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Thursday News Update (8/25)
UPDATE:Two children identified in ND construction zone crash, driver dies as result of injuries
UPDATE: Officials rule West Fargo shooting incident as murder-suicide
Hurricane season starting to ramp up across the Atlantic
UPDATE: Moorhead police confront man with gun
RedHawks streak snapped
Volson stepping up for NDSU
Hometown Stars: Brian Aafedt
Cole Reyes coming off his best summer to date
Minnesota Wild Goal Song Officially Changed to Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy!'
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PepperJax developer sues Grand Forks property owner
Sickies Garage eyes Grand Forks in 'challenging' Columbia Road location
US Stocks Plunge on ‘Brexit’ Vote
Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for more than $26 billion
Microsoft says game over for Xbox 360
WDAZ broadcasting live from Crookston this Friday
Gem of the Week: Grand Forks man helping Louisiana flood victims
VIDEO: Are Matt and Maddie fit enough to join the Air Force?
Animal Watch: Wackiest Pet Names of 2016
Native Spirit: Oil pipelines causing controversy and protests
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Heroes Among Us
The Farm Report
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February 27, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton at Minnesota water summit
ST. PAUL - Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton this morning as he welcomed more than 800 Minnesotans to a summit about how...
February 27, 2016 - 1:24pm
February 3, 2016
New ND governor's residence moves ahead unaffected by budget cuts
BISMARCK — This week's orders from Gov. Jack Dalrymple to cut state agency budgets by more than 4 percent and drain most of a reserve fund...
February 3, 2016 - 7:17pm
June 8, 2015
ND lawmakers continue debating public employees retirement bill
BISMARCK – House and Senate leaders continued to butt heads Monday over certain policy changes added to a budget bill that the Legislature ultimately left unresolved when it adjourned in April. A special committee of three lawmakers from each chamber met at the Capitol...
June 8, 2015 - 1:46pm
May 22, 2015
State Department releases first batch of Hillary Clinton emails online
WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department has released a group of Hillary Clinton's emails that Republicans believe may shed light on how the...
May 22, 2015 - 1:59pm
May 19, 2015
Shouts, confusion end MN legislative session
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature ended early today amid shouts of "crooks' and "shameful," with plenty of confusion mixed in, as lawmakers...
May 19, 2015 - 12:11pm
April 24, 2015
Voters won’t vote second time on whether to put costly initiated measures on general election ballot
BISMARCK – North Dakotans won’t be voting a second time on a constitutional amendment that would require costly initiated ballot measures to be placed on the general election ballot. The Senate voted 20-27 on Friday to kill an amended version of House Concurrent Resolution...
April 24, 2015 - 9:40am
April 23, 2015
Senate kills bill aimed at contract between NDPERS and Sanford Health Plan
BISMARCK – State senators sent a strong message to the House on Thursday that lawmakers shouldn’t be meddling in the recently awarded...
April 23, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 22, 2015
North Dakota lawmakers introduce compromise in oil tax debate
BISMARCK – Senators introduced a bipartisan compromise Wednesday in the ongoing oil tax debate, proposing to change the overall tax rate...
April 22, 2015 - 11:35am
April 16, 2015
North Dakota Senate scraps proposed income tax cuts
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Legislature’s recent trend of cutting income taxes may be coming to an end after the Senate on Thursday scrapped a proposal to shrink individual and corporate income tax rates by 5 percent. Some lawmakers entered the session proposing...
April 16, 2015 - 9:46am
April 15, 2015
North Dakota House approves funding for early childhood education
BISMARCK – A bill to provide state funding of early childhood education passed the North Dakota House on Wednesday with half of the funding the Senate had approved. House lawmakers voted 51-40 to approve Senate Bill 2151. The bill approved by the Senate in February...
April 15, 2015 - 11:03am
April 14, 2015
North Dakota House approves cutting rail safety program from PSC budget
BISMARCK – House Republicans thwarted an attempt by Democrats on Tuesday to restore funding for a proposed state-run rail safety program that was cut from the North Dakota Public Service Commission’s budget. Rep. Ron Guggisberg, D-Fargo, asked the House to adopt...
April 14, 2015 - 10:56am
April 10, 2015
ND lawmakers pass bill exempting some body camera images from open records
BISMARCK, ND – State lawmakers have passed a bill that exempts images captured in private settings by body cameras worn by police and firefighters...
April 10, 2015 - 4:09am
April 9, 2015
North Dakota House removes parks and concerts from expansion of concealed weapons bill
BISMARCK – House lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation that expands where a concealed weapons license holder can legally carry a firearm in North Dakota, despite objections from Democrats who said it takes away local control and opens the door to terrorist or...
April 9, 2015 - 11:12am
April 7, 2015
Former ND Gov. Allen Olson says 1981 order ‘probably’ intended to prohibit discrimination against gays
Former North Dakota Gov. Allen Olson said Tuesday an executive order he issued in 1981 requiring that state employees be treated in a fair...
April 7, 2015 - 1:34pm
N.D. Senate passes bill expanding places where concealed-carry is legal
BISMARCK – State senators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to expand the places where a concealed weapons permit holder can legally carry a firearm to include public parks, political rallies and public rest areas. The Senate voted 45-2 to pass House Bill 1241, which bill carrier...
April 7, 2015 - 10:55am