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AP-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory, SD

October 8, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

SOCIAL SERVICES-DISCRIMINATION

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A federal judge has ruled that South Dakota’s Department of Social Services routinely discriminated against Native American job applicants at its Pine Ridge office over a five-year period ending in 2013. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken recently sided with federal Justice Department attorneys on the second part of a two-part lawsuit that argued the state agency violated the federal Civil Rights Act. The lawsuit’s first part involves specific claims by people and is headed to trial. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

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