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

November 19, 2018

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. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Blake Nicholson at 5 a.m.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

AIR AMBULANCE CRASH

BISMARCK, N.D. — An air ambulance flying from Bismarck to Williston to pick up a patient crashed in Morton County, killing the three people on board. The twin-engine Bismarck Air Medical airplane took off about 10:30 p.m. Sunday and crashed shortly after in a farm field about 20 miles northwest of Bismarck. CHI St. Alexius Health identified the dead as a Bismarck Air Medical pilot, a paramedic with that company, and a CHI St. Alexius registered nurse. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 450 words. AP Photo planned.

With Air Ambulance Crash-The Latest

AROUND THE STATE:

ENBRIDGE-LINE 3

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota regulators have reaffirmed their support for Enbridge Energy’s proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The Public Utilities Commission refused to reconsider its previous decision to grant a certificate of need for the project. And the commissioners agreed that Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge has met several additional conditions they imposed when they approved the plan in June. By Steve Karnowski. Developing. With AP Photos.

With Enbridge Energy-Line 3-The Latest

SCHOOL SAFETY

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota schools are leveraging an influx of federal dollars to improve school safety and address behavioral health concerns. Additional measures include security cameras, school resource officers, and behavioral or mental health services. SENT: 310 words.

IN BRIEF:

EARLY VOTING-NORTH DAKOTA, GOVERNOR-TURKEY, ANIMAL ABANDONMENT

SPORTS:

HUMBLED VIKINGS

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings flopped in prime time again and now face an uphill climb to defend their division title. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m. CT.

IN BRIEF:

FCS PLAYOFFS-DAKOTAS

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