MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From historic flooding in the south to protests in Milwaukee, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Aug. 15.

Historic Flooding In Louisiana

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The federal government has declared a major disaster for parts of Louisiana following historic flooding over the weekend. Five people were killed and more than 20,000 rescued from floodwaters. More rivers and creeks are expected to burst their banks in the coming days.

Milwaukee’s Protest After Shooting

Milwaukee city officials are scheduled to meet Monday after a deadly shooting set off violent protests. The unrest continued last night where an 18-year-old man was shot and an officer was hit with a rock. Demonstrators are upset over the shooting death of 23-year-old Sylville Smith. He was shot by a black officer when he did not drop his weapon during a traffic stop.

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Adele Turns Down Super Bowl

Singer Adele has turned down an offer to perform at the next Super Bowl. She told fans about the offer at a concert Saturday night and said the halftime show is not about music. She also said she’s not Beyoncé and that she can’t dance. But Adele still said it was kind of Super Bowl organizers to make the offer.


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You can now get your “Tex Mex” fix at Burger King. The fast food chain will roll out its Whopperrito nationwide Monday. It’s part whopper and part burrito! The new addition will cost you about $3.