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AP-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ND

May 15, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

OIL PIPELINE-SECURITY

BISMARCK, N.D. — Officials with a North Carolina-based private security firm attend a meeting of North Dakota’s Private Investigative and Security Board to try to settle an ongoing state lawsuit over the company’s work during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. By Blake Nicholson. Developing.

MISSING EXPLOSIVES

PARSHALL, N.D. — Military explosives that fell off a vehicle in northwestern North Dakota on May 1 remain missing. Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halverson announced late last week that a container of ammunition for an automatic grenade launcher had been lost near Parshall. Minot Air Force Base spokeswoman Danielle Lucero says a search involving base personnel was called off over the weekend after airmen exhausted efforts to find the missing ammunition. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words.

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