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

August 10, 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. Steve Karnowski 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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 STORY:

DROUGHT-DUCKS

BISMARCK, N.D. — A reprieve from drought this summer in North Dakota is good not only for farmers but also duck hunters. Duck broods in the state are up 37 percent from last year, indicating hunters can expect more birds in the countryside when the waterfowl season opens next month. It’s a much brighter outlook than just a few months ago. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 360 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

MISSING FORT BERTHOLD WOMAN

NEW TOWN, N.D. — The family of Olivia Lone Bear wants to help develop a comprehensive missing persons protocol for American Indian tribes. Lone Bear’s body was found in a pickup truck pulled from Lake Sakakawea nine months after she went missing. SENT: 380 words.

EXCHANGE-PIPELINE PROTEST-FORFEITURES

BISMARCK, N.D. — A New York man is fighting for the return of his truck, which was seized in North Dakota when he became involved in a protest about the Dakota Access Pipeline. Aaron Dorn was arrested during a Thanksgiving Day protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2016 in Mandan and charged with felony reckless endangerment, among other offenses. He was acquitted in June but is working to get his truck back in a separate matter involving civil asset forfeiture. By Jack Dura, Bismarck Tribune. SENT IN ADVANCE: 946 words.

IN BRIEF:

NONCITIZEN VOTING-NORTH DAKOTA, BURGUM-ADDICTION REMARKS, BRAND INSPECTOR, JUDGE APPOINTED, RESERVATION KILLING APPEAL, EVENTS CENTER-EMBEZZLEMENT

SPORTS:

TWINS-TIGERS  

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers come into Friday night’s matchup with the Minnesota Twins as losers of their last six games. In their last meeting on June 14th, Michael Fulmer earned the win in a 3-1 victory for the Tigers. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

WNBA PLAYOFF CHASE

NEW YORK — Maya Moore and the Minnesota Lynx are back in the postseason. The defending champions still have a long way to go to get a bye or two in the first round. The Lynx reached the playoffs for the eighth consecutive year with Thursday night’s win over Las Vegas. Seven teams have clinched playoff berths while Dallas isn’t far off from claiming that final position despite losing six consecutive games. The Wings still hold a 2 1/2 game lead over Las Vegas. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 630 words, photos.

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