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Ilhan Omar: Somali Americans vow to stand up to Trump attacks

After being accused of endangering one of the city’s US representatives, the president visited Minneapolis. Activists were there to meet himProtesters support Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar, outside an event attended by Donald Trump this week. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty ImagesAs she stood in a crowd of protesters, helping hold a long “Stand with Ilhan” sign outside the trucking company in Burnsville where Donald Trump was about to speak, Habon Abdulle could not help but be swept up i...


Sub-river water tunnel illustrates feats of modern engineering

Minneapolis will employ a boring machine to drill a 5-foot corridor deep beneath the Mississippi River.


Man run over, killed by light-rail train in Minneapolis

The man fell from the platform at the Stadium Village station and into the path of the slow-moving westbound train, officials said.


How a 'dump,' a drug den and a 'weird' house became 3 cool Twin Cities homes

Resourceful homeowners who tackled extensive renovations will open their doors during the Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour.


Noor trial reveals deep fracture between Minneapolis police, county attorney

Experienced attorneys say they have never seen such deep conflict between a law enforcement agency and prosecutor revealed in a Minnesota courtroom.


Burnsville school board picks next superintendent

Theresa Battle, the board's preferred candidate, has served in the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Osseo school districts.
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With O-line still in flux, Vikings have clear need in draft

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will be constructing a new front five yet again this year. Perhaps this will be the spring they can finally plant a couple of seeds for stability. The Vikings have consistently fielded one of the NFL’s best defenses since coach Mike Zimmer took over in 2014. In the two […]
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A guide to the different types of plastic

BPA, PET, HDPE. You’re trying to do the right thing by recycling, following health alerts and shopping wisely, but you’re not fluent in molecular chemistry. So how do you decipher exactly what it all means and how to stay green? We’re here to help with a handy guide on different types of plastic and how they impact the planet and your health. Fast facts about our plastic problem According to Earth Day, here are some stats that give you an idea of the scale of our plastic addiction. • Since ...
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Hernández conecta jonrón, Azulejos vencen a Mellizos

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Randal Grichuk, Justin Smoak y el dominicano Teoscar Hernández despacharon jonrones y los Azulejos de Toronto vencieron el jueves 7-4 a los Mellizos de Minnesota.
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Minneapolis to ban 'warrior' training for police, Mayor Jacob Frey says

Mayor Jacob Frey said Minneapolis will likely be the first city to ban the training, which critics say creates a higher likelihood for an unecessary use-of-force encounter with the public.
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Partner of cop charged in Minneapolis shooting takes stand

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The partner of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape near her home is describing the moments before the shooting. Officer Matthew Harrity is a critical witness in the trial of Mohamed Noor. Noor killed Justine Ruszczyk Damond with […]
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Burnsville school board picks new superintendent

Theresa Battle, the board's preferred candidate, has served in the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Osseo school districts.
Tags: Minneapolis, St Paul, Burnsville, Osseo, Theresa Battle


With 2 more large Twin Cities thrift stores closing, are resale retailers in danger?

Savers closed stores on Lake St. in Minneapolis and in St. Paul's Sun Ray Center.
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Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen’s No. 13 at June 8 game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx will honor Lindsay Whalen by making her jersey the first to be retired by the 20-year-old franchise. The Lynx announced Thursday they’ll hang Whalen’s No. 13 from the Target Center rafters on June 8 against the Los Angeles Sparks. Whalen is now the head coach at her alma mater, […]
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Five Watt expands its coffee empire with another south Minneapolis location

It's the fourth Five Watt Coffee to open in the Twin Cities.
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As police reform looms, sexual assault survivors told their stories to Minneapolis City Council

Minneapolis police presented a comprehensive plan to better handle the cases
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Cruz drives in 2 to help Odorizzi, Twins beat Blue Jays 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz had two hits and two RBIs for Minnesota, helping Jake Odorizzi and the Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 following a 54-minute rain delay Wednesday night. Off to a solid start in his first season with Minnesota, the 38-year-old Cruz had an RBI single in the first inning and […]
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As police reform looms, sexual assault survivors share stories with Minneapolis City Council

Minneapolis police presented a comprehensive plan to better handle the cases
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Broadway vet Betty Buckley shines in Minneapolis for Tony-winning 'Hello, Dolly!' revival

The surprisingly fun Broadway revival stops at the Orpheum.
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'Ma'am, stay with me': Teenage witness takes the stand as jurors see cellphone video of Damond shooting's aftermath

