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AP-ND--North Dakota News Digest 6 pm, ND

October 11, 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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

AROUND THE STATE:

NATIVE AMERICAN GRADS

BISMARCK, N.D. — The high school graduation rate for Native American students in North Dakota continued to rise last year, but a significant gap persists when compared to the overall student population. State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler says there’s still “a lot of work ahead of us.” SENT: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

MORTON COUNTY FATAL, DAKOTAS SNOW, SUSPECT SEARCH, OPERATION DENIAL AWARD, MOTEL BODY, CROP REPORT, DUNN COUNTY FATAL

SPORTS:

BLACKHAWKS-WILD

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Chicago Blackhawks, off to a 2-0-1 start, visit Minnesota where the Wild are looking for their first win. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EDT.

GIANTS-MEULENS MANAGER OPENINGS

SAN FRANCISCO — Giants bench coach Hensley Meulens has interviewed with the Cincinnati Reds for their open managerial position and also is set to meet with the Minnesota Twins this week for the job that opened when Paul Molitor was fired. By Jane McCauley. SENT: 300 words.

WESTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW

Golden State coach Steve Kerr is a happy man these days. He’s got a new contract. He’s got his son Nick, who was helping out in San Antonio, working in the Warriors’ video room now. He’s leading a team that has won three of the last four NBA championships and is the overwhelming favorite to win it again this season. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1,225 words.

BIG TEN-MEDIA DAY

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Big Ten coaches and players along with commissioner Jim Delany gather for the conference’s annual media day. Michigan reached the NCAA championship game last season, losing to Villanova 79-62. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

BIG TEN-THIS WEEK

No. 12 Michigan hosts No. 15 Wisconsin in a Big Ten crossover game that could have major implications in the division races. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 600 words, photos.

BIG TEN-PLAYING TRICKS

A run of trick plays this season is challenging the Big Ten’s reputation for stodgy football. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, by 4 p.m.

Also:

CARDINALS-VIKINGS PREVIEW CAPSULE, MINNESOTA-OHIO STATE PREVIEW CAPSULE

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