AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 6 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 email@example.com. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Gretchen Ehlke at 6 a.m.
This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.
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MINNEAPOLIS — Heavy snow and strong winds pushed across the Midwest on Monday, prompting highway closings in Kansas and South Dakota, school cancellations in Minnesota and grounding of flights in Denver and Minneapolis. By Jeff Baenen. SENT: 400 words, photos.
WINTER STORM-MINNESOTA-THE LATEST
AROUND THE STATE:
MINNEAPOLIS — Crime is down in Minnesota, but the state is imprisoning more people. The state’s incarceration rate rose 1 percent from 2008-16, according to a new study — a small increase but one that came while overall crime was falling by 24 percent. Minnesota was one of only a dozen states to see prison populations grow during the period. SENT: 325 words.
FATAL SHOOTING-STILLWATER, SKI HILL FATALITY, POLICE CHASE PLEA
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings had their dream of being a first-time Super Bowl host dashed in dominant fashion with a 38-7 defeat in Philadelphia. A stellar season came to a crashing halt at the hands of the Eagles. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been hired as the New York Giants head coach. By Tom Canavan. SENT: 190 words, photo.
SUPER BOWL-BOORISH FANS
PHILADELPHIA — Binge drinking for hours in stadium parking lots, a few Philly fans flexed their beer muscles with throws that were as on point as Nick Foles connecting with his Eagles receivers. Sure, the Minnesota Vikings fans who walked through hostile enemy territory that would set the stage for malfeasance at the NFC championship game had to expect the boos, the four-letter words, the obscene gestures, the shouts to go home, the, well, the misconduct list goes on for churlish Eagles fans. On a few occasions, cooler heads prevailed. As in fans opened coolers, plucked cheap beers and chucked unopened cans at Vikings fans. This was a dangerous twist on Target Field for the Minnesota faithful. By Dan Gelston. SENT: 950 words, photos.
LOS ANGELES — The Timberwolves are at the Clippers on Monday night. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 9:30 p.m. CST.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild, fresh off a decisive win over East-leading Tampa Bay that improved their home record to 16-4-4, host Ottawa. The Senators have lost two straight games. They won their last road game to snap a nine-game road losing streak. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.
EAGLES-FAN REACTION-POLICE HORSE, VIKINGS-SIOUX FALLS POLICE
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