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Former MPD Officer Derek Chauvin In Custody, Charged With Murder In George Floyd’s Death – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been arrested four days after George Floyd’s fatal arrest that sparked protests, rioting and outcry across the city and nation, and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced he has been charged with murder and manslaughter, with the charges scheduled to be released shortly.On Friday, John […]

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George Floyd Riots: Violence Spans Twin Cities: 3rd Precinct Overtaken & Burned, CNN Reporter Arrested – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

State Patrol, National Guard Begin Clearing Out Streets CNN Reporter Arrested On Air While Covering Minneapolis Unrest Body Found In North Minneapolis Leads To Death Investigation Mayor Frey Responds To President Trump’s Scathing Remarks City Warns Gas Line May Have Been Cut At 3rd Precinct 170 Buildings Damaged Or Looted In St. Paul Looting Attempts […]

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Trump administration still wants to cut food stamps – CBS News

Trump administration still wants to cut food stamps By Aimee Picchi May 15, 2020 / 7:42 AM / MoneyWatch Usage of food stamps is surging across the U.S. as unemployment soars to its highest level since the Great Depression. But enrolling for food aid may soon get tougher, with the Trump administration pushing to implement […]

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CDC releases edited coronavirus reopening guidance

Jon Elswick | AP Jon Elswick | AP Documents that U.S. health officials have released as part of some long-delayed specific guidance that schools, businesses, and other organizations can use as states reopen from coronavirus shutdowns are photographed Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted a set of six “decision tool” documents. Mike […]

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Kamala emerges as early Biden VP favorite as sting of debate attack fades – POLITICO

“I’ve made very clear that when I look in the mirror in the morning, I realize who and what I am. I have three daughters, two granddaughters and I am very supportive of an African American woman on the ticket. I’m very supportive of that,” he said. “But I also know that in order for […]

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Fauci becomes third member of White House coronavirus task force to enter quarantine

Three members of the White House coronavirus task force will self-quarantine after possible exposure to COVID-19, administration officials said Saturday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control, will quarantine for 14 days. Stephen Hahn, the head of […]

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We call workers ‘essential’ – but is that just referring to the work, not the people?

By this point in the coronavirus pandemic, you’ve probably heard a lot about “essential workers.” They’re the people working in hospitals and grocery stores, on farms and in meatpacking plants. They’re keeping public transit, shipping and utilities running. But is “essential” describing the workers themselves? Or only the work they do? Right now, many don’t […]

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Police probe killing of store security guard over virus mask – ABC News

FLINT, Mich. — State police are investigating whether a security guard at a Family Dollar store in Michigan was fatally shot because he refused to allow a customer to enter without wearing a face mask to protect against transmission of the coronavirus. Calvin Munerlyn, 43, was fatally shot Friday at the store just north of […]

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Antioch City Council Removes Turnage

Antioch City Council Votes to Remove Turnage from Planning Commission After Facebook Post On Friday, during a special meeting of the Antioch City Council, the council unanimously voted to remove Ken Turnage II from the city planning commission after a Facebook Post. In his Facebook Post, Turnage described he believed “Malthusian Theory” and said he […]

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White House blocks Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying next week – CNNPolitics

“The Appropriations Committee sought Dr. Anthony Fauci as a witness at next week’s Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee hearing on COVID-19 response. We have been informed by an administration official that the White House has blocked Dr. Fauci from testifying,” House Appropriations Committee spokesman Evan Hollander said in a statement Friday. White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere […]