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Daunte Wright's mom delivers emotional testimony in trial

CNN's Adrienne Broaddus recaps the first day in the manslaughter trial of Kimberly Potter, the former Minnesota police officer who said she mistook her gun for a Taser when she killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.
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Daunte Wright's mom relives 'worst day of my life' at manslaughter trial of ex-Minnesota officer Kim Potter

The prosecution argued Kim Potter was guilty of "betraying her oath, betraying her badge," while the defense told the jury she made a fatal "mistake."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Prosecutor says ex-cop Kim Potter 'betrayed her badge' in Daunte Wright shooting

Former Minnesota cop Kim Potter, who faces manslaughter charges in the case, claims she thought she pulled her Taser when she shot Daunte Wright on April 11. #prosecutor #kimpotter #dauntewright
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House GOP Whip Steve Scalise repeatedly declines to condemn Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana looks on during a press conference on Capitol Hill on November 2, 2021.Pete Marovich/Getty Images House GOP Whip Steve Scalise declined to condemn Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Omar. "I don't know if I've seen a time where Democrats have apologized for their statements," said Scalise. His comments come as Speaker Pelosi continues to push the GOP to discipline the far-right congresswoman. House Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scal...
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Mark Craig's Vikings-Steelers pick against the spread

Minnesota and Pittsburgh, who face off Thursday night, are middle-of-the-pack teams with no consistency other than their wild inconsistency.
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Steeled from the start, Gophers volleyball team arrives at the Sweet 16 for another shot at Baylor

No. 12 Minnesota faces No. 5 Baylor on Thursday in the NCAA tournament — a rematch of a season-opening loss that began a process of development for the Gophers.
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Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Minneapolis Star Tribune. December 1, 2021.
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Defense Attorney: All Daunte Wright Had to Do Was Surrender

An attorney for the Minnesota police officer who killed Black motorist Daunte Wright has told jurors that all Wright had to do that day was surrender to police.
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Prosecutor: Potter 'Betrayed Badge' in Killing Daunte Wright

A prosecutor at the manslaughter trial of the Minnesota police officer who killed Daunte Wright has told jurors that Kim Potter violated her training and “betrayed a 20-year-old kid.”.
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Jury hears opening statements in trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter

Jurors were hearing opening statements Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of the former Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Prosecutor: Minnesota Officer Charged in Daunte Wright's Death 'Betrayed a 20-Year-Old Kid'

Prosecutor: Minnesota officer charged in Daunte Wright's death 'betrayed a 20-year-old kid'.
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What You Need To Know About Daunte Wright’s Shooting As Trial Of Ex-Cop Begins

Wright, a Black motorist, was shot and killed by a white Minnesota officer who thought she was firing her Taser, police said.
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A New York anime convention has become a focal point for health officials investigating how Omicron spreads

Anime NYC took place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City in late November 2021.KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images An anime convention could provide early data on how the Omicron virus variant spreads, the CDC said. An attendee of the November event was among the first people in the US to test positive for Omicron. At least 35,000 attendees have been contacted and asked to get tested, the CDC said. An anime convention held in New York in November could provide an early look i...
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Trail cam captures 'fat' bear in northern Minnesota — and the imagination of viewers

The sighting of an oversized bear in far northern Minnesota is generating outsized interest on social media.
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Wild wins seventh straight, takes first place in conference; Cam Talbot stands out vs. former team

Goalie Cam Talbot made 38 saves in the Wild's 4-1 victory over Edmonton that put Minnesota alone at the top of the Western Conference. The scoring starting early.
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Opening Statements Begin in Trial of Minnesota Police Officer Who Killed Daunte Wright

By Nathan Layne(Reuters) - A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist in April, triggering protests against police...
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Jury to hear opening statements in trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter

Jurors were set to hear opening statements Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter, who shot Daunte Wright.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kim Potter trial over Daunte Wright's death kicks off Wednesday with opening arguments

The manslaughter trial for former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter is set to begin with opening statements on Wednesday, nearly eight months since the veteran cop shot and killed Daunte Wright... #trafficstop #manslaughtertrial #dauntewright #kimpotter #blackman
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Kim Potter trial, key Supreme Court case, Meadows on the clock: 5 things to know Wednesday

Opening statements in the manslaughter trial of former Minnesota officer Kim Potter, school choice case hits the Supreme Court and more news to start your Wednesday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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With Jury Set, Potter Trial Turns to Opening Statements

Two views of the Minnesota police officer who killed Daunte Wright will collide in opening statements at her manslaughter trial.
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EXPLAINER: How Does an Officer Use a Gun Instead of a Taser?

At former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter’s manslaughter trial for fatally shooting Daunte Wright, a Black motorist, the core of her defense is clear: She says she meant to use her Taser but grabbed her handgun instead.
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Cheryl Reeve to be U.S. women's national team coach, will lead team at 2024 Olympics

Lynx General Manager Cheryl Reeve has coached Minnesota to four WNBA titles in 12 seasons. The U.S. women's team has won seven consecutive Olympic gold medals and 55 consecutive games.
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Minnesota Budget Officials Project Huge $7.7 Billion Surplus

Minnesota officials are projecting a whopping $7.7 billion surplus in the current state budget.
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Tribes in 3 States to Link 120 Electric Charging Stations

Tribal communities in South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota are working together on a project that would reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
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Mark Meadows said the 'only thing on my mind was that newly vacant seat on the Supreme Court' immediately after Ruth Bader Ginsburg died: book

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images and Tom Brenner/Getty Images Former WH Chief of Staff Mark Meadows wrote about how he and Trump handled Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death. "The only thing on my mind was that newly vacant seat on the Supreme Court," Meadows wrote. But Meadows also said he had developed a "deep admiration for her strength and resolve." Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meado...
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State: 98% Occupancy Rate in Hospital Intensive Care Units

The number of people hospitalized in intensive care in Minnesota has reached the highest level yet during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Minnesota Budget Forecast Expected to Show More Improvement

Minnesota officials will release an updated budget forecast on Tuesday that’s expected to show further improvements and set the stage for the 2022 legislative session.
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Gophers bring Kirk Ciarrocca back in the fold as offensive coordinator

Kirk Ciarrocca, who helped Minnesota go 11-2 in 2019, spent this season as senior offensive analyst at West Virginia.
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Gophers bring back Kirk Ciarrocca as offensive coordinator

Kirk Ciarrocca, who helped Minnesota go 11-2 in 2019, spent this season as senior offensive analyst at West Virginia.
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Man accused of harassing judge in trial of Kim Potter, ex-officer charged in Daunte Wright's death

A Minnesota man was charged with harassing the judge presiding over the Kim Potter trial after he livestreamed himself entering the building he believed to be her home, police said. #exofficer #dauntewright #kimpotte
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