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'Squad' member Ilhan Omar faces well-funded Democratic primary challenger in Minnesota

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive "Squad" in Congress, is fighting to keep her seat in a Minnesota Democratic primary on Tuesday, where she faces a well-funded challenger.
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Progressive activists challenge DFL stalwarts in Minnesota statehouse races

Legislature: the challenges are part of a broader push within the Democratic Party.
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New Footage Shows Delayed Medical Response to George Floyd

A Minnesota judge ordered that footage from cameras worn by two officers be publicly released. Here’s what that footage tells us. These videos include graphic imagery.
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Children, teens fuel Minnesota COVID-19 case growth

The total number of confirmed infections has increased 12% since Aug. 1 — when including 332 infections reported Tuesday — but has increased 18% among youth age 6 to 19.
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Meet Minnesota's subculture of treasure hunters and treasure hiders

The pandemic has ignited an already thriving treasure hunting hotbed in the Twin Cities.
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After flood of mail-in ballots, Minnesota voters trickle to the polls

Turnout appeared light in the early morning hours, something which election officials attributed to the historic level of mail-in voting. Under a recent court ruling, absentee ballots will be accepted until Thursday, as long as they are postmarked by Election Day.
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Beetle that destroys lawns found in Minnesota for first time

The European chafer beetle that looks like a small June bug was recently spotted in south Minneapolis.
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Wild's ping-pong ball fails, Rangers win lottery, conspiracy theories are born

If you've been longing for a good, old-fashioned sports conspiracy theory to take your mind off of the real world, the NHL delivered in a big way Monday. Let's see if you can follow the bouncing ping-pong ball on an interesting journey that ended with the New York Rangers getting the No. 1 overall pick and the chance to draft star-in-the-makingAlexis Lafreniere. *First off, "phase one" of the weird NHL draft lottery process this year happened in June. It was determined then that a placeholder te...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Wild, Nba, Rangers, Vancouver, NHL, New York Rangers, New York Knicks, Knicks, Leafs, Gary Bettman, Patrick Marleau, David Stern, Bettman


Our Best Bet—Legislating a Robust Right to Peaceably Assemble

Tabatha Abu El-Haj In my last post, I suggested that McKesson v. Doe (5th Cir. 2019) provides an opportunity for the Supreme Court to clarify important First Amendment limits on policing angry and disruptive political crowds—even though the question presented concerns only First Amendment limits on civil liability for protest organizers. What I omitted was how easily the Court could postpone, even avoid, resolving these issues by certifying to the Louisiana Supreme Court the threshold question ...
Tags: Minnesota, Supreme Court, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Louisiana, DOE, Occupy movement, Branding, Guest Blogger, Trump, McKesson, Fifth Circuit, Louisiana Supreme Court, Legislatures, Pennsylvania New York


Walking WWII vet in southern Minnesota reaches 100-mile fundraising goal

His mission has raised more than $105,000 for the Salvation Army's coronavirus relief efforts.
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Election Updates: What’s at Stake for Biden in the V.P. Announcement?

Joe Biden may pick his running mate as soon as today. In a Minnesota primary, Ilhan Omar faces a stiff challenge, while in Georgia, a QAnon supporter has a shot at a House seat.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Georgia, Joe Biden, House, Biden, Ilhan Omar


What to Watch in Tuesday’s Primaries: Ilhan Omar and Georgia's QAnon Candidate

Representative Omar faces a tough re-election fight in Minnesota, a Republican QAnon supporter is vying for the House in Georgia and several states face fresh tests of their elections systems.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Georgia, House, Wisconsin, Omar, Greene, Ilhan, Primaries and Caucuses, Ilhan Omar, Marjorie Taylor (1974-


Ilhan Omar’s Primary: What to Watch in Race vs Melton-Meaux

Representative Omar faces a tough re-election fight in Minnesota, a Republican QAnon supporter is vying for the House in Georgia and several states face fresh tests of their elections systems.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Georgia, House, Wisconsin, Omar, Greene, Ilhan, Primaries and Caucuses, Ilhan Omar, Marjorie Taylor (1974-, Melton Meaux


Minnesota-based Catholic composer accused of sexual misconduct

David Haas, who worked at Benilde-St. Margaret, St. Paul Seminary and St. Catherine's, has been accused of sexual misconduct toward multiple young women who studied with him over the years.
Tags: Minnesota, Catholic, David Haas, St Catherine, Benilde St Margaret St Paul Seminary


3 races to watch in Minnesota and Georgia

Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive Democratic "squad," is fighting to keep her seat in a Minnesota primary election on Tuesday.
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3 races to watch Tuesday in Minnesota and Georgia

Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive Democratic "squad," is fighting to keep her seat in a Minnesota primary election on Tuesday.
Tags: Minnesota, Georgia, Cnn, Democratic, Ilhan Omar


Minnesota horse breeder fears she's being pushed out because of her age

After allegations of mistreatment, the Humane Society questioned whether the 75-year-old rancher should have such a large herd. The investigator "kept telling me I was old," Ann Bowman said. "Over and over and over."
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After 'tidal wave' of mail-in ballots, Minnesota polls open for primary voting Tuesday

The pandemic will make this election unlike others, with face mask and social distancing requirements and a flood of mail-in ballots. Secretary of State Steve Simon and others are pleading for patience, saying that it will likely take longer than normal to receive the results of some races.
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Minnesota-based Catholic composer accused of sexual misconduct

Composer targeted young women, accusers allege.
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Rangers Win First-Overall Pick in 2020 NHL Draft

