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AP-SD--South Dakota News Digest 6 pm, SD

June 6, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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

TOP STORY:

PRIMARY RDP

LOS ANGELES — Republicans and Democrats alike appear to have escaped calamity in a crucial day of coast-to-coast primary battles as they fight to shape the political battlefield for the fall. There was an especially big sigh of relief from the GOP Wednesday after the party avoided being entirely shut out of California’s November election of a new governor. Nationwide, Tuesday night was a big night for women, as female candidates for governor advanced, including Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham in New Mexico and Republican Kristi Noem in South Dakota. By Steve Peoples and Michael R. Blood. SENT: 1,010 words, video, photos.

With:

PRIMARY RDP-THINGS TO KNOW, PRIMARY RDP-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

RAPID CITY ARENA

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City residents have voted to build a $130 million arena to replace the aging Barnett Arena in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Nearly two-thirds of the 17,000 voters in Tuesday’s election approved the project. Mayor Steve Allender says the city hopes to break ground on the new arena next spring and have it completed in about two years. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

MEADE COUNTY FATAL, DRUG UNIT-SIOUX FALLS, DEADLY DRUG RING-PLEA, HEARTLAND EXPRESSWAY, PIERRE-WATER PLANT, STURGIS-SCOOTERS

SPORTS:

CHAMPION GOLFER-ERROR

DELL RAPIDS, S.D. — A high school golfer in South Dakota cost herself and her team a state championship when she self-reported an error she’d made on her scorecard. Sioux Falls Christian won the Class A state golf meet this week, and senior Kate Wynja was the individual medalist. But she realized she’d submitted an incorrect scorecard. She and her coach reported the violation to tournament directors, who had no choice but to disqualify her. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

WHITE SOX-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins send Jake Odorizzi to the mound coming off his worst start with his new team, continuing their series against Chicago. Hector Santiago pitches for the White Sox. By Patrick Donnelly. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.

MINNESOTA MOMENTUM

MINNEAPOLIS — The last time Minnesota reached the College World Series was 1977, when a player named Paul Molitor was leading the way. Now the Gophers are two wins away from a return, but they’re up against daunting Oregon State in the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 600 words, by 4 p.m. EDT.

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