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July Another Record Month for NICS Checks as ‘Gun Rush’ Continues

July Another Record Month for NICS Checks as ‘Gun Rush’ Continues U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Raw numbers from the FBI’s National Instant Background Check System (NICS) shows a new record for the month of July, and the third-highest monthly number of checks so far this year, suggesting the “gun rush” of 2020 is hardly over. There were, according to raw FBI data, 3,639,224 NICS checks initiated last month, eclipsing the previous July record of 2,197,169, set in 2016. That was a busy year as the e...
Tags: New York, Guns, Minneapolis, California, White House, Virginia, US, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Fbi, Chicago, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Biden, BLM


Nearly 5 million COVID cases: How did US get here?

By PHIL MARCELO, CARLA K. JOHNSON and LISA MARIE PANE | Associated Press BOSTON — Fourth of July gatherings, graduation parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country, and is fast approaching an off-the-charts 5 million confirmed infections, easily the highest in the world. Many Americans have resisted wearing masks and social distancing, calling such precautions an overreaction or an infring...
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St. Paul schools eye starting year with distance learning

The move would come after Minneapolis opted to forgo in-person instruction.
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Seattle Police Chief Urges City Council to Stop Protestors’ Intimidation Tactics after Group Visits Her Home

Seattle police chief Carmen Best is urging the city council to take a stand against protestors intimidating public officials and employees after “a large group of aggressive protestors” visited her home on Sunday night.“I urge both of you, and the entire council, to stand up for what is right,” Best wrote Monday in a letter addressed to the council’s president Lorena González and public safety chair Lisa Herbold. “These direct actions against elected officials, and especially civil servants like...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Best, Seattle, Snohomish County, KOMO, Seattle Police, Lisa Herbold, Lorena Gonzalez, Kshama Sawant, Jenny Durkan, Durkan, Carmen Best, George Floyd


Vinai, the highly anticipated Hmong restaurant by Yia Vang, is coming to northeast Minneapolis

Yia Vang's restaurant is named after the refugee camp in Thailand where he was born.
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Distrust of the Minneapolis Police, and Also the Effort to Defund Them

Residents on Minneapolis’s North Side, which has a majority Black population, have mixed opinions on the City Council’s effort to significantly reduce the police force.
Tags: News, Minneapolis, City Council, Black Lives Matter Movement, Minn, Police Reform, Minneapolis (Minn, Police Department (Minneapolis, George Floyd Protests (2020


Leaked police bodycam video shows new details of George Floyd's fatal arrest

In partial footage obtained by the Daily Mail from the body cameras worn by two of the now-former Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd, a panicked Floyd can be seen struggling with officers while in the back of a squad car in the minutes before his death, saying, "I can't breathe."
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George Floyd: Leaked police bodycam footage shows how fatal arrest began

Leaked body camera footage shows George Floyd begging for his life in the moments leading up to his arrest and subsequent death at the knee of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin.Video recorded on the body cameras of two other former officers, Thomas Lane, 37, and J. Kueng, 26, shows the initial moments of the confrontation between Mr Floyd and officers outside a Minneapolis shop on 25 May.
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Floyd, Thomas Lane, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, J Kueng


'It was hell:' Ketamine shot sends Minneapolis man into intensive care, renews calls for investigation

For the second time in two years, Hennepin Healthcare and the Minneapolis Police Department are facing public backlash for the use of ketamine.
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Mayor Frey: Gov. Walz hestitated to deploy National Guard during Minneapolis riots

State officials said the city did not give them the detailed information they needed to deploy the Guard until the next day. By then, dozens of buildings had been looted and torched.
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Mayor Frey: Gov. Walz was hesitant to deploy National Guard during Minneapolis riots

State officials said the city did not give them the detailed information they needed to deploy the Guard until the next day. By then, dozens of buildings had been looted and torched.
Tags: Minneapolis, Frey, National Guard, Walz


Cup Foods, site where George Floyd was killed, reopens in south Minneapolis

Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the store at the intersection of 38th and Chicago on Monday afternoon demanding it remain closed.
Tags: Minneapolis, Chicago, George Floyd


Leaked police bodycam video shows new details of George Floyd's fatal arrest

In partial footage obtained by the Daily Mail from the body cameras worn by two of the now-former Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd, a panicked Floyd can be seen struggling with officers while in the back of a squad car in the minutes before his death, saying, "I can't breathe."
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'It was hell:' Ketamine shot sends Minneapolis man into intensive care, renews calls for investigation

For the second time in two years, Hennepin Healthcare and the Minneapolis Police Department are facing public backlash for the use of ketamine.
Tags: Minneapolis, Minneapolis Police Department, Hennepin Healthcare


Two men die in separate shootings in Minneapolis

Their deaths mark the city's 40th and 41st homicides of 2020. In between were several incidents of gunfire.
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Les Snead says Rams laid groundwork to contend in 2020

The world sees a team that missed the playoffs last season and then gave up one of the NFL’s most accomplished ballcarriers, among other stars of a Super Bowl run the year before. Les Snead sees it a little differently. The general manager says the Rams are contenders in 2020 after taking bold steps to improve a running game that was going backward with Todd Gurley. One of the evaluations above is true, or maybe both are true. The search for reality will be a main plot line for the Rams’ trainin...
Tags: Minneapolis, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Dallas Cowboys, Gm, Todd Gurley, Las Vegas, Florida State, Jacksonville, Gurley, Donald, Todd


