BC-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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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WASHINGTON _ A 20-year-old U.S. Marine from Minnesota was killed in a shooting at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., his mother said Wednesday. Markelle Kuznia told The Associated Press that the military notified her late Tuesday that her son, Riley Kuznia, died early that morning. Kuznia said the military has not provided her with details of her son’s death. SENT: 300 words. AP Photos pursued.
MINNEAPOLIS _ Eugene “Mean Gene” Okerlund, who interviewed pro wrestling superstars “Macho Man” Randy Savage, The Ultimate Warrior and Hulk Hogan and became a ring fixture in his own right, has died. He was 76. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated. AP Photos planned.
AROUND THE STATE:
OMAHA, Neb. _ A monthly survey report suggests that business conditions improved last month in nine Midwest and Plains states. The report issued Wednesday says the Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 55.2 in December from 54.1 in November. The October reading was 54.9. SENT: 340 words. Developing.
DWI ARRESTS, CAMPUS ALERT-DULUTH, FATAL INTERSTATE CRASH, HOLIDAY SHOOTING
BOSTON _ The Minnesota Timberwolves visit the Boston Celtics. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.
MINNEAPOLIS _ When Minnesota center Eric Curry entered the team’s last game, the sophomore had a big smile on his face. He was thinking about his mom, who predicted the standing ovation after helping him through nearly two years of knee rehab. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 4 p.m. CT.
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