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AP-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory, SD

September 20, 2018

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 dglass@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Campaigns running races from governor to ballot questions will seek to start turning out their voters Friday when absentee balloting begins in South Dakota. Republican congressional candidate Dusty Johnson’s campaign will be targeting early voters with email and on social media, while GOP governor candidate Kristi Noem’s campaign promises a “robust” turnout operation encouraging people not to wait until the last minute. By James Nord. UPCOMING: 500 words.


BISMARCK, N.D. — The company that built the Dakota Access oil pipeline says the Greenpeace environmental group should be held legally accountable for violating federal racketeering laws in three different ways. Attorneys for Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners are arguing against Greenpeace’s request that a federal judge dismiss the group from a lawsuit the company filed under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 400 words.


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