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BC-SD--South Dakota News Digest, 1:30 pm, SD

May 9, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

PENCE-TRADE

FARGO, N.D. _ As President Donald Trump seeks to pressure China into a trade deal that suits the U.S., Vice President Mike Pence is rolling into the Midwest to tout the administration’s North American trade deal. Pence was due to visit a dairy farm and a steel supplier in Minnesota on Thursday. By Dave Kolpack. SENT: 630 words, photo.

AROUND THE STATE:

REBRANDING SCHOOLS

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ Three major South Dakota schools have moved recently to rebrand themselves. It’s a trend that experts say shows schools are realizing that stronger brands mean better enrollment and higher visibility in a competitive marketplace. SENT: 450 words.

QUARRY DISPUTE

RAPID CITY, S.D. _ Pennington County planners have awarded permits for a limestone mining proposal south of Rapid City, but opponents are still fighting. Croell Inc. wants to expand the Perli Pit Quarry, but some area residents worry about potential problems. County planners on Wednesday awarded three permits. But one automatically goes to the County Commission for final approval, and opponents appealed the other two to the commission. SENT: 270 words.

IN BRIEF:

CAR VANDALISM-SIOUX FALLS, HOUSE SHOT, CROP REPORT

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