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

August 7, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.



ST. PAUL, Minn. — The state agency investigating a fatal shooting by St. Paul police has identified the man who died and the officers who shot him. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Tuesday that 43-year-old William James Hughes died of multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday after officers responded to a 911 call of gunfire in an apartment building. SENT: 130 words. Developing.


REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Minnesota’s U.S. Senate candidates sit for a policy forum at FarmFest, an annual agricultural expo in western Minnesota. UPCOMING: 300 words, more on merits from 10:30 a.m. forum.


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