Thursday, April 15, 2021
Daunte Wright’s mother

Unrest and protests after Daunte Wright shooting death

ANOTHER MOTHER MOURNS Daunte Wright’s mother, Katie, eulogized her son at a vigil for him on Monday night in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Daunte was shot...

Protests continue after chief says officer meant to use Taser, not gun

BY MOHAMED IBRAHIM AND MIKE HOUSEHOLDER ASSOCIATED PRESS BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Police clashed with protesters for a second night in the Minneapolis suburb where an...

U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

BY ZEKE MILLER AND LAURAN NEERGAARD ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...

53 years After MLK’s death, children of civil rights icons fight voter suppression

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Fifty-three years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, the slain civil rights icon's legacy is easily seen...

Doormen fired for not helping Filipina woman attacked outside building

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Two New York City doormen were fired Tuesday for failing to come to the aid of a Filipina woman who was...

Florida couple charged in $5.8 million COVID relief fraud

ASSOCIATED PRESS DAVENPORT — A Florida couple accused of COVID-19 relief fraud filed dozens of false loan applications that totaled nearly $6 million, prosecutors said. Julio...
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Fresh ideas for home upgrades FAMILY FEATURES Spring means it’s time to start sprucing up your home and garden with a little TLC inside and out....
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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ wins major SAG award

BY JEVON PHILLIPS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) have been awarded, and “The Trial of the Chicago 7” walked away...
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Jesse Jackson’s son to help deal with high cost of prison phone calls

BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Attorney and entrepreneur Yusef Jackson is joining the executive team at Aventiv Technologies, a company that provides telephone...

Testimony reveals latest crack in ‘blue wall of silence’

Minneapolis police chief’s comments lauded and criticized BY LIBOR JANY STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo’s unequivocal and historic testimony condemning ex-officer Derek Chauvin’s...