AP-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory, SD
Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or email@example.com.
This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
SOUTH DAKOTA-FAMILY SLAIN
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Opening statements were expected in the trial of a South Dakota nonprofit official accused of trying to dodge a potential audit. Prosecutors allege Stacy Phelps backdated contracts to avoid an audit of the nonprofit and scrutiny over his spending at the organization. Phelps is the second and final defendant to head to trial in what prosecutors have dubbed the Gear Up case, which was sparked after the nonprofit’s financial officer died in a 2015 murder-suicide. By James Nord. Developing from 8 a.m. trial.
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