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

January 15, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORY:

SOUTH DAKOTA-CIVICS EDUCATION

PIERRE, S.D. _ A South Dakota lawmaker is proposing a new state program to recognize students who graduate from high school with a strong understanding of civics. The bill introduced Tuesday would create the state seal of civics literacy program. Students at participating schools who meet the program’s requirements would have a reproduction of the state seal attached to their diploma and a note added to their grade transcript. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

AROUND THE STATE:

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-PLANE CRASHES

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ Local officials say federal investigations into two recent fatal plane crashes in South Dakota have been stymied by the partial government shutdown. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION, PHARMACEUTICAL LAWSUIT-OPIOIDS, RUDE TIP

SPORTS:

TIMBERWOLVES-76ERS

PHILADELPHIA _ The Minnesota Timberwolves visit the Philadelphia 76ers. Game starts at 6 p.m. CT.

KINGS-WILD

ST. PAUL, Minn. _ The Los Angeles Kings visit the Minnesota Wild. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

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