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BC-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, SD

March 20, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. _ Authorities say tattoos on the body of a South Dakota woman found in a river in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula helped identify her because she had been dismembered. Prosecutors have charged Stephen Falkenberg with killing 46-year-old Tamara LaFramboise in Yankton, South Dakota and dumping her body in Menominee County, Michigan. SENT: 130 words. Developing.


BISMARCK, N.D. _ The chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a field hearing with American Indian leaders to discuss safety and drug enforcement in tribal communities. By Blake Nicholson. On merits from 10 a.m. CT hearing.


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