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BC-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD

February 27, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORY:

BALLOT MEASURES-SIGNATURES

PIERRE, S.D. _ A South Dakota bill to create an online directory of people who collect signatures to put ballot measures before voters is headed to the Senate floor. Republican lawmakers in recent sessions have targeted the state’s ballot measure system. By James Nord. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

ABSENTEE VOTING-RESTRICTION, DRIVING TEST-SPANISH, TRIBAL EMBEZZLEMENT PLEA, CAPITOL CARRY-SOUTH DAKOTA, BAK ROBBERY PLEA, CROP REPORT, RAPID CITY SHOOTING, TRUMP-BORDER SECURITY-SOUTH DAKOTA

SPORTS:

TIMBERWOLVES-HAWKS

ATLANTA _ The Minnesota Timberwolves, in last place in the Northwest Division, visit the Atlanta Hawks, last in the Southeast, on Wednesday night. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6:30 p.m. CT.

IN BRIEF:

VIKINGS-ZIMMER, S DAKOTA ST-CORDINATORS

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