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Council President Lisa Bender slams mayor's threat to veto budget

Mayor Jacob Frey has repeatedly criticized a Safety for All plan which would cut officer staffing targets from 888 to 750.

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Mpls council proposal would cut nearly $8M from 2021 police budget

The "Safety for All Budget Plan" was introduced Friday.

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Lisa Bender, Minneapolis City Council president, will not seek reelection

She was a major force in the "dismantle the police" movement.

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Small MN city to vote on alleged white supremacist group's plan for meeting space

The Murdock City Council will vote Wednesday on a permit that would allow the Asatru Folk Assembly to open a place of assembly in the small town.

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Minneapolis set to approve new temporary home for 3rd Police Precinct

It will buy the city a few years before they find a longer-term solution.

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Minnetonka the latest Minnesota city to consider face mask ordinance

The City Council says it is deciding between "encouraging" residents to wear masks or adopting a city ordinance

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Minneapolis planning director resigns days before hearing to fire him

Minneapolis City Council was due to meet Monday to discuss removing David Frank.

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Council approves moving forward with attempt to replace Minneapolis police

There remain steps to be taken to get the amendment on the November ballot.

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Lack of detail hampers Minneapolis City Council's police messaging

The council has lofty goals, but the devil will be in the detail.

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Anoka County sheriff: 'Consequences' will follow if MPD is disbanded

The sheriff says many local agencies don't want to have to return to the city and restore order.

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Falcon Heights to consider rescinding ban on front yard gardens

The ban came as a resident was building a community garden in his front yard.