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MN top Republican: ‘Leadership failed badly’; Sen. Paul Gazelka wants to end Walz emergency powers and ‘pandemic fear’

MN top Republican: ‘Leadership failed badly’; Sen. Paul Gazelka wants to end Walz emergency powers and ‘pandemic fear’

Minnesota’s most powerful Republican Friday leveled a series of criticisms against Gov. Tim Walz for his handling of recent riots and coronavirus response. “Le [...]

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Nightly curfews in Minneapolis, St. Paul to end

Nightly curfews in Minneapolis, St. Paul to end

There will be no mandatory curfews beginning Friday night in the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Walz made the announcement after a week of nightly curfews imposed to st [...]

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Did George Floyd memorial service violate Minnesota’s coronavirus order?

Did George Floyd memorial service violate Minnesota’s coronavirus order?

Thursday’s memorial service for George Floyd appears to have violated Gov. Tim Walz’s coronavirus restrictions regarding funeral services and religious gatheri [...]

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Minnesota National Guard to deploy for ‘credible threats’ of violence at Fargo demonstration

Minnesota National Guard to deploy for ‘credible threats’ of violence at Fargo demonstration

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activated the Minnesota National Guard late Wednesday to provide safety and protection for Clay County on the western edge of the state [...]

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Minnesota governor makes emotional visit to site of George Floyd’s death

Minnesota governor makes emotional visit to site of George Floyd’s death

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz visited the site of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police for the first time Wednesday, telling mourners, “I have to [...]

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Gov. Tim Walz Announces Another Extension Of Nightly Curfews

Gov. Tim Walz Announces Another Extension Of Nightly Curfews

Overnight mandatory curfews have been in effect for the last five nights now, and they're not ending just yet.

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Judge blocks sit-down dining at central Minnesota bar chain

Judge blocks sit-down dining at central Minnesota bar chain

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A judge on Tuesday blocked a chain of central Minnesota bars and restaurants from offering sit-down dining in violation of Gov. Tim Walz’s p [...]

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State of Minnesota files civil rights charge against Minneapolis Police Department

State of Minnesota files civil rights charge against Minneapolis Police Department

The probe, stemming from the death of George Floyd, will be designed to root out "systemic racism that is generations deep," Gov. Tim Walz told reporters.

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Minnesota GOP chairwoman calls for governor, Minneapolis mayor to resign: They've 'completely failed'

Minnesota GOP chairwoman calls for governor, Minneapolis mayor to resign: They've 'completely failed'

Republican Party of Minnesota Chair Jennifer Carnahan is calling for Gov. Tim Walz, a Democrat, and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey to resign amid the violet prot [...]

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Chris Christie: ‘Absolute Malpractice’ by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz; ‘Gave Permission’ to Nationwide Riots

Chris Christie: ‘Absolute Malpractice’ by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz; ‘Gave Permission’ to Nationwide Riots

Chris Christie described the conduct of Gov. Tim Walz's (D-MN) as "one of the worst cases of malpractice" he had seen from a governor.

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Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case

Gov. Tim Walz has announced that Attorney General Keith Ellison will take the lead in the prosecution of the former cop charged in the death of George Floyd.

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead prosecution in George Floyd case, governor says

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead prosecution in George Floyd case, governor says

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday evening that state Attorney General Keith Ellison will the prosecution against the former police officer charged in th [...]

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Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of 'Credible Threat' Against Soldiers And Airmen

Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of 'Credible Threat' Against Soldiers And Airmen

Maj. Gen. Jon Jenson, adjutant general of the Guard, said that he has advised Gov. Tim Walz to allow soldiers and airmen to be armed.

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Governor praises peaceful protesters, more than 50 arrests in Minneapolis area

Governor praises peaceful protesters, more than 50 arrests in Minneapolis area

Governor Tim Walz commended peaceful protesters in the state as a celebration of diversity Sunday morning as the state reconciles with the destruction that occ [...]

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MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

As the Twin Cities braced for a potential fifth night of rioting — which officials pin on possible outside agitators — the Minnesota Republican Party during it [...]

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Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the National Guard for the first time in state history in order to combat rioting in Minneapolis.

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Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms, gyms, theaters and more. Here’s what’s new

Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms, gyms, theaters and more. Here’s what’s new

Phase 3 of Gov. Tim Walz’s Stay Safe MN plan makes the following changes — beginning Wednesday: Indoor dining at restaurants while maintaining social distancin [...]

