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Gladys, the ‘Largest Owl You’ve Ever Seen,’ Is on the Loose in Minnesota

A huge owl named Gladys escaped from the Minnesota Zoo earlier this month, and zoo officials need help tracking her down. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/gladys-the-largest-owl-youve-ever-seen-is-on-the-loos-1847857440…

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COVID-19 outbreak forces 300 Minnesota students to quarantine

Three hundred students in Minnesota have been forced to quarantine after five just days of classes due to a COVID-19 outbreak. Albert Lea Area Schools Superintendent…

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Minnesota wildfire doubles in size, creates its own weather

Officials hope a forecast with possible rain will help shut the door on an busy fire season in Minnesota. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/minnesota-wildfire-doubles-size-creates-its-own-weather-n1277574 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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5-year-old fatally shoots 3-year-old in Minnesota, officials say

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has not disclosed the relationship between the victim and the suspected shooter. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/5-year-old-fatally-shoots-3-year-old-minnesota-officials-n1276828 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Ballot language to replace police department gets Minneapolis council’s OK

The city has been under pressure to overhaul its policing system following George Floyd’s fatal encounter with former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last year….

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Derek Chauvin sentencing thrusts Minnesota Judge Peter Cahill back into spotlight

Judge Peter Cahill, who has served on the bench in Hennepin County for 14 years, could sentence Derek Chauvin to as little as probation or…

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Woman killed when car strikes protesters in Minnesota

A woman was killed and three others were injured on Sunday after a vehicle struck a group of people protesting police brutality in the streets…

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Minneapolis moves to open George Floyd Square to traffic

Minneapolis city officials and crews early Thursday began clearing portions of George Floyd Square as they plan to reopen the intersection to traffic after more…

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Prosecutors want new charge against 3 ex-officers in George Floyd’s death

Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March on charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and manslaughter. Source:…

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Minnesota House votes to legalize marijuana

The Minnesota House voted on Thursday largely along party lines to legalize marijuana. T… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/553525-minnesota-house-votes-to-legalize-marijuana Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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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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