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The officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a taser, police said.
Driving the news: "This appears to me, from what I viewed in the officer's reaction and distress immediately after, that this was an accidental discharge that resulted in the tragic death of Mr. Wright," Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon told reporters Monday.
A plan to halve the Hiawatha Golf Course into nine holes seemed to pass on a Minneapolis Park Board vote last week, but an amendment killed the master plan for the land, at least for now.
Plus: There was an amendment to the resolution to rename the clubhouse after Solomon Hughes, who integrated the course. That amendment passed.
What to watch: Park Board Commissioner Chris Meyer wrote in an email to Nick that "one way or another we will bring the plan back for a vote after the Chauvin trial concludes."
Bourn told Axios the naming rule is a basic one and he assumed the commissioners knew what they were doing.
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Police fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop near Minneapolis Sunday, sparking protests and unrest that lasted into the night.
Between the lines: The shooting in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center, in Hennepin County, has further heightened tensions between police and the local community as the trial continues of former police officer Derek Chauvin, over the death of George Floyd.
News that Glen Taylor could sell the Wolves and Lynx to Alex Rodriguez and billionaire Marc Lore (who created Jet.com) has fans worried the teams could end up in Seattle or Las Vegas.
That won't be the case, Taylor told the Star Tribune. "They will keep the team here, yes. ... when we make up the contract we'll put that in there."
Yes, but: A legal expert told the paper last year that such a stipulation would be tricky to enforce.
Context: The A-Rod-Lore negotiations peg the value of the franchise at $1.5 billion, as reported by The Athletic.
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