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Minneapolis, MNaudacy.com

Governor Walz puts National Guard on standby in case of more civil unrest in Minneapolis

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has put the National Guard on standby in case of more civil unrest in Uptown Minneapolis. Uptown has faced many nights of civil unrest after the killing of Winston Smith and Deona Marie. Protesters have shut down the intersection at Lake Street and Girard Ave. Minneapolis Police removed barricades twice on Tuesday while staying in the area that night.
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Milwaukee, WIWISN

Milwaukee as 'warzone-like setting': State rep. wants National Guard activated

MILWAUKEE — A Republican representative from Waukesha County describes Milwaukee as a warzone-like setting, and he wants the governor to bring in the National Guard. A violent weekend in Milwaukee, as police say 15 shootings and three homicides occurred, is why New Berlin Republican Rep. Joe Sanfelippo said he's "calling on Gov. Tony Evers to activate the Wisconsin National Guard to help restore safety in Milwaukee neighborhoods."
Houston, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

National Guard assists Houston with Legion Lake work

HOUSTON • Passersby at Legion Lake in Houston may have noticed a change in the appearance. Well, this is thanks to the National Guard, who did the labor on the project. The parking lot and the half of the new walking track have been lined with rock. “The proposed project...
Milwaukee, WIseehafernews.com

Lawmaker Says Milwaukee Is Like A War-Zone; Wants The National Guard Deployed

A Republican state lawmaker describes Wisconsin’s largest city as resembling a war zone. State Representative Joe Sanfelippo of New Berlin wants the governor to activate the Wisconsin National Guard “to help restore safety to Milwaukee neighborhoods.”. Sanfelippo made his request after a violent weekend that left 15 people suffering from...
Rapid City, SDnewscenter1.tv

National Guard hosting 37th annual Golden Coyote training exercise

BLACK HILLS, S.D. — This year’s Golden Coyote exercise is giving over 2,000 service members a chance to experience a realistic training environment. Soldiers can get out into the field and put their skills to the test – helping them prepare to tackle overseas missions and homeland defense. 1st Sergeant...
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Wisconsin Examiner

Suburban Republican calls for National Guard to patrol Milwaukee ‘war zone’

A Waukesha County Republican said that armed troops patrolling the streets of Milwaukee is necessary for residents to feel like they don’t live in a “war-zone-like setting.”   Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R–New Berlin), concerned about recent increases in violent crime in the state’s largest city, said in a news release Tuesday that despite his frequent attempts […] The post Suburban Republican calls for National Guard to patrol Milwaukee ‘war zone’ appeared first on Wisconsin Examiner.
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National Guard on standby if Minneapolis protests don't stay peaceful

MINNEAPOLIS — Around 100 Minneapolis National Guard troops will be on standby tonight for potential support to any civil unrest in Minneapolis. According to the National Guard, the request was made by city officials following persistent protests occurring in Uptown following the shooting death of Winston Boogie Smith Jr. by members of a U.S. Marshals task force.
Milwaukee, WIFOX6Now.com Milwaukee

'Warzone-like' Milwaukee: National Guard wanted by lawmaker

MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin lawmaker wants the National Guard called to Milwaukee, saying residents deserve better than to live in what he calls a "warzone-like setting." Wisconsin law gives the governor the power to activate the National Guard in cases of war, insurrection, riot, terrorism or resistance to the execution of the laws. Also, in the event of a natural disaster or public health emergency, which Gov. Tony Evers has used this past year.
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The Associated Press

Mexican president to make National Guard part of army

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Tuesday he plans to make the National Guard part of the army, erasing the thin pretense of a civilian-controlled force that was used to gain approval for its creation two years ago. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador dissolved the former Federal Police soon...
Milwaukee, WIthecentersquare.com

Rep. Sanfelippo wants National Guard sent to Milwaukee

(The Center Square) – A suburban Milwaukee state representative wants to send the National Guard to Milwaukee. State. Rep Joe Sanfelippo, R-New Berlin, on Tuesday said the state needs to step in to fight the surge in violent crime in Milwaukee. “Until we take real action to prioritize the safety...
Minneapolis, MNthecentersquare.com

Gov. Tim Walz activated 100 National Guard for potential Minneapolis unrest

(The Center Square) – Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday activated 100 National Guard soldiers in case they need to keep the peace in Minneapolis. “At the request of the City of Minneapolis, Governor Walz gave the Minnesota National Guard a warning order to start preparing to assist local law enforcement should they need help," Walz’s spokesman Teddy Tschann said. “The Minnesota National Guard has not been given any operational orders, and as of this time their assistance has not been needed.”