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Daily Digest: Arrests and marches — Good Wednesday morning. Lots of news for the day before Thanksgiving, so here we go. 1. Three people are in police custody after five people were shot near ongoing Black Lives Matter protests Monday night. Another man was arrested and then released. Meanwhile, demonstrators held a huge march from north Minneapolis to downtown yesterday.

Daily Digest: Shooting near protest site — Good morning, and welcome to Tuesday in what for many of us is a short work week. 1. There was a shooting overnight near the 4th precinct Minneapolis police station where people have been protesting the death of Jamar Clark. Five people were hurt, and police are looking for three men.
Nov 24, 2015

RT @MPRpolitics: Daily Digest: Shooting near protest site

Daily Digest: Protests continue — Good morning and welcome to another Monday, a day which is always harder somehow after the Vikings take a dive on Sunday. Let's move on to the Digest. 1. Despite some concessions by Gov. Mark Dayton over the weekend, protesters are staring a second week of camping outside a Minneapolis police station.

Daily Digest: TGIF edition — Good morning. It's Friday after a very long week, especially in the city of Minneapolis. Let's take a look at a few items in the news. 1. Protesters spent another night outside of a police station in north Minneapolis.

Daily Digest: One side of shooting story — Good morning. It's Thursday and as far as I can tell it's not raining, which may be a first for this week. Here is your Digest. 1. How is it that the head of the police union can talk when everyone involved in the investigation of Sunday's officer involved shooting in Minneapolis can't?

Senate DFL leader wants wider special session — Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook is adding to the issues he would like to see addressed in a special legislative session. Bakk said in a letter Tuesday that Senate Democrats agree with Gov. Mark Dayton that extending benefits for unemployed steel workers should be a top priority.

Daily Digest: Paris and the presidency — Good morning. Here it is Wednesday already. If you were planning to vote for Bobby Jindal for president, I'm afraid he dropped out yesterday. Now that we have that out of the way, here is the Digest. 1.

Daily Digest: Protests and investigations — Good Tuesday morning. Here are some news items you may have missed. 1.More than 50 people were arrested in Minneapolis last night after they shut down part of I-94 to protest a police shooting in North Minneapolis. ( MPR News) 2. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges has asked the Justice Department to investigate Sunday's shooting.

Daily Digest: After the Paris attacks — Good morning. The attacks in Paris Friday night that killed more than 100 people and injured hundreds more have had a political impact around the world, including here in Minnesota. Here are some news items worth reading. 1. A big question here in the U.S.

Daily Digest: Taxes on the rise — Good morning. We've made it to Friday again. Here's your Digest. 1. The state has put out its list of maximum local tax levies, and they're going up. ( MPR News) 2. At least 3,500 rape kits are sitting untested across Minnesota. ( MPR News) 3.
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Nov 25, 2015

RT @BrandtMPR: MPD says 4 shooting suspects in custody. Not seeking anymore. Henn Co. Atty gets extension for charges.

Nov 24, 2015

RT @AP: BREAKING: Canada to take 10,000 Syrian refugees by year end and another 15,000 by the end of February.

Nov 23, 2015

Gov. Dayton on video Black Lives Matter wants released in Jamar Clark investigation…

Nov 20, 2015

RT @RachelSB: @tomscheck is leaving the Capitol press corps to investigate.The Capitol, press corps will miss his drive.Those he investigates? Watch out.

Nov 19, 2015

Mpls police chief says molotov cocktails thrown and shots fired at officers.

Nov 19, 2015

RT @MPRnews: UnitedHealth says losses may force it out of Obamacare exchanges.

Nov 18, 2015

RT @MarkZdechlik: MNsure board names Allison O'Toole permanent CEO. O'Toole had not been in the running but reconsidered after conversations with board.

Nov 17, 2015

RT @MPRnews: Dayton blasts governors who oppose Syrian refugees.

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