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New policy requires feds to record interviews

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO, N.D. — A new federal directive requiring criminal investigators to record interrogations of suspects while in police custody has the support of North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor.

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Feds to restore cuts in mineral payments to states

August 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Dozens of states will receive an estimated total of $110 million in mineral leasing payments from the federal government following a dispute over automatic spending cuts that drew a backlash from lawmakers in the West. Continue Reading

Senate vote: OK $85B cuts, avert shutdown

March 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. Continue Reading

Feds shutdown website

January 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

McLEAN, Va. (AP) One of the world’s largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.
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