US RAIL INDUSTRY DEFENDS SAFETY RECORD AMID STAFFING CUTS
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Even as railroads are operating longer and longer freight trains that sometimes stretch for miles, the companies have drastically reduced staffing levels, prompting unions to warn that moves meant to increase profits could endanger safety and even result in disasters.
CITY WHERE DAUNTE WRIGHT SHOT TO VOTE ON POLICING CHANGES
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April are expected to vote Saturday on a resolution that would put the city on track to major changes to its policing practices.
OKLAHOMA GOVERNOR BOOTED FROM TULSA RACE MASSACRE COMMISSION
TULSA, Okla. (AP) The commission formed to observe the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre announced Friday that it had booted Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt from his seat on the panel a week after he signed a bill outlawing the teaching of some race and racism concepts in public schools.