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

May 6, 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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORY:

LEGISLATURE-HOME STRETCH

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Negotiations continue as top lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz try to meet a self-imposed Monday deadline for agreement on spending targets on the main budget bills of the 2019 session. By Steve Karnowski. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

AROUND THE STATE:

FAKED DEATH-FUGITIVE

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. Fifty-four-year-old Igor Vorotinov is to be sentenced July 29 for mail fraud. Authorities alleged Vorotinov in 2011 arranged for a corpse to be dressed in his clothes and planted his identification on the body before placing it along a road in the former Soviet republic of Moldova. An insurance company sent his wife a $2 million check in 2012. SENT: 310 words.

IN BRIEF:

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING-HERMANTOWN, MOORHEAD STANDOFF, BICYCLIST KILLED

SPORTS:

TWINS-BLUE JAYS

TORONTO _ The Minnesota Twins play the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. UPCOMING: 500 words. AP photos planned. Game time 6:07 p.m.

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