AP-MN--Minnesota News Digest 1:30 pm, MN
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MINNEAPOLIS — A new ad from Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen accuses Democrat Dean Phillips of doing nothing about a sexual harassment case involving an Allina Health clinic in 2007, when Phillips was serving on the Allina board. The ad drew a rebuke from former Medtronic CEO Bill George, who called it unfounded. George, a noted voice on business ethics issues, also worried that it could dissuade people from serving on nonprofit boards. By Steve Karnowski. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.
AROUND THE STATE:
DULUTH, Minn. — City crews began assessing damage along the Lake Superior shoreline in Duluth Thursday after a storm with powerful winds whipped up destructive waves and caused flooding. Waves more than a foot high crashed into the shoreline Wednesday, tossing boulders and debris onto the lake walk and flooding nearby streets. SENT: 250 words.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Chicago Blackhawks, off to a 2-0-1 start, visit Minnesota where the Wild are looking for their first win. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EDT.
WESTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW
Golden State coach Steve Kerr is a happy man these days. He’s got a new contract. He’s got his son Nick, who was helping out in San Antonio, working in the Warriors’ video room now. He’s leading a team that has won three of the last four NBA championships and is the overwhelming favorite to win it again this season. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1,225 words.
BIG TEN-MEDIA DAY
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Big Ten coaches and players along with commissioner Jim Delany gather for the conference’s annual media day. Michigan reached the NCAA championship game last season, losing to Villanova 79-62. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.
BIG TEN-THIS WEEK
No. 12 Michigan hosts No. 15 Wisconsin in a Big Ten crossover game that could have major implications in the division races. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 600 words, photos.
BIG TEN-PLAYING TRICKS
A run of trick plays this season is challenging the Big Ten’s reputation for stodgy football. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, by 4 p.m.
CARDINALS-VIKINGS PREVIEW CAPSULE, MINNESOTA-OHIO STATE PREVIEW CAPSULE
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