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Minnesota GOP candidate under fire for remarks; Rondo group cuts ties with chef Sutherland

The endorsed Minnesota Republican Party candidate for U.S. Senate is coming under fire for comments regarded as antisemitic.

A nonprofit in St. Paul’s Rondo neighborhood said today that it’s canceling its partnership with Justin Sutherland after prosecutors charged the celebrity chef with making violent threats toward his girlfriend. Sutherland’s attorney says the charges are “riddled with false truths.”

Those stories and more in today’s evening update from MPR News. Hosted by Emily Reese. Music by Gary Meister