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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

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Public safety officials described plans to take down barriers and boards, citing calmed tensions and decreased threats of civil unrest.
President Joe Biden speaks to the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, from the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington.
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At 'moment of peril,' Biden opens global summit on climate

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After 52 years, the Roller Garden in St. Louis Park will close its doors May 8.
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After 52 years, St. Louis Park's longtime Roller Garden skating rink will close in May

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