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. Amy Forliti is on the desk.

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TOP STORY:

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT-LAWSUIT

BISMARCK, N.D. — Trial has been scheduled next summer for a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota State College of Science student found dead four years ago while working as an undercover drug informant. The mystery surrounding Andrew Sadek's death remains unsolved, but authorities say the investigation is ongoing. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 355 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

FORMER DEPUTY-FALSE CHARGES, JAIL COOK ACCUSED, GRAND FORKS ROBBERY, CROP REPORT, HELICOPTER CRASH

SPORTS:

TWINS-INDIANS

CLEVELAND — Mike Clevinger tries to get the Indians a little closer to another AL Central title as they conclude their three-game series against the Minnesota Twins, who are 9-9 this season against Cleveland. Game time 1:10 p.m.

VIKINGS-TITANS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The winless Tennessee Titans wrap up the preseason Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) with the biggest question how many starters actually will play as each team tries to reach the regular season as healthy as possible. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.

NEW MEXICO ST-MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota sends true freshman Zack Annexstad onto the field to start at quarterback in the season opener, when the Gophers host New Mexico State. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. EDT.

BIG TEN-CALLOW QUARTERBACKS

In an earlier time, a true freshman starting quarterback wasn't necessarily unthinkable, but it certainly was an outlier. Not so much anymore. Three of the Big Ten's six new starters were in high school a year ago. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, by 4 p.m.

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