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BC-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD

June 8, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

AROUND THE STATE:

SHERIFF SPAT-SOUTH DAKOTA

TYNDALL, S.D. — The Bon Homme County sheriff’s department has been inundated with mostly hate messages from around the world after the county sheriff fired a deputy who beat him in Tuesday’s primary election. The remaining deputy says the overwhelming response has affected the sheriff’s department’s ability to do its job. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

EXCHANGE-UNEXPLAINED KILLING

VERMILLION, S.D. —Authorities in South Dakota are still looking for answers in the 2015 death of a woman, who died near the Missouri River. An autopsy shows Alicia Hummel’s cause of death was drowning, but it also lists blunt force head trauma and an incised wound on her neck as contributing factors. Toxicology reports show no signs of alcohol or other substances. Hummel’s remains were discovered on June 1, 2015 at the edge of the water by the boat ramp at Myron Grove, about seven miles west of Vermillion. By Danielle Ferguson, Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1,865 words.

EXCHANGE-POET’S TABLE

CUSTER, S.D. —A debate in South Dakota has ensued after a table was destroyed in Custer State Park. Park officials recently replaced its Poet’s Table. The original table was sawed up and taken down by two women. The women told a park ranger the site “desecrated” the natural Black Hills alcove. Many people on social media excoriated them. However, the debate over what exactly Poet’s Table means and represents to people in the Black Hills continues. By Christopher Vondracek, Rapid City Journal. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1,383 words.

IN BRIEF:

JAIL ESCAPE-NEBRASKA PANHANDLE, FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH-ID, WARDEN RETIRES, SANFORD SPORTS-GOLF, OFFICER ASSAULT SENTENCE

SPORTS:

ANGELS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins send Lance Lynn to the mound to commence a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels, who will start Garrett Richards in the opener at Target Field. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.

IN BRIEF:

SIX-MAN FOOTBALL

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