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

July 9, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.



MINNEAPOLIS — Family members of a black man fatally shot by police June 23 have a news conference to call for justice in his death. Thurman Blevins was shot by officers responding to reports of a man firing a handgun, and a gun was recovered at the scene. SENT: 130 words. Developing from 9:15 a.m. news conference.


WILLMAR, Minn. — Police say a couple died and a relative was critically injured when a car turned into the path of three motorcycles in central Minnesota. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words.


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