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Minneapolis police workers’ comp claims have skyrocketed

The city of Minneapolis could pay some $34 million or more in workers’ compensation claims filed by city employees since the murder of George...

Settled into new homes, refugees in US say they are working...

Violence, persecution and wars amid a global pandemic added to the growing number of displaced persons around the world last year. The United Nations reports...

Suburban cities spearhead effort to remove racial covenants

A lawyer by trade, when Maria Cisneros and her husband, Miguel, went to buy their house in Golden Valley five years ago, she read...

Activists stand athwart highway expansion, yelling stop

DULUTH — Jordan van der Hagen, a landscape designer, wants I-35 through downtown Duluth replaced with a boulevard. The freeway, he argues, is a...

Trump wanted Supreme Court to order new election in Arizona, other...

Former President Donald Trump wanted his Justice Department to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to order a half dozen states, including Arizona, to hold...

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race...

WASHINGTON — Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide over how schools teach...

Cities, facing pressure to minimize police presence, turn to unproven community...

Facing increasing political pressure on all sides in the face of rising violent crime and activists demanding the dismantling of their police departments, Minneapolis...

States poised to allow college athletes to profit off their name,...

WASHINGTON — A seismic shift will rock college sports next month, when a handful of new state laws go into effect allowing student athletes...

Asian Minnesotans say discrimination is on the rise, push to make...

At the start of the pandemic, Yaoyao Chen, a materials research engineer, was an early adopter of mask-wearing.  One day in March, she was at...

City workers work to reopen George Floyd Square to traffic

They arrived before sunrise, working quickly to begin stripping away the barricades that have kept the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue closed...

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