Read full article: Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms,...→
Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial Again, To Allow Indoor Dining, Limited Gym Use

Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial Again, To Allow Indoor Dining, Limited Gym Use

Gov. Tim Walz says the state is ready to make another turn of the proverbial dial toward normal social restrictions.

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The Latest: Gov. Walz sends National Guard to western border

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz is sending Minnesota National Guard troops to state’s western border because of what he says are credible threats of violence d [...]

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Gov. Walz, Citing Credible Threats, Sends National Guard To Clay County

Gov. Walz, Citing Credible Threats, Sends National Guard To Clay County

Gov. Tim Walz is sending Minnesota National Guard troops to state's western border because of what he says are credible threats of violence during demonstratio [...]

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Walz extends curfew: 10 pm – 4 am Wednesday and Thursday nights in  St. Paul and Minneapolis

Walz extends curfew: 10 pm – 4 am Wednesday and Thursday nights in St. Paul and Minneapolis

St. Paul and Minneapolis will be under a curfew again Wednesday and Thursday nights. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday announced he was extending the 10 p.m. t [...]

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Tim Walz visits site of George Floyd’s death, apologizes to CNN reporter Omar Jimenez for arrest

Tim Walz visits site of George Floyd’s death, apologizes to CNN reporter Omar Jimenez for arrest

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday morning visited the Minneapolis site where George Floyd died while being arrested more than a week ago. In a visit that was n [...]

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Trade groups push Walz to loosen restrictions on bars, restaurants

Trade groups push Walz to loosen restrictions on bars, restaurants

Two trade groups are calling on Gov. Tim Walz to relax on-site restrictions on bars and restaurants, one day after they were allowed to reopen for limited outd [...]

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Minnesota opens civil rights investigation against police in George Floyd's death: WATCH LIVE

Minnesota opens civil rights investigation against police in George Floyd's death: WATCH LIVE

Gov. Tim Walz said his administration will investigate whether Minneapolis police have used "systemic discriminatory practices toward people of color" over the [...]

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Protesters Gather Outside Governor's Mansion Calling For Arrest Of 3 MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's Fatal Arrest

Protesters Gather Outside Governor's Mansion Calling For Arrest Of 3 MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's Fatal Arrest

Police say that roughly 2,000 people are seen peacefully gathering outside of Gov. Tim Walz's mansion on Monday evening in St. Paul.

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Curfew to continue next 2 nights in St. Paul, Minneapolis; some National Guard members going home

Curfew to continue next 2 nights in St. Paul, Minneapolis; some National Guard members going home

A curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis will continue for the next two nights with modified times and some Minnesota National Guard members are being sent home, G [...]

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Minnesota Attorney General to Take Lead in Floyd Case, Governor Says

Minnesota Attorney General to Take Lead in Floyd Case, Governor Says

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the state’s attorney general will take the lead in any prosecutions in the death of George Floyd.

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Attorney General Keith Ellison To Take Over George Floyd Case

Attorney General Keith Ellison To Take Over George Floyd Case

Mike Freeman and Gov. Tim Walz announced at a press conference Sunday night that Attorney General Keith Ellison will be taking over George Floyd's case.

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Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Among other things: He's open to having Attorney General Keith Ellison take over prosecution of the case against Derek Chauvin. And that he talked to Jay-Z.

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Gov. Tim Walz Announces Extension Of Curfew, Highway Closures For Sunday Evening

Gov. Tim Walz Announces Extension Of Curfew, Highway Closures For Sunday Evening

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is extending the curfew, put in place in the Twin Cities to quell unrest, into Sunday evening. The curfew will be in effect at 8 p.m.

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Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Saturday are urging Minnesotans to respect the curfew that's in affect for the Twin Cities following a fourth stra [...]

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The Latest: Council members want Minn AG to take Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS - Several Minneapolis City Council members are asking Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to appoint the state’s attorney general as a special prosecutor in th [...]

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Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Senate Republicans have been pushing a bill that would require legislative approval for the spending of federal CARES Act money. Walz opposes that, since the c [...]

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Source: Walz expected to open indoor dining, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys

Source: Walz expected to open indoor dining, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce Friday that restaurants and bars can return to limited indoor service and that health clubs, movie theaters and [...]

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Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision to prosecute the three other ex-MPD officers, add 2nd-degree murder charge against Chauvin | MinnPost

Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision to prosecute the three other ex-MPD officers, add 2nd-degree murder charge against Chauvin | MinnPost

A look at what we learned from Ellison's remarks about the case, and from Gov. Tim Walz, who spoke to reporters after the charges against the officers became p [...]

