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AP-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory, SD

November 15, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in South 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.



PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota U.S. Sen. John Thune has climbed to the second-highest rung on the Senate Republican leadership ladder with a promotion to majority whip. Thune had served in the No. 3 leadership post as chairman of the Senate Republican Conference since 2012. A term limit for majority whips forced Texas Sen. John Cornyn out of the job. Thune ran unopposed for the position and was elected by his Senate colleagues. Developing.


HURON, S.D. — The White House’s annual Thanksgiving turkey was presented to the public on Wednesday, in advance of its trip to the nation’s capital and a likely pardon. Two South Dakota birds will be packed in a sport utility vehicle on Saturday and driven 1,400 miles to Washington, D.C., arriving Sunday at a five-star hotel. UPCOMING: 250 words.


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