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

May 28, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Legislation to help make emergency insulin supplies more affordable for diabetics without adequate insurance didn’t make it across this finish line in last week’s special session despite an outcry, but Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said he expects the issue will return in the 2020 session. By Steve Karnowski. UPCOMING: About 400 words, photo, by 4 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

COAL’S DEMISE

BECKER, Minn. _ Residents of a central Minnesota community are wondering what will happen after a coal-burning plant that provides 75 percent of the city’s tax base and employs several hundred shuts down. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

POLYMET MINE, JUVENILE CORRECTIONS, SEVERE WEATHER-MINNESOTA

SPORTS:

BREWERS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Milwaukee Brewers send Zach Davies (5-0, 2.43 ERA) to the mound in Minnesota, aiming for a two-game sweep of the major league-leading Twins, who turn to Martin Perez (7-1, 2.95 ERA) in the series finale. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.

IN BRIEF:

TWINS-PINEDA

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