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BC-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory , ND

March 28, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



BISMARCK, N.D. _ North Dakota’s Republican-controlled Legislature is considering a resolution that seeks to rescind its 1975 support of the Equal Rights Amendment. The resolution sponsored by seven male GOP lawmakers says Congress’ deadline for ratification of the gender-equality amendment came and went in 1979 and is no longer valid. If the resolution is approved by the Legislature, North Dakota would join a handful of other states that ratified the amendment and later took back their votes, though it’s unclear whether those rescissions are valid. Developing.


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