David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

Protesters Cite Discrimination In Call For Minneapolis Police Union Head To Step Down

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Amid growing calls to disband the Minneapolis Police Department, there are also calls to oust the head of the police union, Bob Kroll.

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More Than A Dozen Minneapolis Police Back Reforms In Open Letter To City Residents

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Fourteen officers, who assert they represent the vast majority of the force, denounce former Officer Derek Chauvin and say they don't represent the union or the administration.

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Minneapolis Pauses Contract Talks With Police Union Over Officers' Accountability

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd's death, the police chief wants reforms that would involve the terms of the contract. Critics say the union has protected members who used excessive force.

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Minneapolis Police Department To Pull Out Of Contract Negotiations With The Union

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Minneapolis police department will withdraw from contract negotiations with the police union. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo called it the first step in the "transformational" reform of the force.

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Minneapolis Agrees To Ban Chokeholds And Neck Restraints By Police

Friday, June 05, 2020

The agreement between the city and state human rights authorities promises several reforms. It comes after the state opened a civil rights investigation into the city's police department.

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Emotional, Stirring Memorial Service Held For George Floyd In Minneapolis

Friday, June 05, 2020

Floyd, who was killed while being forcefully restrained by police, was remembered as a loving brother during a memorial service as civil rights leaders called his death a catalyst for change.

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3 Minneapolis Officers Involved In George Floyd Death Still Under Investigation

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

One former Minneapolis police officer faces charges in the death of George Floyd. Three others on the scene have not been charged. What's the case against them and how difficult could it be to prove?

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George Floyd's Brother Pleads For Calm In Minneapolis

Monday, June 01, 2020

George Floyd has died a week ago after a former Minneapolis police officer used his knee to pin Floyd's neck to the ground. His brother, Terrence Floyd, has urged protesters to be peaceful Monday.

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Violence Erupts As Outrage Over George Floyd's Death Spills Into A New Week

Monday, June 01, 2020

In Minneapolis, where Floyd died, a semitrailer drove into a crowd of protesters on an interstate. Authorities in Kentucky say a man was killed as security forces confronted a crowd early Monday.

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Protests Across The U.S. Escalate Amid Calls For Police Accountability

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Protests and vigils are unfolding across the country as crowds demand fairness and police accountability.

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Illinois Is Reopening, But Chicago Isn't Because Of Coronavirus Cases

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Illinois is joining many other Midwest states in reopening some retail shops, restaurants, salons and other businesses Friday. Chicago's mayor is delaying plans until the middle of next week.

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Boeing Cuts More Than 12,000 Jobs Due To Drop In Air Travel

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The number of people traveling by air has plummeted more than 90% since the beginning of March. More than half of the employees losing their jobs are being laid off involuntarily.

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After Months of Steep Declines, Air Traffic Is Picking Up

Saturday, May 23, 2020

The airlines have lost billions of dollars in revenue with virtually no demand during the coronavirus pandemic. Now they are seeing more bookings despite concern from passengers.

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Los Angeles, D.C. And Chicago Still Seeing Plateau, Not Decline In New COVID-19 Cases

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The White House says coronavirus indicators are trending down across most of the U.S., but are a concern in Washington, D.C., Chicago and Los Angeles. City health officials say progress is being made.

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Feds Warn Airlines Once Again To Offer Customers Refunds

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Department of Transportation received some 25,000 consumer complaints in March and April, up from about 1,500 a month. DOT will also allow airlines to stop serving some cities with little demand.

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The People Flying During The Pandemic And How Airlines Are Trying To Protect Them

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Planes are carrying medical personnel, essential workers and people returning from abroad or visiting critically ill relatives. Airlines are blocking middle seats and taking other safety measures.

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Amtrak To Require Masks Starting Monday To Avoid Spread Of The Coronavirus

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Customers will have to wear masks in stations, on trains and on Thruway buses. Amtrak is booking only half of each train's normal capacity, making it easier for passengers to sit farther apart.

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Passengers Face New Reality As Airlines Adapt To Pandemic Restrictions

Thursday, May 07, 2020

The new reality of social distancing conflicts with tightly packed airplanes. For now, airlines are blocking out middle seats and taking other measures. What happens when more travelers come back?

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Some People Are Still Taking Flights Despite The Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Planes are still flying, but most are nearly empty. Some passengers are medical personnel and essential workers — others are people trying to return from abroad or visit critically-ill relatives.

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Passengers Must Wear Masks On Major Airlines To Cut Spread Of Coronavirus

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Southwest, Alaska, American, Delta and United Airlines are joining JetBlue and Frontier in requiring face coverings amid growing pressure from Congress and their own employees.

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