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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORY:

MISS AMERICA

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Miss North Dakota Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Mund said she's been left out of interviews and meetings. This year's competition will not include swimsuits, and several state pageant officials have called for the current leadership to resign. There was no immediate response from The Miss America Organization. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 575 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

PHARMACISTS-OPIOIDS

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota State University's School of Pharmacy has unveiled a new training program to educate pharmacists on how to spot patients at risk of abusing opioids, as well as increase the number of naloxone prescriptions pharmacists write. The program is supported by the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy and the state Pharmacists Association. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

EXCHANGE-BOTTLE COLLECTOR

YANKTON, S.D. — A North Dakota bottle collector has discovered buried relics in South Dakota. Tom Askjem, of Buxton, North Dakota, collects bottles, but not just any bottles; he collects antique medicinal bottles, and during his frequent digs in Yankton, he's found numerous items in old outhouse pits. By Cora Van Olson, Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan. SENT IN ADVANCE: 875 words.

IN BRIEF:

GRAIN SAMPLING ALERT, OIL PRODUCTION, COLD CASE-SEARCH, HELICOPTER CRASH, EMMONS COUNTY FATAL, AIRLINE BOARDINGS, ARMY AVIATORS, DUI CAMPAIGN

SPORTS:

TIGERS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — Kyle Gibson takes the mound for Minnesota in the latest start of his resurgent season for the Twins, who take on Detroit in the second game of a four-game series. Matthew Boyd pitches for the Tigers. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.

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