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Current news from Bethel, Minnesota and beyond, brought to you by the Clarion.

Callie Schmidt | News Reporter

Bethel News

  • The Bethel University Psychology Club will be holding its annual Kickoff Brunch on today from 10:10 – 11 a.m. in AC341. Chat with professors and fellow students, and give suggestions. Breakfast food provided.
  • Head to CC313 Oct. 3 for a community discussion on the origins of Black Lives Matter from 7-9 p.m.

Local News

  • 16-year-old Samantha Burnette died Sunday from a shooting according to the Pioneer Press. She was a junior at Minnetonka High School, while the other victim, her sister, needed staples for a wound caused by being hit with a gun. Burnette’s sister said she believes a friend of hers set them up to be robbed. Police arrested two people connected to the case.
  • A new poll released Sunday by KSTP shows Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton ahead of Republican candidate Donald Trump by seven points in Minnesota. According to the Pioneer Press, Clinton is leading by 1.5 points nationally.
  • Former Vikings linebacker Napoleon Harris III fights off four robbers while deliving pizza, according to the Pioneer PressHarris, 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 250 pounds has served as Illinois state senator since 2013.

National and World News

  • Crucial evidence in the police shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott is not available due to one of the officers failing to activate his body camera, according to The Washington Post. The officer activated the camera after Scott was shot, which is in violation of department policy. Protests against police continue in Charlotte.
  • Arcan Cetin confessed to the Washington state mall shooting and to bringing a rifle into Macy’s and shooting five people, according to CNN. He now faces five counts of murder.
  • Missed the Presidential Debate last night? Click here to read what you missed according to The New York Times.
  • Not sure if you’re registered to vote Nov. 8? Check here for information on voting, candidates and issues.

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2017-2018 News Editor of The Clarion. South St. Paul native. Left-handed middle child, which explains everything. Avid adventurer; enjoys singing and playing guitar. | callie-schmidt@bethel.edu

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