Good morning. Here's how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or

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BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota State University's School of Pharmacy has unveiled a new training program to educate pharmacists on how to spot patients at risk of abusing opioids, as well as increase the number of naloxone prescriptions pharmacists write. The program is supported by the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy and the state Pharmacists Association. UPCOMING: 250 words.


MINNEAPOLIS — Kyle Gibson takes the mound for Minnesota in the latest start of his resurgent season for the Twins, who take on Detroit in the second game of a four-game series. Matthew Boyd pitches for the Tigers. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.


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