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

August 6, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

OIL PIPELINE-ETP LAWSUIT

BISMARCK, N.D. — The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline on Monday amended a $1 billion racketeering lawsuit it filed last August against three environmental entities, after a federal judge in recent weeks criticized the original filing and said two of those entities couldn’t be sued. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 400 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

ONLINE SALES TAX

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard was to discuss the implications of a U.S. Supreme Court case in the state’s favor allowing the state to more easily collect sales taxes on online purchases. The Republican governor’s administration has floated the idea of a special legislative session since the recent ruling. UPCOMING: On merits from 12:15 p.m. meeting.

RESERVATION HOSPITAL

ROSEBUD, S.D. — The emergency department at the Indian Health Service hospital on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation is under scrutiny again. Federal inspectors from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services surveyed the hospital in late July. Tribal leaders say they’ve lost hope of turning things around. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

BASIN ELECTRIC-BUYOUTS

BISMARCK, N.D. — More than 300 Basin Electric Power Cooperative employees are taking buyouts as the North Dakota-based utility tries to cut costs amid a plummeting financial outlook. Basin’s latest financial forecast predicts a decade of losses at subsidiary Dakota Gasification Co., which operates the Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah. The majority of co-op employees taking buyouts are from North Dakota. Some are from South Dakota and Wyoming. SENT: 260 words.

IN BRIEF:

SIP-N-CYCLE CRASH, STURGIS RALLY-ARRESTS, STURGIS RALLY-FATAL CRASHES, FORMER CHIEF CHARGED, PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

SPORTS:

TWINS-INDIANS

CLEVELAND — The AL Central-leading Indians can increase their division lead as they open a three-game series against second-place Minnesota with Trevor Bauer starting the opener of the four-game series against Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson. Game time 7:10 p.m.

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