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BC-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD

February 24, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South 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 Blake Nicholson at 5 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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AROUND THE STATE:

VISUALLY IMPAIRED ATHLETICS

ABERDEEN, S.D. _ Students at the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired are learning how to relying on their ears when it comes to physical education. SENT: 320 words.

EXCHANGE-OVERCOMING BRAIN INJURY

ABERDEEN, S.D. _ A South Dakota woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury from a car accident 20 years ago is now a nurse. After a brutal car crash in 1998, Roxie Orr-Price was told that she would likely spend the rest of her life in a nursing home. The prediction turned out to be partially accurate _ Orr-Price is now a licensed practical nurse and has spent her 10-year career working in long-term care facilities. By Katherine Grandstrand, Aberdeen American News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1292 words.

EXCHANGE-SHOOTER’S JOURNEY

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. _ A South Dakota student will compete on a shooting sports team in college. Belle Fourche High School senior Emma Singer recently signed a letter of intent to compete on the Concordia University shooting sports team. The Seward, Nebraska, college’s Lutheran roots first attracted Singer’s attention. Opportunities to earn a degree, grow her faith and continue in shooting sports factored in her decision. She plans to study biology and go on to become a veterinarian. By Jason Gross, Black Hills Pioneer. SENT IN ADVANCE: 717 words.

IN BRIEF:

WINTER WEATHER-UPPER MIDWEST, PLANE FLIPS-SOUTH DAKOTA

SPORTS:

BLUES-WILD

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ The surging St. Louis Blues visit Minnesota for the second consecutive Sunday, where they beat the Wild 4-0 last week. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. CT.

MINNESOTA-RUTGERS

Minnesota plays Rutgers at Louis Brown Athletic Center. Game starts at 5:30 p.m. CT.

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