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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.

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Minneapolis officer fired over offensive Christmas tree is back on the force

The officer won his job back in arbitration, which has the mayor calling for change to the process.

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Frey, Arradondo announce stricter reporting for MPD use-of-force incidents

Officers must report any de-escalation attempts when force is used.

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Jacob Frey says police chief should be given chance to fix department

It comes amid moves by the city council for sweeping changes and ultimately the disbanding of the department.

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Disbanding Minneapolis police won't be quick, may require public vote

The city council is starting what is likely a lengthy process.

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Mayor Jacob Frey called out at George Floyd protest, gets booed

He was booed by the crowd when he failed to commit to defunding the MPD.

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Frey: The people doing the burning are not Minneapolis residents

This comes amid widespread reports of bad-faith actors setting fires.

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Gov. Walz, Mayor Frey under fire after another night of rioting

The criticism centers on deployment of police and National Guard troops.

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Mayor Frey ordered evacuation of 3rd Precinct due to 'imminent' threat

The police station was evacuated around 10 p.m. Thursday.

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Twitter adds warning label to President Trump tweet about Minneapolis

The social media network says his tweet is 'glorifying violence.'

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Police chief: Much of riot damage caused by those from outside Minneapolis

An "all-out effort" is being made to stop the violence and destruction.

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Watch live: Mayor Jacob Frey, police chief respond to riots

Protesting turned destructive in south Minneapolis.

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Mayor Frey: 'Why is the man who killed George Floyd not in jail?'

Frey delivered his thoughts at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

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Watch Live: Mayor Jacob Frey addresses George Floyd case

It comes after a night of violent clashes between police and protesters.

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Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of George Floyd

Chief Medaria Arradondo and Mayor Jacob Frey made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon.