AP-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD
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 email@example.com. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.
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AROUND THE STATE:
LEGION LAKE FIRE
RAPID CITY, S.D. — The third-largest wildfire ever measured in the Black Hills was sparked by a broken power line, highlighting a consideration for the future. Throughout the region there are millions of apparently healthy trees that stand outside a power line right-of-way, yet are tall enough and close enough to fall on a line and spark a wildfire. Officials say it’s a problem that can never be fully solved, but there are options for reducing the risk. UPCOMING: 300 words. Photo requested.
SIOUX FALLS SCHOOLS
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A task force has put together a wish list of Sioux Falls school construction projects that could hit $150 million. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 280 words.
SOLDIERS RETURN, JUDGE APPOINTED, REGENTS CEO, NATIONAL CEMETERY ADDITION, BUSINESS FIRE, MITCHELL ROBBERY-ARREST, INFANT ABUSE CHARGE, YANKTON COUNTY FATAL
WNBA POWER POLL
The AP releases its preseason WNBA power poll along with preseason player of the year and rookie of the year. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. Developing.
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