House panel investigates DHS office over Portland, other protests

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee launched an investigation on Monday into the Department of Homeland Security's intelligence office, including its actions in Portland, Oregon, and its involvement in other anti-racism protests across the country. "The reporting regarding the monitoring of peaceful protesters, creating and disseminating intelligence reports about journalists and protesters, and potential exploitation of electronic devices is deeply troubling," Committee Chairman Adam Schiff,...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Dhs, United States, House, Portland, Portland Oregon, Department Of Homeland Security, Committee, Adam Schiff, U S House Intelligence Committee, George Floyd


Navy Investigating Video Of Dogs Attacking Colin Kaepernick Fill-In

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is investigating an incident in which dogs attacked a “Colin Kaepernick stand-in” during a K-9 demonstration during a 2019 fundraiser at the Navy Seals Museum in Florida. The Navy said in a statement posted on Twitter that officials became aware of the video on Sunday. Kaepernick is a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who began kneeling during the playing of “The Star Spangled Banner” before games to protest social injustice and police brutality. H...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Minneapolis, Navy, California News, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco, US Navy, Atlantic Coast, West Palm Beach, U S Navy, Kaepernick, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Fort Pierce Florida


Homicides Spike in 50 Largest Cities across Nation

Homicides and gun violence have spiked in major cities around the country since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, spurred by an economic recession and unrest that arose from protests against police brutality.Across the nation’s 50 largest cities, homicides are up 24 percent this year, totaling 3,612 so far, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of police department data. In 36 of those cities, the homicide rate increased by double digits.Shootings have also surged, but other kinds of ...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Wall Street Journal, Fort Worth TX, Chicago Austin, George Floyd


Surprisingly funky 1981 Muzak version of "Funkytown," along with reggae, folk, and metal versions

This surprisingly funky Muzak version of "Funkytown" (1979) by Lipps Inc. turned up on r/ObscureMedia. Steven Greenberg wrote the original while living in Minneapolis with aspirations of moving to New York City, a scene that would "keep me movin', keep me groovin' with some energy." Following the Reddit posting, a commenter alerted us that in recent years, Greenberg redid his jam in "15 different shades of sound" available for licensing and also curated a collection of fan covers from around...
Tags: Video, News, Minneapolis, New York City, Reddit, Greenberg, Lipps Inc, ObscureMedia Steven Greenberg


Why local lawmakers are declaring racism a public health crisis

Dr. Ravi Kavasery says he sees systemic racism at work every day on the job. Kavasery is a physician with AltaMed Health Services, one of the nation’s largest federally qualified health clinics that serves about 300,000 patients in Los Angeles and Orange counties. About 90% of AltaMed’s patients are on Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid health program, most are Latino immigrants or children of immigrants, some are undocumented and roughly 25% are uninsured. “The very first thing I see is patients w...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Neil Young, Public Health, Soccer, United States, Wisconsin, Pasadena, Race Relations, Environmental Protection Agency, Medicaid, Jones, Ucla


Brand Moves for Monday August 3

Twenty-three weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand ...
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The federal pullback in Portland immediately brought calm to the anti-racism protests

Large crowds have still been showing up at the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, since federal agents disappeared from view Thursday, but there's been a palpable change in atmosphere, and for the first time in weeks, calm. Protesters and members of the Trump administration cited the withdrawal of militarized federal agents and their violent tactics — tear gas, rubber bullets, clubs, legally dubious detentions — as the main reason for the relative peace. With federal agents present, som...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Oregon, Gop, New York Times, Portland, Fox News, Homeland Security, Portland Oregon, Wall Street Journal, Louie Gohmert, Trump, Kate Brown, Southeast Portland, Chad Wolf, Bill Barr


Workers push to reopen HealthPartners' Riverside Clinic in Minneapolis

The permanent shutdown, which followed a temporary closing this spring because of COVID-19, was surprising given the coronavirus spread and also troubling considering the need for health care among immigrants who live nearby.
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From flour sacks to pandemic masks, Minneapolis factory keeps pivoting

Textile maker Airtex Group is betting thousands that coverings will be a long-term opportunity.
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Man, woman die in separate shootings in Minneapolis

Their deaths mark the city's 40th and 41st homicides of 2020. In between were several incidents of gunfire.
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Minneapolis police face staffing challenges as violence rises

The declining numbers highlight the challenge facing the city's beleaguered police force as it faces calls for its defunding or even abolishment.
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Woman arrested in man's suspicious death in north Minneapolis

The city's 40th homicide of 2020 came on a night of several incidents of gunfire.
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Facebook Censorship of “Boogaloo” aka ‘Big Igloo’ Groups

Facebook Censorship of “Boogaloo” aka ‘Big Igloo' Groups U.S.A. – -(AmmoLand.com)- On June 30, 2020, Facebook banned a widespread number of Facebook groups that have a loose affiliation with each other by using the term “boogaloo”. Boogaloo has become a shortcut associated with a projected civil war in the United States. Foxbusiness reports that Facebook used a heavy-handed approach, to include hundreds of groups, many with a simple association with the term “boogaloo”. From foxbusiness: F...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Minneapolis, US, America, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Dallas, Facebook Groups, BLM, Orwell, Anti, National Lawyers Guild, Newsome, Boogaloo


Ex-Viking's warehouse loft remodel in North Loop made room for baby

Minneapolis makeover transformed a condo from a cool but impractical space to a functional and beautiful home.
Tags: Minneapolis, North Loop