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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

MINNESOTA -FLOODING

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton and other elected officials visit several small southwestern Minnesota communities that have seen damage from persistent rains. UPCOMING: 200-250 words by noon, seeking photo.

MENTAL ILLNESS-COUNTY JAIL

MINNEAPOLIS — A man with mental illness has been held at the Hennepin County jail for 92 days without access to proper treatment because of a worsening bed shortage at state psychiatric facilities. UPCOMING: 300 words.

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