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

March 21, 2019

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.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

MANDAN MURALS

MANDAN, N.D. _ Another Mandan business is being ordered to remove artwork from its facade after failing to apply for a permit prior to having it applied. Another impacted business owner in the community says city officials are taking away rights and “ruling us to death.” UPCOMING: 200 words.

IN BRIEF:

BANKERS SURVEY, DAY CARE-CHILD ABUSE, METHAMPHETAMINE CONSPIRACY-PLEA

SPORTS:

TIMBERWOLVES-HORNETS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ The Hornets are on the outside looking in at the Eastern Conference playoff picture and are in need of a win against the Timberwolves. By Steve Reed. 650 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. CDT.

MINNESOTA-LOUISVILLE

DES MOINES, Iowa _ Richard Pitino takes on the school that fired his famous father 17 months ago when Minnesota faces seventh-seeded Louisville in the NCAA Tournament opener. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: Game starts at 11:15 a.m. CDT.

NCAA-TIPPING OFF

Reigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from a year ago, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks. There’s Kansas and Michigan State to provide some blue-blood flavor, and Murray State’s Ja Morant and Marquette counterpart Markus Howard some star power. There’s the big-name coaches such as Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim and the under-appreciated in Wofford’s Mike Young. By Dave Skretta. SENT: 985 words, photos.

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