Read full article: Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision t...→
Pushing for race and police reforms, Walz fires shot at Republicans in Senate

Pushing for race and police reforms, Walz fires shot at Republicans in Senate

Attempting to leverage an uncommonly visible bully pulpit and channel widespread outcry for police and racial justice reform in the wake of George Floyd’s deat [...]

Read full article: Pushing for race and police reforms, Wal...→
Arkansas declares state of emergency

Arkansas declares state of emergency

In Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz announced a sweeping civil rights investigation of the police department in Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed, saying the inquiry [...]

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Minnesota to conduct state’s first civil rights probe into police department

Minnesota to conduct state’s first civil rights probe into police department

“The investigation will review MPD policies and practices in the last 10 years,” Gov. Tim Walz said.

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Governor: Truck driver was confused, didn’t mean to injure protesters

Governor: Truck driver was confused, didn’t mean to injure protesters

The driver of a semitrailer who rolled into the midst of thousands of people who had gathered on a closed Minneapolis freeway to protest George Floyd’s death w [...]

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Gov. Walz Extended Curfew 2 Days, Shortens Nightly Duration

Gov. Walz Extended Curfew 2 Days, Shortens Nightly Duration

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Monday to extend the curfew in the Twin Cities.... At a morning press conference, the governor sai [...]

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Minnesota AG Ellison to take over Floyd case, plus six other takeaways from Sunday | MinnPost

Minnesota AG Ellison to take over Floyd case, plus six other takeaways from Sunday | MinnPost

Among other things, Gov. Tim Walz thinks the three other former Minneapolis Police officers involved in the Floyd case should also be charged with crimes. And [...]

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Gov. Walz: Cyber Attack Hit Minnesota Computers as State Attempted to Contain Riots

Gov. Walz: Cyber Attack Hit Minnesota Computers as State Attempted to Contain Riots

State computers were the target of a cyber attack before security forces launched an operation to contain rioting and looting Saturday during the fourth night [...]

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'Justice Needs To Be Served': JayZ Calls Gov. Walz Regarding George Floyd's Death Investigation

'Justice Needs To Be Served': JayZ Calls Gov. Walz Regarding George Floyd's Death Investigation

Gov. Tim Walz received a phone call on Sunday from famous wrapper JayZ, regarding justice for George Floyd’s death that sparked protests, rioting and outcry ac [...]

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Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

An overnight curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis and closures of major highways during the evening will continue tonight, Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday. After [...]

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Gov. Walz Authorizes Cooperative Firefighting, Health, Peace Officer Assistance

Gov. Walz Authorizes Cooperative Firefighting, Health, Peace Officer Assistance

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday, which authorizes the Commissioner of Public Safety to request firefighting, police and health assistance from [...]

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MN top Republican: ‘Leadership failed badly’; Sen. Paul Gazelka wants to end Walz emergency powers and ‘pandemic fear’

MN top Republican: ‘Leadership failed badly’; Sen. Paul Gazelka wants to end Walz emergency powers and ‘pandemic fear’

Minnesota’s most powerful Republican Friday leveled a series of criticisms against Gov. Tim Walz for his handling of recent riots and coronavirus response. “Le [...]

Read full article: MN top Republican: ‘Leadership failed ba...→
Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Senate Republicans have been pushing a bill that would require legislative approval for the spending of federal CARES Act money. Walz opposes that, since the c [...]

Read full article: Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s fe...→
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Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial Again, To Allow Indoor Dining, Limited Gym Use

Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial Again, To Allow Indoor Dining, Limited Gym Use

Gov. Tim Walz says the state is ready to make another turn of the proverbial dial toward normal social restrictions.

Read full article: Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial A...→
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Did George Floyd memorial service violate Minnesota’s coronavirus order?

Did George Floyd memorial service violate Minnesota’s coronavirus order?

Thursday’s memorial service for George Floyd appears to have violated Gov. Tim Walz’s coronavirus restrictions regarding funeral services and religious gatheri [...]

Read full article: Did George Floyd memorial service violat...→
Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision to prosecute the three other ex-MPD officers, add 2nd-degree murder charge against Chauvin | MinnPost

Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision to prosecute the three other ex-MPD officers, add 2nd-degree murder charge against Chauvin | MinnPost

A look at what we learned from Ellison's remarks about the case, and from Gov. Tim Walz, who spoke to reporters after the charges against the officers became p [...]

Read full article: Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision t...→
Gov. Walz, Citing Credible Threats, Sends National Guard To Clay County

Gov. Walz, Citing Credible Threats, Sends National Guard To Clay County

Gov. Tim Walz is sending Minnesota National Guard troops to state's western border because of what he says are credible threats of violence during demonstratio [...]

