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. Jeff Baenen 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORY:

CIA-HASPEL-POLITICS

WASHINGTON — Political divisions within the Democratic Party are playing out in the vote to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA. After a favorable 10-5 vote on Gina Haspel's nomination by the Senate Intelligence Committee, her confirmation by the Senate seems all but certain. The nomination has split Democratic senators from rural and noncoastal states won by Trump and liberals in solid blue states whose opposition to Haspel fuels the party's base. By Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 870 words, photo.

AROUND THE STATE:

FERTILIZER SHORTAGE

MINOT, N.D. — Significant headway with spring planting is helping to ease an anhydrous ammonia shortage that's inconvenienced North Dakota farmers. An emergency order from the governor easing driving restrictions for truckers has helped. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words. Photo requested.

IN BRIEF:

PATROL SUPERINTENDENT, GOVENOR'S MANSION-DEMOLITION, PEDESTRIAN KILLED, PARSHALL SCHOOL VOTE, LIQUOR STORE CRASH, AMTRAK SHOOTING-LEGISLATION

SPORTS:

WNBA POWER POLL

The AP releases its preseason WNBA power poll along with preseason player of the year and rookie of the year. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. Developing.

Also:

VIKINGS-JAGUARS PRACTICES

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