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BC-SD--South Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, SD

April 16, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



BISMARCK, N.D. _ Members of a U.S. House subcommittee hold a field hearing on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to discuss American Indian voting rights issues in the Dakotas. North Dakota’s voter identification requirements have led to two federal lawsuits by tribes and became a huge issue during last November’s general election because many Native Americans allege the rules discriminate against them and suppress their vote. By Blake Nicholson. Developing from hearing that begins at 10 a.m. CT. AP Photo planned.


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