AP-ND---North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND
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STORM DAMAGE-NORTH DAKOTA
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — More than two dozen people were hurt, at least three critically, when a violent storm whipped through a northwestern North Dakota city overnight, overturning recreational vehicles and tossing mobile homes, officials said Tuesday. SENT: 370 words. Will be updated. AP Photos pursued.
OIL PIPELINE-STATE LAWSUIT
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s attorney general is suing the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline over agricultural land the company owns in violation of a state law banning large corporations from owning farmland. In a separate case, an American Indian activist accused of starting a riot on a portion of the land during protests against the pipeline last year wants to use the state’s lawsuit in his defense. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 420 words.
STORM DAMAGE-NORTH DAKOTA-THE LATEST
AROUND THE STATE:
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota utility regulators have approved restoration plans for 14 wind energy projects, the first ones submitted under new state requirements. An attorney who represents landowners says he’s impressed with the forward-looking rules. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.
GRAND FORKS STANDOFF, TRANS-ATLANTIC DRONE FLIGHT, TERRORIZING CHARGE, SENATE-NORTH DAKOTA, OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING, SUPREME COURT-HEITKAMP, TRUCK-TRAIN FATAL, NORTH DAKOTA CROPS
MINNEAPOLIS — Aaron Slegers starts for the Minnesota Twins, who have won five straight games, against the Kansas City Royals, who send Ian Kennedy to the mound in attempt to stop a 10-game losing streak. By Tyler Mason. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.
AROUND THE WNBA
NEW YORK — Several players have etched their names in the WNBA record books. Rebekkah Brunson became the league’s all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals made in her career. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 1 p.m.
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