.

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Duluth establishes African Heritage Commission at timely momentJanet Kennedy, Duluth's first black city councilor, stressed the continued need for community members to address inequities.

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CSB Picks Interim PresidentShe returns to the College of Saint Benedict community, having served as the Dean of Students at the college from 1992 to 1996.

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Minneapolis police identify 4 officers fired after George Floyd deathFloyd was arrested Monday evening at the intersection of 38th St. and Chicago Ave., and while he was unarmed and handcuffed he was held down by police, with Chauvin pressing his knee against Floyd's neck as Floyd repeatedly said he was struggling to breathe.

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LIVE: Gov. Walz provides update on Minnesota's response to COVID-19 at 2 pmST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz will participate in the daily media briefing call to provide an update on Minnesota's response to COVID-19 at 2 p.m.

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Arboretum UpdateSo much has changed in such a short time at the MN Landscape Arboretum in Chaska!

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George Floyd could not breathe. We must fight police violence until our last breathThe Minnesota police department that killed George Floyd has been violent and racist since its inception.

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33 more COVID-19 deaths recorded in MinnesotaOutbreak worsens in Todd County, which has seen cases increase five-fold over 10 days.

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Our View: Don't let COVID-19 divide us, tooGreat, just what we needed, something new to divide us, to pit us against each other, to expose differences that can be exploited as distasteful or suspicious.

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LIVE: Gov. Walz provides update on Minnesota's response to COVID-19 at 2 pmST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz will participate in the daily media briefing call to provide an update on Minnesota's response to COVID-19 at 2 p.m.

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Minneapolis mayor: 'Why is the man who killed George Floyd not in jail? 'Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is calling on the Hennepin County Attorney's Office to file charges against the police officer who held his knee on George Floyd's neck as Floyd repeatedly said he couldn't breathe.

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UMN Professor Falsely Accused Of Rape Awarded $1.2m DamagesA law professor from the University of Minnesota received his state's largest ever award resulting from a defamation lawsuit.

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Mayor Jacob Frey Calls For Hennepin Co. Attorney To Charge Arresting Officer In George Floyd's DeathMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has called on Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to press charges against the arresting officer for George Floyd's Monday night death.

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Protests in Minnesota over death of George FloydProtests began after the death of an unarmed black man who was arrested and pinned down by his neck.

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District 742 Transitions Summer Feeding Program CompanyStudents in District 742 will still be able to get meals through their schools this summer.

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Justice for George Floyd: Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng fired by Minneapolis PDGeorge Floyd was killed shortly after his arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. He was 46.

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Man Seriously Hurt After Fall From Parking RampFirst responders were called to the Paramount Ramp in St. Cloud on Wednesday morning.

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Watch Live: Mayor Jacob Frey addresses George Floyd caseIt comes after a night of violent clashes between police and protesters.

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Resaturants to Get Creative With Outdoor Dining SpaceThe idea of using public spaces such as parking lots, ramps, sidewalks, and streets as dining areas came about from Stillwater, who made their plans public even before the governor announced that in-person dining would resume, but only outside.

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COVID-19 scams on the risePlus: The Washington Post on Mike Lindell's possible political future; a British writer visits the Northwest Angle; George Floyd's boss remembers a 'calm, nice guy'; Nice Ride rolls out ebike fleet In Minneapolis; and more.

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Another long-term care facility in Duluth added to list of outbreaks; 1 new COVID-19 case in St. Louis CountyOne more person has tested positive for COVID-19 in St. Louis County, bringing the number of cases confirmed through lab-based testing to 115 on Wednesday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Nearly half of Americans delayed medical care due to pandemicMedical groups have noted a sharp drop-off in emergency patients across the country. Some, including the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association, have publicly urged people concerned about their health to seek care.

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Fargo pools to open June 6 with Smart Restart guidelines in placeFARGO, N.D.-The Fargo Park District will begin opening recreational pools on Saturday, June 6 with ND Smart Restart guidelines in place.

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'Shocked And Horrified': Gov. Walz Calls For Thorough Investigation Of George Floyd's Fatal ArrestMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz is expected to make a public statement on George Floyd's death Wednesday afternoon.

