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U.S. launches broad civil rights investigation of Mpls. police

The U.S. Department of Justice will undertake a sweeping investigation into whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in a "pattern and practice" of illegal conduct, including whether officers routinely used excessive force during protests.
When work begins at PolyMet mine near Hoyt Lakes, Minn., the tailings basin pictured in this file photo will be put back into use.
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EPA botched oversight of permits for PolyMet mine, internal investigation finds

In Uptown Minneapolis on Wednesday, the National Guard kept an eye on businesses a day after Derek Chauvin was convicted for the murder of George Floy
RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII • Star Tribune
In Uptown Minneapolis on Wednesday, the National Guard kept an eye on businesses a day after Derek Chauvin was convicted for the murder of George Floyd.

After Derek Chauvin verdict, Twin Cities set to defortify

Public safety officials described plans to take down barriers and boards, citing calmed tensions and decreased threats of civil unrest.
Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is defended by Sacramento Kings center Hassan Whiteside during the first quarter
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Wolves once again denied a win streak, falling 128-125 at Sacramento

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Wild goalie Cam Talbot celebrates a win against the Arizona Coyotes with defenseman Ian Cole (28) and right wing Ryan Hartman (38)
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Outshot but not outmatched, Talbot saves Wild in 4-1 victory over Arizona

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