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

November 23, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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AROUND THE STATE:

TEACHING NATIVE TEACHERS

BISMARCK, N.D. — The University of Mary is getting more federal funding to continue an effort to boost the number of Native American teachers and administrators on and off reservations across North Dakota. The Bismarck school got a $1.1 million grant from the federal Education Department two years ago to start the Native American Educational Leadership Program. The university has received a second grant totaling $1.4 million to sustain the program through 2023. SENT: 280 words.

EXCHANGE-MANDAN MUSIC LANE

MANDAN, N.D. — Before she painted a portrait of Peggy Lee, Melissa Gordon didn’t know much about the celebrated singer born in Jamestown. Gordon was appointed to paint portraits of Lee and other North Dakota-born music artists inducted into the state’s Music Hall of Fame — now standing in signage as North Dakota Music Lane at Dykshoorn Park in Mandan. The panels of portraits highlight the lives of Lee, Strasburg-born bandleader Lawrence Welk, singer Bobby Vee from Fargo and Grand Forks-born singer Lynn Anderson. By Jack Dura, Bismarck Tribune. SENT IN ADVANCE: 485 words.

IN BRIEF:

BISMARCK APP, NORSK HOSTFEST, CROP REPORT

SPORTS:

PACKERS-VIKINGS

MINNEAPOLIS — The Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings are still very much alive in the chase for the playoffs, but as the two rivals meet to break their tie from earlier this season they’re surprisingly behind the Chicago Bears in the division race. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 750 words, by 2 p.m. CT.

PACKERS

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A Packers secondary that has been shuffled by roster turnover and injuries must now face the Vikings’ dangerous passing game. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m. CT.

JETS-WILD

The Winnipeg Jets visit the Minnesota Wild, the first meeting this season between the Central Division rivals that met in the playoffs last spring with the Jets winning in five games. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, phots. Game starts at 3 p.m. CT.

TIMBERWOLVES-NETS

NEW YORK — The Minnesota Timberwolves visit the Brooklyn Nets. Developing.

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