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What Is COVID’s Delta Variant?

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Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, India, United States, Pfizer, WCCO, Johnson Johnson, Minnesota Department of Health, Kris Ehresmann, Ehresmann, Astra Zeneca, Moderna, mRNA, Around the Nation

Derek Chauvin faces up to 30 years in prison in Friday sentencing for murder of George Floyd

More than a year after George Floyd took his last breath, Derek Chauvin, convicted of murdering him, will face a Minnesota judge for sentencing.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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10 Things in Politics: Klobuchar's elite club of donors

Good morning, and welcome to 10 Things in Politics. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.I'm the Insider politics reporter Oma Seddiq, filling in for Brent Griffiths. Send me tips at [email protected] or @omaseddiq.Here's what we're talking about today:What gets you access to chats with Sen. Amy Klobuchar;A (brief) chat with the guy who led Biden's vaccine rollout;Trump reportedly wanted the DOJ to investigate 'SNL'.With Jordan Erb.Developing: New York's prima...
Tags: New York, Fcc, Minnesota, Nbc, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, New York City, US, Los Angeles, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Nasa

University of Minnesota Medical School report details the effects of COVID-19 on adolescent sexual health

A new report from the University of Minnesota Medical School's Healthy Youth Development - Prevention Research Center (HYD-PRC) highlights that Minnesota youth continue to contract sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at alarmingly high rates, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: Science, Minnesota, PRC, University of Minnesota Medical School, COVID

Sacramento Gets 9th Pick In NBA Draft Lottery; Detroit Wins Top Spot

Newly selected Basketball Hall of Famer Ben Wallace tapped his fist on the table a few times, then clapped his hands and pointed one finger skyward. After one of the worst seasons in franchise history, Detroit has something to celebrate. The Pistons won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, meaning they’ll have the No. 1 pick on July 29 — and, presumably, the chance to take Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham. “We get to add another young player to the restoration process,” Pistons general ma...
Tags: Minnesota, Washington, Sports, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento, Toronto, Indiana, Chicago, Basketball, Nba, New Orleans, Magic, Rockets, Espn, Houston, Cleveland

Voting bill championed by Klobuchar blocked in Senate

Minnesota's senior senator has played a key role on the voting rights legislation.
Tags: Minnesota, Senate, Klobuchar

Minnesota measure bans 'forever chemicals' in food packaging

The enormous reach of the proposed environment deal stretches from the Northwoods to farm fields to microplastic bits in the water — and it adds a 60th state forest.
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Possible UFA Signings

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News, The Wings, though showing signs of improvement, simply aren’t ready to add big-name, big-salary free agents at this stage of the rebuild. Nor would many certain free agents want to be Wings, at this stage, instead for looking playoff-ready teams.... Goaltender Jonathan Bernier and forward Luke Glendening are near certainties to return. Bernier has been arguably one of the Wings’ best players over the last two seasons, and he forms a good tandem wit...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Wings, Arizona, Dallas, NHL, Vegas, Ann Arbor, Jonathan Bernier, Luke Glendening, Bernier, Alex Goligoski, Mattias Janmark, Goligoski, Janmark, Detroit News The Wings

Minnesota Regulators Fine Company for Line 3 Pipeline Death

The employer of a man who was run over by a large forklift while working on a northern Minnesota oil pipeline project has been cited by state regulators and fined $25,000.
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Deals on most budget bills take shape in Minnesota Legislature

The Minnesota Legislature moved forward on several major budget bills Tuesday after leaders broke a standoff on environment funding that could have shut down state parks before the Independence Day holiday weekend.
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Revisiting Minnesota Wild Drafts – 2008

The ninth installment in this series has arrived after previously looking at how the Minnesota Wild did in their first eight drafts. If you missed any of them or want a refresher,…
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Hockey, Marco Scandella, NHL Entry Draft, Editor's Choice, Wild History, Hockey History, 2008 NHL Draft

Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden

Wild Have Plenty of Potential Suitors for Matt Dumba

This will be the second expansion draft where the Minnesota Wild have a critical decision surrounding defenseman Matt Dumba. In the Vegas Expansion Draft, the Wild made a side deal…
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Hockey, Minnesota Wild, Matt Dumba

Elizabeth Warren is part of a group warning that student-loan payments could get 'disastrous'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Tom Williams/Getty Images Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey, and Tina Smith want to ensure borrowers are ready to restart paying student loans. They sent letters to the CEOs of student-loan servicers asking how they are preparing borrowers. Payments are set to resume in October as Democrats continue to call for $50,000 in debt cancellation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Student-loan payments have been on pause for the duration of the pandemi...
Tags: Minnesota, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Warren, Warren Smith, Sallie Mae, Harvard Law, Markey, Navient, Education Department, Tina Smith, John Remondi, Miguel Cardona, Ayelet Sheffey

