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BC-MN--Minnesota News Digest, 1:30 am, MN

May 11, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



BRAINERD, Minn. _ A University of Minnesota study links the decline of walleye in Mille Lacs Lake to a loss of habitat resulting from clearer water, which doesn’t favor walleye habitat. The clearer water is most likely due to septic system improvements around the lake and the invasion of zebra mussels. The study suggests that altering annual harvest levels based on changing water clarity and temperature could help sustain the walleye population. SENT: 250 words.


MINNEAPOLIS _ As Americans spend more money on their pets’ health, the city of Minneapolis is trying to help dog and cat owners. Four times a year Minneapolis holds a low-cost vaccination clinic for the pets of Minneapolis residents. They offer rabies and distemper vaccines, along with microchipping. The cost for all three together is $25. By Peter Cox, Minnesota Public Radio News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 427 words.


ST. PAUL, Minn. _ On a morning last month, soon after she sent two of her kids to their St. Paul public school, a sheriff showed up at Michelle Andrews’ door and told her she had to leave her house. Since then she and her children have spent some time living with people she knows, and they have passed a few nights in a car. She’s on the waitlist for family emergency shelter, but hasn’t gotten in. Andrews is part of a group that recently formed called Voices of St. Paul Homeless Youth and Families. By Elizabeth Shockman, Minnesota Public Radio News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 499 words.





MINNEAPOLIS _ The Minnesota Twins host the Detroit Tigers in a day-night doubleheader to make up an April game postponed by wintry weather. By Tyler Mason. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Games start at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. CDT.


CHICAGO _ The Minnesota United FC plays at the Chicago Fire.


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