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BC-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory, ND

March 29, 2019

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

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



FARGO, N.D. _ North Dakota’s largest city has made plenty of changes to reduce its vulnerability to spring flooding, but with the Red River expected to reach major flooding stage next month, city officials are about to reactivate Sandbag Central _ a systematic operation that cranked out 6 million bags a decade ago to meet one of the worst flood threats ever. This week’s operation will depend on hundreds of volunteers to pitch in. By Dave Kolpack. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m., photos.


The Golden State Warriors visit the Minnesota Timberwolves for the second time in 11 days, with the race for the top seed in the Western Conference with the Denver Nuggets still tight. By Joe Ziemer. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EST.


The Minnesota Wild visit the Vegas Golden Knights.


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