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Meet the artist behind an iconic George Floyd mural and Prince's gold star

George Floyd's death reframed the life of longtime Minneapolis artist Peyton Scott Russell.
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Federal judge denies request to stop clearing of Minneapolis homeless encampments

Public officials have not demonstrated "irreparable harm" in clearing encampments, a judge ruled.
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Lee's Liquor Lounge building in Minneapolis on the market

The bar closed in 2019 when he lost the lease to a nearby parking lot because of the need to use it for a light rail extension.
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As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

By DEB RIECHMANN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled. But it’s a different story in Trumpland. Thousands of President Donald Trump’s supporters regularly cram together at campaign rallies around the country — masks optional and social distancing frowned upon. Trump rallies are among the nation’s biggest events being held...
Tags: Politics, News, Minnesota, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, Washington, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Secret Service, Associated Press, Rochester, Las Vegas


Mark Zuckerberg says Election Day is a big 'test' for Facebook, and warns of civil unrest in the weeks following the vote

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Andrew Harnik/AP Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that the US presidential election will be a "test" of Facebook's attempts to prevent misinformation and foreign interference. Zuckerberg also warned of "civil unrest" following Election Day, echoing a warning he made in September. His comments come after Facebook has been trying to stamp out false information and hate speech ahead of Election Day, and is enforcing new rules around political adverts. Facebook has t...
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Minneapolis teen 'humbled' to receive national Courage Award for filming George Floyd's killing by police

Darnella Frazier will join past honoree Anita Hill.
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MnDOT testing system on downtown Minneapolis freeway ramp to prevent wrong-way drivers

The primary goal is to alert drivers to turn around before they go too far.
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At behest of Trump campaign official, Minneapolis police union calls for retired officers to act as 'eyes and ears' on Election Day

The Minneapolis police union put out a call this week for retired officers to help serve as "eyes and ears" at polling sites in "problem" areas across the city on Election Day.
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'Biggest thing to happen to renters since WWII': why this US eviction expert is optimistic

Matthew Desmond, author of Pulitzer prize winner Evicted, has found inspiration in how US housing activists have mobilized in response to the pandemic and economic crisisThe already acute eviction crisis in the US has been made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis, which has put 30 to 40 million Americans at risk of eviction.But one of the top eviction experts in the US, Matthew Desmond, has found inspiration and optimism in how housing activists have mobilized in respons...
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United States: Transforming The Minneapolis Police Department: Reviewing The Minneapolis Police Contract – And Comparing It With Those Of Other Cities (Video) - Jones Day

In order to transform the Minneapolis Police Department, the city and the community will need to examine the current contract with the police federation.
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At behest of Trump campaign official, Minneapolis police union puts out call for retired officers to act as 'eyes and ears' at polling stations

The Minneapolis police union wants retired officers to help serve as "eyes and ears" at polling sites in "problem" areas across the city on Election Day.
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MnDOT testing system on downtown Minneapolis freeway ramp to prevent wrong-way drivers

The primary goal is to alert drivers to turn around before they go too far.
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Philadelphia calls for National Guard after 2 nights of unrest

By Claudia Lauer | Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A tense Philadelphia braced for more demonstrations Wednesday over the police killing of a Black man following two nights of protests that set off clashes with police and break-ins of stores on the other side of the city. The death of Walter Wallace Jr., who was fatally shot by police Monday after authorities say he ignored orders to drop a knife, came amid already heightened tensions in the battleground state just days before the election. Abou...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Minneapolis, Washington, New York City, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Brooklyn, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Associated Press, Portland Oregon, City Council, Johnson


Dozens Arrested In $300M Phone Scam Targeting California Seniors, Others

MINNEAPOLIS (CBS13/AP) — Sixty people have been charged in a widespread magazine telemarketing scam that authorities say netted $300 million from more than 150,000 elderly and vulnerable people nationwide, the U.S. attorney’s office in Minnesota announced Wednesday. U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald called the scam the largest elder fraud scheme in the country. MacDonald said the 60 defendants face a host of charges, including conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, and violating the Senior Citizens Aga...
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Hendrick Hires Kyle Larson After Elk Grove Native Completes NASCAR’s Sensitivity Training

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP/CBS13) — Elk Grove native Kyle Larson will be back in NASCAR next season driving the flagship No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Larson signed a multi-year contract Wednesday with Hendrick that ended his seven-month banishment from NASCAR for using a racial slur while playing an online racing game last spring. He’d been considered the top pending free agent in the sport but was promptly fired by Chip Ganassi Racing and lost all his sponsors. Since using the n-word on A...
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Minneapolis secures $12.5 million from state for concert venue on North Side riverfront

