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Minneapolis: Largest city in Minnesota
Minneapolis is the largest and most-populous city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the seat of Hennepin County, the state's most-populous county. As of 2019, Minneapolis has an estimated population of 429,606, making it the 46th-largest city in the United States, the 8th-largest in the Midwestern United States, and the second-most densely populated large city in the region behind Chicago. Minneapolis and its neighbor Saint Paul make up the Twin Cities, with Minneapolis being the larger of the two. The Twin Cities metro and their surrounding suburbs contain about 3.64 million people, making it the third-largest economic and population center in the Midwest and the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Ex-Officer Derek Chauvin, Charged in George Floyd's Death, Released on $1M Bond [Video]

Ex-Officer Derek Chauvin, Charged in George Floyd's Death, Released on $1M Bond

According to NBC News, the former Minneapolis police officer was granted a conditional release on Wednesday after posting a non-cash bond.

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Ex-officer charged in Floyd's death posts $1M bond [Video]

Ex-officer charged in Floyd's death posts $1M bond

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, has been released from a correctional facility after posting a $1 million bond, according to court records...

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Fmr. officer charged in Floyd's death released on $1 million bond [Video]

Fmr. officer charged in Floyd's death released on $1 million bond

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, has been released from a correctional facility after posting a $1 million bond, according to court records...

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At Minnesota Rally, Trump Gloats Police Shooting Of MSNBC Anchor Was 'A Beautiful Thing' [Video]

At Minnesota Rally, Trump Gloats Police Shooting Of MSNBC Anchor Was 'A Beautiful Thing'

Amid the protests in Minneapolis triggered by the death of George Floyd, MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi and his crew were fired upon by police in broad daylight. On Friday, President Donald Trump chose to..

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11 Arrested In Portland Riots [Video]

11 Arrested In Portland Riots

CNN reports that on Friday police arrested 11 people in Portland, Oregon. The arrests came after violent protestors rioted outside a federal building. The PPB said a group began marching from a park to..

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Big turnout on day one of early voting [Video]

Big turnout on day one of early voting

[NFA] Voters in Minnesota, Virginia, South Dakota and Wyoming began casting in-person ballots on Friday. In Virginia, elections officials in Fairfax and Arlington counties reported heavy turnout, with..

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Sunday protests remain mostly calm after nightfall [Video]

Sunday protests remain mostly calm after nightfall

Protests continued Sunday night across the United States but the flare-ups in violence and police clashes were largely absent, though 15 protesters were arrested in Portland. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Dramatic Scenes As Man Catches Fire at Portland Protest [Video]

Dramatic Scenes As Man Catches Fire at Portland Protest

A man’s shoes caught fire during a protest against police violence and racial injustice in Portland, Oregon. The incident happened after Molotov cocktails were thrown in the street which sparked a..

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George Floyd's Killer Wants Charges Against Him Dropped [Video]

George Floyd's Killer Wants Charges Against Him Dropped

The former Minneapolis police officer who stood with his foot on the neck of George Floyd has asked a judge to dismiss murder charges against him. Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin knelt on..

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Covid-19 has revealed the depths of the nation’s rental housing crisis — but a group of Minneapolis tenants has shown that a different future is possible.
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Derek Chauvin, Ex-Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Released on Bail

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who is accused of killing George Floyd has been released from jail.
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Alleged George Floyd Murderer Derek Chauvin Released from Prison on $1M Bond

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More than a dozen employees of Murray's Restaurant in Minneapolis who served at catered event are now isolation.
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Minneapolis officials said they would defund the police. Some now regret that pledge.


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Portland police brace for out-of-state protesters

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Semisonic singer Dan Wilson on working with Carole King, writing “You’re Not Alone”

Minneapolis band Semisonic, best known for their alternative rock hit “Closing Time,” is back after a hiatus of nearly two decades. Their new EP, “You’re Not Alone,” marks their first new..
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Saturday Sessions: Semisonic performs “Singing In My Sleep”

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Prosecutors in Floyd case say ex-cop had used excessive force before

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What We Know About the Death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Mr. Floyd died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee in an episode that was captured on video, touching off nationwide protests.
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2 Boogaloo Bois members charged with attempting to support Hamas

The Justice Department said the FBI initiated the investigation into Solomon and Teeter during protests in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death.
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Justice Dept. Charges 2 With Trying to Support Hamas

The men, both American citizens, were taken into custody on Thursday evening in Minneapolis. They say they are members of a far-right group called the Boogaloo Bois.
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Minneapolis police station's Christmas tree called racially insensitive

A Minneapolis police station's Christmas tree gained attention after community members said its ornaments were racially insensitive. A picture posted to social media showed the tree in the lobby of the..
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A Black man pinned to the ground by NY police died two months before George Floyd's death

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How a Minneapolis chef is forging ahead with new restaurant plans

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How George Floyd's death unified community activists in Minneapolis

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Man's suicide sparks Minneapolis unrest, damage

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