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BC-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD

May 21, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

AROUND THE STATE:

BABY DEATH-COLD CASE

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ A South Dakota woman charged with murder in the death of her newborn who was abandoned in a ditch 38 years ago has been released from jail. Theresa Bentaas, 57, has been in the Minnehaha County Jail since her arrest March 8. Investigators said they used advances in DNA evidence and genealogy sites to determine she was the mother of the infant, called Baby Andrew, whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in a cornfield ditch in Sioux Falls in 1981. SENT: 345 words, photos.

HOUSE DISPUTE

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ A federal judge in South Dakota has dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by a couple who had to tear down their Sioux Falls house after a long-running dispute with their neighbors. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL AX ATTACK, FATAL HOUSE FIRE-SOUTH DAKOTA, SHOT WHILE DRIVING

SPORTS:

TWINS-ANGELS

ANAHEIM, Calif. _Michael Pineda takes the hill for the Minnesota Twins, who have gone 4-1 so far on their seven-game road trip. Trevor Cahill, who has allowed 14 home runs, gets the start for the Los Angeles Angels. By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 700 words, photos, Game starts at 7:05 p.m. PDT

TIMBERWOLVES-SAUNDERS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Minnesota Timberwolves are determined to modernize their approach with the millennial player in mind, and that made Ryan Saunders the natural pick to be their next head coach, no matter his family tie to the organization. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 650 words, by 5 p.m. EDT.

BIG TEN TOURNAMENT

OMAHA, Neb. _ Indiana is the top seed for the Big Ten Tournament, which returns to TD Ameritrade Park for the second straight year. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos, by 4 p.m.

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