After taking a break at the beginning of the pandemic, the Upper Harbor Terminal project is back on schedule.
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Downtown Minneapolis tower RBC Gateway already has 17 of 37 stories built

The project is on schedule and should have 22 floors by the end of the year.
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5 Ways for Fast-Paced Leaders to Capture Ideas

With only so many hours in the day, setting aside time to ideate doesn’t work for me. I have plenty of ideas that I think are amazing. I get a taste of them in those moments between tasks, driving to appointments, or in conversation with a trusted colleague. But they don’t do any good unless I get them out of my head and into reality. As a small business owner that likes the fast pace and fun of bouncing from project to project, it is challenging to set aside time for a process that formalizes m...
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Jackie Lacey-George Gascon race for LA district attorney remains heated

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is fighting to keep her seat for a third term despite an aggressive challenge by self-styled reformer, former LAPD officer and San Francisco DA George Gascon and some progressive groups that have long called for her resignation. Lacey garnered significantly more voter support than Gascon in the March primary election but was ultimately unable to claim the majority necessary to avoid a runoff, pulling in 48.6% of the vote to Gascon’s...
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Minneapolis teen 'humbled' to receive national Courage Award for filming George Floyd's killing by police

Darnella Frazier will join past honoree Anita Hill.
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Few sprinklers, outdated stairwells key factors in deadly 2019 high-rise fire in Minneapolis, state says

Cedar-Riverside high-rise still lacks sprinkler system a year after fire killed five.
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State says lack of sprinklers, outdated stairwells key factors in deadly 2019 high-rise fire in Minneapolis

The state fire marshal recommends changes after the Cedar High Rise fire that killed five.
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Pennsylvania Governor Orders National Guard to Philadelphia after Riots

Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf ordered National Guardsmen to Philadelphia on Tuesday, following a night of riots that left 30 police officers injured and various businesses vandalized.The riots began after police shot and killed 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr., an African American man, who officers said approached them with a knife. Video of the incident showed Wallace walking towards officers with his mother attempting to hold him back, and when the camera points away police fire several shots."...
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Family Conflict Is Normal; It’s the Repair That Matters

Three months into the pandemic, I had the urge to see my 28-year-old daughter and her husband, 2,000 miles away. She had weathered an acute health crisis, followed by community protests that propelled them both onto the streets to serve food and clean up neighborhoods. They were coping, but the accumulation of challenges made the mom in me want to connect with and support them. So, together with my husband, my other daughter, and her husband, our family of six adults and two dogs formed a new po...
Tags: Parenting, Minneapolis, Ucla, Lerner, Geiger, Harriet Lerner, Dan Siegel, Rick Hanson, Diana Divecha, Ed Tronick, Andrew Gianino, Tronick, Mindsight Institute


Protests Flare In Philadelphia After Police Kill Black Man

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than a dozen people were arrested and more than 30 officers injured in protests stemming from the police shooting death of a Black man they say refused their orders to drop a knife in a confrontation captured on video, Philadelphia police said Tuesday. The man, identified by city officials as Walter Wallace, 27, was shot before 4 p.m. Monday in an episode filmed by a bystander and posted on social media. Bystanders and neighbors complained that police fired excessive sho...
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Minneapolis teen 'humbled' to receive national Courage Award for filming George Floyd's killing by police

Darnella Frazier will join past honorees Anita Hill and Flint water scandal whistleblowers as recipients for her act of courage.
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Minneapolis teen to receive national award for video of George Floyd under Chauvin's knee

Darnella Frazier will join past honorees Anita Hill and Flint water scandal whistleblowers as recipients for act of courage.
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These key psychological differences can determine whether you're liberal or conservative

A crowd at the Women's March on Washington, DC on January 21, 2017. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Liberals and conservatives don't just differ politically. According to scientific research, people on different ends of the political spectrum differ psychologically too.  Fear is linked more often to leaning conservative, whereas feeling safer can lead people to lean more liberal.  Liberals and conservatives also tend to show compassion to different groups of people.  The following are of the...
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Minneapolis teen to receive major award for video of George Floyd under Chauvin's knee

Darnella Frazier will join past honorees Anita Hill and Flint water scandal whistleblowers as recipients for act of courage.
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