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Disbanding Minneapolis Police: What Does It Look Like?

On Sunday the Minneapolis City Council pledged to defund and dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department. The decision came in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on May, 25.
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Which Major Cities Have Set Curfews Amid the Ongoing Protests?

As protest rallies against police brutality continue, cities across the nation have implemented curfews. Protests throughout the country have been peaceful and violent at times.
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WATCH: 7-Eleven Looted, Set on Fire in Downtown St. Louis

A 7-Eleven in downtown St. Louis, Missouri was looted and set on fire after protests turned violent Monday night. Windows were busted out of the store at 17th and Pine Street.
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Donations Pour In, Police Enforce Curfew on Day 6 of Minneapolis Protests

Demonstrations honoring George Floyd continued into the sixth day. Throughout Sunday, the protests ended in hope for the city of Minneapolis.
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Trucker in Minneapolis Arrested for Driving at Protesters Gathered on I-35W

As protestors gathered on highway I-35 W in Minneapolis, a tanker truck drove through the crowd of people who were gathered and protesting peacefully.
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A Quiet Night in Minneapolis Highlights the Fifth Day of Protests

The fifth day and night of protests after the death of George Floyd saw another journalist arrested, the closure of highways and citizens banding together to defend their communities.
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Minnesota Commissioner of Corrections: We Know That We Are Far From Out of the Woods

Minnesota Commissioner of Corrections Paul Schnell spoke and answered questions about different tactics that the police force and National Guard are taking.
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Protestors Out Past Curfew Are Met With Force in Minneapolis

Protests continue despite Governor Tim Walz’s announcement that the 8 p.m. curfew will be enforced by the National Guard. Leading up to the curfew began thousands of protestors continued to march and protest the death of George Floyd.
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National Guard Mobilized to Communities Throughout the Twin Cities

It was announced early this morning that Governor Tim Walz is activating and mobilizing the National Guard throughout the Twin Cities. This is the largest such mobilization in Minnesota since World War II.
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Minneapolis Police Department Is ‘Overwhelmed,’ But Hopeful

The Minneapolis Police and Fire Departments have been inundated with 911 calls they have been forced to prioritize, according to Public Information Officer John Elder at a Saturday afternoon press conference.
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