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Number of measures introduced in North Dakota Legislature reaches recent high

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:20
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BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers had introduced 869 bills and resolutions as of Monday, Jan. 14, the most in 10 years, according to a memo sent to reporters.

Monday marked...

Lake Sakakawea declared frozen

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:10
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MINOT, N.D. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially declared Lake Sakakawea completely frozen on Saturday, Jan. 12.

This past open water season was 272 days long...

Animal science expert Temple Grandin visits Crookston, advocates for 'different kinds of minds'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:09
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CROOKSTON—Noted animal science professor and author Temple Grandin this week paid a visit to students at the University of Minnesota-Crookston.

On Monday, she spoke to a crowd of more than...

Rank-and-file Democrats reject Trump's invitation to shutdown talks

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:06
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WASHINGTON - A group of rank-and-file House Democrats turned down an invitation to have lunch with President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday, a snub that underscores the...

SNAP benefits to be issued early in ND

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:50
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BISMARCK — As a result of the partial federal government shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has authorized the North Dakota Department of Human Services to issue February Supplemental Nutrition...

The Gophers' gear guy

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:30
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- At 3:33 a.m. last Thursday, Jan. 10, a photo was Tweeted from a hockey locker room in an otherwise empty arena in northern Indiana.

Three Florida children die in unplugged freezer left in family's yard

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:21
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SUWANNEE COUNTRY, Fla. - Three young children were playing outside their mobile home in rural Florida when something caught their attention - a chest freezer that was sitting on

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Driver, 18, arrested after 110 mph chase in Mandan

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:07
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MANDAN, N.D. - A report of a reckless driver turned into a high-speed chase in Mandan on Monday, Jan. 15, with speeds reaching 110 mph, the North Dakota Highway Patrol...

TheRinkLive.com to host live interviews in Bemidji as part of Hockey Day Minnesota

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:50
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BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Forum Communications launched a new hockey website, The RinkLive.com, this week -- in advance of 2019 Hockey Day Minnesota -- to provide coverage of...

Netflix raises prices $1 to $2 to pay for original content

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:47
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Netflix is raising U.S. subscription prices 13 to 15 percent in the biggest rate increase in its history, the company announced Tuesday.

Although the company has raised prices in the...

Man convicted in 1995 Devils Lake murder accused of assault while on probation

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:34
Grand Forks Herald

DEVILS LAKE—A man who served 21 years behind bars for his involvement in the shooting death of a Devils Lake convenience store clerk could be heading back to prison after...

Judge declines to force government to pay federal employees working during shutdown

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:29
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WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington on Tuesday refused to force the government to pay federal employees who have been working without compensation during the partial government shutdown, rejecting...

Prosecutor: No charges in head-on I-29 crash that killed 3, including 5-year-old girl

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:26
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WAHPETON, N.D. — The Richland County State's Attorney's Office has decided not to bring charges in connection with a crash on Interstate 29 that killed three people.

Flor Avila, 24,...

Sentencing again delayed for Trump campaign aide Rick Gates

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:06
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WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday asked a federal judge to again delay sentencing for Rick Gates, saying the top deputy to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort...

US air traffic controllers are working without pay. Their Canadian 'coworkers' sent pizza.

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:53
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It started last week with a simple question in the Canadian city of Edmonton.

Air traffic controllers there wondered how they could help their counterparts in Anchorage, with whom they...

Man enters plea in central Minnesota manslaughter case

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:35
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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - One of the two suspects charged in the manslaughter death of a man following an incident outside a bar May 5 has pleaded not guilty.

Troy Traut,...

Alerus Center to host comedian Jo Koy in April

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:43
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Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday for the April 28 show by comedian Jo Koy, the Alerus Center has announced.

The performance is part of the comedian's Break...

Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at 97

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:35
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Carol Channing, the raspy-voiced, saucer-eyed, wide-smiling actress who played lead roles in the original Broadway musical productions of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "Hello, Dolly!" and delivered an Oscar-nominated performance in...

Federal judge rules against Trump administration's push for citizenship question on 2020 Census

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:28
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A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

In the first major ruling on the controversial question, U.S. District Judge...

Eerie echoes: Similarities found in cases of Jasmine Block, Jayme Closs

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:49
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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The news of Jayme Closs being found alive hit Sarah Block pretty hard, and was eerily all too familiar.

The Alexandria woman is the mother of...

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