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AP-ND--North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND

November 20, 2018

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 dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Blake Nicholson at 5 a.m.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORY:

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been a dozen years since several high school students had the idea of trying to fill the Fargodome football stadium with food donated for the needy at Thanksgiving. The event now brings together as many as 50 schools. By Dave Kolpack. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

GUARD TUITION FLAP

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Emergency Commission has approved steps to help the National Guard cover a shortfall in tuition assistance for students attending North Dakota colleges on ROTC scholarships. The commission voted in favor of a Guard proposal to move $450,000 within its budget and to have an additional $110,000 transferred from the state’s contingency fund. The Legislative Budget Section must give final approval. SENT: 260 words.

IN BRIEF:

AIR AMBULANCE CRASH, CHILD DEATH-CHARGE, HERO AGENT HONORED

SPORTS:

CONCORDIA (NE)-NORTH DAKOTA

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Concordia plays North Dakota in men’s basketball at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

NORTH DAKOTA-COACHES

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