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BC-ND--North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND

May 22, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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AROUND THE STATE:

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT-LAWSUIT

WAHPETON, N.D. _ A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota college student who say their son was killed after being pressured into becoming an informant for drug investigators. The body of 20-year-old Andrew Sadek was recovered from the Red River in June 2014. Sadek was wearing a backpack filled with rocks and had a gunshot wound to his head, according to investigators. SENT: 310 words. AP Photos planned.

IN BRIEF:

LONESOME DOVE MURAL-LAWSUIT

SPORTS:

TWINS-ANGELS

ANAHEIM, Calif. __ The Minnesota Twins try to complete a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels. By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6:07 p.m. PDT

BIG TEN TOURNAMENTT

OMAHA, Neb. _ The Big Ten Tournament opens at TD Ameritrade Park. 150 words on each game. B10-Nebraska-Minnesota, 10 p.m.

PRESEASON WNBA POWER POLL

NEW YORK _ The Washington Mystics sit atop the preseason Associated Press WNBA poll for the first time. The runner-up from last season’s WNBA Finals received five first-place votes from the 14-person national media panel Wednesday. It’s the first time in the four-year history of the poll that Washington is No. 1. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 475 words, photos.

MIAC-ST. THOMAS OUSTER

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. _ The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust the NCAA Division III league’s largest school, St. Thomas, for competitive purposes. The MIAC announced Wednesday the Tommies will be “involuntarily removed” in two years by the conference they helped found in 1920. Of the current 13 members, St. Thomas is one of four campuses located in the state’s capital city, St. Paul. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

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