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

April 2, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.



MINNEAPOLIS _ Attorneys argue over whether an overhead scan of the area where a Minneapolis police officer shot an unarmed Australian woman to death in 2017 should be admitted at his trial. SENT: 130 words. On merits from 9 a.m. hearing.


ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Minnesota House Democrats unveil their transportation budget on the same day that a Senate committee opens consideration of a GOP alternative. By Steve Karnowski. Developing from 9 a.m. news conference and 10:30 a.m. hearing. About 500 words. AP Photo planned.


WASHINGTON _ How many ways can you measure the first quarter of the year? For Democratic presidential candidates, it’s 300-plus events, 24 states and hundreds of voter questions. The Iowa caucus is still 10 months away, but the Democratic primary campaign is already an all-out sprint — passing eye-popping markers for campaign activity and voter engagement. Some candidates have lagged behind in their total number of first-quarter events. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar logged 18 events in nine states since forming her campaign in February, according to an AP tally. By Elana Schor. SENT: 1,125 words, photos.


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