Good morning. Here's how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org.

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UPCOMING TODAY:

OIL PIPELINE

BISMARCK, N.D. — Federal officials within another month expect to wrap up environmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline that a judge ordered a year ago. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has met with all four American Indian tribes who are fighting the pipeline in court and said they weren't being given a meaningful role in the study process. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 350 words.

SECURITY WORKER DISPUTE

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Native American activist says Rapid City government and library officials discriminated against him because of his political activism, causing his employer to pull him from consideration for a security officer post at the library. The city says hiring James Swan of the United Urban Warrior Society would create an "unacceptable liability for the city" because of his past behavior. UPCOMING: 300 words.

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