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.

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TOP STORY:

RED RIVER DIVERSION

FARGO, N.D. — Backers of planned Red River flood diversion are optimistic that a draft environmental impact statement on the revised plan will lead the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to issue a permit and keep the project moving forward. By Dave Kolpack. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

LAKE INVASIVES

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — More than 20 years after invasive species started spreading in Minnesota's waters, scientists still don't have a clear answer on whether they are destroying the lakes people love. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.

IN BRIEF:

RED RIVER DIVERSION, STUN GUN DEATH, MINNEAPOLIS CRIME, COFFINS UNEARTHED

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