AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN
Aug. 08, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Steve Karnowski is on the desk.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — The three Democrats and two Republicans running for Minnesota governor talked farming and traded jabs ahead of next week's primary. All five candidates met Wednesday in a forum in Redwood Falls at the annual FarmFest. That field will shrink to just two when voters from each party choose a nominee in a primary election Tuesday. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m.
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — The talk at the annual Farmfest show in southwest Minnesota has turned to tariffs and their financial impact on farmers. SENT: 315 words.
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ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — A Chinese company's announcement two years ago that it would spend more than $1 billion and hire hundreds of workers for a paper mill on the outskirts of this rural college town was seen as a much-needed shot in the arm for the region's economy. But optimism has been giving way to concern in recent months amid President Donald Trump's escalating trade dispute with China. By Andrew DeMillo. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.
STORM DAMAGE-DECLARATION REQUEST, DOG FATALLY SHOT, OBIT-FRASER, FIGHT SHOOTING-ST. PAUL
CLEVELAND — Mike Clevinger starts as the Indians continue their four-game series against the closest team to them in the AL Central, the Minnesota Twins, who will counter with right-hander Jake Odorizzi. Game time 7:10 p.m. By Tom Withers.
SUMMER JOBS-IT'S A ZOO
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Winston DeLattiboudere and Jerry Gibson, as defensive ends for Minnesota, will be engaging their share of daunting blockers on the field this fall. Those oversized and overpowering offensive linemen in the Big Ten were the least of their worries one day this summer, when a 16-foot, 2,000-pound creature approached them in search of an afternoon snack. By Dave Campbell. SENT: 735 words, photos.
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