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

May 24, 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.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

WIND FARM

BISMARCK, N.D. _ A proposed North Dakota wind farm is being moved to another part of the state after a new developer bought out the project. The Bismarck Tribune reports that NextEra Energy Resources is planning to move the 70-turbine project to Emmons and/or Logan counties. The specific location hasn’t been determined, but the Florida-based energy company wants to relocate near its Emmons-Logan Wind Energy Center, which is under construction. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

EXCHANGE-SCHOOL CLOSES

BISMARCK, N.D. _ For the last time May 18, three seniors crossed the stage in the Wolford Public School gymnasium and accepted their diplomas. On May 17, the small school in northeastern North Dakota closed due to a lack of qualified applicants for open teaching positions and budget constraints. The school, which was established in 1914, served about 40 students this past year. By Blair Emerson, The Bismarck Tribune. SENT IN ADVANCE: 646 words.

IN BRIEF:

FLOOD DAMAGE AID, SCHOOL-GUN, PARK PURSUIT, OILFIELD FATALITY

SPORTS:

WHITE SOX-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The first-place Minnesota Twins return home from a winning week-long West Coast road trip to host the division rival Chicago White Sox for a three-game series. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.

BIG TEN TOURNAMENT

OMAHA, Neb. _ Inclement weather requires the Big Ten Tournament to play three games and complete another on Friday. Big Ten-Iowa/Nebraska-Minnesota. 8:30 p.m.

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