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Prosecutors seek more severe sentence for Chauvin than in state guidelines

Prosecutors are seeking a more severe sentence for Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis Police officer convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in the death of…

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Minnesota AG says Floyd bears no responsibility for his death

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said on Sunday that George Floyd bears no responsibility for his death…. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/550209-minnesota-ag-says-floyd-bears-no-responsibility-for-death Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Merrick Garland says Chauvin’s guilty verdict not enough – Minneapolis Police Dept now being investigated

On the day that Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd in May 2020, the Minneapolis Police Department put out a press release that painted quite a…

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US awaits verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial over George Floyd’s death | First Thing

Closing statements were made in the murder trial of the former police officer yesterday. Plus, former vice-president Walter Mondale has died Good morning. Jurors in…

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Chauvin cases goes to jury as nation braces for verdict

The city of Minneapolis and the nation at large began a tense waiting game Monday after closing arguments were heard in the trial of former…

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McCarthy accuses Waters of ‘inciting violence in Minneapolis’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is accusing Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) of “inciting violence” with comments in a Minneapolis suburb over the weekend and pressuring…

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A heavily fortified Minneapolis awaits verdict in Chauvin trial

MINNEAPOLIS — Attorneys in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd are set to make their closing arguments Monday,…

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Judge orders Minnesota officers not to arrest, use force against journalists

A federal judge in Minnesota granted a temporary restraining order that says law enforcement officers cannot arrest or use physical force against journalists covering the…

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Officer Kim Potter to be charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s death

Kim Potter, the former police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright outside Minneapolis on Sunday, was arrested and charged by Washington County Pete Orput with…

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Minnesota officer meant to grab Taser before shooting Black man during traffic stop, police say

Daunte Wright, 20, was killed during a traffic stop, sparking tense protests near Minneapolis. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/minnesota-police-chief-says-he-believes-officer-meant-grab-taser-n1263817 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Minneapolis braces for opening arguments in Derek Chauvin’s trial

Prosecutors due to set out their case in heavily fortified building for trial of ex-officer charged with murdering George Floyd The city of Minneapolis and…

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Minnesota court rules rape charge doesn’t apply if the victim got willingly drunk

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a man who had sex with a woman while she was passed out on his couch cannot…

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Judge refuses to delay, move trial of ex-cop in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS — A judge on Friday denied a defense request to delay or move the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George…

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George Floyd’s family awarded $27m in settlement

The family of George Floyd, the unarmed black man killed last year by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, has settled a wrongful death claim with…

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Minneapolis to pay George Floyd’s family $27m in police custody death lawsuit

City agrees to settle lawsuit with family weeks before trial begins for Derek Chauvin, former police officer charged with murder The city of Minneapolis has…

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Transgender athletes could face criminal charges under proposed Minnesota bill

A state lawmaker in Minnesota has introduced a bill that would result in criminal charges for transgender athletes. State Rep. Eric Lucero (R) introduc… Source:…

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Minnesota returns land to Lower Sioux Indian Community after decades-long battle

The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) officially returned 114 acres of land to the Lower Sioux Indian Community, four years after the transfer was approved by…

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Prominent Republican couple joins conservative Facebook group discussing possibility of civil war

DETROIT – Michigan state Rep. Matt Maddock, R-Milford, and his wife, Meshawn Maddock, who is poised to become the next co-chair of the Michigan Republican…

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Wolves preying on beavers in Minnesota reshape wetlands

When a lone beaver dies, its dam soon collapses Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/wolves-preying-on-beavers-in-minnesota-reshape-wetlands-minnesota-beavers-wolves-wetlands-wolf-b1722702.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Trump campaign events linked to new coronavirus cases in Minnesota

<p>State officials connect Trump campaign events to new coronavirus cases, as new one-high day recorded on Saturday</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/trump-rally-minnesota-coronavirus-cases-b1035219.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Federal judge upholds Minnesota’s extended ballot counting

A federal judge has upheld a state court agreement that extends the deadline for counting absentee ballots in Minnesota by seven days Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/federal-judge-upholds-minnesotas-extended-ballot-counting-minnesota-republicans-deadline-judge-absentee-ballots-b989262.html Droolin’…

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Weed candidates upend bid for state Senate control in Minnesota

The outcome of Minnesota’s elections could be influenced by a new and unlikely phenomenon: third-party candidates running as champions of marijuana legalization. A pair of…

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