AP-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ND
Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.
OIL PIPELINE-ETP LAWSUIT
BISMARCK, N.D. — Twenty environmental and civil liberties groups are launching a task force aimed at fighting back against lawsuits they believe are aimed at limiting free speech and silencing critics. Among them are Greenpeace and the Center for Constitutional Rights, which have been fighting a racketeering lawsuit filed by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. By Blake Nicholson, on merits from early afternoon announcement.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Construction has begun on a facility that will provide housing for the chronically homeless in Bismarck, including people with mental illness, a physical disability or a chemical addiction. The four-story Edwinton Place Apartments building is expected to be ready next fall. UPCOMING: 250 words.
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