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Timberwolves select Anthony Edwards with No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Anthony Edwards with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday. The 19-year-old shooting guard averaged 19.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists on 40.2% shooting during his freshman season with the Georgia Bulldogs. Edwards, an Atlanta native, finished third in the SEC in scoring, earning the Freshman of the Year and…

Trial to begin for man accused in Minnesota mosque bombing

Michael Hari has pleaded not guilty to multiple civil rights and hate crimes charges

MINNEAPOLIS – Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of the leader of an Illinois anti-government group who’s accused of being the mastermind behind the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque. Michael Hari, of Clarence, has pleaded not guilty to multiple civil rights and hate crimes stemming from the early morning pipe bombing of Dar al-Farooq Islamic…

Ogema Man Arrested In Fargo For Drunk Driving After Hitting Fence in Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. — An Ogema, Minnesota man is arrested for drunk driving after fleeing police and crashing into a fence near the soccer complex in Moorhead. Police responded to a report of an impaired driver Sunday afternoon near Azool Hornbacher’s. They say 28-year-old Derek Berg fled in his vehicle, hitting the fence and eventually getting onto I-94 into Fargo. His…

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

WASHINGTON (AP) – Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee in a 52-48 vote with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day. Barrett will be the third Supreme Court justice nominated by Trump. At 48, she is likely secure a conservative court majority for years to come. With…

North Dakota To Repurpose Coronavirus Aid For Fracking, Education

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials voted to repurpose $221 million in federal coronavirus aid to various state agencies, including a $16 million grant to oil companies in support of the fracking process. The North Dakota Emergency Commission approved the plan Friday. The money comes from the $1.25 billion awarded to the state through the Coronavirus Relief Fund established…

Judge dismisses 3rd-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin, other charges remain

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9)–A Hennepin County judge has dismissed the third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, but denied the defense’s motions to dismiss the other charges against him. Chauvin remains charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Judge Peter A. Cahill issued several critical rulings Thursday. He also denied the motions to dismiss…