MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Dakota elders have met privately in Sisseton, South Dakota to talk about what to do with wood from a dismantled sculpture at the Walter Art Center in Minneapolis that met with protests from Native Americans. The art center removed the gallows-like sculpture called "Scaffold" because of opposition from those who said it brought back painful memories of the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men in 1862.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The family of Philando Castile has reached a $3 million settlement over his shooting death by a police officer during a traffic stop. The settlement comes on the heels of the officer's acquittal of manslaughter charges. Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria worker, was shot seconds after informing Officer Jeronimo Yanez he was carrying a gun.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature are headed to court in their dispute over the governor's veto of the Legislature's funding. Dayton's veto following a special session was aimed at reopening negotiations on tax changes that he says favor the wealthy. Republican legislative leaders say his move is unconstitutional.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - St. Paul police say they've made two arrests in a fatal weekend shooting near the State Capitol. Family members say 19-year-old Da'Seion Pugh of St. Paul was killed Saturday in the Frogtown neighborhood. Police haven't revealed much about a motive, but say the shooting doesn't appear to be random.
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