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

January 12, 2019

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. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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AROUND THE STATE:

OIL PATCH-MANAGEMENT TRAINING

BISMARCK, N.D. _ A North Dakota oil group is offering experienced oil workers a chance to advance their careers at a time when the industry is setting production records in the state. The Bismarck Tribune reports that the North Dakota Petroleum Council has hired a company to offer training for workers who have around two years of experience and are emerging leaders and managers. SENT: 240 words.

EXCHANGE-MUSICIANS SIGN DEAL

MANDAN, N.D. _ Two musicians from North Dakota have recently signed a deal with a major music publishing company. Mandan native Joe Berger signed the deal of a lifetime. Berger, 25, is part of the trans-Atlantic trio Raynes, a Los Angeles-based band that recently signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV. The two other members of the group are Minot musician Mat Charley and lead singer Mark John Race, of Durham, England. By Blair Emerson, The Bismarck Tribune. SENT IN ADVANCE: 522 words.

IN BRIEF:

BINE SPILLS-DONATION, RENO NEWSPAPER-NEW EDITOR.

SPORTS:

PELCIANS-TIMBERWOLVES

MINNEAPOLIS _ he New Orleans Pelicans start a string of five straight road games with a matchup of Western Conference teams trying to avoid behind left behind in the playoff race at Minnesota, where the Timberwolves are trying to settle in under interim head coach Ryan Saunders. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.

WINGS-WILD

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Detroit Red Wings play the second half of a challenging back-to-back set of road games, moving from Winnipeg to Minnesota. The Wild are coming off a home win over the Jets. By Mike Cook. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.

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