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

November 20, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

MINNESOTA-DAYTON

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he expects to be home before Thanksgiving after complications from back surgery required more than a month of hospitalization. The 71-year-old Democrat says his two back surgeries at Mayo Clinic were successful and he feels much better thanks to physical therapy. Dayton said last week that post-surgery complications had damaged his lungs. By Jeff Baenen. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400-500 words from 11:30 a.m. news conference. AP Photo.

EARNS-TARGET

MINNEAPOLIS — Target’s ramped up investments online and in stores are bringing in shoppers, but they’re also bruising the bottom line. Company shares fell sharply before the opening bell Tuesday after Target missed profit expectations for the third quarter, the last look at the retailer’s performance as it heads into the holiday shopping season. By Anne D’Innocenzio. SENT: 855 words, photos.

EARNS-BEST BUY

Best Buy’s 3rd-quarter performance beat analysts’ expectations. The consumer electronics retailer also raised its full-year earnings outlook again. SENT: 350 words.

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