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

October 10, 2018

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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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AROUND THE STATE:

CROPS-WET WEATHER

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Rain has put the Minnesota harvest behind schedule, making for a nerve-wracking fall for state farmers who are concerned the weather will damage crops. Rain can damage crops in the field by causing mold or structural problems, Minnesota Public Radio reported. Parts of Minnesota have seen more than 10 inches of rain fall in the last six weeks. SENT: 320 words. AP Photos pursued.

IN BRIEF:

TAUNTING FUGITIVE-ARREST, LAKE SUPERIOR-FLOODING, MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE-OMAR, ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-MINNESOTA

SPORTS:

VIKINGS-COUSINS

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have become a prolific passing team under new quarterback Kirk Cousins, whose ability to thread pinpoint throws into tight windows and trust in wide receivers Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs has been on a record-setting space. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 650 words, by 6 p.m. EDT.

TIMBERWOLVES PREVIEW

MINNEAPOLIS — With Jimmy Butler’s status unresolved, coach Tom Thibodeau and the Minnesota Timberwolves enter the season with a cloudy outlook just a few months after making their first playoff appearance in 14 years.

Also:

FOOTBALL PREP POLL

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