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Another police shooting, runaway tractors and wine slushies – your Morning Scoop

Pastor Russell Bowman, center, prays out loud as people gather at the scene where an African-American man was shot by police in El Cajon, east of San Diego, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.
Pastor Russell Bowman, center, prays out loud as people gather at the scene where an African-American man was shot by police in El Cajon, east of San Diego, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. AP

Hey! It’s Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, and I’m here with your helping of the Morning Scoop. (Subscribe here to get the Scoop in your inbox because I need a reason to wake up this early.)

What You Need to Know

• An investigation is underway in El Cajon, Calif., after a man was shot and killed by police.

• The guy who threw a pie at Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson has explained why a pie.

• Citing frustration with how development is handled in Fresno, Darius Assemi announced he is selling nine downtown properties.

• Police are looking for whoever is destroying crops with runaway tractors but we all know it was Kevin Bacon trying to win the heart of the preacher’s daughter.

• Facing falling attendance and revenue, SeaWorld is trying to rebound with a new whale program and roller coaster, though maybe they should follow Disney’s lead and just slap a superhero logo on their animal tanks.

• After screwing up a marriage proposal and crying in front of thousands of people, this guy is pretty lucky he walked away with a fiancée at all.

What You Want to Know

• How many people attended GarthPalooza at the Save Mart Center this weekend? A lot.

• You know about Chipotle coming to Manchester Center, but there will also be a bunch of local restaurants opening up in the soon-to-be-much-cooler space.

• Some death row inmates are trying to do right by sending kids to college.

• WINE SLUSHIES EXIST.

What You Wish You Didn’t Know

• And finally, a man accidentally shot and killed his wife while hunting for squirrels.

Have a great Wednesday, you guys. Cut loose. Footloose.

Heather McLane: heatherannmclane@gmail.com, @heather_mclane

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