AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, 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. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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AROUND THE STATE:
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota agreed to pay $137,500 to an undergraduate student who alleged she was raped while studying in Cuba in 2014, according to a settlement. UPCOMING: 250-300 words.
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate plans Wednesday to pass a bill authorizing the Mackinac Bridge Authority to build and oversee a tunnel that would house a new oil pipeline in the waterway connecting Lakes Michigan and Huron. The legislation would help implement Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to replace an existing pipeline, but is opposed by environmentalists and others. By David Eggert. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m. CT.
JAIL ESCAPE, POLICE SHOOTING-VIRGINIA, SEXUAL ASSAULT-REFORMS, FUGITIVE CONVICT
The San Antonio Spurs wrap up a four-game road trip by visiting the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 6-2 since trading Jimmy Butler. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.
EAGAN, Minn. — Minnesota’s secondary has fared well again after some rough spots in the first quarter of the season, but another tough test at New England awaits with the status of cornerback Xavier Rhodes in question and Tom Brady on deck. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 450 words, by 3 p.m. CT.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Since trading Brent Burns seven years ago, the Minnesota Wild finally have another blue-liner among the NHL’s goal-scoring leaders for defensemen. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 4 p.m. CT.
UMKC plays South Dakota State at Frost Arena. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.
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