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In 2013, a proposed merger between Sanford and Fairview derailed after Minnesota officials expressed concerns.
Owner reiterates that she was left with little choice and simply wanted to help her employees during a difficult time.
The civil trial, which opens before Ramsey County District Court Judge Robert Awsumb, centers on both the day-to-day operations of the St. Paul-based charity, and the trustees’ longstanding efforts to oust the board of the philanthropy’s largest asset, Bremer Bank, the first step toward a possible bank sale.
Laws passed by North Dakota to regulate the activities of middlemen involved in prescription drug transactions between insurers, patients and pharmacies are the focus of a national legal battle between state regulators and pharmacy benefit managers.

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Even before the jury's decision was made public on Tuesday, state officials called for peace as demonstrations went on in the Twin Cities and possible civil unrest was expected.
One day after legal arguments concluded in the trial against former-Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd, a jury found Chauvin guilty on all three charges.
Three witnesses were called Monday on the first day of testimony in the trial of Chauvin, who faces murder charges stemming from the death of Floyd. Video of Floyd's death in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, prompted demonstrations and violence to erupt across the country through the spring and summer of last year.
Opening arguments in case with national interest begin Monday, March 29.
Prosecutors filed a motion asking Judge Peter Cahill to reconsider his order and try all the defendants together in the summer. They cited COVID-19 concerns and that it was unlawful to sever Chauvin from the other defendants. But Cahill denied their motion. Prosecutors filed their appeal on Jan. 28.
Attorney General Keith Ellison's office last week filed the count based on a Minnesota Court of Appeals split ruling earlier in the week that upheld a third-degree murder conviction against former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor in the 2017 fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.

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Forty-eight attorneys general argue Facebook holds an online monopoly.
Three officers to becharged with aiding and abetting murder in the death of George Floyd.
The 11 state attorneys general who joined the cause say there are signs that the top four U.S. beef processors, which control about 80% of the market, are colluding to artificially raise prices. Due to antitrust laws, companies in any industry cannot work together to drive up prices.

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