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AP-ND---North Dakota News Digest, ND

July 8, 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. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

NATURE CLASS

BISMARCK, N.D. — A new class in Bismarck allows students to go outside and become one with nature, learn self-reliance, creativity and problem-solving. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Tinkergarten classes are held once a week, typically over a 10-week period during the spring, summer and fall seasons. They take place at local parks and include expert-designed curriculum geared toward children from 18 months to 8 years old. SENT: 250 words.

EXCHANGE-AIR MUSEUM-LEARJET

MINOT, N.D. — A longtime Minot businessman has donated a 1969 Learjet to the city’s air museum. Don Bessette, owner of a 1969 Learjet, is donating the unique plane to the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot. The plane was the 193rd Learjet built. By Eloise Ogden, Minot Daily News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 365 words.

IN BRIEF:

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING, WILLIAMS COUNTY FATAL, McKENZIE COUNTY FATAL, MOTORCYCLE-BUS CRASH.

SPORTS:

ORIOLES-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — Alex Cobb pitches for the Baltimore Orioles and Jake Odorizzi takes the mound for Minnesota Twins, to wrap up a four-game series in a matchup of former Tampa Bay Rays teammates. By Patrick Donnelly. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 2:10 p.m. EDT.

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