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

January 30, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

SUPER BOWL-PROTESTS

MINNEAPOLIS — The media attention to the Super Bowl makes it an irresistible target for protesters, and several groups began laying plans long ago for the game in Minneapolis. They plan a rally and march to the stadium on game day to highlight police brutality, including several high-profile police shootings in the Minneapolis area. By Amy Forliti. UPCOMING: 500-600 words by 4 p.m., photos.

SUPER BOWL-PATRIOTS-EAGLES REJECTS

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Dion Lewis was drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round in 2011 and played two seasons for them before he was traded to Cleveland. Danny Amendola was among Philadelphia’s final cuts in training camp in 2009. Patrick Chung started his career in New England, spent a forgettable year with the Eagles, then returned in 2014. All three players are now integral for the Patriots who’ll be facing their former team in the Super Bowl. By Kyle Hightower. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m. CT

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