North Dakota

News from the state of North Dakota

Sexual misconduct claims push 4 lawmakers from office

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An Idaho lawmaker was accused of raping an intern; a Missouri lawmaker of abusing his children. In North Dakota and Oregon, a pair lawmakers...

Merchants sue Federal Reserve over fees for debit cards

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NEW YORK — Two trade groups representing businesses in North Dakota filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Federal Reserve, asking the agency to lower...

Man accused of vandalizing Minnesota mosque says it was joke

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MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man accused of spray-painting hate messages on a Minnesota mosque told police he meant it as a joke, according to...

Dakota Access pipeline wants review from US Supreme Court

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BISMARCK, N.D. — The owners of the Dakota Access pipeline said Thursday they want the U.S. Supreme Court to review lower court opinions confirming...

Oil pipeline disputes raise tensions between U.S. and Canada

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Months after President Joe Biden snubbed Canadian officials by canceling Keystone XL, an impending showdown over a second crude oil...

‘Fetal heartbeat’ in abortion laws taps emotion, not science

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dr. Michael Cackovic has treated his share of pregnant women. So when Republican lawmakers across the U.S. began passing bans on...

Judge gives Corps 2nd chance to offer oil pipeline opinion

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FARGO, N.D. — A federal judge faced with a motion on whether the Dakota Access oil pipeline north of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation...

Hawaii close to honoring Juneteenth, leaving 1 state holdout

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HONOLULU — Hawaii was poised to become the 49th state to recognize Juneteenth after the House and Senate on Tuesday passed legislation designating June...

North Dakota House overrides transgender sports bill veto

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BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota‚Äôs House dealt Gov. Doug Burgum his first veto setback of the session Thursday, overriding his rejection of a bill...

Pandemic-weary chefs, cooks enjoy serving from home

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — When COVID-19 shutdowns hit in March 2020, Mike Winneker, a hotel executive sous chef, found himself without work for the first...