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

January 7, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

SOUTH DAKOTA-LEGISLATURE-KEY PLAYERS

PIERRE, S.D. _ New players are taking power at the South Dakota Capitol. Gov. Kristi Noem, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and Senate Majority Leader Kris Langer all undertake their first session in those roles. By James Nord. UPCOMING: 500 words in chunky text format, photos.

OIL PIPELINE

BISMARCK, N.D. _ A federal judge is allowing four Native American tribes in the Dakotas to challenge the recent conclusion of federal officials that a Dakota Access oil pipeline spill wouldn’t greatly affect them. It will further prolong a lawsuit that the Standing Rock, Cheyenne River, Yankton and Oglala Sioux filed 2½ years ago against the $3.8 billion pipeline that’s now moving North Dakota oil to Illinois. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 300 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

FATAL FIRE LAWSUIT

RAPID CITY, S.D. _ The parents of a woman who died in a fire in Fairburn in 2017 are suing the town of approximately 90 residents and a neighbor, alleging the demolition of a wooden outbuilding created a nuisance that contributed to her death. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

SIOUX FALLS SHOOTING, TRAIN-VAN FATAL, NEPOTISM BILL

SPORTS:

TIMBERWOLVES SHAKEUP

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Minnesota Timberwolves have met yet another change, this time firing basketball boss Tom Thibodeau right before the midpoint of the season and giving 32-year-old Ryan Saunders a 42-game audition as the interim coach. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 750 words, by 5 p.m. EST.

WILD-CANADIENS

The Minnesota Wild visit the Montreal Canadiens.

IN BRIEF:

N DAKOTA ST-POLL

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