AP-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ND
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 firstname.lastname@example.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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. — North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department is more than doubling the number of pronghorn hunting licenses being made available this year. It’s a dramatic turnaround from earlier this decade, when the pronghorn season was canceled four straight years due to low numbers. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 400 words.
ABERDEEN, S.D. — TransCanada is unearthing a portion of the Keystone Pipeline in northeastern South Dakota after an inspection detected potential issues with the line’s coating. There are no reported leaks, but federal officials ordered the work. The section being checked is about 15 miles north of where a crack in the pipeline caused a 407,000-gallon leak last year. UPCOMING: 300 words.
MANDAN, N.D. — City officials in Mandan are studying dog laws after an attack that left a 7-year-old girl with a broken leg and hundreds of stitches. City ordinance bars keeping vicious dogs in the community, but some wonder if it could be made even stronger. UPCOMING: 250 words.
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