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AP-SD--South Dakota News Digest, SD

July 8, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Police Department has organized a basketball league aimed at keeping kids busy and out of trouble. The Rapid City Journal reports that Black Hills Federal Credit Union sponsored two basketball hoops for the Night Court program. Scheels has provided basketballs while Volunteers of America purchased insurance. The games last for about 10 minutes or the first team to reach 11 points. The program began with almost 60 kids in its first week and grew to 17 teams in its third week. SENT: 200 words.


EDGEMONT, S.D. —A California man is trying to lease 575 former military munitions bunkers in southwest South Dakota to doomsday preppers, for use in case of an asteroid strike, a nuclear war or any other catastrophic event. By Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1,043 words.


CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. —Brian Hodgins, a general manager at Chamberlain Food Center, has been impacting the community by creating programs like “Shop of the Cop” and “Helping Ends Meat,” which are geared toward helping less fortunate kids and families through free-will donations. By Sam Fosness, Mitchell Daily Republic. SENT IN ADVANCE: 660 words.





MINNEAPOLIS — Alex Cobb pitches for the Baltimore Orioles and Jake Odorizzi takes the mound for Minnesota Twins, to wrap up a four-game series in a matchup of former Tampa Bay Rays teammates. By Patrick Donnelly. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 2:10 p.m. EDT.


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