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BC-SD--South Dakota News Advisory, 1:30 pm, SD

January 12, 2019

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. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



SPEARFISH, S.D. _ A South Dakota health care system is expanding its grief counseling program in the Black Hills region. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that Regional Health has offered grief counseling in Spearfish and Belle Fourche, but is now adding services to Lead, Deadwood and Sturgis. Regional Health is also offering an eight-week course for those dealing with a particularly difficult loss. SENT: 275 words.


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ A Sioux Falls teenager is using her inventing and innovating skills to host a spin-off series of Mythbusters with original host Adam Savage and five other resident “geniuses.” Allie Weber, 13, spent her summer in San Rafael, California filming for the premier of Mythbusters Jr. The eighth-grader is an established inventor who’s won awards and has been recognized for her designs such as a spine-saving binder strap and a frostbite sensor gloves. By Makenzie L Huber, Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 731 words.


YANKTON, S.D. _ In her quest for the perfect homemade loaf of bread, a local woman has published a book sharing her personal method for getting perfect results from your bread machine. “Secrets to Baking the Best Bread Ever,” by freelance writer Loretta Sorensen, came out in December and is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Taking her cue from her mother who made everything from scratch, Sorensen said she always wanted to bake bread. By Cora Van Olson, Yankton Press and Dakotan. SENT IN ADVANCE: 904 words, photo.





BROOKINGS, S.D. _ Oral Roberts plays South Dakota State at Frost Arena.


MINNEAPOLIS _ he New Orleans Pelicans start a string of five straight road games with a matchup of Western Conference teams trying to avoid behind left behind in the playoff race at Minnesota, where the Timberwolves are trying to settle in under interim head coach Ryan Saunders. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.


MINNEAPOLIS _ The Detroit Red Wings play the second half of a challenging back-to-back set of road games, moving from Winnipeg to Minnesota. The Wild are coming off a home win over the Jets. By Mike Cook. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.


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