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Minneapolis city council nomination brawlers could be expelled from Minnesota Democratic Party

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Democratic Party will consider expelling anyone involved in a brawl that broke out at a political event to nominate candidates for a Minneapolis City Council seat. At least two people were injured in Saturday’s confrontation. The head of the state Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Chair Ken Martin, said on Twitter that he plans to call an emergency…

Minneapolis council puts plan to abolish police in motion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)–The Minneapolis City Council is taking steps that might someday do away with the city’s police department in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The council votes Friday on a proposal to amend the city charter to replace the current department with a “Department of Community Safety and Violence Prevention” that would prioritize a “holistic” and “public-health oriented” approach….