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James Stanback, a Minneapolis teen was killed yesterday after a pallet of lumber came crashing down on him while he was operating a forklift machine. It was a little after 10 a.m. when Stanback was found unconscious underneath the forklift by an emergency crew. After the police were called and the family was contacted hours later, the family showed up to the store to find it still open to the public. Protesters gathered outside the...

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Bob Fletcher, a Ramsey County Sheriff serving an urban area home to Minnesota’s diversiest communities made a statement in his “Live On Patrol” video, referencing “sundown town” when suggesting how he’d warn the “criminals” he was pulling up on, unannounced, a hundred years ago. Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to get outta town.”  Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to...

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Heavily armed attackers ran into the home of Haitian President, Jovenel Moise, assassinating him and injuring his wife. Jovenel Moise, 53, was shot on the scene early Wednesday by men assumed to be foreigners, but Haitian leaders are now suspecting they had internal help. He was found with 12 bullet wounds covering him in a pool of blood on the floor of his home. The death of the Haitian President led to a gun battle...

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We are finally approaching the sentencing of Derek Chauvin, a police officer who murdered George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 25th, 2020. Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter; which would lead him to serving 40 years in prison max. Minnesota’s sentencing guidelines offer shorter sentences for those with little to no criminal background. Chauvin’s attorney requested the judge to allow Chauvin to serve on probation since he had...

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The first time Jay caught my eye was in June of 2020.  He was paces away from where George Floyd had died. He was dressed in full denim and wore a brown gardening hat with a flower attached to the brim.  His 6’9” figure and calming presence seemed to captivate a small audience as he purposefully lowered himself to sit next to a little boy who had noise cancelling headphones covering his ears.  The two...

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