State health care and government officials hold their breath over how the summer festivities will affect the spread of the virus.
A 2019 law was supposed to provide $20 million, but many programs have been shut out.
Expectations are higher than ever for clarity and transparency about how decisions are made and funds are used.
At the foot of Mount Rushmore and on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump dug deeper into America's divisions by accusing protesters who have pushed for racial justice of engaging in a "merciless campaign to wipe out our history."
Police and prosecutors are in most cases independent agencies that answer to different government hierarchies. Yet they are intrinsically linked.
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Judeah Reynolds, age 9, is going to tell her own story. The story of what happened that day she walked to the store, and in the days that followed.
This will be a Twins season that's going to be like none other in more ways than one and with no guarantees: not in the result from 60 games, nor from a pandemic that might not allow that many.
Advocates also say some of the smaller, weaker agencies will fail this year, compounding the worker shortage.