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AP-ND--North Dakota News Digest 6 pm, ND

September 22, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-NORTH DAKOTA-KAVANAUGH

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer said a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is “even more absurd” than Anita Hill’s 1991 sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas because Kavanaugh and his accuser were teenagers who “evidently were drunk.” SENT: 580 words, photos.

With: ELECTION 2018-SENATE-NORTH DAKOTA-KAVANAUGH-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

GAS PIPELINE

BISMARCK, N.D. — A $30 million natural gas pipeline proposed in northwestern North Dakota would cross under the Missouri River. SENT: 230 words.

EXCHANGE-CARPIO PARA-OLYMPIAN

CARPIO, N.D. — A 13-year-old Carpio youth is a national track-and-field champion after competing in the 35th annual Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in July. Sam Winter finished first in eight events in his category, setting a record for discus and breaking the records for javelin and the 60-, 100- and 200-meter runs. By Jill Schramm, Minot Daily News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 930 words.

IN BRIEF:

RAMSEY COUNTY FATAL, SPECIALTY CROP GRANTS

SPORTS:

FBC--DELAWARE-N DAKOTA ST

FARGO, N.D. — Easton Stick passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more and North Dakota State got off to a quick start on its way to a 38-10 win over Delaware on Saturday. SENT: 150 words.

FBC--MINNESOTA-MARYLAND

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — During a season unlike any other, the Maryland football team has showed its mettle by responding positively to a variety of challenges. Playing for a fallen teammate under an interim coach, the Terrapins came out Saturday looking for a bounce-back victory and got it, walloping previously unbeaten Minnesota 42-13. SENT: 820 words.

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