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DFL Congressional Candidates Differ On Guns, Abiding By Endorsement- Full Debate Video And Transcript

DFL CD2 Candidates Debate On TPT's Almanac

The first public debate between the three candidates seeking the DFL endorsement for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat brought out sharp differences on gun laws and raised the possibility that one of the well-funded candidates could make a primary run if she doesn’t get the endorsement of party delegates. Continue Reading →

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Man Claims Police Threatened Him After White Supremacists Shot Him

Shooting victim Wesley Martin and his Advocate Jermaine Alexander

When you’re the victim of a shooting you expect the police to help you, not threaten you. But that’s what Wesley Martin says happened to him after a group of white supremacists opened fire on him and four other Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis on November 23. Continue Reading →

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Barricaded Police Station Symbol Of Separate But Unequal Minneapolis

Barricaded 4th Precinct Police Station

Minneapolis has put up a prison like barricade around a police station in the wake of Black Lives Matters protests. “What are they trying to keep out?” ask the protesters who want the “disturbing” barricade removed and more transparent investigation of the police shooting of an unarmed black man. Continue Reading →

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Read And Watch The MN GOP CD2 Debate-Full Transcript And Video

Jason Lewis, Pam Myhra, David Gerson, John Howe and David Benson-Staebler debate

Read the transcript and/or watch the video as five Republicans running for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat answer questions including how will they say “no” to solve budget problems? Continue Reading →

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AFSCME Says Walker Methodist Health Center Trying To Bust Union

Union Workers Rally Outside Walker Methodist Health Center in Minneapolis

Workers at Walker Methodist Health Center are fighting management again to keep their union — and at the same time try to negotiate for a living wage. A rare employer-initiated election to decertify the union will likely happen sometime in December. Continue Reading →

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Jamar Clark Murder Investigation Already “Screwed Up,” Says Police Brutality Prevention Group

Michelle Gross

Michelle Gross says what Minneapolis police did at the shooting scene will prevent the state and federal investigators from gathering all of the eyewitness accounts. Continue Reading →

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Religious Activists Applaud Vote To Slash Sentences For Drug Offenders

Alonzo of MAD DADS

“Don’t take the money and throw it at putting people in a box,” an ex-felon told a state commission that voted to slash recommended sentences for drug offenders who have swelled Minnesota’s prison population beyond capacity. Continue Reading →

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