BC-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN
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MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE CONVENES
ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Democrats took control of the Minnesota House when the 2019 Legislature convened Tuesday. Democrats gained 18 seats in the November elections to win the House with a 75-59 majority. Senate Republicans hold a narrow two-seat majority going into the session. Meanwhile, new Democratic Gov. Tim Walz told reporters he’s ready to cooperate with lawmakers from both parties. By Steve Karnowski. SENT: 130 words. Developing. AP Photos planned.
MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE CONVENES-THE LATEST
AROUND THE STATE:
FORT DODGE DAMS
FORT DODGE, Iowa _ Work is expected to begin next month to remove two dams spanning the Des Moines River in Fort Dodge now that officials have approved contracts worth more than $1.4 million after resolving permitting issues. The City Council announced Monday that it hired Minnesota-based construction company Rachel Contracting Inc. to remove the Hydroelectric Dam and a second structure often referred to as the little dam. SENT: 260 words.
FATAL MUSIC DISPUTE, DULUTH SHOOTING, CASTILE SHOOTING PROTESTERS
OKLAHOMA CITY _ The Minnesota Timberwolves visit the Oklahoma City Thunder. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.
BOSTON _ The Minnesota Wild visit the Boston Bruins. By Doug Alden. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. CT.
MINNEAPOLIS _ Maryland plays Minnesota at Williams Arena. Game starts at 6 p.m. CT.
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