AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest, MN
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Dave Kolpack has the desk.
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US-CHINA TARIFFS-THE CASUALTIES
The U.S. and Chinese governments have been flashing a lot of bravado just before firing the first shots in a conflict that risks escalating into a mutually damaging trade war. Yet among people and business in both countries that are now under threat from higher costs, closed-off markets and deep uncertainties, there is far less confidence. A trade war between the world’s two biggest economies will leave casualties. In some areas and industries, pain is already being felt. “There’s going to be an awful lot of battles lost on the way,” said Tim Velde, a fourth-generation farmer in western Minnesota’s Yellow Medicine County who is bracing for China’s tariffs on American soybeans. “I don’t see anybody winning.” By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber. UPCOMING: 950 words by 3 p.m.
AROUND THE STATE:
Broadcasting personality Ed Schulz, whose career took him from quarterbacking at a Minnesota college to national radio and television, has died. He was 64. His son, David Schultz, of Fargo, North Dakota, tells The Associated Press that his father died of natural causes Thursday morning in Washington, D.C., where he anchored “News with Ed Schultz” on RT America, formerly Russia Today. Schultz also hosted “The Ed Show” on MSNBC from 2009 to 2015. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200-300 words by 3 p.m., photo.
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota teenager who became the first American to win a prestigious Quran recitation contest will travel to Somalia to meet the country’s president. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words, photo requested.
ALASKA-OUTDOOR DEATHS, BEMIDJI TORNADO, JULY FOURTH PARADE-BRISTOL, HIBBING HOMICIDE REWARD, MINNNESOTA-FLOODING, MINNEAPOLIS PARK BOARD-SUPERINTENDENT
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins come home from a rough road trip, starting a four-game series against a welcome opponent in the Baltimore Orioles, who are toting the worst record in the major leagues. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.
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