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Minnesota governor makes emotional visit to site of George Floyd’s death

Minnesota governor makes emotional visit to site of George Floyd’s death

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz visited the site of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police for the first time Wednesday, telling mourners, “I have to [...]

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Tim Walz visits site of George Floyd’s death, apologizes to CNN reporter Omar Jimenez for arrest

Tim Walz visits site of George Floyd’s death, apologizes to CNN reporter Omar Jimenez for arrest

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday morning visited the Minneapolis site where George Floyd died while being arrested more than a week ago. In a visit that was n [...]

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Judge blocks sit-down dining at central Minnesota bar chain

Judge blocks sit-down dining at central Minnesota bar chain

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A judge on Tuesday blocked a chain of central Minnesota bars and restaurants from offering sit-down dining in violation of Gov. Tim Walz’s p [...]

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Minnesota to conduct state’s first civil rights probe into police department

Minnesota to conduct state’s first civil rights probe into police department

“The investigation will review MPD policies and practices in the last 10 years,” Gov. Tim Walz said.

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Minnesota opens civil rights investigation against police in George Floyd's death: WATCH LIVE

Minnesota opens civil rights investigation against police in George Floyd's death: WATCH LIVE

Gov. Tim Walz said his administration will investigate whether Minneapolis police have used "systemic discriminatory practices toward people of color" over the [...]

Read full article: Minnesota opens civil rights investigati...→
Minnesota GOP chairwoman calls for governor, Minneapolis mayor to resign: They've 'completely failed'

Minnesota GOP chairwoman calls for governor, Minneapolis mayor to resign: They've 'completely failed'

Republican Party of Minnesota Chair Jennifer Carnahan is calling for Gov. Tim Walz, a Democrat, and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey to resign amid the violet prot [...]

Read full article: Minnesota GOP chairwoman calls for gover...→
Governor: Truck driver was confused, didn’t mean to injure protesters

Governor: Truck driver was confused, didn’t mean to injure protesters

The driver of a semitrailer who rolled into the midst of thousands of people who had gathered on a closed Minneapolis freeway to protest George Floyd’s death w [...]

Read full article: Governor: Truck driver was confused, did...→
Curfew to continue next 2 nights in St. Paul, Minneapolis; some National Guard members going home

Curfew to continue next 2 nights in St. Paul, Minneapolis; some National Guard members going home

A curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis will continue for the next two nights with modified times and some Minnesota National Guard members are being sent home, G [...]

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Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case

Gov. Tim Walz has announced that Attorney General Keith Ellison will take the lead in the prosecution of the former cop charged in the death of George Floyd.

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Minnesota AG Ellison to take over Floyd case, plus six other takeaways from Sunday | MinnPost

Minnesota AG Ellison to take over Floyd case, plus six other takeaways from Sunday | MinnPost

Among other things, Gov. Tim Walz thinks the three other former Minneapolis Police officers involved in the Floyd case should also be charged with crimes. And [...]

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Attorney General Keith Ellison To Take Over George Floyd Case

Attorney General Keith Ellison To Take Over George Floyd Case

Mike Freeman and Gov. Tim Walz announced at a press conference Sunday night that Attorney General Keith Ellison will be taking over George Floyd's case.

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Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of 'Credible Threat' Against Soldiers And Airmen

Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of 'Credible Threat' Against Soldiers And Airmen

Maj. Gen. Jon Jenson, adjutant general of the Guard, said that he has advised Gov. Tim Walz to allow soldiers and airmen to be armed.

Read full article: Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of '...→
'Justice Needs To Be Served': JayZ Calls Gov. Walz Regarding George Floyd's Death Investigation

'Justice Needs To Be Served': JayZ Calls Gov. Walz Regarding George Floyd's Death Investigation

Gov. Tim Walz received a phone call on Sunday from famous wrapper JayZ, regarding justice for George Floyd’s death that sparked protests, rioting and outcry ac [...]

Read full article: 'Justice Needs To Be Served': JayZ Calls...→
Gov. Tim Walz Announces Extension Of Curfew, Highway Closures For Sunday Evening

Gov. Tim Walz Announces Extension Of Curfew, Highway Closures For Sunday Evening

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is extending the curfew, put in place in the Twin Cities to quell unrest, into Sunday evening. The curfew will be in effect at 8 p.m.

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MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

As the Twin Cities braced for a potential fifth night of rioting — which officials pin on possible outside agitators — the Minnesota Republican Party during it [...]

