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Waiting for charges, protesters hold worship service — Prosecutors have until noon today to charge four men connected with last week's shootings. Sunday, protesters stood together against racial hatred.
Nov 30, 2015

Noon deadline to charge 4 men connected with last week's shootings near protest

Nov 30, 2015

Community members rally, worship and wait for possible charges in shootings of #4thPrecinctShutDown protesters.…

Mpls. police canvas neighborhood after fatal shooting — Minneapolis police said they're going door to door Sunday on the city's north side to tell neighbors that a suspect in a shooting Saturday night is in custody.

Sheriff investigating overnight police scuffle — The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident overnight when Brooklyn Park police officer's gun went off in a scuffle.

Minnesotans with ties to France express solidarity

Nov 16, 2015

A French cop in Minneapolis tells me: "I need to go to France to help my colleagues. I'm still a police officer."…

Stories from a new generation of journalists — Here are stories about everyday Minnesotans, reported by six college students, the vast majority of them students of color, who participated in "Next Generation Radio."

Five Mpls. men insist in court they did not plot to join ISIS — Five young Minneapolis men accused of plotting to join ISIS pleaded not guilty Monday to new charges of conspiring to commit murder overseas. Amal Daud is an older sister of defendant Abdirahman Daud. She said the family is standing by her brother's decision, even though he could face up to life in prison if convicted.
Nov 02, 2015

Five Mpls. men accused of plotting to join ISIS headed for trial -- in May.…

Plight of modern refugees strikes a chord for immigrant artists

Feds add murder conspiracy to charges on ISIS terror suspects — Federal prosecutors have added murder conspiracy to the charges against five of the nine Minnesota men accused of trying to join the ISIS terror group.
Oct 21, 2015

Feds add murder conspiracy to charges on ISIS terror suspects

Oct 21, 2015

Feds add murder conspiracy to charges on ISIS terror suspects… via @mprnews

Reading, writing, resilience? A new way to shrink the achievement gap — Grit. Resilience. Persistence. Schoolchildren are used to being assessed on their reading and math skills. But there's a growing movement to also study their character. A coalition of civic and education leaders said Thursday that measuring and nurturing social and emotional skills will also help Minnesota solve one of the worst achievement gaps in the nation between white kids and students of color.
Oct 16, 2015

Reading, writing, resilience? A new way to shrink the achievement gap…

Man pleads guilty in Twitter threat case — A 20-year-old Twin Cities man says he was trying to blow off steam when he fired off tweets threatening the U.S. Attorney General after his friends were arrested on charges of trying to enlist with the terror group ISIS. Mahamed Abukar Said told a federal judge that in hindsight, it wasn't "the smartest way to do it."
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Nov 30, 2015

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Nov 30, 2015

RT @MPRsLauraMc: at 1 pm, Henn Cty attorney Mike Freeman announces charges against four suspects in shooting of 5 protesters - hear it live on @MPRnews

Nov 30, 2015

RT @DoualyX: "They're going to have to physically remove me from here," Lakiela King, mother of Teven, 1 of the shooting victims.

Nov 30, 2015

RT @timnelson_mpr: CM Blong Yang: It is time for folks to go home. Go home to your families. It's getting cold.

Nov 30, 2015

RT @timnelson_mpr: Hodges: I'm not setting a deadline for protest to leave 4th Precinct.

Nov 30, 2015

RT @timnelson_mpr: Hodges: Focus now is neighbors are heard. Doesn't detail alternative if protesters don't leave.

Nov 30, 2015

RT @mukhtaryare: Draper Larkins, 38, is one of the protestors who was shot last week. "We aren't going nowhere," he says.

Nov 30, 2015

RT @golden_erin: Rep. Keith Ellison also calling for end of protest at 4th Pct. Says he initially supported but now it is causing "unintended" effects.

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