MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From free state park admission on Black Friday to Minnesota drivers, here’s a look at the top four stories from Friday, Nov. 28, 2015.
Community members and elected officials have organized a march along Magnificent Mile Friday in Chicago in protest for a black teenager killed last year by police.
Earlier this week, a video was released showing 17-yearold Laquan McDonald being shot 16 times in 2014.
Organizers said the investigation into the shooting was flawed and authorities tried to keep the video from being released.
Reverend Jesse Jackson said the march will begin at 11 a.m.
Protesters in Minneapolis continue at the 4th precinct for the 13th day following the shooting death of Jamar Clark.
It’s Black Friday and many retailers are offering big deals on everything from clothes to electronics. Deals are even extending to Minnesota’s State Parks.
All day Friday people can get free admission to all Minnesota State Parks.
Governor Mark Dayton proclaimed today “Free Park Friday.”
The hope is for people to spend time with their families outdoors.
Pope Francis is now a rock star!
The leader of the Catholic Church released an album Friday called “Pope Francis Wake Up.”
It features Christian hymns reworked by contemporary composers. Styles range from rock to Latin music that infuses extracts from his speeches.
Some proceeds will go towards a support fund for refugees.
This may be hard to believe, but Minnesota drivers have been named the best in the nation!
A new study by CarInsuranceComparison.com ranked states by number of tickets, drunk driving, speeding, deaths and more.
Minnesota finished with a score of 225.
New Mexico and South Carolina tied for second place with a score of only 60!
Montana was named the state with the worst drivers.