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Video: Ex-officer charged in Floyd killing tells BCA he was focused on angry crowd

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In an interview with investigators, Tou Thao stressed officer safety, addressing George Floyd's well-being and bystanders' concerns only when questioned by a Minnesota BCA special agent.
Lightning seen from the Lowry Avenue Bridge illuminated the sky above downtown Minneapolis on Friday night.
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Storms push through Minnesota after triggering sirens in Minneapolis

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USPS warns 46 states, D.C. it can't guarantee mail-in votes can be counted

A Minneapolis park police officer sprayed mace after protesters blocked the path of a cruiser attempting to leave the area in Powderhorn Park on Frida
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A Minneapolis park police officer sprayed mace after protesters blocked the path of a cruiser attempting to leave the area in Powderhorn Park on Friday.

Officials clear Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis of last campers

Minneapolis park police and Park Board staffers cleared out the remaining encampment in Powderhorn Park, removing the last of about 35 tents pitched on the west end of the park. City officials had given people a two-week notice to leave.
Lightning crackled over Target Field after Friday night's game between the Twins and the Royals was postponed due to weather.
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Let's play two! But Twins-Royals doubleheader just seven innings each

Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders signals to his team alongside D'Angelo Russell in the second half of a game against the Mavericks, on March 1
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Reusse: Left outside NBA bubble, Saunders and Wolves work on their own

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Still much on the line for online conventions

The outcome is predetermined, and the pandemic will change the optics. But voters will likely still be viewers anyway.

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