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Latest to wade into Mpls. Question 2 debate is ... Ben & Jerry's?

The ice cream business said it supports the creation of a Department of Public Safety.

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Frey challengers Knuth, Nezhad agree to rank each other 2nd

They're urging supporters to do the same on Nov. 2.

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Hodges accuses Frey of falsely claiming she supports 'strong mayor' amendment

"Please know that if you have been told this, it is a lie: I have no position on the amendment," the former mayor tweeted.

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Frey backs creation of Dept. of Public Safety, removal of police staffing minimums

He is in favor of removing police staffing minimums from the city charter – which this November's ballot question would also do.

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Here's the public safety ballot question Mpls. voters will see

New language had to be approved Tuesday after a last-minute rejection from a judge.

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After 2 vetoes from Frey, city council approves ballot question to replace MPD

The council had to work quickly Friday as it faced an 11:59 deadline and two vetoes from the mayor.

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Here's what's in the budgets proposed by Minneapolis, St. Paul mayors

Both budgets will leverage increased property tax levies and funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to support spending.

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Councilor Jenkins says protesters who blocked vehicle held her 'hostage'

The protesters did not let Andrea Jenkins leave until she signed a list of six demands.

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Minneapolis DFL fails to endorse a candidate for mayor

Sheila Nezhad and Jacob Frey finished first and second, respectively, in the endorsement process.

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Minneapolis mayor reveals his plan for policing changes

Mayor Jacob Frey announced a slate of new policy proposals at an event in north Minneapolis Monday.

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Mayor Frey apologizes to family, asks for investigation into botched raid

The apology comes after a KARE 11 investigation into the raid, which law enforcement executed at the wrong address.

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Mayor Frey vetoes Park Board's resolution to end space-sharing agreement with State Patrol

The Park Board on Wednesday voted to end its space-sharing agreement with the Minnesota State Patrol.

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Minneapolis defends decision to announce Floyd settlement during Chauvin trial

News of the $27 million settlement led to two jurors being removed this week.

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Former DFL state Rep. Knuth announces run for Minneapolis mayor

She is among those challenging Mayor Frey in November.

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Minneapolis will recover $100K in costs connected to 2019 Trump rally

The Target Center operator said it'll pay the costs over three years.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey confirms run for reelection

He has faced criticism over the city's response to George Floyd's death.

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Minneapolis keeps bar seating restrictions as state eases up on rules

Patrons still won't be able to sit at bars due to COVID-19.

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DoorDash pushes back against Minneapolis order limiting third-party delivery fees

DoorDash claimed the order would make it harder for the service to work with restaurants and increase prices for customers.

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Mpls. City Council passes cuts to police budget, maintains officer staffing levels

The City Council voted to keep target staffing levels at 888 after Mayor Jacob Frey threatened to veto the budget.

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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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Activist groups release 'The People's Budget,' call for $53M Minneapolis police cuts

The People's Budget, spearheaded by Black Visions Collective and Reclaim the Block, would cut more than $53 million from MPD's budget.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey planning to run for reelection

Frey said in a radio interview that 2020 has been a "horrible" year.

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Frey's 2021 budget proposal includes $34 million in cuts

The proposed budget also increases funding for affordable housing and violence prevention programs.

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Mayor Frey implements immediate curfew in Minneapolis, requests National Guard

It comes amid misinformation about a suicide led to property damage and looting downtown.