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AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN

November 27, 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 dglass@ap.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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

SOYBEAN SURPLUS-TARIFFS

DES MOINES — American farmers still working to get out their remaining soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are struggling to figure out what to do with a record crop now their traditionally dominant export market is largely closed. By David Pitt. SENT: 660 words, photos.

SPORTS BETTING

NEW YORK, N.J. — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states. At a sports betting conference Tuesday in New York, state representatives from Minnesota, New York and Ohio discussed their states’ interest in such bets. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 625 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

STATE COLLEGES-SKILLED TRADES

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, experiencing a surge in skilled trades training, are key to the state’s economy, according to Chancellor Devinder Malhotram, who is asking for more money from the legislature to make the schools more accessible and affordable. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL ARGUMENT-SENTENCE, ZIMMERN APOLOGY-CHINESE RESTAURANTS, CONSTRUCTION FATALITY, SOMALI TEENS-CONFRONTATION

SPORTS:

COYOTES-WILD

The Arizona Coyotes visit the Minnesota Wild. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

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