A brief cellphone video shown to the jury showed then-Officer Noor leaning over Justine Ruszczyk Damond as his partner tried to revive her after she was shot by Noor in a Minneapolis alley.
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Martha Stewart’s brand gets a new owner, again. Plus, doubts about the T-Mobile-Sprint merger: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today How much is the Martha Stewart brand worth? Way less than it was just a few years ago, according to the New York Post. The Post reports that Stewart’s homemaking empire is being sold to Marquee Brands for $175 million, plus up to $40 mil...
Tags: Post, Minneapolis, Obama, France, Martha Stewart, Advertising, Unilever, Sprint, Paris, The Times, The New York Times, Anna Faris, Wall Street Journal, Gucci, Justice Department, Christian Dior


College student files lawsuit against the Chinese billionaire founder of JD.com after US prosecutors declined to charge him over rape accusation (JD)

The billionaire founder and CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com was arrested in Minneapolis last August after an accusation of rape. Minnesota authorities released Richard Liu Qiangdong without charge the day after the arrest and declined to press charges in December, citing insufficient evidence. His accuser, 21-year-old Liu Jingyao, revealed her identity for the first time in a civil lawsuit filed against the tech CEO on Tuesday. According to Bloomberg, she claims Liu plied her with a...
Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, China, Office, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Associated Press, Business Insider, Reuters, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Liu, University of Minnesota, Hennepin County, Peter Walsh, Richard Liu


College student files lawsuit against the Chinese billionaire founder of JD.com, after US prosecutors declined to charge him in alleged rape (JD)

The billionaire founder and CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com was arrested in Minneapolis last August after an accusation of rape. Minnesota authorities released Richard Liu Qiangdong without charge the day after the arrest and declined to press charges in December, citing insufficient evidence. His accuser, 21-year-old Liu Jingyao, revealed her identity for the first time in a civil lawsuit filed against the tech CEO on Tuesday. According to Bloomberg, she claims Liu plied her with a...
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Justine Damond shooting: trial raises fears about police protecting their own

Commander turned body camera off when talking to officer Mohamed Noor and others told him not to say a word, court hearsTestimony in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home has shined a light on officers’ actions at the scene and raised questions about whether they were trying to protect one of their own.The incident commander turned her body camera off when talking to Mohamed Noo...
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Man accused of tossing boy off Mall of America balcony ordered held without bond

In his first court appearance since Friday's incident, when he allegedly dropped the boy nearly 40 feet (12 meters), Emmanuel Aranda was charged with attempted premeditated first-degree murder, Hennepin County Attorney's office spokesman Chuck Laszewski said. Prosecutors had asked for bail to be set at $2 million, but Hennepin Country District Court Judge Jeannice Reding reserved her decision on the request, ordering Aranda held in lieu of $2 million bond until a May 14 hearing, Laszewski said....
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Minnesota student sues China's JD.com CEO Liu with allegation of rape

A University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc, filed a civil lawsuit against him in a Minneapolis court on Tuesday, nearly four months after prosecutors declined to press criminal charges.
Tags: Money, Minnesota, Minneapolis, China, businessNews, Liu, JD com Inc, University of Minnesota, Richard Liu


The Latest: Lawyer: Focus on mental health after mall attack

The Latest on the case of a Minneapolis man who is charged with attempted murder for allegedly throwing a child off a balcony at the Mall of America (all times local): 5:30 p.m.
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Woman sues Chinese billionaire Liu for alleged rape

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who said she was raped by JD.com founder Richard Liu filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the billionaire and his company alleging he and other wealthy Chinese executives coerced her to drink during a dinner in the hours before she was attacked. Jingyao Liu, a student at the University of Minnesota, […]
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Minnesota student sues JD.com's CEO Liu, company over rape allegation

A University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc, filed a civil lawsuit against him in a Minneapolis court on Tuesday, nearly four months after prosecutors declined to press criminal charges.
Tags: Money, Minnesota, Minneapolis, China, businessNews, Liu, JD com Inc, University of Minnesota, Richard Liu


Omar raises $830K for re-election despite Trump backlash

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, who’s engaged in an intensifying feud with President Donald Trump, has raised nearly $830,000 in the first quarter for her re-election campaign, according to campaign finance reports filed this week. The Minnesota Democrat — a Somali American and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress — […]
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