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Minneapolis to name stretch of street for George FloydA stretch of a Minneapolis street that includes the place where George Floyd was killed will soon be named in his honor
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2020, file photo, a poll worker wears a protective shield and mask as a precaution against the coronavirus as she monitors a ballot drop box, identified in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole, for mail-in ballots outside of a polling station during early voting in Miami Beach, Fla. Getting enough people to staff polling places amid the pandemic is a challenge in many states. The virus’ disproportionate impact on Latinos has made the task of recruiting Spanish-speakers even more difficult. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Wanted: Bilingual poll workers who reflect U.S. diversityNonprofits, advocacy groups and some businesses are recruiting younger people to serve as poll workers for the general election amid fears that the coronavirus will keep many traditional older poll workers away
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows from left, former Minneapolis police officers Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. The trial of the four former officers charged in the death of George Floyd is expected to generate massive public interest when it begins in March. Supporters of audio and visual coverage of the trials say the high-profile nature of Floyd's death and recent courtroom restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic make this the right time to allow cameras in court.(Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Court weighs allowing courtroom cameras in George Floyd caseThe trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd will generate massive public interest when it begins in March
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2020 file photo, a person carries a sign supporting QAnon at a protest rally in Olympia, Wash.  Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to a Tennessee state lawmaker’s re-election campaign after she used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory. That's according to an Associated Press review of campaign finance records and online posts by Republican state Rep. Susan Lynn. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmakerWalmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to a Tennessee state lawmaker’s reelection campaign after she used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Neilson Powless of the US rides during the 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 164 kilometers from La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
First Native American racer blazes trail at Tour de France Tour de France rookie Neilson Powless has blazed a trail as the first tribally recognized Native North American in the 117-year history of cycling's greatest race
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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