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AP-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory, SD

August 7, 2018

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.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota judge is refusing to reopen a lawsuit that state regulators filed against a North Carolina-based private security firm hired by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. But North Dakota’s Private Investigative and Security Board says it isn’t done trying to fine TigerSwan for allegedly breaking state law. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 400 words.


STURGIS, S.D. —The grand marshal of this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is facing another lawsuit stemming from a 2016 incident in which a motorcycle stunt went wrong. Showman Roland Sands allegedly was driving a bike that went off a Kid Rock concert stage and into the crowd. An Alaska man who said he was injured sued last year, and now a Las Vegas woman is suing. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


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