The New York Rangers have won the Phase 2 NHL Draft Lottery, giving them the first overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. The @NYRangers have won the first overall selection in the 2020 #NHLDraft. pic.twitter.com/M7gbfHyetZ— NHL (@NHL) August 10, 2020 The Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Winnipeg Jets all entered the Phase 2 Draft Lottery with a 12.5% chance of landing the top pick. The teams...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Sport, Rangers, Nashville, Detroit Red Wings, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, San Jose Sharks, New York Rangers, Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils


Sparks face Liberty on Tuesday in search of elusive second straight victory

The Sparks very much would like to start a trend — consecutive wins. They can get the ball rolling Tuesday, when they face the 1-6 New York Liberty. It’ll be the Sparks’ fourth game in seven days and their fourth of six in 11 days. The final three games of that busy stretch are against teams that are a combined 7-14, with Washington (3-4) and Indiana (3-4) awaiting. The Sparks are 4-3 in the bubble, where their every victory so far has been followed by a defeat. But those losses have come agains...
Tags: Minnesota, Washington, Sports, Sport, Indiana, Chicago, Soccer, Las Vegas, Seattle, WNBA, Sparks, Derek Fisher, Fisher, Candace, Minnesota Lynx, Sylvia Fowles


Somali group pushes to end Minnesota health care disparities

COVID-19 has hit elders in Minnesota's Somali community especially hard — and racial inequities have led to mistreatment and inadequate care, a local group says.
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Canucks News & Rumors: Toffoli, Benn, Juolevi & More

As the Vancouver Canucks get ready to face down the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues starting Wednesday night, the team is collecting itself from a solid 3-1 series victory over the Minnesota Wild. Sadly for the Canucks, a number of potentially key players were injured during the series. However, on the plus side, the team advanced and seems to have developed some strong team chemistry. Could this team be a team of destiny? Related: Canucks News & Rumors: Pettersson, Hughes, Markstrom & M...
Tags: Column, Minnesota, Sport, Dallas, Vancouver, AHL, Hockey, NHL, St Louis, Edmonton, Los Angeles Kings, Tyler Toffoli, Vancouver Canucks, Bo Horvat, Canucks, St Louis Blues


Canucks’ Youth and Experience Combine For Series Win

After four long seasons of futility, the Vancouver Canucks are finally back in the Stanley Cup playoffs. You can thank Quinn Hughes and Chris Tanev for that. They weren’t the only reason for the team’s success in the qualifying round against the Minnesota Wild, but they were a huge part of it. Hughes was dynamic and of course mature beyond his years as he led the entire team in scoring with six points, which included his first-ever postseason goal. He just continues to amaze, night in and night ...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Hockey, NHL, Dallas Stars, Brad Marchand, Tyler Toffoli, Vancouver Canucks, Bo Horvat, Canucks, Gloria, Sutter, Pittsburgh Penguins, St Louis Blues, Hughes, Eriksson


Open Post- NHL Draft Lottery, Phase 2

via Mike G. Morreale of NHL.com, The No. 1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft will be awarded in the Second Phase of the NHL Draft Lottery on Monday (6 p.m. ET; NHLN, NBCSN, SN, TVAS). The eight teams eliminated from the Stanley Cup Qualifiers will participate in the Second Phase, each with a 12.5 percent chance of winning the No. 1 pick. The teams are the Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs and Win...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, NHL, Pittsburgh, NHL Draft, Minnesota North Stars, NHL Draft Lottery, Dan Marr, Mike G Morreale, NHLN NBCSN, Winnipeg Jets Those


When Government Encourages Victimhood, You Have an Alternative

Minnesota: The NRA-ILA reports that the number of officers Minneapolis Police Department has been reduced 10 percent since May. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- According to a report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the number of officers in the Minneapolis Police Department has been reduced 10 percent since May and the department “could lose as much as a third of its workforce by the end of the year.” Some on the city council have sought to abolish the police department. With this develo...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Minneapolis, Cbs, District Of Columbia, Nra, WCCO, U S Supreme Court, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Public Radio, Southwest Minneapolis, Heller, Kleck, NRA-ILA, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


Minnesota health officials seek $35 million for contact tracing

The state health department will ask the Legislature for more resources to continue interviewing those who test postive for COVID-19 and their close contacts.
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Cooped up and feeling nostalgic, Minnesotans dig out their in-line skates or go buy new ones

Cabin fever, shuttered gyms and nostalgia for the 1990s are leading to a resurgence of the sport that began in Minnesota 40 years ago.
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625 new Minnesota COVID-19 cases contribute to weekend surge

COVID-19 deaths have not increased amid rise in infections, but health officials worry that this trend could emerge next.
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Emptying the NWHL Notebook: the Lost Leveille & Selander Tapes

It feels like a lifetime ago (four months ago right before Easter) that I spoke with the NWHL’s two premier goaltenders about the then-upcoming Isobel Cup Final. The championship game had been postponed at that time and was eventually scrapped in mid-May. Related: NWHL Delays Start of Season Six Both Lovisa Selander of the Boston Pride and Amanda Leveille of the Minnesota Whitecaps talked about finding ways to stay ready to play, a possible best-of-three series, and the magnificent seasons...
Tags: Sweden, Minnesota, Boston, Massachusetts, Sport, Ncaa, Buffalo, Hockey, NHL, Minnesota Wild, Dempsey, Bauer, NWHL, Boston Pride, University of Minnesota, Mike Murphy