AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN
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MINNEAPOLIS — Two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man were justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor announced Monday, saying the man was fleeing police and had turned toward them with a loaded gun before he was shot. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Thurman Blevins had refused commands to stop and show his hands, and was clearly a danger to the officers and community. By Youssef Rddad and Amy Forliti. SENT: 750 words. AP Photos. AP Video. Will be updated.
POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS-THE LATEST
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MINNEAPOLIS — A wildlife advocacy group says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued permits to hunters in South Dakota and Wisconsin to bring back lion trophies from Africa. Nearly three dozen Americans have been given such permission since Donald Trump was elected president and loosened federal restrictions on the permits. That was not the case soon after a Twin Cities dentist killed Cecil the lion in 2015, an act that prompted in international outcry. Five months after the lion was killed, the Obama administration decided to place lions in Africa under the protection of the Endangered Species Act. UPCOMING: 350 words.
GOSHEN, Indiana — The sermon had been preached, the last prayers offered. Now, Mike Yoder decided, the time had come to share unsettling news. As congregants at Silverwood Mennonite Church chatted around a Sunday potluck spread, Yoder, a county commissioner for 13 years and a dairy farmer for much longer, huddled with Pastor Jeremy Shue at the edge of the hall. There was a very good chance, Yoder confided, that the nation’s newest immigration detention center would soon rise from a soybean field north of town. By Adam Geller. SENT: 2,830 words, photos.
PLANE CRASHES, MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE-OMAR-SPEAKING FEES, HORSE DEATHS, HOMELESS RESCUER
MINNEAPOLIS — The demoralized Minnesota Twins return home from a 10-game road trip during which two key players were traded away, facing the first-place Cleveland Indians and a nine-game deficit in the AL Central standings. Ervin Santana pitches for the Twins, and Shane Bieber takes the mound for the Indians. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT
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