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Tips on dining out at Minnesota restaurants in a time of limited re-openingLooking to dine-out next week when restrictions on restaurants are eased? Bring a mask and credit card.

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Tips on dining out at Minnesota restaurants in a time of limited reopeningLooking to dine-out next week when restrictions on restaurants are eased? Bring a mask and credit card.

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Derek Chauvin: What we know about the officer at center of George Floyd's deathThe office of lawyer Tom Kelly confirmed it is representing Chauvin, who has been identified as the officer who had his knee placed on the next of Floyd, who was later confirmed dead at Hennepin County Medical Center.

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Lunchbreak: CBS Sports Ranks Vikings Offensive Trio in 2nd TierKey players such as quarterback Kirk Cousins, running back Dalvin Cook, wide receiver Adam Thielen and tight end Kyle Rudolph will return, while Gary Kubiak is now the Vikings offensive coordinator after serving in a crucial advisory role in 2019.

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LA Chargers: The best trade in team history with the Minnesota VikingsThe LA Chargers received an all-time great from the Minnesota Vikings. Come to Bolt Beat for all your Chargers news, rumors and more!

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Here's the case for St. Paul as an NHL 'hub city'The NHL is choosing hub cities to host two 12-team postseason tournaments when the season resumes this summer.

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Rick Lubbers column: The News Tribune will soon print newspapers twice a week and move to all-mail deliveryChanges are effective July 8, and we will continue reporting on the news seven days a week.

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State Ties Single Day COVID-19 Related Death CountThe state recorded an additional 33 coronavirus related deaths Wednesday.

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NASA chief 'all in' for Tom Cruise to film on space stationCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is rolling out the International Space Station's red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in orbit.

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Tiger Build Moving To Lot Next WeekOfficials were able to finish the home event after school was closed for the year.

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Minnesota has an executive order that stops evictions. Here's how it works.Tenants, landlords and homeowners alike have reached out to the Star Tribune with questions about how the eviction moratorium works and what rights people have amid the pandemic.

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CSB/SJU Announces Fall 2020 PlansThe institutions sent an email to students and parents outlining the school's plans for a safe return to campus.

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Family of George Floyd Speaking OutHis attorney, siblings and cousin all remembering Floyd as a gentle giant.

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St. Louis County delays refugee resettlement voteBefore the vote, more than 90 people gave input via email or phone. Only one refugee has been placed in the county since 2011.

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North Dakota reports sharp decrease in new COVID-19 cases on WednesdayCASS COUNTY, N.D.-The North Dakota Department of Health reports 17 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on Wednesday.

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Todd McShay lists this Minnesota receiver as a top prospect for 2021 draftESPN's Todd McShay says this Minnesota Golden Gopher receiver could be a first-round pick in next year's NFL draft.

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Coronavirus Wednesday update: 33 more MN deaths and 504 new casesMinnesota matched its daily record for COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday with 33 fatalities as the state Department of Health reported another 504 infections.

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Coronavirus Wednesday update: Minnesota reaches 932 fatalities as national death toll tops 100,000Minnesota's COVID-19 deaths reached 932 Wednesday as the national fatality count surpassed 100,000. The number of Minnesota fatalities reported Wednesday tied the state's previous daily...

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Minneapolis police fire teargas at protesters after death of George FloydPolice have clashed with protesters on the streets of Minneapolis amid outrage over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody.

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LIVE: Long-Term Care Center Task ForceNorth Dakota task force leaders are looking for your help crafting a strategy to help families get back together with their loved ones in long-term care facilities across the state.

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Coronavirus: 33 more deaths in Minnesota, hospitalizations and ICU use risingThe latest report, which represents all data submitted through 4 p.m. Tuesday, shows 598 people hospitalized with COVID-19, and 260 patients currently in ICU - another daily high.

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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nearing 600 COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized As Death Toll Breaches 900Minnesota recorded another 33 COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday, bringing the state's death toll to 932 since the start of the outbreak.

