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

May 17, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

LEGISLATURE

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Time is running out for Minnesota legislators to reach agreements that allow a tidy end to this year’s session. The biggest sticking points are a health provider tax that Republicans want to sunset, and a gas tax proposed by Democratic Gov. Tim Walz. By Steve Karnowski. Developing.

TWINS-MARINERS

SEATTLE _ Martin Perez looks to improve to 6-1 when the AL Central leading Minnesota Twins face the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Marco Gonzales starts for Seattle, also seeking his sixth win. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. UPCOMING: 700 words.

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