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"After we shed a few communal tears, we wiped them and we took a deep breath, and we got to work,” a women's health clinic employee told a crowd of hundreds who gathered outside the federal courthouse in downtown Minneapolis Friday evening. “Because we have to give the same care to the patients we saw yesterday and to the patients we saw today because we still need abortion care.”
Owamni opened its doors in 2021 and shares its name with the place at the historic falls along the Mississippi River — Wakpa Tanka, as Dakota people say.
Jury selection in the case was set to begin June 14. Opening statements were slated for July 5.
City officials declined to be interviewed about the future of the building at 3000 Minnehaha Ave. In a statement, the city said it’s being maintained and is monitored regularly, but that there was limited information to share as it examines options.

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Austin Retterath had been missing since May 8.
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A brief body camera excerpt released by the city after the shooting showed officers opening the door of the apartment where the 22-year-old Locke was staying. Officers did not knock before entering. Seconds later, Locke is seen stirring from underneath a blanket and holding a handgun just before he was shot.
Some Republican lawmakers say their constituents are worried about going to the Twin Cities area because of a recent surge in carjackings and shootings, though Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz criticize that as election year fear mongering.
Minnesota Reformer reporter Max Nesterak and Andy Mannix of the Star Tribune received subpoenas along with Jared Goyette, who was a freelance journalist at the time and now works for Fox 9.
A pilot project between Minnesota's second largest supplier of electricity, Great River Energy, and a Massachusetts start-up claims to have a breakthrough in battery technology that would allow for vast expansions of renewable energy on the power grid.

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5 decades later, teachers are once again on the picket lines.
The extent of the damage wasn’t clear although the bus was halfway into the building in photos of the crash posted to social media.
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Education Support Professionals on Tuesday went on strike for the first time in 50 years

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