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AP-MN--Minnesota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MN

March 12, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Minnesota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE-GUN LAWS

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A conservative Republican state senator is getting behind the renewed effort to expand background checks to all gun sales in Minnesota. GOP Sen. Scott Jensen was one of two Republicans supporting a new bill being introduced on Monday, giving the push to enact stronger gun laws after the Parkland, Florida school shooting a boost it will need to stand any chance in the Republican-controlled Legislature. By Youssef Rddad. UPCOMING: 400 words, more on merits.

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