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Gov. Walz Authorizes Cooperative Firefighting, Health, Peace Officer Assistance

Gov. Walz Authorizes Cooperative Firefighting, Health, Peace Officer Assistance

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday, which authorizes the Commissioner of Public Safety to request firefighting, police and health assistance from [...]

Read full article: Gov. Walz Authorizes Cooperative Firefig...→

The Latest: Council members want Minn AG to take Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS - Several Minneapolis City Council members are asking Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to appoint the state’s attorney general as a special prosecutor in th [...]

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Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms, gyms, theaters and more. Here’s what’s new

Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms, gyms, theaters and more. Here’s what’s new

Phase 3 of Gov. Tim Walz’s Stay Safe MN plan makes the following changes — beginning Wednesday: Indoor dining at restaurants while maintaining social distancin [...]

Read full article: Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms,...→
Nightly curfews in Minneapolis, St. Paul to end

Nightly curfews in Minneapolis, St. Paul to end

There will be no mandatory curfews beginning Friday night in the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Walz made the announcement after a week of nightly curfews imposed to st [...]

Read full article: Nightly curfews in Minneapolis, St. Paul...→
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Source: Walz expected to open indoor dining, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys

Source: Walz expected to open indoor dining, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce Friday that restaurants and bars can return to limited indoor service and that health clubs, movie theaters and [...]

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The Latest: Gov. Walz sends National Guard to western border

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz is sending Minnesota National Guard troops to state’s western border because of what he says are credible threats of violence d [...]

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Minnesota National Guard to deploy for ‘credible threats’ of violence at Fargo demonstration

Minnesota National Guard to deploy for ‘credible threats’ of violence at Fargo demonstration

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activated the Minnesota National Guard late Wednesday to provide safety and protection for Clay County on the western edge of the state [...]

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Pushing for race and police reforms, Walz fires shot at Republicans in Senate

Pushing for race and police reforms, Walz fires shot at Republicans in Senate

Attempting to leverage an uncommonly visible bully pulpit and channel widespread outcry for police and racial justice reform in the wake of George Floyd’s deat [...]

Read full article: Pushing for race and police reforms, Wal...→
Walz extends curfew: 10 pm – 4 am Wednesday and Thursday nights in  St. Paul and Minneapolis

Walz extends curfew: 10 pm – 4 am Wednesday and Thursday nights in St. Paul and Minneapolis

St. Paul and Minneapolis will be under a curfew again Wednesday and Thursday nights. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday announced he was extending the 10 p.m. t [...]

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Gov. Tim Walz Announces Another Extension Of Nightly Curfews

Gov. Tim Walz Announces Another Extension Of Nightly Curfews

Overnight mandatory curfews have been in effect for the last five nights now, and they're not ending just yet.

Read full article: Gov. Tim Walz Announces Another Extensio...→
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Arkansas declares state of emergency

Arkansas declares state of emergency

In Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz announced a sweeping civil rights investigation of the police department in Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed, saying the inquiry [...]

Read full article: Arkansas declares state of emergency...→
Trade groups push Walz to loosen restrictions on bars, restaurants

Trade groups push Walz to loosen restrictions on bars, restaurants

Two trade groups are calling on Gov. Tim Walz to relax on-site restrictions on bars and restaurants, one day after they were allowed to reopen for limited outd [...]

Read full article: Trade groups push Walz to loosen restric...→
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State of Minnesota files civil rights charge against Minneapolis Police Department

State of Minnesota files civil rights charge against Minneapolis Police Department

The probe, stemming from the death of George Floyd, will be designed to root out "systemic racism that is generations deep," Gov. Tim Walz told reporters.

Read full article: State of Minnesota files civil rights ch...→
Protesters Gather Outside Governor's Mansion Calling For Arrest Of 3 MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's Fatal Arrest

Protesters Gather Outside Governor's Mansion Calling For Arrest Of 3 MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's Fatal Arrest

Police say that roughly 2,000 people are seen peacefully gathering outside of Gov. Tim Walz's mansion on Monday evening in St. Paul.

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Chris Christie: ‘Absolute Malpractice’ by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz; ‘Gave Permission’ to Nationwide Riots

Chris Christie: ‘Absolute Malpractice’ by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz; ‘Gave Permission’ to Nationwide Riots

Chris Christie described the conduct of Gov. Tim Walz's (D-MN) as "one of the worst cases of malpractice" he had seen from a governor.

