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Shooting protest, Bar-B-Q investigation, and tribal ambulances
VNN Weekly Digest April 4-10
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Hundreds protest, hold vigil after the death of Patrick Lyoya
(MICHIGAN) Hundreds of protesters marched in Southeast Grand Rapids on Saturday afternoon following the death of 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya on Monday.
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Following Frontier report, OSBI investigating ‘allegations of potential criminal conduct’ related to state contract with Swadley’s restaurant
(OKLAHOMA) The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has opened an investigation into the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department and their dealings with Swadley’s Bar-B-Q at the request of Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater, the bureau confirmed Friday.
Muscogee Nation gets new ambulances
(MUSCOGEE NATION) The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Environmental Services was able to purchase two new ambulances for the tribe with funds from the Volkswagen Settlement.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) There is an elevated to critical threat for fire weather over a large portion of the Southwest and the Central and Southern High Plains, a major late-season winter storm will impact the West with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and severe weather is expected to impact areas of the Southern Plains and the lower-to-middle Mississippi Valley.
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