BC-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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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-PROTESTER INJURY
BISMARCK, N.D. _ Law enforcement officials in North Dakota say they aren’t to blame for a severe arm injury a New York City woman suffered while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline and that public statements they made blaming her weren’t aimed at damaging her character. They’re asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit that Sophia Wilansky filed seeking millions of dollars in damages for alleged excessive force, assault, negligence, emotional distress and defamation. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 450 words.
WINTER WEATHER-DEEP FREEZE
MINNEAPOLIS _ An arctic wave has wrapped parts of the Midwest in numbing cold, sending temperatures plunging and prompting officials to close dozens of schools Friday, but forecasters say the worst may be yet to come. SENT: 310 words, photos. Developing.
WINTER WEATHER-DEEP FREEZE-THE LATEST
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