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

May 26, 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. James MacPherson 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

PTSD AWARENESS MARCH

FARGO, N.D. _ A group raising awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide among combat veterans has finished a 400-mile walk in Fargo, North Dakota. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words.

OF STATE INTEREST

HUMAN TRAFFICKING PROSECUTIONS

BOSTON _ Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven’t come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases. By Philip Marcelo. SENT: 960 words, photos.

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:

SPORTS:

BBA--WHITE SOX-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins wrap up their three-game series at Target Field, with Dylan Covey taking the mound for the visitors and Jake Odorizzi pitching for the home team. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 1:10 p.m. CDT.

BBC--BIG TEN-OHIO ST-MINNESOTA

OMAHA, Neb. _ Ohio State and Minnesota square off in a rematch at the Big Ten Tournament that was postponed. The winner will play Nebraska in the championship game. UPCOMING: 150 words. Game starts noon EDT.

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