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The Minnesota Department of Education estimates that 25,000 Minnesota students don’t have the technology they need to learn effectively from home. ST PAUL, Minn — A public-private partnership is aiming to get internet access and technology to Minnesota students who lack it, as the possibility of continued distance learning looms this fall. Gov. Tim Walz …

Laura Tahja Johnson of Brooklyn Park was driving her second-grader Niko home from She Rock She Rock music camp years ago when suddenly a little voice piped up from the back seat. “ ‘Mom, do you wanna know what we did today? We ripped up stereotypes,’ ” Johnson recalled Niko saying. “They literally ripped up …

Walmart acquired CareZone’s technology platform and IP on Monday. The app allows users to scan a list of their medications, and manage refill reminders and home delivery. Photo courtesy of Walmart. In its latest move to compete with pharmacy services, Walmart bought CareZone’s medication management software. Walmart will acquire CareZone’s technology platform and key intellectual …

Early coronavirus testing for George Floyd protesters in Minnesota is showing that one in 70 Black Lives Matter protesters have tested positive for COVID-19 – as a second wave of infections is feared.    Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Minneapolis – and across the country – to protest police brutality in the wake of …

MINNEAPOLIS — The calls for sweeping reforms to policing that have reverberated since the death of George Floyd slammed into the messy realities of lawmaking on Friday, offering a glimpse of the uncertainties of turning protest into policy. Nearly a week after nine members of the Minneapolis City Council made a drastic pledge to take …

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin poses for an undated booking photograph taken after he was transferred from a county jail to a Minnesota Department of Corrections state facility. Minnesota Department of Corrections | Reuters Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd during an arrest, had his bail set at …

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – Anti-racism protests attended by thousands of people in London and other major British cities “undoubtedly” risk causing an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases again, British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday. Thousands of people attended protests on Saturday to voice their anger at police brutality after the …

Booking photo of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin Photo provided by Ramsey County Jail Lawyers for George Floyd’s family on Monday called for a first-degree murder charge to be filed against ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin, who already faces lesser murder and manslaughter charges, after an independent autopsy commissioned by the family found that Floyd died …

“Our mission is to protect life, preserve property and the right to peacefully demonstrate,” the Minnesota National Guard tweeted. “A key objective is to ensure fire departments are able to respond to calls.” Angry crowds have gathered in cities nationwide to demand justice after the death of George Floyd following his arrest Monday over a …

Coronavirus: Latest News | Community Resources | COVID-19 Info | Download Our App | CBSN Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We know a fever is a symptom of COVID-19. Now that some businesses have reopened, the state is recommending temperature checks for employees. No-touch thermometers can range from a small $50 device to a several-thousand-dollar camera system. The use of this technology is already in …