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Minneapolis mayor faces voters with policing on their minds

Oct. 28, 2021 07:52 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was the face of the city through some of its darkest days — the death of George Floyd under an officer's knee last year and rioting that marred the ensuing protests, including the burning of a police precinct after Frey ordered officers to...

Minneapolis chief urges voters to reject replacing PD

Oct. 28, 2021 07:36 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo urged voters to reject a ballot question that would replace the city's police department, saying it would do nothing to address the issues laid bare with the death last year of George Floyd. Voters will...

Nebraska's bowl hopes will fade without victory over Purdue

Oct. 28, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For Nebraska, the final stretch of the season is all about gaining bowl eligibility. Considering the Cornhuskers (3-5, 1-4 Big Ten) would need to go 3-1 against a difficult schedule, Saturday's game against Purdue is as close as it gets to a must...

Whitecaps jump to 5th place with 2-0 win over Minnesota

Oct. 28, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brian White scored and played a role in a Minnesota United own goal in the Vancouver Whitecaps' 2-1 victory Wednesday night. The Whitecaps (12-9-11) leapfrogged over three teams into fifth place in the Western Conference. Minnesota...

Russell, Towns lead T'Wolves to rare win at Milwaukee

Oct. 28, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards each added 25, and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 113-108 on Wednesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 points and 16 rebounds for the...

Wednesday's Scores

Oct. 27, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Class AAAA= Section 4= Quarterfinals= Irondale def. White Bear Lake, 25-12, 25-23, 25-14 Mounds View def. Minneapolis North, 25-23, 25-21, 25-12 ...

Vikings' pass defense faces daunting stretch, minus Peterson

Oct. 27, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Peterson has been as vital as expected for Minnesota's revamped secondary this season, providing a wise and steadying influence on his younger teammates and sound pass coverage of his own. The Vikings are about to find out just how much of an...

Twin Metals to appeal federal decision on proposed mine

Oct. 27, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twin Metals will appeal a federal decision that dealt a serious blow to its proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, the company said Wednesday. Last week, the Biden administration ordered a mineral withdrawal study on 225,000 acres...

Network ready to give COVID-19 shots to young Minnesotans

Oct. 27, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz said Wednesday the state has a strong network of health care providers and others who are ready to administer the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine to children ages 5 to 11 once final federal recommendations are issued next week. A Food and...

America 'on fire': Facebook watched as Trump ignited hate

Oct. 27, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The reports of hateful and violent posts on Facebook started pouring in on the night of May 28 last year, soon after then-President Donald Trump sent a warning on social media that looters in Minneapolis would be shot. It had been three days since...