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

May 1, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS

MINNEAPOLIS _ After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict that immediately sparked questions about whether race played a role. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 1,095 words, photos, video. Developing.

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POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS-THE LATEST

MIDWEST ECONOMY

OMAHA, Neb. _ A new report says an April survey of business supply managers suggests there will be solid economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

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MIDWEST ECONOMY-GLANCE

ASTROS-TWINS

Houston plays Minnesota at Target Field, with Collin McHugh pitching for the Astros and Martin Perez taking the mound for the Twins. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EST.

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