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Gov. Walz Extended Curfew 2 Days, Shortens Nightly Duration

Gov. Walz Extended Curfew 2 Days, Shortens Nightly Duration

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Monday to extend the curfew in the Twin Cities.... At a morning press conference, the governor sai [...]

Read full article: Gov. Walz Extended Curfew 2 Days, Shorte...→
Minnesota Attorney General to Take Lead in Floyd Case, Governor Says

Minnesota Attorney General to Take Lead in Floyd Case, Governor Says

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the state’s attorney general will take the lead in any prosecutions in the death of George Floyd.

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead prosecution in George Floyd case, governor says

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead prosecution in George Floyd case, governor says

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday evening that state Attorney General Keith Ellison will the prosecution against the former police officer charged in th [...]

Read full article: Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison...→
Gov. Walz: Cyber Attack Hit Minnesota Computers as State Attempted to Contain Riots

Gov. Walz: Cyber Attack Hit Minnesota Computers as State Attempted to Contain Riots

State computers were the target of a cyber attack before security forces launched an operation to contain rioting and looting Saturday during the fourth night [...]

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Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Among other things: He's open to having Attorney General Keith Ellison take over prosecution of the case against Derek Chauvin. And that he talked to Jay-Z.

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Governor praises peaceful protesters, more than 50 arrests in Minneapolis area

Governor praises peaceful protesters, more than 50 arrests in Minneapolis area

Governor Tim Walz commended peaceful protesters in the state as a celebration of diversity Sunday morning as the state reconciles with the destruction that occ [...]

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Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

An overnight curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis and closures of major highways during the evening will continue tonight, Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday. After [...]

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Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Saturday are urging Minnesotans to respect the curfew that's in affect for the Twin Cities following a fourth stra [...]

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Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the National Guard for the first time in state history in order to combat rioting in Minneapolis.

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MN top Republican: ‘Leadership failed badly’; Sen. Paul Gazelka wants to end Walz emergency powers and ‘pandemic fear’

MN top Republican: ‘Leadership failed badly’; Sen. Paul Gazelka wants to end Walz emergency powers and ‘pandemic fear’

Minnesota’s most powerful Republican Friday leveled a series of criticisms against Gov. Tim Walz for his handling of recent riots and coronavirus response. “Le [...]

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Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms, gyms, theaters and more. Here’s what’s new

Gov. Walz opens restaurant dining rooms, gyms, theaters and more. Here’s what’s new

Phase 3 of Gov. Tim Walz’s Stay Safe MN plan makes the following changes — beginning Wednesday: Indoor dining at restaurants while maintaining social distancin [...]

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Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Senate Republicans have been pushing a bill that would require legislative approval for the spending of federal CARES Act money. Walz opposes that, since the c [...]

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Nightly curfews in Minneapolis, St. Paul to end

Nightly curfews in Minneapolis, St. Paul to end

There will be no mandatory curfews beginning Friday night in the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Walz made the announcement after a week of nightly curfews imposed to st [...]

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Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial Again, To Allow Indoor Dining, Limited Gym Use

Gov. Tim Walz Says State Can Turn Dial Again, To Allow Indoor Dining, Limited Gym Use

Gov. Tim Walz says the state is ready to make another turn of the proverbial dial toward normal social restrictions.

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Source: Walz expected to open indoor dining, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys

Source: Walz expected to open indoor dining, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce Friday that restaurants and bars can return to limited indoor service and that health clubs, movie theaters and [...]

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Did George Floyd memorial service violate Minnesota’s coronavirus order?

Did George Floyd memorial service violate Minnesota’s coronavirus order?

Thursday’s memorial service for George Floyd appears to have violated Gov. Tim Walz’s coronavirus restrictions regarding funeral services and religious gatheri [...]

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The Latest: Gov. Walz sends National Guard to western border

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz is sending Minnesota National Guard troops to state’s western border because of what he says are credible threats of violence d [...]

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Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision to prosecute the three other ex-MPD officers, add 2nd-degree murder charge against Chauvin | MinnPost

Four takeaways from Ellison’s decision to prosecute the three other ex-MPD officers, add 2nd-degree murder charge against Chauvin | MinnPost

A look at what we learned from Ellison's remarks about the case, and from Gov. Tim Walz, who spoke to reporters after the charges against the officers became p [...]

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Minnesota National Guard to deploy for ‘credible threats’ of violence at Fargo demonstration

Minnesota National Guard to deploy for ‘credible threats’ of violence at Fargo demonstration

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activated the Minnesota National Guard late Wednesday to provide safety and protection for Clay County on the western edge of the state [...]

