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BC-ND--North Dakota News Digest, 1:30 pm, ND

May 1, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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AROUND THE STATE:

GENERAL MOTORS LAWSUIT

PARKER, S.D. _ General Motors has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a South Dakota man who claims the automaker misled consumers about its electric car model. Jason Haas said he bought a Chevy Bolt in November 2017 from a dealer in Iowa City, Iowa and the car’s literature said it had an electric range of 238 miles. But, Haas claims the Bolt’s range is 100 miles less in cold weather. Haas’ lawsuit is seeking class-action status to represent consumers who bought Bolts in the Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota and Montana. SENT: 270 words.

MIDWEST ECONOMY

OMAHA, Neb. _ A new report says an April survey of business supply managers suggests there will be solid economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

With:

MIDWEST ECONOMY-GLANCE

IN BRIEF:

CROP REPORT, MOORHEAD STANDOFF, FIREFIGHTER ENDANGERMENT

SPORTS:

ASTROS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ Houston plays Minnesota at Target Field, with Collin McHugh pitching for the Astros and Martin Perez taking the mound for the Twins. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EST.

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