AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN
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 email@example.com. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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DEATH AND DISAPPEARANCE IN INDIAN COUNTRY
VALIER, Mont. — The 2017 disappearance of 20-year-old Ashley Heavy Runner Loring, a member of the Blackfeet Nation, is one small chapter in the unsettling story of missing and murdered Native American women and girls. No one knows precisely how many there are because some cases go unreported, others aren’t documented thoroughly and there isn’t a specific government database tracking these cases. But one U.S. senator with victims in her home state calls this an epidemic, a long-standing problem linked to inadequate resources, outright indifference and a confusing jurisdictional maze. By Sharon Cohen. SENT: 3,350 words with 975 words abridged. AP Photos. AP Video.
DEATH AND DISAPPEARANCE-REFORMING THE SYSTEM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For generations, Native American women have been victimized at astonishing rates, with federal figures showing that more than half have encountered sexual and domestic violence at some point during their lives — even amid a wave of efforts aimed at reducing such crimes. By Mary Hudetz. SENT: 1,290 words, photos.
BEIJING — The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a prominent member of a Chinese tech elite who enjoy the glamor of movie stars in their homeland. Admirers know Richard Liu’s story well: The son of peasants built a Beijing electronics shop into JD.com, China’s biggest online direct retailer, selling everything from clothes to toys to fresh vegetables. By Joe McDonald. SENT: 715 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
MINNEAPOLIS — Heavy rain flooded streets and highways in southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin, challenging motorists to find new routes to their destinations. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250-300 words. AP Photos pursued.
MIDWEST STORMS-THE LATEST
PRINCE ESTATE-PIRACY LAWSUIT, POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA PHEASANTS, AMISH BUGGY-FATAL, SCANDINAVIAN HALL
HOUSTON — Houston rookie Framber Valdez opposes Minnesota’s Jake Odorizzi when the Astros look for their fifth straight win in the finale of a three-game series with the Twins. By Jordan Godwin. Starts at 7:10 p.m. CT.
VIKINGS-CENTER OF ATTENTION
EAGAN, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings center Pat Elflein was held out of the entire preseason while rehabbing from ankle and shoulder surgeries, putting his availability for the opener in doubt. If he’s not cleared to play, either Brett Jones or Danny Isidora would snap the ball to Kirk Cousins. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 5 p.m. EDT.
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