Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or Jim Nord 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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MANDAN, N.D. — A former ice hockey rink in North Dakota has been updated and turned into a multipurpose facility. The Pepsi All Seasons Arena in Mandan is now equipped with batting cages, two multipurpose courts and one wood court. SENT: 285 words.



SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota voters enthusiastically passed "Marsy's Law" in 2016, joining several states that have embraced the constitutional amendments requiring crime victims to be notified of developments in their cases and giving them other rights. Now they're being asked to embrace changes to the amendment to help police and prosecutors cut down on unforeseen bureaucratic problems it has created. By James Nord. SENT: 750 words, photo.



ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani faces Fernando Romero in a tantalizing meeting of promising rookie pitchers when the Los Angeles Angels conclude their four-game series with the Minnesota Twins. Ohtani is 3-1 with 32 strikeouts in his first five starts, while Romero hasn't allowed a run in his first two career starts. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 1 p.m. PDT.


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