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

May 2, 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. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

PRISON JOB FAIR

SPRINGFIELD, S.D. _ This week was a big one for some inmates at South Dakota’s state prison in Springfield, with the facility’s third job fair bringing together some 20 businesses with about 150 inmates who will need a fresh start someday. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m., photos.

IN BRIEF:

SOCIAL SERVICES-DESAUTEL, FATAL CRASH-KINGSBURY COUNTY, POLITICAL THREAT-ALLEGATION

SPORTS:

ASTROS-TWINS

The Minnesota Twins send Jose Berrios to the mound to try to take the four-game series from Houston at Target Field, with Brad Peacock pitching for the Astros. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 1:10 p.m. EST.

VIKINGS-ROOKIES

EAGAN, Minn. _ Austin Cutting became the first Air Force player drafted in 20 years, when the Minnesota Vikings took the long snapper in the seventh round. Pursuing a pro football career isn’t so simple, though, with required military service to be sorted out first for Cutting. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 650 words, by 6 p.m. EST.

WOMEN’S PRO HOCKEY-FUTURE

More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable league. The announcement comes after the Canadian Women’s Hockey League abruptly ceased operations, leaving the five-team, U.S.-based National Women’s Hockey League as the only pro league in North America. Players say the salaries and business model of the NWHL don’t work. By AP Hockey Writers John Wawrow and Stephen Whyno. SENT: 1000 words, photos. UPCOMING: 1000 words, photos by 6 p.m. ET.

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WOMEN’S PRO HOCEKY-FUTURE-THE LATEST

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