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AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN

July 10, 2018

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 dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

AROUND THE STATE:

OBIT-CARLSON

MINNEAPOLIS — Barbara Carlson, a former radio talk show host with a bold, unfiltered personality, has died at the age of 80 after battling lung cancer. Carlson’s daughter, Anne Carlson, said her mother died Monday surrounded by family and friends. Anne Carlson told the Star Tribune that before her mother died, she said: “I wasn’t a great mother. But, damn, I was a fun mother.” SENT: 315 words. AP Photo pursued.

HEALTH INSURANCE RATES

MINNEAPOLIS — A federal government decision to freeze risk adjustment payments under the health care law is threatening more than $70 million in funding for Minnesota health insurers and raising questions about the potential impact on premiums next year. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

PEOPLE-HASAN MINHAJ

NEW YORK— Fresh off a breakout year in 2017, comedian Hasan Minhaj is ready to turn his wit to diagnosing the larger issues facing America. Minhaj, a correspondent with “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, is kicking off a North American tour, including a stop in Minneapolis, starting in August and this fall will host his own weekly comedy show for Netflix. By Mark Kennedy. SENT: 500 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS, WRONG WAY CRASH-FATALITIES

SPORTS:

ROYALS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — Aaron Slegers starts for the Minnesota Twins, who have won five straight games, against the Kansas City Royals, who send Ian Kennedy to the mound in attempt to stop a 10-game losing streak. By Tyler Mason. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.

AROUND THE WNBA

NEW YORK — Several players have etched their names in the WNBA record books. Rebekkah Brunson became the league’s all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals made in her career. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 1 p.m.

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