AP-ND---North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND
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OIL PIPELINE PROTEST-SHOOTING
BISMARCK, N.D. — A Denver woman accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline is finding out how long she’ll spend in a federal prison. Red Fawn Fallis is being sentenced Wednesday afternoon in Bismarck. Prosecutors are recommending seven years in prison, though federal Judge Daniel Hovland could give her up to 15 years. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 130 words, photos. Developing from 1:30 p.m. sentencing.
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NORTH DAKOTA TORNADO
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Warning sirens were sounded before a tornado ravaged an RV park in a city on the North Dakota oil patch, but park residents said they didn’t hear them, authorities said Wednesday. A newborn baby was killed and more than two dozen people were injured when the storm moved through Watford City shortly after midnight Tuesday. More than 120 structures were demolished. SENT: 460 words, photos, video.
NORTH DAKOTA TORNADO-THE LATEST
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL DIRECTOR, TEACHER CHARGED
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins send Lance Lynn to the mound for the series finale against Kansas City, with Burch Smith getting the start for the reeling Royals, his first in the major leagues in five years. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 12:10 p.m. CDT.
SUMMER LEADUE RDP
LAS VEGAS — Play continues at the Las Vegas NBA summer league. The eight games Wednesday include: Clippers-Wizards, Kings-Cavaliers, Nets-Rockets, Bulls-Mavericks, Pistons-Timberwolves, Hawks-Pacers, Raptors-Nuggets, Warriors-Hornets. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos. Games start at 3 p.m. CDT.
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