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

October 4, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

ELECTION 2018-TRUMP

ROCHESTER, Minn. — President Donald Trump holds an evening campaign rally in Minnesota. His visit in Rochester marks his second stop to friendly territory in the otherwise traditionally blue state, where other Republicans in competitive congressional races aren’t as anxious to receive him. Developing from evening rally. With AP photos.

IN BRIEF:

TIPSY BIRDS, GRANDPARENTS KILLED-MINNESOTA, MOTHER-CHILDREN KILLED-CRASH, ENBRIDGE ENERGY-LINE 3-PROTEST

SPORTS:

VIKINGS-DEFILIPPO

EAGAN, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo has been scheming this week on how to beat the Eagles, the team he won a Super Bowl with as quarterbacks coach last season. The trip will be even more poignant than that, because Philadelphia is where DeFilippo grew up. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 450 words, by 6 p.m. EDT.

WILD-AVALANCHE

DENVER — Healthy again, goaltender Semyon Varlamov will start in net when the Colorado Avalanche face the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night in the season opener. Both teams made the postseason last season, but were knocked out in the first round. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time is 9 p.m. ET.

BIG TEN-THIS WEEK

Iowa goes into the Floyd of Rosedale game against Minnesota looking to get back on the winning track. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 500 words, photos.

BIG TEN-RUN DEFENSE

INDIANAPOLIS — in an age of pass-happy, high-scoring offenses, some of the Big Ten’s best teams cling to an old-school philosophy: Stopping the run first. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos by 6 p.m. ET.

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