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

March 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. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

PIERRE, S.D. _ Just three days after Gov. Kristi Noem unveiled bills aimed at clamping down on potential Keystone XL pipeline protests, lawmakers have pushed them through and sent them on to Noem for signature. One of the bills would go after people or groups deemed to have engaged in “riot boosting.” By James Nord. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

With:

KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

MIDWEST FLOOD THREAT

FARGO, N.D. _ Forecasters said Thursday that the threat for major spring flooding is increasing in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota, where the neighboring cities of Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, have been trying to improve their defenses since a record flood 10 years ago. SENT: 350 words.

With:

MIDWEST FLOOD THREAT-THE LATEST

IN BRIEF:

FARM RESCUE, DOUBLE FATAL, RIVER CRASH-CHARGES

SPORTS:

WILD-LIGHTNING

The Minnesota Wild visit the Tampa Bay Lightning.

BIG TEN-THIS WEEK

No. 7 Michigan and No. 9 Michigan State meet in East Lansing on Saturday with the winner earning at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship. By Eric Olson. 600 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

VIKINGS-THOMAS-MARIJUANA

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