MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From St. Paul police clearing protesters from Summit Avenue to President Obama visiting Texas, here is a look at the top four stories from Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
St. Paul police worked through the night to clear protesters off the streets outside the Governor’s Mansion.
People were informed they could no longer block Summit Avenue around 2 a.m. Tuesday.
People have been there since last Thursday protesting the death of a Philando Castile, who was shot by police last Wednesday.
Those who wished to continue were told they could stay and demonstrate but could no longer block the street.
President Obama will be in Texas Tuesday.
Obama will deliver remarks during an interfaith memorial service honoring the five officers killed in an ambush last week.
Vice President Joe Biden and former President George W. Bush will also attend.
The killings capped a heated week in which two black men were killed in controversial police shootings, here in Minnesota and in Louisiana.
It’s a great day to get a jump on holiday shopping.
It’s the second annual Amazon Prime Day.
New deals rolled out at 2 a.m. Tuesday and will continue rolling out as often as every five minutes.
Amazon said it has worked with its vendors to increase supply this year after receiving complaints that supplies went to quick last year.
The 87th MLB All Star Game takes place Tuesday evening.
On Monday, Giancarlo Stanton kicked off the festivities with a bang, hitting 61 home runs in the derby.
He’ll take the field again Tuesday for the National League, who are looking for redemption after losing the last three All-Star games.
Eduardo Nunez will represent the Twins in the American League.
Game time is at 7 p.m.