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RED RIVER DIVERSION
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hold a meeting Thursday to discuss a revised plan for a Red River diversion project in the Fargo-Moorhead area. By Dave Kolpack. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos. Meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.
MINNEAPOLIS — New ads in a pivotal Minnesota congressional race accuse Democrat Dean Phillips of hypocrisy on health care, saying he hasn’t provided insurance for his own employees even as he proclaims it’s a “moral right” that everyone should have. By Steve Karnowski. SENT: 630 words. Photos.
MINNEAPOLIS — A Republican super PAC is attacking Democrat Joe Radinovich in a new ad launched Wednesday that characterizes the House candidate’s prior traffic violations as “crimes” and says he spent his life running from the law. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 380 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
MINNEAPOLIS — Defense attorneys for a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman last year say that prosecutors have misled the court about the man’s past behavior. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
BEAR-MILK CAN RESCUE, FRAT HOUSE-DEATH, PRINCE LAWSUIT, HACKING SCHEME-LATVIA-MINNESOTA, DEPUTY STRUCK, RABID BATS-SEARCH, MINNEAPOLIS KILLINGS
MINNEAPOLIS — The New York Yankees, their lead for the first wild card spot down to two games over the Oakland A’s, send Luis Severino to the mound in the final game of the series in Minnesota. Jake Odorizzi pitches for the Twins. By Tyler Mason. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.
VIKINGS-COUSINS AT LAMBEAU
EAGAN, Minn. — Kirk Cousins has experienced his first game with the Minnesota Vikings. This week, he’ll really be part of the team with his first action at hallowed Lambeau Field against the rival Green Bay Packers. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. SENT: 630 words, photos.
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn’t buying it. The Green Bay Packers can say all they want that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is day to day with a knee injury. The two-time NFL MVP will be given the whole week to get ready for Sunday’s game against Minnesota, coach Mike McCarthy said. By Genaro C. Armas. SENT: 700 words, photos.
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