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Cook County Board considers nonbinding proposal to shift money from ‘failed and racist’ policing, incarceration systems 4.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Cook County Board to consider non-binding resolution to redirect money from law enforcement to social services.
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Congress tackling police reform, but GOP and Democratic lawmakers differ on aims 15.6.2020 L.A. Times - World News

A Black man's death at police hands in an Atlanta drive through occurs and congressional lawmakers face calls for police reform.

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George Floyd's Houston memorial reminds friends what they survived 9.6.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Before George Floyd, 46, died at the hands of Minneapolis police, he had managed to extricate himself from the Houston projects.

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Editorial: It's time to rethink public safety in Los Angeles 8.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The call to cut the LAPD budget should be the beginning of a larger rethinking of the mission and scope of the Police Department.

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There's a black jobs crisis. Coronavirus is making it worse 6.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Beneath the fury over George Floyd's death lie longstanding economic inequities that have plagued California's 2.6 million black people.

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I Just Watched My Minneapolis Neighborhood Burn. I’m Staying. 31.5.2020 Mother Jones
For the last four nights, protests and riots have ripped across Minneapolis in an explosion of pain and fury over the alleged murder of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of white former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin. Early on Friday morning, people overran and torched the police department’s Third Precinct on Lake […]
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks to Supporters About the Minneapolis Protests 30.5.2020 Mother Jones
Following a fourth night of protests in Minneapolis, as thousands took to the streets demanding an end to police violence against Black people, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged her supporters to take a broad view of the demonstrations, and spoke critically about those who are calling for a stop to the unrest, which has included the […]
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Baby-sitting, dog walking, grocery runs: How some med students are helping future colleagues 2.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Sidelined during a defining moment in medical history, future doctors across the nation are scrambling to find other ways to help fight the coronavirus.

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Minnesota was making gains on its housing shortage — then coronavirus hit 8.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Construction workers are considered essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a recent survey found many firms are delaying projects and laying off workers.
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Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Back to work and school, at home 6.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesotans ventured out in the sunshine and relatively mild temperatures over the weekend, most taking care to follow social distancing guidelines. On Monday, it’s back to work-at-home and school-at-home for thousands of people across the state.
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Doctors, nurses leave homes to protect families from virus 5.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Countless doctors and nurses around the world are choosing to move to hotels, tents, garages and other temporary housing to protect their loved ones — even as they risk exposing themselves to a virus that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, including a number of medical workers.
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Latest on COVID-19 in MN: State releases list of affected long-term care facilities 5.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota health officials on Saturday released the names of long-term care facilities in the state linked to a positive COVID-19 case. That’s as the overall number of confirmed cases in the state increased by 76 — the largest single-day increase in cases so far in Minnesota.
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Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Death toll increases to 24; stay-home order may go past April 10 4.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
State health officials reported Saturday that 24 people in Minnesota have died from COVID-19, up from 22 the previous day. Meanwhile the overall number of confirmed cases in the state increased to 865 on Saturday, up from 789 on Friday.
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In reversal, University of Minnesota will refund more student housing costs 4.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
University of Minnesota regents on Friday voted to provide larger housing refunds to students on all system campuses after the coronavirus pandemic forced the campuses to close.
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Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Schools likely closed for the year 3.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There's a "relatively slim" chance of Minnesota school buildings reopening this year, Gov. Tim Walz said, calling it a "heartbreaking" situation for families and students, especially those in the 2020 graduating class.
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U of M designers build prototypes to fill the urgent need for masks, ventilators 3.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota is expecting a surge of COVID-19 cases in the weeks ahead and hospitals are using this time to prepare. But they’re competing with hospitals all over the world for a limited supply of medical and protective equipment. The University of Minnesota is trying to fill some of the urgent need for masks and ventilators with handmade solutions.
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Latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota: Community transmission biggest cause 2.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Gov. Tim Walz says he will make a decision next week on whether to extend Minnesota's stay-at-home order past April 10. Walz will speak directly to Minnesotans Sunday via YouTube in his State of the State address.
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State housing help likely on the way as part of pandemic response 2.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Many Minnesotans out of work because of COVID-19 are starting to face their first rent and mortgage payments since the state’s stay-at-home order went into effect. Some are finding relief. Many are wondering what help they may get.
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MN homeless shelters struggle to provide safety, distance to prevent COVID-19 27.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Advocates for Minnesota’s homeless are pleading for more state resources to help protect the vulnerable population in crowded shelters and emergency centers.
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Legislature prepares to meet again under COVID-19 restrictions 25.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As Minnesota lawmakers prepare to vote on additional measures to respond to COVID-19, they know there will be fewer of them at the Capitol and they will be farther apart than usual.
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