BC-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Amy Forliti is on the desk.
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CHICAGO _ As the polar vortex retreated, it left behind a human toll: At least 18 deaths in eight states and a spike in cold-weather injuries and related problems. Emergency rooms reported a spike in cases of frostbite, hypothermia, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart problems. By Tammy Webber. UPCOMING: 750 words with photos by 5 p.m., photos, video.
WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST
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OMAHA, Neb. _ A new report says a January survey of business supply managers is signaling solid economic growth over the next three to six months for nine Midwest and Plains states. The report issued Friday says the Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 56.0 last month from 55.2 in December. The November figure was 54.1. SENT: 130 words. Developing.
EXCHANGE-SUPER BOWL-SNACK STADIUM
ABERDEEN, S.D. _ A South Dakota family is continuing with their Super Bowl tradition of creating a snack stadium. No one will go hungry at the Hoffman house on Super Bowl Sunday. No one will go hungry at their house for the whole week after, either. Since 2012, Jody and Bill Hoffman have hosted a Super Bowl party, regardless of who’s playing. The crowning jewel of their party is their double-decker snack stadium. By Katherine Grandstrand, Aberdeen American News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 645 words.
RAPID CITY, S.D. _ A South Dakota college student has become interested in policing thanks to a mentorship program. Sydney Word decided this past fall to sign up for the criminal justice program at Western Dakota Tech in Rapid City. Soon WDT and the Akicita program _ a mentorship program for Native American students taking criminal justice classes _ helped her develop a passion for the field. She’s set her sights on becoming a police officer and maybe a detective someday. By Arielle Zionts, Rapid City Journal. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1033 words, photos.
SUBMARINE MOTORCYCLE, FATAL SHOOTING-RAPID CITY, BANKER-CONTEMPT APPEAL, CORPS OF DISCOVERY WELCOME CENTER
MINNEAPOLIS _ With a second consecutive selection for the NBA All-Star team, more than two months removed from the messy Jimmy Butler trade, there’s no question that the Minnesota Timberwolves are center Karl-Anthony Towns’ team. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 600 words, by 6 p.m. EST.
DALLAS _ Minnesota tries to complete a sweep of a three-game road trip in a visit to the Stars. The teams are a point apart in a tight battle for playoff positioning in the Central Division. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.
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