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

September 28, 2018

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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

SOUTH DAKOTA-FAMILY SLAIN

ARMOUR, S.D. — A South Dakota man accused of falsifying evidence with a couple who embezzled more than $1 million pleaded guilty Friday in a deal with prosecutors days before he was to stand trial. SENT: 350 words.

With:

SOUTH DAKOTA-FAMILY SLAIN-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

WET SIOUX FALLS

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — This year will go down as one of the wettest — and perhaps the wettest — in the history of Sioux Falls, which has weather records dating more than a century. And that’s meant trouble for the construction industry. SENT: 235 words.

EXCHANGE-FIRST LADY

PIERRE, S.D. — When Dennis Daugaard was first elected governor in 2011, his wife Linda Daugaard was told to take things a little easy for the first six months of her husband’s term. It was advice the first lady promptly disregarded as soon as she found South Dakota’s children were in need of some attention. Daugaard also focused on South Dakota’s infant mortality rate in her first year. Now, with a new governor slated to be elected in November, as her husband is restricted by term limits from seeking election again, Daugaard is looking forward to other luxuries of life in the private sector. By Alex Portal, Black Hills Pioneer. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1043 words.

EXCHANGE-RECRUITING NEBRASKA

BROOKINGS, S.D. — If you grow up playing football in Nebraska, you want to play for the Cornhuskers. That’s a given. But if you’re a Division I caliber player and the Huskers don’t offer you a scholarship, Dan Jackson is ready to pounce. Jackson is the South Dakota State recruiting coordinator, an Omaha native and a former Jackrabbit player. And since joining the SDSU coaching staff in 2012, he’s been doggedly mining his home state for players he believes will help take the Jacks to the top of the FCS mountain. By Matt Zimmer, The Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1180 words.

IN BRIEF:

PIPELINE PROTEST-SENTENCE, VALLEY CITY STATE-PRESIDENT, RESERVATION ARTS CENTER, ABERDEEN-VA CLINIC

SPORTS:

WHITE SOX-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — The Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins start the final series of the season with a day-night doubleheader, with Reynaldo Lopez and Lucas Giolito set to pitch the two games for the White Sox and Jose Berrios and Chase DeJong tapped to start for the Twins. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Games start at 2:10 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. EDT.

TWINS-MAUER

MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer is trying to savor this final series of the season with the Minnesota Twins, realizing he could be playing his last major league games with a pending decision to be made about whether to continue his career or retire at age 35. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 7 p.m. EDT.

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