BC-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. Dave Kolpack is on the desk.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz got down to the most difficult work of the legislative session Thursday, as negotiations began on budget targets while the governor brought in health care executives from across Minnesota to stress the urgency of preserving an expiring tax that helps fund health care programs. By Steve Karnowski. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m., photos.
FLEEING FATALITY, BOSTON SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT, 3M-ACELITY-ACQUISITION
MINNEAPOLIS _ The Minnesota Twins send Jose Berrios to the mound to try to take the four-game series from Houston at Target Field, with Brad Peacock pitching for the Astros. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 1:10 p.m. EST.
EAGAN, Minn. _ Austin Cutting became the first Air Force player drafted in 20 years, when the Minnesota Vikings took the long snapper in the seventh round. Pursuing a pro football career isn’t so simple, though, with required military service to be sorted out first for Cutting. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 650 words, by 6 p.m. EST.
WOMEN’S PRO HOCKEY-FUTURE
More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable league. The announcement comes after the Canadian Women’s Hockey League abruptly ceased operations, leaving the five-team, U.S.-based National Women’s Hockey League as the only pro league in North America. Players say the salaries and business model of the NWHL don’t work. By AP Hockey Writers John Wawrow and Stephen Whyno. SENT: 1000 words, photos. UPCOMING: 1000 words, photos by 6 p.m. ET.
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