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Lawsuit says ex-Officer Chauvin kneeled on woman's neck, just as he did when he killed George Floyd

May. 21, 2024 18:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former employee sued the city of Minneapolis on Tuesday, alleging ex-police Officer Derek Chauvin hauled her from her minivan and pinned her to the ground with his knee in January 2020, just as he did four months later when he killed George Floyd. Patty Day,...

Uber and Lyft say they won't leave Minnesota after all — and drivers are getting a raise

May. 20, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft said Monday they will keep operating in Minnesota now that state lawmakers have passed a measure that will increase driver pay, but at a lower rate than approved by Minneapolis officials earlier this year. Although the new...

Minnesota Uber and Lyft driver pay package beats deadline to win approval in Legislature

May. 20, 2024 16:16 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A plan to boost pay for Uber and Lyft drivers in Minnesota that lawmakers believe would prevent the companies from leaving the market advanced in the state Legislature on Sunday before the midnight deadline. The House passed the compensation bill but the...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

May. 20, 2024 14:19 PM EDT

Austin American Statesman. May 17, 2024. Editorial: A small Texas town prudently says no to expanding state’s abortion ban It was the latest effort by an anti-abortion pastor to expand restrictions on reproductive rights Last Thursday, the city...

NBA features two Game 7s Sunday between teams that have experienced both ends of blowouts

May. 18, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver coach Michael Malone calls them “the two greatest words in sports.” Game 7. The NBA has two of them Sunday, and all four teams — the Nuggets, Timberwolves, Knicks and Pacers — have experienced both ends of blowouts in their otherwise...

Murder trial set for September for Minnesota trooper who shot motorist during freeway stop

May. 16, 2024 12:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota state trooper who's charged with murder for fatally shooting a motorist as he tried to pull away from a traffic stop is set to go on trial in September. Trooper Ryan Londregan, 27, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the death of Ricky Cobb II. It was the...

Nuggets apply even more pressure to Edwards, beat Timberwolves to take 3-2 lead in series

May. 15, 2024 03:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Anthony Edwards was seeing double everywhere he turned. All by design as the Denver Nuggets doubled the attention on Minnesota's standout guard. It was yet another wrinkle for the Nuggets, who held Edwards to 18 points — 15 below his average in this series — in...

Proposed Minnesota Equal Rights Amendment draws rival crowds to Capitol for crucial votes

May. 14, 2024 08:11 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Impassioned supporters and opponents of a far-reaching Equal Rights Amendment to the Minnesota Constitution flocked to the State Capitol ahead of crucial votes aimed at putting it on the 2026 ballot. However, the state House adjourned without voting on the...

Jamf Holding: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 19:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jamf Holding Corp. (JAMF) on Wednesday reported a loss of $20.5 million in its first quarter. The Minneapolis-based company said it had a loss of 16 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 14 cents per share....

Taylor Swift bill is signed into Minnesota law, boosting protections for online ticket buyers

May. 07, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People buying tickets online for concerts, sporting events and other live events in Minnesota will be guaranteed more transparency and protection under a so-called Taylor Swift bill signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Tim Walz. The law, prompted by the frustration a...