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

January 11, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

NATURAL RESOURCES MEETING

ST PAUL, Minn. _ Minnesota’s annual Department of Natural Resources meeting features remarks from the woman taking over as DNR commissioner. The meeting amounts to a public debut for Sarah Strommen, who will lead one of the state’s most closely followed agencies. By Steve Karnowski. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m., photo.

GOOGLE-DATA CENTER

MINNEAPOLIS _ Google is looking at building a giant Minnesota data center in Becker that would cost at least $600 million and would be powered by two dedicated wind farms. It would be one of the largest private construction projects in recent state history and would create about 50 full-time tech jobs. UPCOMING: 300 words.

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