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.

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UPCOMING TODAY:

OIL PIPELINE-SECURITY

BISMARCK, N.D. — Officials with a North Carolina-based private security firm attend a meeting of North Dakota's Private Investigative and Security Board to try to settle an ongoing state lawsuit over the company's work during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. By Blake Nicholson. Developing.

TIMEOUT ROOMS

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Sioux Falls School Board has approved a rule change that bans so-called 'timeout' rooms as a form of student discipline. School leaders say the vote Monday by the board is a formality since the practice of physically restraining a child and locking them in a padded room is no longer used. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

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