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

November 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. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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

ACROSS THE STATE:

SIOUX FALLS-FOAM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In 1970, innumerable gallons of toxic, chemical-laden firefighting foam started contaminating the grounds of Sioux Falls Regional Airport. Almost 50 years later, the city is now dealing with the consequences. Chemicals linked to cancer and other health maladies have contaminated 15 municipal wells, including 10 with concentrations above what the federal government deems safe. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

BAR SHOOTING-FLAGS, RESERVATION-BODY FOUND, WITNESS TAMPERING, SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT-PLEAS, PINE RIDGE CHAIRMAN, MALL ASSAULT, CROP REPORT, EMBEZZLEMENT SENTENCE

SPORTS:

VIKINGS-BYE

EAGAN, Minn. — Adam Thielen has already set all kinds of records this year for Minnesota, with a few of the NFL’s all-time single-season marks still within reach. He couldn’t do it without Stefon Diggs, though. This dominant wide receiver duo is a major reason why the Vikings remain in the mix with the NFC’s top contenders despite some rough spots in the first half of the season. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 800 words, by 5 p.m. EDT. For weekend use.

BIG TEN-THIS WEEK

Ohio State visits Michigan State needing a win to stay on track for a Big Ten East showdown with Michigan in two weeks. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 500 words, photos.

BIG TEN-SURPRISES

CHICAGO — Northwestern can clinch the Big Ten West championship and its first appearance in the conference title game simply by winning two of its final three games. The Wildcats would also secure a spot Saturday with a victory at Iowa plus losses by Wisconsin at Penn State and Purdue at Minnesota. It’s quite a position for a team that wasn’t widely considered a favorite to win its division, though Northwestern is hardly the only surprise in the Big Ten. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.

WILD-KINGS

LOS ANGELES — The last-place Kings play host to the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 10:30 p.m. EST.

MINNESOTA-WELCOMING WHALEN

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota women’s basketball team has sold out the home opener, a clear sign of the buzz surrounding the program following the hire of the beloved Lindsay Whalen as head coach. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 5 p.m. EDT.

OBIT-NAEGELE

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Bob Naegele Jr., the founding owner of the Minnesota Wild, has died of complications from cancer. He was 78. The Wild said Naegele died on Wednesday night with his family by his side. Players will wear a jersey patch with his initials for the remainder of the season, and a moment of silence will be held before Minnesota’s next home game on Tuesday night against Washington. SENT: 290 words, photos.

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