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

May 8, 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.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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 STORIES:

POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS

MINNEAPOLIS _ Minneapolis city leaders have agreed to mediation to resolve a lawsuit filed by the family of a black man who was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer in 2015. A federal judge summoned city leaders to court after he learned that a settlement offer in the case of Jamar Clark had been rejected on the same day the city announced a $20 million settlement to the family of a white woman who died at the hands of a police officer. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 340 words. Will be updated.

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POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS-THE LATEST

TRUMP-TRADE POLITICS

WASHINGTON _ As he cranks up the pressure on China in pursuit of a new trade accord, President Donald Trump is putting his deal-making persona on the line and injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House. Trump made protecting American manufacturers and farmers central planks of his 2016 candidacy. Now those groups Trump vowed to help are sounding the alarm. By Kevin Freking and Zeke Miller. SENT: 1,035 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

CAR CRASH SHOOTING, DRUNK IN DAY CARE, FLOODING RECORD

SPORTS:

TWINS-BLUE JAYS

TORONTO _ The Minnesota Twins play the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 6:07 p.m. CT.

NWHL-BUFFALO

BUFFALO, N.Y. _ A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the owner of the Buffalo Beauts has given up control of the National Women’s Hockey League franchise. The move could further jeopardize the league as it struggles to keep its five franchises afloat without the support of the world’s top players. By John Wawrow. SENT: 240 words, photo.

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