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AP-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory, SD

October 3, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. — South Dakota’s four congressional candidates are to debate at a forum hosted by a conservative group. Republican Dusty Johnson, Democrat Tim Bjorkman, Libertarian George Hendrickson and independent Ron Wieczorek are set to attend Americans for Prosperity-South Dakota’s Wednesday event in Sioux Falls. By James Nord. UPCOMING: 350-450 words from debate that ends at 8:30 p.m.


BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge’s decision on whether additional study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline adequately addresses the concerns of American Indian tribes does not appear likely for weeks if not months. The tribes’ lawsuit against the $3.8 billion, four-state pipeline built by Texas-based Energy Transfers Partners has lingered for more than two years. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 400 words.


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