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

May 8, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

TRUMP-TRADE POLITICS

WASHINGTON _ As he cranks up the pressure on China in pursuit of a new trade accord, President Donald Trump is putting his deal-making persona on the line and injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House. Trump made protecting American manufacturers and farmers central planks of his 2016 candidacy. Now those groups Trump vowed to help are sounding the alarm. By Kevin Freking and Zeke Miller. SENT: 940 words, photo.

YOUTH PRISON-ASSAULT

MANDAN, N.D. _ Authorities have charged four teenagers with multiple felonies in adult court in what they described as a riot earlier this year at North Dakota’s youth prison. Authorities allege the four were trying to escape from the Youth Correctional Center outside of Mandan on Jan. 28 and assaulted staff. Five workers in supervisory or security roles received medical attention for minor injuries. Two of the inmates have pleaded not guilty, one has pleaded guilty and one has not yet entered a plea. SENT: 215 words. AP Photo requested.

TWINS-BLUE JAYS

TORONTO _ The Minnesota Twins play the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 6:07 p.m. CT.

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