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BC-MN--Minnesota News Digest, 1:30 pm, MN

May 7, 2019

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 dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORY:

LEGISLATURE-HOME STRETCH

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ All the talk about bipartisan cooperation at the Minnesota Legislature and finishing this session on time hit a brick wall of reality when Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and the top leaders for House Democrats and Senate Republicans broke off budget negotiations, leaving the two sides blaming each other Tuesday for the lack of agreement on spending and taxes. By Steve Karnowski. SENT: 440 words. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

With:

LEGISLATURE-HOME STRETCH-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

AMAZON-HQ2-MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS _ Minnesota’s failed bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters offered a modest amount of money and leaned heavily on the state’s quality of life as a selling point. Details of the state’s 122-page bid for the Seattle-based tech giant were released Monday. It suggested 18 cities where the project could be located and the prospect of up to $5 million in public subsidies. It wasn’t enough to attract Amazon. SENT: 385 words.

IN BRIEF:

LEGISLATURE-HOME STRETCH, TREATMENT CENTER ABUSE, GRASS FIRE DEATH

SPORTS:

TWINS-BLUE JAYS

TORONTO _ The Minnesota Twins play the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 6:07 p.m. CT.

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