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EXPLAINER: What Will Jurors Hear About Daunte Wright?

Jurors at the manslaughter trial for the former suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she mistakenly drew her handgun when she fatally shot Daunte Wright will hear testimony about the kind of person he was – within limits.
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Prosecutor: Potter 'Failed' Wright; Defense Calls It Mistake

Jurors at the trial of the former suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed Black motorist Daunte Wright are hearing starkly different versions of events.
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Allegiant Air just announced 9 new routes targeting leisure destinations with fares starting at $39 — see the full list

Allegiant Air.Markus Mainka/Shutterstock Allegiant Air is expanding its network to spring break destinations with nine new routes across the US. The company is focusing on leisure hotspots like Arizona, Florida, and Colorado. Allegiant will face competition on just one of the new routes, with United competing on service to Denver. Allegiant Air is adding more options for spring breakers with its latest network expansion to leisure destinations in places like Arizona and Florida. On Tuesday, A...
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Here's what we know about the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright

The trial of Kim Potter begins this week as jurors determine whether the former suburban Minneapolis police officer purposely shot a 20-year-old Black man or truly mistook a gun for a Taser during a traffic stop.
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United is restoring 4 routes to Alaska as demand for leisure travel rises in the state

United Airlines Boeing 737.Philip Pilosian/Shutterstock United Airlines is beefing up its summer 2022 schedule with flights to Anchorage and Fairbanks in Alaska. The long flights will operate using single-aisle Boeing jets, including the 757-200 and 737 series aircraft. The restorations complement United's recently added flights to outdoor destinations like Montana and Vermont. United Airlines is restoring four routes to Alaska set to begin in summer 2022, just in time for the state's...
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Long List of Challenges for Minneapolis Interim Police Chief

The new interim police chief in Minneapolis is stepping into a leadership role that comes with significant challenges, including a department that is down hundreds of officers, a city experiencing a surge in violent crime and strained community relations over the death of George Floyd.
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Ahead of her manslaughter trial, here's what we know about Kim Potter, the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright

The fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Black man named Daunte Wright by a White police officer outside Minneapolis has prompted protests and clashes with law enforcement. This is what we know about the shooter, former Officer Kim Potter.
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Ahead of her trial, here's what we know about the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright

The trial of Kim Potter begins this week as jurors determine whether the former suburban Minneapolis police officer purposely shot a 20-year-old Black man or truly mistook a gun for a Taser during a traffic stop.
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Stories, Taser, Daunte Wright, Kim Potter


Opening statements to begin in trial of Minneapolis ex-cop who killed Daunte Wright

Opening statements in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a routine traffic stop are expected Wednesday in the same courtroom where another ex-cop was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd.
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Opening statements to begin in trial of Kimberly Potter, ex-cop who killed Daunte Wright

Opening statements in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop are expected Wednesday in the same courtroom where another ex-cop was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd.
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Mark Meadows said in his book that he 'was never prouder to be serving under President Trump' than when they walked over to Trump's controversial Bible photo op in Lafayette Square

Former President Donald Trump holds up a Bible outside of St John's Episcopal church at Lafayette Square on June 1, 2020.Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images In his new book, Mark Meadows fondly described Trump's infamous Bible photo op. The walk to the church "was a perfect metaphor for President Trump's career in politics thus far," he wrote. He portrayed Trump as having restored order amid the chaos of racial justice protests in summer 2020. Former White House chief of staff...
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A California court just returned real estate it took from a Black family in 1924. It could be the beginning of a wave of redistribution.

California Governor Gavin Newsom shakes hands with Anthony Bruce after signing the bill to return Manhattan Beach land to his family.Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press The state of California signed land back to the Black family it took from years ago. It marks the first time Black Americans have reclaimed land taken from them by eminent domain.  Activists want this to be a precedent, but there are logistical hurdles.  The Bruce family is getting their land back. It's the first time Black A...
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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure included George Floyd's murder, will retire in January

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure will be remembered for his handling of the George Floyd murder investigation, announced Monday that he will retire in mid-January.
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Minneapolis police chief is retiring

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure will be remembered for his handling of the George Floyd murder investigation, announced Monday that he will retire in mid-January.
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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is retiring

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure will be remembered for his handling of the George Floyd murder investigation, announced Monday that he will retire in mid-January.
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Minneapolis' First Black Police Chief, Arradondo, to Retire

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced Monday that he won’t accept a third term as chief.
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Jeff Frane pedals into the Wilde w/ new U.S.-made bike brand making Ti & Steel dream rides

We’ve been watching closely on social media as Jeff Frane’s bicycle passion project evolved into a full-fledged bike brand. And with the announcement of Wilde Bicycle Company, that day is finally here. For those that don’t know Jeff Frane, he’s been a fixture in the Minneapolis bicycle scene for decades, though most are probably familiar The post Jeff Frane pedals into the Wilde w/ new U.S.-made bike brand making Ti & Steel dream rides appeared first on Bikerumor.
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University Design School Initiative Seeks Racial Justice

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After the murder of George Floyd in May 2020, the University of Minnesota’s College of Design launched the Design Justice Initiative, which seeks to support the retention and inclusion of Black, Indigenous and students of color through affinity spaces, policy adaptations and operational changes.
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Minneapolis man with state's first confirmed COVID-19 omicron variant infection urges vaccinations

Pete McGinn's infection was one of the first cases involving the omicron variant to be identified in the United States. He said he's speaking out because he dislikes "the stigma of COVID" and wanted to encourage others to take vaccinations seriously.
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Man Accused of Trying to Intimidate Judge in Potter Trial

A Minneapolis man has been charged with trying to intimidate the judge presiding over the manslaughter trial of the former officer charged in Daunte Wright’s death.
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EXPLAINER: What Is Ex-Cop Charged With in Wright Death?

Prosecutors will try to prove that a white suburban Minneapolis police officer, Kim Potter, committed manslaughter when she fatally shot Daunte Wright, a Black man, during an attempted arrest in April.
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2 alternates chosen, full jury seated for Kimberly Potter's manslaughter trial, opening statements Wednesday

Attorneys are scheduled to make their opening statements on Wednesday. The jury is considerably less diverse than the one that convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the May 2020 murder of George Floyd.
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Home builders Are Still Playing Catchup During Construction Boom

– A limited supply of for-sale homes is a key reason home prices have risen quickly during the COVID-19 pandemic – There is a shortage of 1.35 million new construction homes since the Great Recession in the 35 largest U.S. housing markets. That is as if no new homes were built for 2.7 years. – Builders are racing to catch up, but supply chain disruptions and labor shortages are slowing their efforts. – The biggest new-construction shortfalls since 2008 have been in Dallas, Miami, Phoeni...
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Mostly White Jury Nearly Set for Trial in Wright Death

A mostly white jury is nearly set for the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in Daunte Wright’s shooting death.
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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

40 hours/week – Full-Time Position Summary: The Major Gifts Officer is an integral member of the development team at Playwrights’ Center. This position requires a strong understanding of fundraising practices and principles, knowledge of the twin cities arts funding community, and the ability to be flexible, take initiative, and work both independently and collaboratively. The organization is currently in the midst of a multi-year campaign and this position would be a member of the team ...
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Jury Nearly Complete for Potter Trial in Daunte Wright Death

The jury for the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in Daunte Wright’s shooting death is nearly complete.
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Jury for Officer's Trial in Daunte Wright Death Reaches 11

An 11th juror has been seated in the trial of the suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April.
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COVID Omicron Variant Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC Anime Convention

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Jury for Officer's Trial in Daunte Wright Death Reaches 10

A 10th juror has been seated in the trial of the suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April.
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