Attorney: Man charged in Minnesota good Samaritan’s shooting told police he acted ‘out of fear’

The man accused of fatally shooting a St. Paul, Minnesota, man who rushed to help neighbors involved in a multi-vehicle crash told police he was acting “out of fear for his own safety” when he pulled the trigger, his attorney said Wednesday. Lionel Eaton’s attorney released the statement after his client made a first appearance on second and third-degree murder charges in the death of Javier Sanmiguel Yanez in Ramsey County District Court. A judge set bail for the 27-year-old Roseville man at $1 million during the hearing and scheduled his next court appearance for Oct. 4. — Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Young Vols fan who made his own T-shirt gets 4-year scholarship offer from Tennessee

A young Tennessee fan who was bullied for making and wearing his own Vols T-shirt has gotten the ultimate offer from his favorite school: a scholarship. The University of Tennessee announced the exciting news on Thursday. In recognition of his “Volunteer spirit,” the young boy has been offered a spot in the class of 2032 and a four-year scholarship covering his tuition and fees. It started with the young fan, a fourth-grader from Florida, making his own Vols shirt to wear to school for “College Colors Day.” He didn’t have a Tennessee shirt to wear, so he pinned his hand-drawn UT logo to an orange shirt. Tennessee sent him a care package after they found out that his classmates had made fun of him, but then it became so much bigger. — Yahoo! Sports

Purdue faculty challenge promise of a Chick-fil-A on campus

Purdue’s plans to bring a Chick-fil-A fast food franchise to campus — long sought in student petitions and announced this summer as part of a new residence hall opening in 2020 — were called out Monday by faculty members, who suggested the university needed to reacclimate itself with the proper way to treat its LGBT students and staff. A proposed measure meant to pressure Purdue’s administration to make sure that commercial ventures on campus “uphold the same values and promote inclusivity with their policies, hiring practices and actions” didn’t call out Chick-fil-A by name. — Journal Courier

Walmart is expanding its ‘unlimited’ grocery delivery service nationwide

Walmart said Thursday it will be expanding a new “unlimited” grocery delivery service, which costs users $98 annually, to 1,400 stores this fall. The biggest retailer in the world had earlier this year been testing what it calls Delivery Unlimited in four markets — Houston, Miami, Salt Lake City and Tampa. As part of the nationwide rollout, it said the service will be available in 200 metro areas where it already has regular grocery delivery, reaching more than 50% of the U.S. population, by the end of the year. Walmart’s Delivery Unlimited gives shoppers the option to pay either $98 per year or $12.95 per month to receive unlimited grocery delivery orders to their homes. — CNBC

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