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

September 27, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

POLICE SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS

MINNEAPOLIS — A hearing is scheduled in the case of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman in 2017. Hearing is at 1:30 p.m., CDT.

HOMELESS IN MINNEAPOLIS

MINNEAPOLIS — When a disturbed woman pulled a knife on Denise Deer earlier this month, she quickly herded her children into their tent. A nearby man stepped in and the woman was arrested, and within minutes, 8-year-old Shilo and 4-year-old Koda were back outside sitting on a sidewalk, playing with a train set and gobbling treats delivered by volunteers. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 975 words, photos, video.

PIPELINE PROTESTS

BISMARCK, N.D. — The American Indian tribe that has led opposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline for more than two years has formally pledged its support for protests against pipeline projects in Minnesota, South Dakota and Louisiana. By Blake Nicholson. Developing.

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