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BC-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN

January 28, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Minnesota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Gretchen Ehlke at 5 a.m.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

WINTER WEATHER

MILWAUKEE _ Heavy snow and powerful wind created blizzard-like conditions Monday across parts of the Midwest, prompting officials to cancel about 1,000 flights in Chicago and close hundreds of schools in several states. But forecasters warn the most dangerous weather is yet to come: frigidly low temperatures that the region hasn’t seen in a quarter century. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 635 words, photos, video.

WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

MARIJUANA-MINNESOTA

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Democratic lawmakers unveil bills that would legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota. By Steve Karnowski. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words.

IN BRIEF:

MIDWEST BANK MERGER

SPORTS:

No major events scheduled.

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