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ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Before Minnesota lawmakers could get started with negotiations over the $52 billion state budget Wednesday, they had to answer a simple, yet politically charged question: to mask or not to mask? The DFL-controlled House has a mask mandate in parts of the Capitol it controls, while the Republican-led Senate …

Healthcare investments continued to grow at a record-breaking pace, according to a new report by CBInsights. In the first quarter of 2021, healthcare companies around the world raised a total of $31.6 billion, up from the previous quarter’s height of $25.5 billion. The number of deals also increased from 1,429 to 1,551. Healthcare companies continued …

(KNSI) – Minnesota health leaders say the rise in new COVID-19 cases over the past several weeks is increasing the most among youth. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said Thursday that the state’s COVID case data shows signs of stabilizing, avoiding an exponential increase like Minnesota saw during its detrimental November surge. However, she says new cases …

CLOSE About 60 people were arrested in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, in connection with demonstrations for Daunte Wright. Storyful BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The former Brooklyn Center police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter in the shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, made her first court appearance Thursday. Kim Potter appeared briefly on Zoom for a largely procedural …

A Minnesota police chief said he believes an officer wanted to use a Taser, but mistakenly drew a service revolver before fatally shooting a Black man at point-blank range during a traffic stop. The Brooklyn Center Police Department released body-camera footage of Sunday afternoon’s encounter that ended in the death of Daunte Wright, 20. Wright …

A police officer fatally shot a man after he was pulled over in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday, leading to clashes between protesters and law enforcement. The death of the man, identified by family as Daunte Wright, and ensuing unrest came in the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd. Police said …

Here is the latest on COVID-19 vaccination efforts and availability, case rates and deaths in Minnesota and Wisconsin. ST PAUL, Minn. — Tuesday, March 9   Walz expands COVID vaccinations to 1.8 million Minnesotans starting Wednesday Pop-up COVID testing site to open in Carver County following outbreak involving sports, young athletes CDC says people vaccinated …

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the New York Knicks on Sunday to fall to a league-worst 7-24 this season. That defeat turned out to be the last straw for management, and the team announced shortly after the game that they have fired coach Ryan Saunders.  What’s more, they already have a replacement lined up. Toronto Raptors …

The first-ever wind chill warnings have been issued for Texas. Texas just isn’t south enough, this time around, to escape old man winter. Arctic air plunges as far south as Houston after several inches of snow fell through north Texas over the weekend. The storm produced 6 inches of snowfall in Oklahoma City, with drifts …

Gregory Paul Ulrich dreamed of getting revenge on the doctors and medical staff who had “tortured” him, records show. In October 2018, Ulrich was calling his former doctor three times a day, threatening a mass shooting, to blow things up and other revenge scenarios, according to a Buffalo, Minn., Police Department report. “I believe Mr. …