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Tay Anderson is bold, brash and unapologetic about seeking change in Denver 11.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Over the prior month, Tay Anderson hit the pavement hard, walking miles through downtown Denver, bullhorn glued to his hand, helping spearhead massive marches against police brutality. He rallied for a new neighborhood name in Stapleton and helped push Denver Public Schools to end its contract with the city's police department.
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Calls to defund the Denver Police Department continue during contentious council meeting 18.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Calls to defund Denver's police department continued Wednesday in city council chambers as councilmembers continued to question how police responded to large protests here and public safety leaders promise reform.
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Column One: In Orange County, seniors risk COVID-19 to protest death of George Floyd 17.6.2020 LA Times: Health

The average age in Laguna Woods is 78, making residents prime targets for the coronavirus. But that didn't keep dozens from turning out to say Black lives matter.

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Say their names: A look at controversial police killings in Colorado 7.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
While the death of George Floyd prompted protests around the country, people marching in Denver are also remembering local people of color who have been killed by law enforcement.
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Denver protests live: Updates from June 3 demonstrations at the Capitol 4.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Tuesday night was another peaceful night of protesting in Denver. Thousands gathered at the Colorado Capitol to march, kneel and chant far after the 9 p.m. emergency curfew. Although police responded with tear gas and other non-lethal methods over the weekend, Tuesday's protest wrapped up without any major conflicts.
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Denver protests live: Updates from June 2 demonstrations at the Capitol 3.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Live updates from the George Floyd-inspired protests at the Colorado Capitol in Denver on June 2, 2020. Today marks the sixth straight day of demonstrations following the police killing of a black man by a white police office in Minneapolis.
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Poker player Chris Hunichen wants to raise coronavirus awareness. So he bet on death 14.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Top poker player Chris Hunichen has asthma and is afraid of the coronavirus. He offered to bet that more than 100,000 people will die from it. Why?

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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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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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Update on COVID-19 in Minnesota: 169 confirmed cases, 28 counties, one death 23.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Health officials warned Minnesotans that COVID-19 is widespread across the state, in the wake of Minnesota's first death linked to the new coronavirus. Efforts to get more masks and other protective equipment into the hands of medical personnel increased this weekend, as the governor activated the National Guard to help transport those supplies.
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Latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota: Number of confirmed cases 'just the tip of the iceberg' 22.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Health officials on Saturday warned Minnesotans that COVID-19 is widespread across the state, in the wake of Minnesota's first death linked to the new coronavirus. Meanwhile, efforts to get more masks and other protective equipment into the hands of medical personnel increased on Saturday.
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In moment of coronavirus, Duluth distillery turns spirits into sanitizer 19.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Tucked away in the back of the Vikre Distillery building, past the empty cocktail room and copper stills and fermenters, the company has set up its makeshift hand sanitizer production area.
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Latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota: Testing criteria tightened, case count at 60 18.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The story of the virus’ spread in Minnesota continues to develop rapidly. In just one day, the state tightened its criteria for COVID-19 testing, limiting it to the most critical cases; allocated millions of dollars in emergency funding to address the pandemic; and opened its unemployment benefits to workers whose jobs have been affected by the pandemic.
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Mpls. program helps take some of the load off being homeless 6.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis city officials say they want to extend a pilot program that provides free storage for belongings.
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Q&A: Amy Klobuchar on the difference between talking a good game and getting things done 29.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board talks with Amy Klobuchar about her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Report: Minnesota’s progress on housing is mixed 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The encouraging signs include a rise in home and apartment construction and a reduction in renter evictions. But homelessness rose last year and racial disparities in homeownership persist. The trends have been noted previously by other organizations.
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Metro Transit adds police overtime, cameras to increase security on light rail, buses 13.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Aggravated assaults on buses and trains tripled from 2015 to 2019. Robberies are up nearly 40 percent over the same time. Metro Transit officials said they're increasing police patrols. They'll also double the staff who handle text reports from riders and add plain-clothes officers to focus on smoking and drug use.
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Serving up organic vegetarian soup and a side of dignity 6.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Those who eat at A Soup for You! — a “radical soup kitchen” — order their meals and are seated at regular tables, just as they would at a restaurant. The chef behind the concept says it’s about treating everybody with respect.
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St. Paul to offer rent subsidies for families with schoolchildren 5.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Teachers and school staff at seven St. Paul public schools are teaming up to identify students whose families could use help paying rent. Then the city will give those families $300 a month for up to three years. It’s part of St. Paul’s new Families First Housing pilot program.
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