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

October 11, 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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORY:

ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-MINNESOTA-PAULSEN

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:

LAKE SUPERIOR-FLOODING

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.

IN BRIEF:

POLICE SHOOTING-CHANHASSEN

SPORTS:

BLACKHAWKS-WILD

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.

Also:

CARDINALS-VIKINGS PREVIEW CAPSULE, MINNESOTA-OHIO STATE PREVIEW CAPSULE

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