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Officials See Extremist Groups, Disinformation In ProtestsAs demonstrations spread from Minneapolis to the White House, New York City and overseas, federal law enforcement officials insisted far-left groups were stoking violence.
Attorney General Keith Ellison To Lead Prosecution Of George Floyd's DeathGov. Tim Walz announced Sunday that he has asked Attorney General Keith Ellison to assist Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman in the forthcoming case surrounding the death of George Floyd.
Gov. Tim Walz Announces Extension Of Curfew, Highway Closures For Sunday EveningMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz is extending the curfew, put in place in the Twin Cities to quell unrest, into Sunday evening. The curfew will be in effect at 8 p.m.
'Most Complex Public Safety Operation In The History Of Our State': Walz Deployed 5,025 National Guard Soldiers Saturday Night"I want to thank everyone who participated in our ability to restore trust in our streets," Gov. Walz said at a Sunday morning press conference. He said he appreciated the actions of the community, those who stayed home, the national guard, and first responders. 
As Cities Burn, Credibility Of Minnesota's Top Leaders Suffers Major BlowBy early Saturday morning, it was Gov. Walz who found himself struggling with the enormity of the challenge, conceding that he didn't have enough people to cope with the protests.
Biden Ally Sees Klobuchar As Less Likely Biden Running MateMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems a less likely choice to become Joe Biden's running mate on his presidential ticket following this week's death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis, a key ally of the former vice president said.
Before Floyd Death, Activists Saw Progress On Police ReformsYears of dialogue about police and criminal justice reforms in Minneapolis had improved the relationship between the African American community and law enforcement, activists say — before the police killing this week of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died after a white officer pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for several minutes as he pleaded for air.
Trump Walks Back His Incendiary Minneapolis 'Thugs' PostPresident Donald Trump has tried to walk back his post-midnight “thugs” tweet about Minneapolis protesters that added to outrage over the police killing of a black man.
Exclusive: Mayor Jacob Frey Discusses What Led To The Abandonment Of 3rd PrecinctMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has broken his silence about what ultimately led up to the Minneapolis Police Department's withdrawal from the 3rd Precinct building in south Minneapolis.