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Young Minneapolis mayor in spotlight after police killing, protests

Reuters Friday, 29 May 2020
Shaken and angry, Minneapolis' telegenic young mayor stood in front of television cameras over and over this week - first to decry the police killing of George Floyd, and on Friday to impose a curfew as parts of his city burned in ongoing protests.
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