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University of Minnesota to launch program on health equity research

Donation will fund a center for anti-racism health equity research in School of Public Health

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The newspaper's work in the 'local reporting' category spanned seven months.
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Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd

Several witnesses have been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury considering charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is already facing state murder charges in the death of George Floyd, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Man shot by law enforcement in Isanti County identified

The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man fatally shot by law enforcement in Isanti County last weekend.
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J&J single-dose COVID shot is highly effective, FDA review finds

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis by U.S. regulators Wednesday that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic.
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Autopsy: Death at Iowa State caused by alcohol, hypothermia

An autopsy shows the death last month of a 21-year-old woman outside an Iowa State University sorority house was caused by acute alcohol intoxication and hypothermia, Ames police said Wednesday in a news release.

Enbridge Line 3 divides Indigenous lands, people

Jason Goward was overjoyed to get a high-paying job on Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline project.

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Police: Alcohol, exposure killed daughter of Minnesota justice, Allina CEO

Her body was found in the parking lot of her Iowa State University sorority.

Incomplete polar bear survey halts Alaska oil search bid

An Alaska Native corporation that was hoping to receive a federal permit to look for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge did not complete aerial surveys for polar bears on time, officials said.
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Rifle discharges in burning structure, critically wounds western Wisconsin firefighter

The firefighter was struck in the abdomen while standing outside the blaze, his chief said Tuesday night.
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Man shot to death by police in Isanti County is ID'd; accomplice charged

The 40-mile pursuit followed a report of shoplifting at Kohl's in Blaine.

Sun Prairie shooting investigated as a homicide

Sun Prairie and Madison police are investigating a homicide after a man dropped off at a medical clinic died from a gunshot wound.
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After months of quiet, the Justice Department has convened a grand jury and called police witnesses in the federal investigation, sources say.