An Iowa woman wanted to make jewelry from the exotic animal dung, but officials pooh-poohed her plans
The two long-distance races in Minnesota's two largest cities were expected to draw up to 20,000 runners.
The former president has yet to confirm his attendance at the Aug. 23 Republican debate in Milwaukee. His challengers are getting desperate.
Tou Thao denied any role in Floyd's 2020 death and said that he merely served as a "human traffic cone."
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, who gave the order on Friday, cited the potential for hallucinogenic plants to treat mental illnesses.
The victims ranged in age from 17 to 20, and the driver, who was allegedly speeding, has been arrested.
The two-year investigation found that Minneapolis officers discriminated against Black and Native American people, and people with “behavioral health disabilities.”
Tou Thao, who already had been convicted in federal court of violating Floyd’s civil rights, was last of the four former officers facing judgment in state court in Floyd’s killing.
The white former officer convicted of manslaughter after fatally shooting the Black motorist in suburban Minneapolis in 2021 is set to be released from prison.
Minnesota’s Court of Appeals has upheld Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's second-degree murder conviction for the May 2020 killing of George Floyd.