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Deadliest Memorial Day weekend Since 2010 On Minnesota roadsST. PAUL, MN - The Memorial Day holiday weekend was the deadliest in ten years on Minnesota roads.

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Beyond unemployment: How COVID-19 is affecting assistance programs throughout MinnesotaIn the wake of coronavirus, government officials and nonprofit organizations in Minnesota have seen seen a significant increase in people needing help paying for food, housing and other daily costs.

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Malkin: Cashing In on Contact TracingLook out. An "army of contact tracers" is about to be unleashed on America. Corporations, political lobbyists and government bureaucracies all win.

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Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks himWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

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In Response: Veterans for Peace demeans our fallen military heroesThe "Local View" commentary Monday, headlined, "This year, we should honor heroes outside of militarism" seemed intended to honor "essential" workers serving in hard-working, low-wage, dangerous, and thankless jobs.

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"I Can't Breathe"We are living in a different time where the color of your skin is a crime!

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'This….Is Why': LeBron James, Colin Kaepernick, Other Sports Stars Voice Outrage Over George Floyd's DeathAthletes from across the world of sports spoke out Tuesday night following the death of George Floyd.

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St. Cloud Diocese In Minnesota To Pay Abuse Victims $22.5MTerms of the agreement were announced Tuesday. Some 70 victims say they were abused by 41 priests in cases that date back to the 1950s.

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'George Floyd's Life Mattered': Joe Biden Says Officers Must Be Held 'Fully Accountable' In Floyd's DeathFormer vice president and presumptive Democract nominee for president Joe Biden is calling for a thorough FBI investigation of George Floyd's death in south Minneapolis.

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Vadnais Heights City Council member resigns after surfacing of offensive posts on his Facebook pageA Vadnais Heights City Council member resigned his seat this week after bigoted posts surfaced on one of his social media accounts.

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Kaufman: "Worst of the Times"Let's start with a provocative statement: the New York Times is not the worst newspaper in America.

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Milwaukee man, 22, facing charges in killing of Bloomington womanA 26-year-old woman died after being found near I-494 and Nicollet Ave.

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Sheriff: 2 Teens Injured In Pierce Co. ATV CrashAuthorities in Pierce County say two teens were injured in an ATV crash over the weekend.

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WATCH LIVE: Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force to hold briefing at 11 a.m.On Wednesday. Task force members will provide updates on the work conducted to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Quarantine Break Reads: 5/27/20Long Reads Lavish Parties, Greedy Pols and Panic Rooms: How the ‘Apple of Pot' Collapsed.

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3 with Minnesota ties are finalists for CCHA commissioner jobWhen play begins in the new Central Collegiate Hockey Association in the fall of 2021, the conference will have two teams and a commissioner from Minnesota.

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Astronomy UpdateVisibility for our closest planets will be great this week. Just before sunrise and just after sunset are the easiest time to spot those planets.

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Man who led 'Save Lake Calhoun' effort at center of racial profiling allegationHe threatened to call 911 on a group of black tenants in an office building gym.

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George Floyd killing: sister says police officers should be charged with murderFloyd was killed by police in incident captured on video, where an officer knelt on his neck for nine minutes as he lay on the ground.

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Fargo Police warn college students of phishing scamsFARGO, N.D.-Scams targeting college students are making the rounds. Fargo Police say students should be on the lookout for emails claiming to be from their University's "Financial Department." The emails encourage students to click a link to receive a message regarding the COVID-19 stimulus checks.

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Swift firings for Minneapolis officers in death of black manMINNEAPOLIS — To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, was horrifying.

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Catholic diocese in Minnesota to pay sexual abuse victims $22.5mDiocese is filing for bankruptcy as part of settlement, after 70 people say they were abused by 41 priests in cases dating to 1950s.

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Photos: Aftermath of the Minneapolis protest for George FloydPeople to rallied at Chicago and 38th Tuesday, where they demanded justice for Floyd. As the protest moved toward the 3rd Precinct, the scene quickly turned chaotic and some violence ensued.

