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AP-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ND

August 3, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

HAZING INVESTIGATION-NORTH DAKOTA

COLFAX, N.D. — Residents of a southeastern North Dakota school district where alleged hazing at the high school led to charges against five boys have recalled three school board members, including the Richland 44 district board president. Authorities in mid-February referred five boys to juvenile court following alleged misconduct in the boys’ locker room at the Colfax school of 160 students. The school’s superintendent resigned, the principal retired and the athletic director also departed. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

DICKINSON REFINERY

DICKINSON, N.D. — The owner of a small crude oil refinery in western North Dakota is proposing to convert the facility to process vegetable oil instead of petroleum to produce renewable diesel. The plant would be a first-of-its-kind facility for North Dakota. The state is taking public comments. UPCOMING: 300 words.

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