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

February 4, 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. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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

AROUND THE STATE:

LOBBYING RULES

PIERRE, S.D. _ A broader swath of state employees would be covered under rules barring officials from private lobbying for two years after leaving state government under a bill South Dakota lawmakers plan to debate this week. The Senate State Affairs Committee is scheduled Wednesday to hear the bill. UPCOMING: 250 words.

FAMILY KILLED-SENTENCE

RAPID CITY, S.D. _ A Porcupine corrections officer has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after being convicted in a drunken-driving crash that killed a family on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Tyler Makes Him First earlier pleaded guilty to three involuntary manslaughter charges in the 2017 crash that killed 42-year-old Waylon Red Elk Sr., his pregnant 34-year-old wife Jaylene Pretends Eagle; and their 1-year-old son Waylon Red Elk Jr. SENT: 280 words.

IN BRIEF:

EAGLE SHOOTINGS, GUARD UNIT RETURNS, MISSING GIRL

SPORTS:

AROUND THE NBA

Karl-Anthony Towns is not only a two-time All-Star, but about to be a two-time movie star. The latter comes on the same day. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward/center is in a pair of films that debut Friday. He plays himself in “What Men Want,” in which Taraji P. Henson stars as an NBA agent trying to land the No. 1 pick, who in one scene gets to have a conversation with Towns, one of his heroes. By Brian Mahoney. SENT: 1,030 words, photos.

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