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AP-ND---North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND

July 12, 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.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

WILDLIFE CROSSINGS

BISMARCK, N.D. — Increased traffic due to oil activity and population growth in western North Dakota have prompted state wildlife officials to work with state transportation officials on safe road crossings for wildlife. A recent highway expansion near Williston included an underpass designed for moose, and officials are recommending more underpasses for bighorn sheep, mule deer and other animals. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

OFFICER-INOLVED SHOOTING, PELICAN COUNTY, AUTISM INSURANCE, FARGO ROBBERY, MCKENZIE COUNTY SPILL, CROP REPORT

SPORTS:

RAYS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins open a four-game series at home against Tampa Bay, sending Kyle Gibson to the mound. Blake Snell pitches for the Rays, having won four straight starts with just two runs allowed in his last 28 2/3 innings. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.

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