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

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Al Michaels has a similar level of anticipation headed into his 10th Super Bowl broadcast as he had the first time he worked the biggest stage on television 30 years ago. By Pro Football Writer Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 1 a.m. PST


OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors host the Minnesota Timberwolves. By Rob Gloster. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. PST


PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins look for a second straight home win on Thursday when they welcome the Minnesota Wild. Game begins at 7 p.m. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


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