@MyDesert local government reporter; past stints covering the film business for @Variety; state politics for the @StarTribune and business for @latimes
IT'S OFFICIAL: COVID-19 restrictions in Minnesota will be ending very soon, starting with lifting capacity limits this month. Mask mandate to end by July 1 if state reaches 70% vaccination. MN is currently at 59%: people that have received at least 1 dose of the vaccine.
DON'T MISS: At 12 p.m. Central time, I'll be moderating a discussion about the growing racial diversity of city officials in Minnesota with St. Louis Park Councilmember Nadia Mohamed;Mankato Mayor Najwa Massad & Richfield Mayor Maria Regan Gonzalez
The inside of the Target is smoky; people are trying to break into the cash registers. Alarm is blaring
I’m arriving to the Lake Street Target and surrounding stores. alarms are blaring. Tear gas deployed near 3rd precinct. It’s mayhem here
Pretty sure Scarlett Johansson just got a pointed dig at James Franco, who has been accused of exploiting his young, female acting students. The accusations were prompted by his wearing a Time’s Up pin at the Golden Globes.
Diane Binns, 70, of St. Paul is angry at the people here. Binns came here to get medication for her daughter.