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AP-MN--Minnesota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MN

May 16, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Minnesota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

LEGISLATURE

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s Legislature has just a few days left in its session to settle major questions, including important changes to the state’s tax code made necessary by federal changes. By Kyle Potter. Developing.

EDINA-POLICE INCIDENT

EDINA, Minn. — Edina’s City Council has approved a task force report recommending steps to correct “long-term racial inequities” in the city. City officials assembled the task force in response to an October 2016 incident involving a white police officer handcuffing a black man. A bystander video went viral, with some viewers objecting to what they saw as rough treatment. The task force report includes 21 recommendations. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

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