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George Floyd: Protester describes chaotic scene in MinneapolisAndy Swenson, who was at the protest around the 3rd Police Precinct in south Minneapolis Tuesday evening, told BMTN "The violence started very, very slow at first, but it increased exponentially in a matter of minutes."

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Trump combines lies and reckless cruelty in his war against Joe ScarboroughPersonally, I would say it's OK for Trump to dislike a talk show host who criticizes him a lot.

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KARE 11 reporter Lou Raguse harassed again while covering protestIt's the second time in a week that Raguse has been targeted.

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Retooling to meet COVID-era limitations, Fidgety Fairy Tales releases 'Chicken Little' on videoIt didn't take long for Jenson and Hart, the creative masterminds behind Fidgety Fairy Tales, a traveling children's acting troupe sponsored by the Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health that performs well-loved stories with a mental health twist, to realize that the little chicken's story was perfectly suited for today's reality.

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Social Distancing: A Big Birthday GestureThere are some silver linings to this pandemic. It's a lot harder to get together in person for things like birthdays, but that means we're getting to see fun displays that let everyone around know there's a reason to celebrate.

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St. Cloud Area School District Paying Tribute To Class of 2020The school district says they will be paying tribute to graduating seniors with a digital slideshow on billboards around town.

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'We're hunted': LeBron James among athletes expressing anger at George Floyd's deathAthletes including LeBron James, Lewis Hamilton and Colin Kaepernick have expressed their anger and grief over the death of George Floyd, the African American man who died after being pinned to the ground by police on Monday.

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SpaceX on cusp of launching astronauts, back on home turfCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — SpaceX was on the cusp of launching NASA astronauts into orbit Wednesday, a first for a private company and a giant leap forward for the booming business of spa...

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Snapshot: 'Forbidden Love'Erika Butler submitted this photo she calls "Forbidden Love." She said: It pictures two star-crossed lovers who caught their first glimpse of each other since March 21.

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To restore our national reputation, we must return to our core valuesThe next American president should speak the truth, to Americans and to the rest of the world.

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Yoga may help ease depression in people with mental disorders, study findsYoga should be considered along with more conventional forms of exercise as part of the standard care for depression, the study's authors conclude.

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Nice Ride Rolls Out Ebikes Fleet In Minneapolis, Extends Program For Essential WorkersNice Ride has rolled out ebikes with pedal-assist technology in Minneapolis.

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George Floyd's death adds to community distrust of Minneapolis policeBernard Miles has lived in the Powderhorn neighborhood for 30 years and at age 50 said he still fears harassment and aggression from the Police Department.

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Music in the Parks going virtual through June; 'Glensheen' postponedTheater Mu's "24 Hour Playfest"; Mia presents Susan Lanzoni: "Empathy: A History" online; and more.

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'Truly scurrilous behavior' by scammers increases as pandemic continuesAn upending of social norms helps set the stage for a growing roster of unsavory pitches.

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Thoughts on George Floyd, 24 hours laterIt's been 24 hours since I first watched the video of the events that lead to the death of George Floyd in southeast Minneapolis.

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2 Killed In Crash Near Cambridge Identified As Abigail And Amy GrabowAuthorities have identified the two people killed earlier this week when a Jeep went off road and collided with a tree in central Minnesota.

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Health Dept. Admits That Walz Order Stopped "Really Important Surgeries"The head of the MDH admitted that Governor Walz's coronavirus related shutdowns prevented "really important surgeries" from occurring.

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Victims of fatal Isanti County crash ID'd as woman, teenagerA 12-year-old girl from Grant suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, while a 14-year-old passenger wasn't injured and the 44-year-old man suffered minor injuries and was not hospitalized.

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More videos emerge of Minneapolis police arresting George FloydThe footage appears to show Floyd fall to his knees just outside the squad car, but doesn't show the moment that officers pinned him - with the official Minneapolis Police Department statement saying he "physically resisted officers."

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Arrest Made After Stand-off in Fargo OvernightA fire and a several hour stand-off between Fargo police and a man holed up in his third floor apartment at 1618 East Gateway Circle early Wednesday led to his arrest.

