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.

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UPCOMING TODAY:

NORTH DAKOTA PRIMARY

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer is expected to face Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in the fall in a heavyweight matchup for U.S. Senate, but first he has to get past a little-known opponent in Tuesday's state primary. The night's other race of note is a crowded GOP primary for Cramer's House seat, with former state party chairman Kelly Armstrong a heavy favorite. By James MacPherson. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m., photos.

2018 MIDTERMS-NORTH DAKOTA SENATE

MANDAN, N.D. — Heidi Heitkamp has no patience for resisting. That's what the North Dakota Democrat says, though resistance also is a luxury Heitkamp can little afford in one of the nation's most Donald Trump-friendly states. The first-term U.S. senator, among the most vulnerable in her party seeking re-election this year, is maneuvering herself at once as an ally of the Republican president on policy, and a polite opponent at other times. By Thomas Beaumont. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

OIL PIPELINE

BISMARCK, N.D. — Federal officials within another month expect to wrap up environmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline that a judge ordered a year ago. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has met with all four American Indian tribes who are fighting the pipeline in court and said they weren't being given a meaningful role in the study process. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 350 words.

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