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Saint Paul, MN, United States

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Recent articles by Don:

California wildfires growing bigger, moving more quickly than ever – People's World

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to California wildfires, it now takes days, not decades, to produce what had been seen as a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. → Read More

California’s typical turnaround time for coronavirus tests drops to less than 2 days

Test results now are available from laboratories within 1.3 days on average, down from the five- to seven business days that officials commonly reported last month. → Read More

Police help defeat California bill on removing problem cops

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Police unions and other law enforcement organizations went into overdrive to th... → Read More

California bill to strip badges from 'bad officers’ fails

A bill that would allow “bad officers” to be permanently stripped of their badges failed to pass the California Legislature. → Read More

California moves to consider reparations for slavery

The state Senate supported creating the nine-member commission on a bipartisan vote Saturday. → Read More

California moves to consider reparations for slavery

California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as the nation struggles again with civil rights and unrest following the latest shooting of a Black man by police. → Read More

California moves to consider reparations for slavery

California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as the nation struggles again with civil rights and unrest following the latest shooting of a Black man by police. → Read More

California moves to consider reparations for slavery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as t… → Read More

California moves to consider reparations for slavery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as t… → Read More

California moves to consider reparations for slavery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as the... → Read More

California, despite not being a slave state, moves to consider reparations for slavery

California lawmakers are setting up a task force to study and make recommendations for reparations to African Americans, particularly the descendants of slaves, as the nation struggles again with civil rights and unrest following the latest shooting of a Black man by police. The state Senate supported creating the nine-member commission on a bipartisan 33-3 vote Saturday. → Read More

California faces huge fires before usual peak of season

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California’s firefighting agency is in talks with the National Guard and California Conservation Corps about providing reinforcements as an already devastating … → Read More

911 tells caller officers are tied up, can’t respond to break in

A North Carolina man called 911 to report a break-in at his house only to be told officers were tied up at the moment and couldn't respond. → Read More

California high court rejects Scott Peterson's death penalty

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Supreme Court on Monday overturned the 2005 death sentence for Scott Peterson in the slaying of his pregnant wife, but said prosecutors may try again for the same sentence if they wish in the high-profile case.It upheld his 2004 murder conviction in the killing of Laci Peterson, 27, who was eight months pregnant with their unborn son, Connor. Investigators… → Read More

California high court rejects Scott Peterson's death penalty

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Monday overturned the 2005 death sentence for Scott Peterson in the slaying of his pregnant wife, but said prosecutors may try → Read More

California high court rejects Scott Peterson's death penalty

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Monday overturned the 2005 death sentence for Scott Peterson in the slaying of his pregnant wife, but said prosecutors may try again for the same sentence if they wish in the high-profile case. It upheld his 2004 murder conviction in the killing of Laci Peterson, 27, who was eight months pregnant with their unborn son, Connor. → Read More

Apology at sentencing deepens mystery of Golden State Killer

A former California police officer who became known as the Golden State Killer told victims he’s “truly sorry” before he was sentenced to life imprisonment for a decade-long string of rapes and murders across a wide swath of California → Read More

Golden State Killer sentenced to life for 26 rapes, slayings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former California police officer dubbed the Golden State Killer told victims Friday he was “truly sorry” before he was sentenced to multiple life priso… → Read More

Golden State Killer sentenced to life for 26 rapes, slayings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A former California police officer dubbed the Golden State Killer told victims Friday hew was "truly sorry" before he → Read More

Golden State Killer sentenced to life for 26 rapes, slayings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A former California police officer dubbed the Golden State Killer told victims ... → Read More