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

January 11, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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 STORIES:

KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE-SOUTH DAKOTA

PIERRE, S.D. _ South Dakota’s Senate Democratic leader says state lawmakers should require the Keystone XL pipeline’s developer to pay into an oil spill cleanup fund and impose more regulations on so-called man camps. Sen. Troy Heinert, a Rosebud Sioux Tribe member, said Friday that lawmakers and the state should sit down with tribes to hear their concerns. His words come a day after tribal President Rodney Bordeaux gave an address to the Legislature, saying the pipeline gives his people great anxiety. By James Nord. UPCOMING: 350 words by 3:30 p.m.

OIL PIPELINE-SETTLEMENT

BISMARCK, N.D. _ The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has complied with a settlement of allegations it violated state rules during construction in North Dakota, despite missing a state deadline to plant thousands of trees, a state regulator says. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 365 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

SIOUX FALLS BUILDING

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ South Dakota’s largest city notched another record year for construction in 2018. Sioux Falls issued building permits worth $787 million, marking a sixth straight year of record-breaking construction activity fueled mainly by large new commercial buildings, additions and renovations. UPCOMING: 200 words.

EXCHANGE-MYTHBUSTERS JR HOST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ A Sioux Falls teenager is using her inventing and innovating skills to host a spin-off series of Mythbusters with original host Adam Savage and five other resident “geniuses.” Allie Weber, 13, spent her summer in San Rafael, California filming for the premier of Mythbusters Jr. The eighth-grader is an established inventor who’s won awards and has been recognized for her designs such as a spine-saving binder strap and a frostbite sensor gloves. By Makenzie L Huber, Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 731 words.

EXCHANGE-BREAD-BAKING AUTHOR

YANKTON, S.D. _ In her quest for the perfect homemade loaf of bread, a local woman has published a book sharing her personal method for getting perfect results from your bread machine. “Secrets to Baking the Best Bread Ever,” by freelance writer Loretta Sorensen, came out in December and is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Taking her cue from her mother who made everything from scratch, Sorensen said she always wanted to bake bread. By Cora Van Olson, Yankton Press and Dakotan. SENT IN ADVANCE: 904 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

LAWMAKERS-CHALLENGED, BESTIALITY CASE-SENTENCE, AVERA ACQUISITION, TROOPER ASSAULT-SENTENCE

SPORTS:

MAVERICKS-TIMBERWOLVES

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Dallas Mavericks, an NBA-worst 3-18 on the road this season, visit the Minnesota Timberwolves, who will play their first home game under interim head coach Ryan Saunders. By Joe Ziemer. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

OBIT-MICHELS

KINGSPORT, Tenn. _ John Michels, a College Football Hall of Famer whose 27 seasons as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach included all four of their Super Bowl appearances, has died. He was 87. SENT: 210 words.

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