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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.
This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, has filed papers to run for Minnesota attorney general. Ellison, also the vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, filed Tuesday just hours ahead of a deadline. Ellison will likely need to resign his post with the national party. By Kyle Potter. SENT: 130 words. Developing. Photos.
MINNESOTA CANDIDATE FILINGS
ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday’s deadline for Minnesota political candidates to file for office, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison’s entry into the attorney general’s race caused big ripples. No, make that a stampede by Democrats eager to file for his seat. By Kyle Potter. Developing; filing deadline at 5 p.m. CDT. AP Photos.
MINNESOTA CANDIDATE FILINGS-THE LATEST
AROUND THE STATE:
EAGAN, Minn. — A group of East African employees are calling on retail giant Amazon to improve working conditions at its warehouse in Eagan. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250-300 words.
OIL PIPELINE PROTEST-VIKINGS STADIUM, DONATED DENTAL WORK, BICYCLIST-FATAL HIT-AND-RUN, UNIVERSITY TUITION
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins, with three straight wins over division-leading Cleveland, host the Chicago White Sox in a traditional doubleheader scheduled to make up one of the games lost to a mid-April snowstorm. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. First game starts at 4:10 p.m. EDT.
EAGAN, Minn. — Kyle Rudolph is the longest-tenured player on Minnesota’s offense, coming off winter surgery on his right ankle. He’s eager to start a new season fresh with a new quarterback in Kirk Cousins and a new offensive coordinator in John DeFilippo. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 3 p.m. EDT.
AROUND THE WNBA
NEW YORK — Diana Taurasi looks refreshed this season. After cutting her overseas season short last winter because of an injury, Taurasi said she used time to rest, recover and “tune up her body.” Taurasi, who is 10th in the league in scoring averaging 18.6 points, said she did a lot of strength and conditioning in the offseason and worked on her flexibility. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 875 words, photos.
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