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Gov. Walz, Citing Credible Threats, Sends National Guard To Clay County

Gov. Walz, Citing Credible Threats, Sends National Guard To Clay County

Gov. Tim Walz is sending Minnesota National Guard troops to state's western border because of what he says are credible threats of violence during demonstratio [...]

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Pushing for race and police reforms, Walz fires shot at Republicans in Senate

Pushing for race and police reforms, Walz fires shot at Republicans in Senate

Attempting to leverage an uncommonly visible bully pulpit and channel widespread outcry for police and racial justice reform in the wake of George Floyd’s deat [...]

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Minnesota governor makes emotional visit to site of George Floyd’s death

Minnesota governor makes emotional visit to site of George Floyd’s death

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz visited the site of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police for the first time Wednesday, telling mourners, “I have to [...]

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Walz extends curfew: 10 pm – 4 am Wednesday and Thursday nights in  St. Paul and Minneapolis

Walz extends curfew: 10 pm – 4 am Wednesday and Thursday nights in St. Paul and Minneapolis

St. Paul and Minneapolis will be under a curfew again Wednesday and Thursday nights. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday announced he was extending the 10 p.m. t [...]

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Gov. Tim Walz Announces Another Extension Of Nightly Curfews

Gov. Tim Walz Announces Another Extension Of Nightly Curfews

Overnight mandatory curfews have been in effect for the last five nights now, and they're not ending just yet.

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Tim Walz visits site of George Floyd’s death, apologizes to CNN reporter Omar Jimenez for arrest

Tim Walz visits site of George Floyd’s death, apologizes to CNN reporter Omar Jimenez for arrest

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday morning visited the Minneapolis site where George Floyd died while being arrested more than a week ago. In a visit that was n [...]

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Arkansas declares state of emergency

Arkansas declares state of emergency

In Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz announced a sweeping civil rights investigation of the police department in Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed, saying the inquiry [...]

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Judge blocks sit-down dining at central Minnesota bar chain

Judge blocks sit-down dining at central Minnesota bar chain

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A judge on Tuesday blocked a chain of central Minnesota bars and restaurants from offering sit-down dining in violation of Gov. Tim Walz’s p [...]

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Trade groups push Walz to loosen restrictions on bars, restaurants

Trade groups push Walz to loosen restrictions on bars, restaurants

Two trade groups are calling on Gov. Tim Walz to relax on-site restrictions on bars and restaurants, one day after they were allowed to reopen for limited outd [...]

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Minnesota to conduct state’s first civil rights probe into police department

Minnesota to conduct state’s first civil rights probe into police department

“The investigation will review MPD policies and practices in the last 10 years,” Gov. Tim Walz said.

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State of Minnesota files civil rights charge against Minneapolis Police Department

State of Minnesota files civil rights charge against Minneapolis Police Department

The probe, stemming from the death of George Floyd, will be designed to root out "systemic racism that is generations deep," Gov. Tim Walz told reporters.

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Minnesota opens civil rights investigation against police in George Floyd's death: WATCH LIVE

Minnesota opens civil rights investigation against police in George Floyd's death: WATCH LIVE

Gov. Tim Walz said his administration will investigate whether Minneapolis police have used "systemic discriminatory practices toward people of color" over the [...]

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Minnesota GOP chairwoman calls for governor, Minneapolis mayor to resign: They've 'completely failed'

Minnesota GOP chairwoman calls for governor, Minneapolis mayor to resign: They've 'completely failed'

Republican Party of Minnesota Chair Jennifer Carnahan is calling for Gov. Tim Walz, a Democrat, and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey to resign amid the violet prot [...]

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Protesters Gather Outside Governor's Mansion Calling For Arrest Of 3 MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's Fatal Arrest

Protesters Gather Outside Governor's Mansion Calling For Arrest Of 3 MPD Officers Involved In George Floyd's Fatal Arrest

Police say that roughly 2,000 people are seen peacefully gathering outside of Gov. Tim Walz's mansion on Monday evening in St. Paul.

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Governor: Truck driver was confused, didn’t mean to injure protesters

Governor: Truck driver was confused, didn’t mean to injure protesters

The driver of a semitrailer who rolled into the midst of thousands of people who had gathered on a closed Minneapolis freeway to protest George Floyd’s death w [...]

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Chris Christie: ‘Absolute Malpractice’ by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz; ‘Gave Permission’ to Nationwide Riots

Chris Christie: ‘Absolute Malpractice’ by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz; ‘Gave Permission’ to Nationwide Riots

Chris Christie described the conduct of Gov. Tim Walz's (D-MN) as "one of the worst cases of malpractice" he had seen from a governor.

