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Tim Walz: 41st governor of Minnesota
Timothy James Walz is an American politician serving as the 41st and current governor of Minnesota since 2019. He is a member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL).

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz calls special session for police reform [Video]

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz calls special session for police reform

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Wednesday (June 10) announced that he will convene a special legislative session starting Friday, with police reform and building a stronger economy at the top of his..

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Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd [Video]

Jay-Z speaks to Minnesota governor about murder of George Floyd

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz recently revealed that Jay-Z reached out to him to speak about George Floyd.

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U.S. cities braced for another night of violence [Video]

U.S. cities braced for another night of violence

Major U.S. cities feared another night of violent protests on Sunday over the death of George Floyd in police custody, cleaning up broken glass and burned out cars after curfews failed to stop..

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Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence [Video]

Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence

President Trump offered to send U.S. military troops to Minneapolis "quickly" to help deal with an outbreak of violence that was said to be instigated by anarchists and outside agitators. Conway G...

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'Outside agitators' blamed for violent protest wave [Video]

'Outside agitators' blamed for violent protest wave

Minnesota officials said Friday's outbreak of violence across the country went beyond normal protesters and was the work of 'outside agitators' like white supremacists. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Minneapolis police officer charged with murder of George Floyd [Video]

Minneapolis police officer charged with murder of George Floyd

A white former Minneapolis police officer was charged with murder on Friday after a bystander's video showed him pinning his knee into the neck of an unarmed black man who later died, an incident that..

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Protests Continue In Minneapolis [Video]

Protests Continue In Minneapolis

Peaceful rallies turned into protests for a third night in Minneapolis. With arson, looting, and vandalism, protesters expressed their rage over the death of an unarmed black man. George Floyd was..

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Minnesota governor calls for end to violence, expects 'swift' justice in Floyd case [Video]

Minnesota governor calls for end to violence, expects 'swift' justice in Floyd case

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called on Friday for an end to the violent protests that have rocked Minneapolis following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody and said he expected "swift"..

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CNN crew arrested live on air [Video]

CNN crew arrested live on air

CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez, producer Bill Kirkos and photojournalist Leonel Mendez are arrested while covering protests in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The trio have since been released and Minnesota..

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Minnesota Governor on arrest of CNN reporter: 'I failed you' [Video]

Minnesota Governor on arrest of CNN reporter: 'I failed you'

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Friday issued a publIc apology to news outlet CNN after police led reporter Omar Jimenez off in handcuffs while reporting live on television early on Friday close to a..

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Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis [Video]

Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis

Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting, and vandalism in Minneapolis on Thursday as protesters vented their rage over the death George Floyd at the hands of police. Libby Hogan

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Minnesota Governor Involves National Guard After Protests Escalate To Looting Stores [Video]

Minnesota Governor Involves National Guard After Protests Escalate To Looting Stores

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activated the National Guard in response to looting in Minneapolis. The looting began after escalated protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of policemen...

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Minnesota governor visits Floyd memorial

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz visited a memorial for George Floyd on Wednesday at the site where the handcuffed black man was arrested while a white police officer pressed his knee into Floyd's neck. (June..
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Minnesota files civil rights charge in Floyd death

The state of Minnesota has filed a human rights complaint against the Minneapolis Police Department in the death of George Floyd. Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced..
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Minnesota trucker who drove through protesters was 'frustrated' at road closure, governor says

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said a truck driver who drove through marchers on a Minneapolis highway on Sunday appeared to do so unintentionally and was "frustrated" at the road closure for the protest..
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announces state attorney general will prosecute George Floyd case, protests continue in Minneapolis

As Minneapolis braced for more protests Sunday, the governor announced Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead the Floyd case.
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Police cars burn as violence mars National Day of Protest: George Floyd protests live updates

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz promised to bring "the full force of goodness and righteousness" as law enforcement upheld a curfew in the Twin Cities.
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'Racist president': Democrats accuse Trump of inciting violence in Minneapolis

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WASHINGTON — Democrats on Friday slammed President Donald Trump for what they said was inciting violence by protesters in Minneapolis demonstrating over the death of George Floyd while in police..
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Governor says sorry after black TV reporter arrested while covering George Floyd riots

United State Governor Tim Walz apologised to CNN journalist Omar Jimenez and his two team members, after they were arrested live on television while reporting on violent protests sparked by the death..
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Who is Tim Walz? Minnesota Governor Appeals for Healing

The governor, a Democrat, is a former member of the National Guard who deployed it after the killing of George Floyd.
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Minnesota governor calls for end to violent protests, expects 'swift' justice in Floyd case

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called on Friday for an end to the violent protests that have rocked Minneapolis following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody and said he expected "swift"..
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Donald Trump calls Minneapolis protesters 'thugs' and threatens to shoot looters

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The US president Donald Trump has lashed out at those protesting in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody, calling those involved in a third night of street clashes..
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Protest over George Floyd death turns violent, deadly in Minneapolis

protest over george floyd death turns violent, deadly in minneapolis
Protests in Minneapolis over the in-custody death of George Floyd escalated into violence Wednesday night, with a fatal shooting near the site of the demonstrations, widespread looting, multiple fires..
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Protest grows amid Minnesota 'stay-at-home' order

President Donald Trump has tweeted his support for a protest by conservatives Friday outside Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz's official residence in St Paul. (April 17)  
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Black Hawk helicopter goes down in Minnesota, killing three

A Black Hawk helicopter went down in central Minnesota on Thursday, killing all three soldiers on board, after it lost contact with the Minnesota National Guard during a maintenance test flight,..
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