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

November 17, 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. Steve Karnowski 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORY:

GOVERNOR’S MANSION

BISMARCK, N.D. — Organizers of North Dakota’s new governor’s mansion are considering a second fundraising campaign to cover landscaping costs after falling $113,000 short of their initial goal. State lawmakers in 2015 approved up to $5 million in spending on the new governor’s residence, designating $4 million to come from the Capitol Building Trust Fund and $1 million from private donations. SENT: 300 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

EXCHANGE-BOMBER CRASH-ANNIVERSARY

MINOT, N.D. — Seventy-five years ago on Oct. 14, 1943, Arthur Linrud of Velva and nine other members of a B-17 crew were shot down near the border of Holland and Germany. Five of the crew perished and Linrud and four other crew members were captured and taken prisoners of war. In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the crash, the town of Eygelshoven, Holland, honored the crew members in two ceremonies held there. Linrud’s daughters attended the ceremonies held Oct. 13. They represented the families of the survivors at the ceremonies. By Eloise Ogden, Minot Daily News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1,215 words.

IN BRIEF:

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH.

SPORTS:

FBC-T25-NORTHWESTERN-MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS — Big Ten West Division champion Northwestern plays at Minnesota, where the Gophers need a win in their final home game to become bowl eligible. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game started at noon EST.

HKN-TIM-DAHLBERG-CONCUSSION-SETTLEMENT

At the Stanley Cup Finals earlier this year, Commissioner Gary Bettman couldn’t talk enough about the feel-good story of the Vegas Golden Knights and the NHL’s role in bringing major league sports to Las Vegas. When it came to a question about concussions and the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Bettman wasn’t nearly as chatty. By Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 790 words, photo.

HKN--SABERS-WILD

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Buffalo Sabres play the second half of a back-to-back set of road games, playing at Minnesota. The Wild wrap up a three-game homestand. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. EST.

BKC-MINNESOTA-MORRIS-NORTH DAKOTA

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Minnesota-Morris plays North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC-NORTH DAKOTA ST-INCARNATE WORD

FREEPORT, Bahamas — Morgan Taylor scored 24 points, including a 3-point basket that forced a tie in regulation and a drive in the paint with 26 seconds left in overtime as Incarnate Word battled past North Dakota State 79-78 Saturday at the Islands of the Bahamas showcase. SENT: 130 words.

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