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MORA, Minn. (AP) - Dozens of mothers and their children gathered for what they called a "nurse-in" to support two women who were chastised for breastfeeding at a public swimming pool in eastern Minnesota. The women gathered Saturday near the Mora Aquatic Center in Mora to defend Stephanie Buchanan and Mary Davis, two sisters-in-law whose breastfeeding of their infants last week prompted a call to police.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The family of a woman who was killed by a former Minneapolis police officer last year after she called 911 to report a possible assault is suing the officer, his partner and the city. Attorneys for Justine Ruszczyk Damond say her civil rights were violated when she was shot on July 15, 2017, by former Officer Mohamed Noor. The lawsuit also claims Noor and his partner conspired to cover up the facts surrounding her shooting. The lawsuit was filed by Damond's father and seeks monetary damages.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A woman abducted at gunpoint from her rural Fergus Falls home has been found and a suspect has been arrested. The mother of the woman abducted Sunday afternoon tells KFGO a masked man armed with a gun entered her daughter's home through an unlocked basement door. She says the intruder told the forced the woman to leave with him in his pickup truck. One of the woman's four children called their father who called 911.

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) - A Stillwater state prison correction officer who resigned after a colleague was killed last week is speaking out about his concerns for the safety of fellow officers at the facility. Joe Miller is one of three officers who quit following the death of Joseph Gomm, who was allegedly killed in an attack by an inmate. Miller tells Minnesota Public Radio News that he's concerned that the Department of Corrections is putting profit above the safety of corrections officers.

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