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'Job Gains Have Slowed Considerably,' Says Economic Policy Institute EconomistUnemployment's sizable decline in July still reflects a slowing economic recovery in the face of the unchecked coronavirus pandemic.
Study: Most Minneapolis Police Stops Involved Black DriversA study from June 2019 to May 2020 found Black drivers are more often searched when pulled over during equipment or moving violations, with 26% of those searches resulting in arrest.
#IRide4Them: Cyclist Riding 846 Miles To Honor Black People Killed By Police In MinnesotaFor most people, riding a bicycle 84.6 miles in a single day is a grueling athletic feat. The distance is more than halfway between Minneapolis and Duluth. But it’s what a young Black cyclist is doing for 10 days straight to honor Black people killed by police in Minnesota.
Carlton Troutman Gets 45-Month Stayed Sentence In Hit-And-Run Crash That Injured Kyla AvantThe verdict indicates that, so long as Troutman abides by the conditions of his probation, he should not serve prison time.
Bloomington Man Assaulted While Walking To Mosque; Police Searching For SuspectsThe Bloomington Police Department says the assault happened shortly before 10 p.m. in the area of 82nd Street and Park Avenue, less than a block from the Dar al Farooq mosque.
150 Stillwater-Based National Guard Troops To Deploy To Naval Station Guantanamo Bay For Base SecurityAbout 150 Minnesota National Guard troops based in Stillwater will be deploying to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay this weekend.
George Floyd Case: Motion To Remove Hennepin County Att’y Mike Freeman DeniedA Hennepin County judge has denied a motion to remove the county’s attorney Mike Freeman from the George Floyd case.
Resiliency In The Twin Cities: St. Paul's Midway Goodwill Store ReopensSt. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Councilwoman Mitra Jalali and other company and city leaders said this is one big step for the people who work here and the community they serve.v
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 556 Additional Cases And 4 Deaths Reported; Over 900K Minnesotans Tested So FarMinnesota health officials updated the impact of COVID-19 on the state Friday, reporting 556 additional cases and four more deaths in the last 24 hours.
Crews Knock Down Fire At North Minneapolis Duplex; 1 Firefighter Assessed For InjuryA Minneapolis firefighter was hurt Friday morning while battling a fire in a duplex on the city’s north side.
Minnesota Teen Killed In Fargo Fight; 1 Arrested, 1 Still SoughtFargo police have arrested one man and are looking for another in a fatal attack on a Minnesota teen.
Wayzata Public Schools Proposes Hybrid Learning Plan For Upcoming School YearA hybrid learning scenario has been proposed for the upcoming school year at Wayzata Public Schools.

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Fmr. Gopher Women's Basketball Coach Marlene Stollings Fired By Texas Tech After Abuse ReportTexas Tech fired women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing newspaper report alleging a culture of abuse in her program.
Green Bay Packers Say Lambeau Field Will Be Fan-Free For 1st Two Home GamesThe Green Bay Packers say they won't have any fans for at least their first two home games this season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Boeser, Pettersson Help Canucks Top Wild 3-0 For Series LeadBrock Boeser and Elias Petterson each had a power-play goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 27 saves for his first postseason shutout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 to take a 2-1 lead Thursday in their best-of-five qualifier series.
Pirates Rally Past Twins 6-5 To End 7-Game Losing StreakKevin Newman's two-run pinch-single with one out in the ninth inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 6-5 victory on Thursday.
'After I Found Out I Was Having A Girl, It Was Even More Motivation To Come Back And Play': Michelle Wie West Joins 'We Need To Talk' On CBS Ahead Of PGA ChampionshipThe five-time LPGA Tour winner discusses her journey to motherhood, transition to broadcasting and the desire to come back and play this Saturday on We Need To Talk on CBS.
Randy Dobnak Shines In Pittsburgh Homecoming As Twins Beat Pirates 5-2Coaxing the listless Pirates into groundball after groundball, Randy Dobnak scattered three hits across six shutout innings as the Twins rolled to a 5-2 win

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#IRide4Them: Cyclist Riding 846 Miles To Honor Black People Killed By Police In MinnesotaFor most people, riding a bicycle 84.6 miles in a single day is a grueling athletic feat. The distance is more than halfway between Minneapolis and Duluth. But it’s what a young Black cyclist is doing for 10 days straight to honor Black people killed by police in Minnesota.
Carlton Troutman Gets 45-Month Stayed Sentence In Hit-And-Run Crash That Injured Kyla AvantThe verdict indicates that, so long as Troutman abides by the conditions of his probation, he should not serve prison time.
Bloomington Man Assaulted While Walking To Mosque; Police Searching For SuspectsThe Bloomington Police Department says the assault happened shortly before 10 p.m. in the area of 82nd Street and Park Avenue, less than a block from the Dar al Farooq mosque.
150 Stillwater-Based National Guard Troops To Deploy To Naval Station Guantanamo Bay For Base SecurityAbout 150 Minnesota National Guard troops based in Stillwater will be deploying to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay this weekend.
George Floyd Case: Motion To Remove Hennepin County Att’y Mike Freeman DeniedA Hennepin County judge has denied a motion to remove the county’s attorney Mike Freeman from the George Floyd case.
Resiliency In The Twin Cities: St. Paul's Midway Goodwill Store ReopensSt. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Councilwoman Mitra Jalali and other company and city leaders said this is one big step for the people who work here and the community they serve.v