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BC-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ND

March 22, 2019

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in North 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

BISMARCK, N.D. _ The North Dakota Senate is likely to vote on legislation that would expand the list of medical conditions for which residents can use medical marijuana, add health care professionals who can certify patients for the drug, ease concerns of doctors who must approve patients for the drug, and increase the forms it can come in. By Blake Nicholson. Developing from afternoon floor session.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE-DUKE

COLUMBIA, S.C. _ The Zion show continues Friday on college basketball’s biggest stage as top-seeded Duke and star Zion Williamson open the NCAA Tournament’s East Region against North Dakota State on Friday night. By Pete Iacobelli. UPCOMING, from 7:10 p.m. start.

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