AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 6 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Gretchen Ehlke at 6 a.m.
This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.
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MINNEAPOLIS — The partner of a Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of an unarmed Australian woman said both men “got spooked” when she approached their SUV, and he feared for his life. But prosecutors say Officer Mohamed Noor acted recklessly when he shot Justine Ruszczyk Damond and was not justified in using deadly force. Here’s a look the legal arguments likely to unfold in the case. By Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski. SENT: 1,020 words, photos, video.
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AROUND THE STATE:
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Former gubernatorial candidate and Democratic state Rep. Paul Thissen was named as one of four finalists for a Minnesota Supreme Court vacancy on Wednesday, raising the specter of Gov. Mark Dayton naming another partisan figure to the state’s highest court. By Kyle Potter. SENT: 330 words.
MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors in Carver County have agreed to provide Prince’s siblings with documents connected to the county’s investigation into his death. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A settlement has been reached in the lawsuit filed against a St. Paul hospital after staff accidentally discarded a woman’s stillborn baby in dirty laundry after promising to cremate the remains. SENT: 280 words.
MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills’ fiscal third-quarter results were mixed as the company dealt with rising freight and commodity costs. The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods also lowered its full-year adjusted earnings outlook. Shares dropped 8 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. SENT: 290 words.
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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Tyler Kinley started spring training knowing he had a tough task to make Minnesota’s roster. Because Kinley was selected from Miami in the winter meeting draft, he must be offered back to the Marlins if the Twins don’t keep him in the majors. By Maureen Mullen. SENT: 570 words.
NEW YORK — Teddy Bridgewater refused to think about the possibility of never playing football again. Bridgewater made it back from a gruesome knee injury in August 2016 to throw two passes in a game late last season for the Minnesota Vikings. Still on the comeback trail, the 25-year-old quarterback is now with the New York Jets and eager for his next opportunity. By Dennis Waszak Jr. SENT: 860 words, photos.
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