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

May 6, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

FAKED DEATH-FUGITIVE

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. Fifty-four-year-old Igor Vorotinov is to be sentenced July 29 for mail fraud. Authorities alleged Vorotinov in 2011 arranged for a corpse to be dressed in his clothes and planted his identification on the body before placing it along a road in the former Soviet republic of Moldova. An insurance company sent his wife a $2 million check in 2012. SENT: 310 words.

TWINS-BLUE JAYS

TORONTO _ The Minnesota Twins play the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. UPCOMING: 500 words. AP photos planned. Game time 6:07 p.m.

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