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Minnesota surpasses 100 traffic deaths

ST. PAUL – In a year where grim milestones seem to be happening every day, the Minnesotans mark another grim day as the state surpassed 100 road deaths – the first date this has happened in six years. Preliminary reports from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Highway …

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Police Blotter – April 23

ARRESTS – A 29-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were arrested at 1:23 a.m. on April 18 during a traffic stop on Route 210 at Highland Scenic Road. A 51-year-old woman was arrested at 11:36 p.m. on April 17 for driving while intoxicated with a controlled substance during a traffic …

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COVID restrictions to be reduced on May 15 – Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced on Thursday, April 22 that sports and entertainment venues in Virginia could begin operating with increased capacity and that social gathering limits would increase as of Saturday, May 15. The announcement comes as vaccinations continue to rise in the Commonwealth and more than half of …

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Columbus police shootout of Ma’Khia Bryant seems legal

An Ohio criminal justice professor who studies the fatal use of force by law enforcement didn’t hesitate to deliver an opinion after watching Columbus cop body camera video fatally shooting 16-year-old girl Tuesday afternoon on the southeast side of town. “My first impression is that the officer was legally justified …

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Relieved, savage gamers hope Chauvin’s verdicts generate change

All eyes were on Minneapolis at the time, and for about 90 minutes from when the verdict was delivered to when it was announced, time stood still. “Just the unknown,” says Dumba. “You just need to know the magnitude of this ordeal and what could result for our city.” From …

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Entertainment Memories – April 21

AITKIN – Ripple River Gallery has announced the opening of its next exhibition titled “Emergence / Re-Emergence”, which will open on April 28. Fifteen artists submitted their art for this exhibition, which features a wide range of perspectives, expressions and media – works ranging from felted wool and clay to …

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The Dispatch team rewarded for its performance in a crisis situation | The star

AUBURN – Three members of the DeKalb County Central Dispatch team were recognized at a recent state IN911 board meeting. Melody Chafee, Alexis Gigli and Supervisor John Bonifer were honored for their performance during a Criminal Frenzy on December 14, 2020 in DeKalb County. Tiffany Weimer, deputy director of central …

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Bexley High School Boys Rank Girls’ Attractiveness on Instagram

A list ranking the ‘attractiveness’ of the upper class of Bexley High School girls was posted on social media over the weekend. The nine-level list ranked girls from “bhaddie” at the top to “disgusting garbage people.” Some of the other categories include “def above average”, “meh”, vomit emoji, and “horse”. …

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Experts discuss local effects of climate change at Forum Rosenmeier

The virtual seminar on Monday April 19 was a sort of dual program, with participants benefiting from the expertise of Paul Douglas, a seasoned meteorologist, alongside his friend and peer, Dr Mark Seeley, a climatologist formerly at the University of Minnesota. The two explored the complex relationship between weather and …

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ParkMobile Informs Parking Committee of Data Breach | New

HUNTINGTON – The company the Huntington Municipal Parking Board uses to collect mobile parking payments has released information about a recent cybersecurity breach. ParkMobile informed users of a cybersecurity breach it became aware of in March. Last week the company published the findings of its investigation conducted with a cybersecurity …

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