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Possible Ricin Found In Evacuated Minneapolis Apartment Complex, FBI Says
The bureau said a University of Minnesota student may have "intentionally" been handling the biological toxin.
Former Minneapolis Officer Found Guilty After Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Woman
Justine Damond, an Australian woman engaged to be married, was shot outside her home after calling 911 to report a possible crime.
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Jacob Wohl May Have Faked Terroristic Threats Against Himself
The fringe-right grifter allegedly threatened himself with a false Twitter account and then reported those posts to police.
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It's On! Rival Minnesota Pols Set Twin Cities Snowball Fight For Sunday.
"We're all sick of all this snow," said the St. Paul mayor of his challenge to Minneapolis leaders.
Man Discards Napkin At Hockey Game, Gets Arrested For 1993 Murder
Police used DNA on the napkin to link Jerry Westrom to the stabbing of a Minneapolis woman more than 25 years ago.
Former Catholic Charities Workers, Friends Accused Of Stealing Money Meant For Homeless
Prosecutors say the suspects hatched a scheme to steal money meant to help homeless Minnesotans find housing.
Minneapolis Police Officers Suspended Over Racist Christmas Tree Decorations
The makeshift ornaments included a Newport cigarette pack, a cup from Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and police tape.
High-Climbing Raccoon Finally Reaches Top Of St. Paul Skyscraper And America Exhales
The raccoon, believed to be female, has been rescued and set free.
These Landmarks Around The Globe Are Getting A Celebratory Makeover For Pride
Monuments around the world will honor LGBTQ pride this June.
Pinata Maker Apologizes For Hanging Black Figures In The Likeness Of Lynchings
“It just brought back memories. From slavery,” a neighbor said.
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Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Justine Damond
Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor killed Damond in July after she called 911.
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An Open Letter To Politicians Facing Young Protesters
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As a leader, you have choices.
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Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested Blocking Transit To Super Bowl
Police removed at least 17 demonstrators standing on tracks or locking themselves to a station platform to protest police brutality.
Minneapolis Area Motels Charging Hundreds A Night For Really Filthy Rooms
Would you pay $450 for a room with bloodstained sheets?
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Banning The Bans: State And Local Officials Clash Over Plastic Bags
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Despite plastic bag bans in places like California showing signs of success, a growing number of states are enacting prohibitions
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2018 Is Already Off To A Violent Start
There were several shootings around the U.S. on New Year's Day.
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Al Franken Makes First Public Speech Since Announcing His Resignation
Franken is expected to resign on Jan. 2 amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
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2017’s History-Making Diversity Firsts
2017 hit some major diversity milestones in media, politics, and entertainment. Here are a few of the biggest moments.
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Here Are 6 Women (And 1 Man) Who Could Replace Al Franken In The Senate
With Franken announcing his resignation over sexual harassment allegations, here's a look at who could take his place.
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Two More Women Accuse Sen. Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching
One woman told HuffPost that Franken had grabbed her backside at an event honoring women.
Get To Know The First Openly Trans Black Woman Elected To Public Office
She’s the first openly transgender black woman to hold public office in the United States. And she’s ready to bring change to Minnesota.
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Meet The Trans Political Hopefuls Who Aim To Lead The Battle For Equality
By Letitia Stein, Reuters
With the government backpedaling on their rights, more trans candidates are running for office.
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