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Ex-NBA player Stephen Jackson heartbroken over death of his 'Twin,' George FloydStephen Jackson posted numerous times to Instagram honoring his friend.

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Twin Cities Mayors Don't Want to Let Churches Reopen, Archbishop Hits Back"Mayor, every day during this pandemic, Catholic Charities has gathered hundreds of people in your city to safely feed them."

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Our opinion: Be mindful of severe weatherOver the end of of last week and the beginning of this week, southeastern Minnesota was under a near constant chance of rain with small breaks including partly sunny skies, while Monday and Tuesday brought with them good chances for more severe weather.

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Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'WASHINGTON — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to ‘go big,' as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit ‘pause,' as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.

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Pending notice: Doris A. Lincoln, 100Doris A. Lincoln, 100, Austin, Minn., died Tuesday, May 26, in Austin. Arrangements by Clasen-Jordan Mortuary.

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Photos: Celebrating year 103Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

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Sandvik: 'Ambulance will come for those showing COVID-19 symptoms'Mower County Sheriff Steve Sandvik is urging those calling for an ambulance to report if they have COVID-19 symptoms after some have not done so for fear of the ambulance refusing to respond.

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Batt: Is it COVID-19 or are we in the Twilight ZoneEchoes from the Loafers' Club Zoom Meeting I got everything done on my list of things to do today.

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Funeral notice: Marcene M. Pell, 95Pell, 95, Austin, Minn., died Sunday, May 24, in Austin. A private memorial and graveside service will be Friday, May 29.

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Donna M. Wilken, 94Donna M. Wilken, 94, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at Comforcare Good Samaritan Center in Austin.

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Photos: Lyle Legion holds services at 6 sitesCongress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

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Hormel executive retires after 34 years with the company, 2 others promoted from withinHormel Foods Corporation announced the upcoming retirement of Larry Vorpahl, group vice president and president of Hormel Foods International Corporation.

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Addiction and coronavirus testing: A Minnesota clinic races from one epidemic to anotherMinnesota's first recorded COVID-19 case appeared on March 1, and its spread soon forced clinics like theirs to make an abrupt pivot into virtual healthcare.

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Minnesota reports 510 more coronavirus cases, 33 more deathsMinnesota reported 510 newly confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday and 33 new deaths. The new statistics from the Minnesota Department of Health raised the state's confirmed COVID-19 death toll to 932 and its confirmed total of positive cases to 22,464.

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Coronavirus Updates: Latest COVID-19 Headlines From May 27, 2020Health officials in Minnesota are keeping a close eye on the state's number of available intensive care beds, as they are filling up with COVID-19 patients and those recovering from elective surgeries.

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Former NBA Star Stephen Jackson Remembers His "Twin" George FloydWhile the pair are reportedly not blood brothers, they were connected via their deep Texas roots.

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Demonstrators Hold Funeral Procession For Local Restaurants In MNCopper Trail Brewing Company in Alexandria shared video on Facebook of what they call the Restaurant Rally to Reopen.

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Police use tear gas to quell protests over George Floyd killingPlus: Biden to be keynote speaker at DFL state convention; Vadnais Heights City Council member abruptly resigns over inflammatory social media posts; Wilder Foundation eliminates 52 jobs and nine programs; and more.

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Minnesota places of worship set to reopen with restrictions WednesdayGov. Tim Walz signed an executive order on Saturday that let churches, synagogues, mosques and temples to open their doors to worshippers this week.

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Arthur Allen: While we rush toward a coronavirus vaccine, here's what science tell usIf there is a silver lining to the flawed U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is this: The relatively high number of new cases being diagnosed daily — upward of 20,000 — will make it easi...

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Dear Abby: Man's serious health issues dominate 40-year marriageI married my husband 40 years ago. A few years later, he was diagnosed with diabetes.

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The Latest: Spain begins 10 days of mourning virus victimsThe Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people.

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Care centers, food plants, drive Minnesota's test positivityState health officials say Minneapolis ranks among the top metro areas as measured by the percentage of positive coronavirus tests because the state has prioritized residents of long-term care facilities and food processing plant workers for testing.

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