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

September 26, 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. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Gretchen Ehlke at 6 a.m.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

WOMAN KILLED-BABY TAKEN

FARGO, N.D. — The judge presiding over the trial of a man accused in the killing of a pregnant North Dakota woman said Wednesday that testimony from his former girlfriend could be taken as evidence that he had agreed to participate in the crime. By Dave Kolpack. SENT: 380 words, photos.

With:

WOMAN KILLED-BABY TAKEN-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

VOTER ID-NORTH DAKOTA

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Democrats are targeting American Indian communities in a get-out-the-vote campaign that includes helping tribal members satisfy new proof-of-identity requirements needed to cast a ballot in the state. By Steve Karnowski. SENT: 520 words.

SEVERED HAND-NORTH DAKOTA

JAMESTOWN, ND. — A North Dakota man who lost a hand while making sausage in his garage says he got his left arm caught in an electric meat mixer and was forced to cut it off with a butcher knife so he didn’t bleed to death. Sixty-nine-year-old Army veteran Myron Schlafman credits two police officers with saving his life by quickly applying a tourniquet before ambulance crews arrived. He’ll be fitted with a prosthetic in a few months. SENT: 265 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

LAWMAKER RESIGNS, SQUAD CAR FATAL, EMMONS COUNTY FATAL, NORSK HOSTFEST, WEST FARGO SCHOOL VOTE

SPORTS:

TIGERS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Boyd takes the mound for the Detroit Tigers at Minnesota, with Jake Odorizzi pitching for the Twins. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.

VIKINGS-RAMS

LOS ANGELES — Kirk Cousins might not be an $84 million quarterback if Sean McVay hadn’t masterminded his development in Washington. The student meets the teacher Thursday when the Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Rams attempt to overcome their injury woes in a short-week NFC showdown. By Greg Beacham. SENT: 1,010 words, photos.

With:

VIKINGS-RAMS CAPSULE

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