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

May 7, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



MINNEAPOLIS _ Minnesota’s failed bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters offered a modest amount of money and leaned heavily on the state’s quality of life as a selling point. Details of the state’s 122-page bid for the Seattle-based tech giant were released Monday. It suggested 18 cities where the project could be located and the prospect of up to $5 million in public subsidies. It wasn’t enough to attract Amazon. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.


TORONTO _ The Minnesota Twins play the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 6:07 p.m. CT.


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