Real Avid Introduces MASTER-FIT Armorer’s Wrench Kits

If you’re a DIY type in the firearms space, odds are strong that you’re already familiar with Real Avid. These Minnesota-based toolsmiths have been putting out helpful gun cleaning and gunsmithing products for years. Their offerings are relied upon by a vast number of firearms tinkerers, of both the professional and home-based amateur varieties. Now […] Read More … The post Real Avid Introduces MASTER-FIT Armorer’s Wrench Kits appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Wild Goaltending Has Bright Future With Talbot & Kahkonen

The Minnesota Wild were very fortunate this season when it came to goaltending. Many were wondering where it was headed after the departure of seasoned starter Devan Dubnyk to the…
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Hockey, Devan Dubnyk, Cam Talbot, Talbot, Kaapo Kahkonen, Kähkönen, NHL Goaltending, Wild Goaltending

Meet the Minnesota athletes aiming for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo

Minnesota's Paralympic contenders compete in everything from swimming to table tennis to judo to wheelchair rugby. The games begin in Tokyo on August 24.
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How the US got its pilots home after 2 of its most advanced jets were shot down within weeks of each other

F-16s on a combat air patrol mission for NATO Operation Allied Force, May 3, 1999. US Air Force/Senior Airman Jeffrey Allen In spring 1999, NATO began an air campaign against Serbian forces to end human-rights abuses in Kosovo. During the bombing, Serbian forces shot down two of the US's most advanced jets: an F-117 and an F-16. Both US pilots got home, thanks in large part to a unique team of US Air Force special operators. See more stories on Insider's business page. In March 199...
Tags: Minnesota, US, International, Trends, EA, Nato, Italy, Serbia, Air Force, Kosovo, US Air Force, Balkans, Vega, Belgrade, Reuters, Yugoslavia

Minnesota Lawmakers to Hand Out Nearly $1B in Tax Cuts

The Minnesota Legislature is on track to hand out serious tax relief to thousands of businesses and unemployed workers this year.
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2021 NHL Draft Prospect: Henry Nelson

The Player Henry Nelson Maple Grove(MN) High School 6’1” 180 lbs. Final NHL Central Scouting Rank: 96th among North American skaters The Narrative Henry Nelson is a product of Maple Grove High School in Minnesota, and grew up in the Maple Grove youth hockey system as part of a group that is at least in the running for one of the most talented ever to come through Minnesota. Nelson grew up playing on teams with 2020 2nd round draft pick Brock Faber, along with projected 2021 draft p...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Best, Hockey, NHL, Notre Dame, Nelson, Faber, Cal Thomas, USHL, Maple Grove, Chris Dilks, Henry Nelson, Lincoln Stars, NHL Draft Prospect, Brock Faber

Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden

Iron Range Board Approves Funding for Manufacturing Mill

Gov. Tim Walz says one of the first hurdles has been crossed for bringing some new jobs to Minnesota’s Iron Range.
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Mighty 920 brings state tournament baseball 'game for the ages' to life on the radio

Gordy Kosfeld's ancient tape recorder remains as well-known within a 50-mile radius of Faribault as Sid Hartman's was in the locker rooms of Minnesota's pro teams.
Tags: Minnesota, Sid Hartman, Faribault, Gordy Kosfeld

Five players, including son of former Gophers linebacker, commit to Minnesota for 2022

The Gophers football program on Sunday received commitments from three cornerbacks, a defensive end and a wide receiver in the recruiting Class of 2022.
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Five players, including son of former Gophers receiver, commit to Minnesota for 2022

The Gophers football program on Sunday received commitments from three cornerbacks, a defensive end and a wide receiver in the recruiting Class of 2022.
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More Rain Needed to Make up for Current Deficit in Minnesota

Sunday’s rain in Minnesota will help ease drought conditions and elevated fire danger, but experts say it’s not nearly enough to make up for the current rainfall deficit.
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Hospitals, nursing homes in Minnesota not mandating COVID-19 vaccine — yet

After a closely watched legal victory for a Texas health system, no hospital or nursing home in Minnesota so far has imposed a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on its workers.
Tags: Texas, Minnesota, COVID

Minnesota lawmakers could end routine shackling of children in court

The use of restraints on juveniles varies widely from county to county.
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SPC MD 1037

MD 1037 CONCERNING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 293... FOR FAR SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...NORTHEAST IOWA...AND FAR WESTERN WISCONSIN Mesoscale Discussion 1037 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0522 PM CDT Sun Jun 20 2021 Areas affected...Far southeast Minnesota...northeast Iowa...and far western Wisconsin Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 293... Valid 202222Z - 210015Z The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 293 continues. SUMMARY...The threat for damaging winds a...
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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 293 Status Reports