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

November 20, 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, to be followed by Blake Nicholson at 5 a.m.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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. Will be updated. AP Photo.

AROUND THE STATE:

FAKED DEATH-FUGITIVE

MINNEAPOLIS — Federal authorities say a man accused of faking his death for a $2 million life insurance fraud has been tracked down, arrested and extradited from Moldova. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.

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.

IN BRIEF:

US TECHNOLOGY-IED DEVICES-REWARD, HUNTER KILLED, ORDER REFUSAL-MANAGER FIRED, SUSPICIOUS DOG DEATHS

SPORTS:

SANTA CLARA-MINNESOTA

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Minnesota looks for a 4-0 start when the Golden Gophers face Santa Clara in the Vancouver Shootout on Tuesday night. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game at 8 p.m. CT.

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