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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT-LAWSUIT

BISMARCK, N.D. — Trial has been scheduled next summer for a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota State College of Science student found dead four years ago while working as an undercover drug informant. The mystery surrounding Andrew Sadek's death remains unsolved, but authorities say the investigation is ongoing. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 350 words, photo.

TINIEST TOWN-NORTH DAKOTA

RUSO, N.D. — North Dakota's smallest incorporated city is rebounding after the death of its longtime mayor. On the verge of collapse, the McLean County community of Ruso now expects to soon experience a doubling of its population — from two residents to four. UPCOMING: 250 words. AP Photo requested.

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