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AP-MN--Minnesota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MN

July 31, 2018

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 apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



MINNEAPOLIS — A protest was planned Tuesday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis over the police shooting of 31-year-old Thurman Blevins. Blevins, who was black, was shot June 23 as he fled police checking a 911 report of a man firing a gun into the air. A prosecutor on Monday said the officers acted appropriately. By Youssef Rddad. SENT: 130 words. Developing from 4:30 p.m. protest. AP Photos, AP Video.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apminneapolis@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them by FTP or email (statephotos@ap.org) to our state photo center in New York. Be sure to follow up emailed photos with a call to (888) 273-6867 or they may go unseen. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or (877) 836-9477.

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