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

November 27, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

SOYBEAN SURPLUS

DES MOINES, Iowa — American farmers still working to get out their remaining soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are struggling to figure out what to do with a record crop now their traditionally dominant export market is largely closed. Usually by this point in the year, 100-car trains filled with North Dakota soybeans would be moving to ports on the West Coast destined for China. But this year is different, after China all but stopped buying U.S. soybeans in response to President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs. By David Pitt. SENT: 675 words, photos.

OIL PIPELINE-PROTESTER INJURY

BISMARCK, N.D — A New York City woman who suffered a severe arm injury protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota two years ago is suing law enforcement even though she does not yet have evidence that might help her prove law officers were to blame. Sophia Wilansky earlier this year unsuccessfully sued the federal government to get access to shrapnel and clothing taken from her while she was hospitalized. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 450 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

GAS PLANT EXPANSION

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators have approved the $150 million expansion of the Roosevelt Gas Plant in McKenzie County, though they ordered the Kinder Morgan company to minimize noise and light pollution for neighboring landowners. The plant processes 50 million cubic feet of natural gas per day. A Kinder Morgan subsidiary plans to build another plant at the same location to process another 150 million cubic feet per day. It’s to begin operating in a year. SENT: 325 words.

IN BRIEF:

CHANCELLOR-LABOR COMPLAINT, BILLINGS COUNTY-SPILL, CONSTRUCTION FATALITY, NEGLECT-INTOXICATED MOTHER

SPORTS:

COYOTES-WILD

The Arizona Coyotes visit the Minnesota Wild. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

NORTH DAKOTA-MONTANA STATE

North Dakota plays Montana State at Worthington Arena. Game starts at 8 p.m. CT.

SOUTH DAKOTA-BAYLOR

South Dakota plays Baylor at Ferrell Center. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

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