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BC-ND--North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND

December 5, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in North 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORY:

NORTH DAKOTA-BUDGET

BISMARCK, N.D. _ North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum unveiled a $14.3 billion budget on Wednesday that hikes state spending 5 percent, while offering pay raises for state employees, and spending increases on education, human services and infrastructure projects. By James MacPherson. SENT: 570 words. AP Photos planned.

With:

NORTH DAKOTA-BUDGET-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

DEER DISEASE-NORTH DAKOTA

STANLEY, N.D. _ North Dakota wildlife officials expect some areas along the state’s northern border with Canada will be added to a ban on baiting deer to help reduce the potential spread of chronic wasting disease. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

RENVILLE COUNTY FATAL, DOWNTOWN DRINKING-FARGO

SPORTS:

NORTH DAKOTA-TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY

EDINBURG, Texas _ North Dakota plays Texas Rio Grande Valley at UTRGV Fieldhouse. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

HORNETS-TIMBERWOLVES

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 8-3 since trading All-Star Jimmy Butler, host the Charlotte Hornets. By Tyler Mason. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

NEBRASKA-MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS _ No. 24 Nebraska plays at Minnesota at Williams Arena, the first Big Ten home game for the Gophers. The Huskers won both matchups last season. By Patrick Donnelly. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. CT.

AP ALL-BIG TEN

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. is the offensive player of the year and Michigan linebacker Devin Bush is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Team. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 700 words, photos.

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