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Curfew to continue next 2 nights in St. Paul, Minneapolis; some National Guard members going home

Curfew to continue next 2 nights in St. Paul, Minneapolis; some National Guard members going home

A curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis will continue for the next two nights with modified times and some Minnesota National Guard members are being sent home, G [...]

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Gov. Walz Extended Curfew 2 Days, Shortens Nightly Duration

Gov. Walz Extended Curfew 2 Days, Shortens Nightly Duration

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Monday to extend the curfew in the Twin Cities.... At a morning press conference, the governor sai [...]

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Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case

Gov. Tim Walz has announced that Attorney General Keith Ellison will take the lead in the prosecution of the former cop charged in the death of George Floyd.

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Minnesota Attorney General to Take Lead in Floyd Case, Governor Says

Minnesota Attorney General to Take Lead in Floyd Case, Governor Says

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the state’s attorney general will take the lead in any prosecutions in the death of George Floyd.

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Minnesota AG Ellison to take over Floyd case, plus six other takeaways from Sunday | MinnPost

Minnesota AG Ellison to take over Floyd case, plus six other takeaways from Sunday | MinnPost

Among other things, Gov. Tim Walz thinks the three other former Minneapolis Police officers involved in the Floyd case should also be charged with crimes. And [...]

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead prosecution in George Floyd case, governor says

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead prosecution in George Floyd case, governor says

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday evening that state Attorney General Keith Ellison will the prosecution against the former police officer charged in th [...]

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Attorney General Keith Ellison To Take Over George Floyd Case

Attorney General Keith Ellison To Take Over George Floyd Case

Mike Freeman and Gov. Tim Walz announced at a press conference Sunday night that Attorney General Keith Ellison will be taking over George Floyd's case.

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Gov. Walz: Cyber Attack Hit Minnesota Computers as State Attempted to Contain Riots

Gov. Walz: Cyber Attack Hit Minnesota Computers as State Attempted to Contain Riots

State computers were the target of a cyber attack before security forces launched an operation to contain rioting and looting Saturday during the fourth night [...]

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Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of 'Credible Threat' Against Soldiers And Airmen

Minnesota National Guard: FBI Warns Of 'Credible Threat' Against Soldiers And Airmen

Maj. Gen. Jon Jenson, adjutant general of the Guard, said that he has advised Gov. Tim Walz to allow soldiers and airmen to be armed.

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Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Among other things: He's open to having Attorney General Keith Ellison take over prosecution of the case against Derek Chauvin. And that he talked to Jay-Z.

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'Justice Needs To Be Served': JayZ Calls Gov. Walz Regarding George Floyd's Death Investigation

'Justice Needs To Be Served': JayZ Calls Gov. Walz Regarding George Floyd's Death Investigation

Gov. Tim Walz received a phone call on Sunday from famous wrapper JayZ, regarding justice for George Floyd’s death that sparked protests, rioting and outcry ac [...]

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Governor praises peaceful protesters, more than 50 arrests in Minneapolis area

Governor praises peaceful protesters, more than 50 arrests in Minneapolis area

Governor Tim Walz commended peaceful protesters in the state as a celebration of diversity Sunday morning as the state reconciles with the destruction that occ [...]

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Gov. Tim Walz Announces Extension Of Curfew, Highway Closures For Sunday Evening

Gov. Tim Walz Announces Extension Of Curfew, Highway Closures For Sunday Evening

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is extending the curfew, put in place in the Twin Cities to quell unrest, into Sunday evening. The curfew will be in effect at 8 p.m.

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Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

An overnight curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis and closures of major highways during the evening will continue tonight, Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday. After [...]

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MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

As the Twin Cities braced for a potential fifth night of rioting — which officials pin on possible outside agitators — the Minnesota Republican Party during it [...]

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Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Saturday are urging Minnesotans to respect the curfew that's in affect for the Twin Cities following a fourth stra [...]

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Gov. Walz Authorizes Cooperative Firefighting, Health, Peace Officer Assistance

Gov. Walz Authorizes Cooperative Firefighting, Health, Peace Officer Assistance

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday, which authorizes the Commissioner of Public Safety to request firefighting, police and health assistance from [...]

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Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the National Guard for the first time in state history in order to combat rioting in Minneapolis.

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The Latest: Council members want Minn AG to take Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS - Several Minneapolis City Council members are asking Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to appoint the state’s attorney general as a special prosecutor in th [...]

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