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. Amy Forliti is on the desk.

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TOP STORY:

KYRIE IRVING-RESERVATION VISIT

FORT YATES, N.D. — Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving has officially become a member of the Standing Rock Sioux. Irving and his older sister, Asia Irving, took part Thursday in a traditional Native American ceremony recognizing their tribal heritage and support for the tribe's long battle against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. They were honored with Lakota names during a ritual in a packed auditorium that tribal spokeswoman Danielle Finn said "is a very special rite of passage for a Lakota person." By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 130 words, photos. Developing.

AROUND THE STATE:

SMITHFIELD FOODS-AMMONIA RELEASE

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Water quality advocates say the state of South Dakota acted prematurely in reporting last week that human health was not at risk from high ammonia releases at the Smithfield Foods plant in Sioux Falls. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250-300 words.

IN BRIEF:

TRAFFIC FATAL-LESTERVILLE-ID, STOLEN GUNS REWARD, CROP REPORT, RECORD ENROLLMENT-SIOUX FALLS

SPORTS:

ATHLETICS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — The Oakland Athletics, neck and neck with the Houston Astros in the AL West race, start a four-game series in Minnesota against the Twins. Trevor Cahill pitches for the A's, and Kohl Stewart takes the mound for the Twins, who have won 19 of their last 25 home games. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.

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