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

October 8, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota is launching a year-long fellowship aimed at improving veterinarians’ skills in handling wild animals who may wind up in their care. The fellowship is led by Partners for Wildlife, a wildlife rehabilitation program run by university staff and based at the Raptor Center. When many veterinarians graduate from veterinary school, they are trained in caring for domestic animals like dogs, cats and horses, said Julia Ponder, executive director of the Raptor Center, who is helping to lead the fellowship. SENT: 540 words.





SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano apparently won’t face any charges over an accident in the Dominican Republic that injured a police officer. SENT: 170 words, photos.


PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles won’t have time to dwell on another loss. Kirk Cousins and Linval Joseph helped the Minnesota Vikings beat the Eagles 23-21 Sunday in a rematch of last season’s NFC championship game featuring two teams struggling to find an identity. Carson Wentz and the rest of the struggling Eagles (2-3) have a short turnaround this week and get a chance to snap a two-game losing streak on Thursday night at the New York Giants (1-4). By Rob Maaddi. SENT: 725 words, photos.


The NBA preseason continues Monday night with eight games, including the final Golden State one to ever be played at Oracle Arena. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos. Developing.


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