: Homeless advocates complain about a’militarized response’
Stribber John Reinan: “Angry at the city’s’militarized’ response to homelessness, protesters set up an encampment on the sidewalk outside of the residence of Mayor Jacob Frey, East Hennepin Avenue. Young Eagle, a protester belonging to the Ho-Chunk Nation, stated that he thinks we can all agree that they don’t want camps on our streets or in our parks. But We’re seeing a militarized reaction. Are we going to see that here? Are we going to demonstrate our Midwestern values and Minnesota values of caring about our neighbors? The city has been removing several homeless camps in recent months, including the Harrison neighborhood on its North Side.
KMSP-TV Tom Lyden states that the lawyers who blew the whistle against Clayton Halunen, a prominent Twin Cities civil lawyer, are now asking for a rejection of a negotiated six month suspended license, claiming there is evidence that was not considered. Halunen entered into an agreement with the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility earlier this month in which he admitted to sexually harassing two men – identified as their initials D.S. T.G. T.G.
Marianne Levine, a political writer writes that “There is a potential nightmare for Democrats here in a place where progressivism is a tradition: Ron Johnson, a conspiracy-preferring MAGA adherent could be on his path to winning a third term in Congress. Even Mandela Barnes (his Democratic opponent) sees the danger. Former GOP Chair for Brown County, Mark Becker, who voted against Trump’s rise, now supports Barnes. He said that even Mandela Barnes, his Democratic opponent, sees the risk. “If you continue trying to nominate progressives, you won’t have success in Wisconsin.
Jared Goyette also stated that the bill to make daylight savings time permanent has stalled in Congress. This means that the practice of changing clocks twice a year to’spring forward/fall back’ or’spring ahead’ will not end any time soon. Minnesotans will be forced to reset their clocks one hour earlier than usual on Sunday, November 6.
KARE-TV Connor O’Neal reports that the University of Minnesota sent an emergency notice early Sunday morning informing students of possible fireworks attacks in the Dinkytown neighbourhood. At 1:51 AM on Sunday, the school sent out an alert stating that victims were being struck by fireworks. These two attacks occurred at 16th Avenue Southeast and University Avenues Southeast, as well as 12th Avenue Southeast and 5th Street Southeast. According to the U of M, the suspects were wearing black sweatshirts and masks. ‘”
For frontofficesports.com A. J. Perez reports that the “little-known cream promoted by Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre has attracted the attention of federal investigators and state investigators as part of a wide-ranging investigation into Mississippi’s mispent welfare funds. Sources with knowledge of this matter told Front Office Sports. Favre was instrumental in the creation of PreVPro and led its funding. He even promoted it during Super Bowl LIV on Fox News, February 2020. … Prevacus, a company that developed a new inhalable concussion treatment , received $2.2 million from the federal welfare funds. The pharmaceutical company should have been expelled under the rules of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
Kirsti marohn, MPR News, says that Joshua Guimond (a 20-year old college student) left a small party in an apartment on St. John’s University’s campus and was never seen again. The 20th anniversary of Guimond’s disappearance is fast approaching. To mark this occasion, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office released additional information, including photos taken on Guimond’s computer. Sheriff Steve Soyka stated that they are asking the public for help to identify the people in the photographs in the hopes that one of them can provide clues as to the fate of Josh.
This is Tim Harlow from the Strib. “Though it might not seem like it, especially if youre running late, drivers who live in the Twin Cities are more likely than red lights to get to their green lights,” according to a Texas A&M Transportation Institute study. Researchers ranked St. Paul and Minneapolis as the 29th most efficient cities in keeping cars moving out of 101 urban areas.