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White: ‘I am focusing on your children and wife’: Former Fargo man exacts ‘mental terror’ on gallery owners

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael Rohr’s stomach still turns when he hears Jason White’s name.
Rohr felt a sense of déjà vu when he read about the cyberstalking charges filed against his vindictive former employee in California federal court earlier this mont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

White: ‘I am focusing on your children and wife’: Former Fargo man exacts ‘mental terror’ on gallery owners

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael Rohr’s stomach still turns when he hears Jason White’s name.
Rohr felt a sense of déjà vu when he read about the cyberstalking charges filed against his vindictive former employee in California federal court earlier this mont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Comedian Phyllis Diller dies at 95 in Los Angeles

August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LOS ANGELES (AP) Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, punctuating her jokes with her trademark cackle, died Monday morning in her Los Angeles home at age 95. Continue Reading

Allegiant to stop Sioux Falls-Los Angeles flights

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Allegiant Air is suspending flights between Sioux Falls and Los Angeles, citing a shortage of space at Los Angeles International Airport.
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LA Sheriff: Man Recovers Sports Car 42 Years After Theft

July 15, 2012 in WDAZ

LOS ANGELES (AP) A man whose prized sports car was stolen 42 years ago recovered the vehicle after spotting it on eBay, authorities said Sunday.
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Two sons, two fathers and a friendship that spans decades

June 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Los Angelinos Tom Brousseau, a singer and songwriter, and Tom Christensen, an actor, grew up together in two tight-knit families in Grand Forks. Their dads, Dr. James Brousseau and Doug Christensen, have been friends for decades and their mothers are close friends as well. The families reunited this year in time for Father’s Day thanks to John C. Reilly’s music tour. Continue Reading

LA vote could spell end for plastic grocery bags

May 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Although it seems as if the single-use grocery bag, as it’s formally known, has been around forever, it wasn’t until 1977 that it was introduced to U.S. supermarkets. As the years went by and plastic won, people began to find myriad other makeshift uses for the little bags with the briefcase-like handles. The discarded bags, though, had a nasty habit of washing up on beaches by the thousands, clogging storm drains and getting tangled in all sorts of stuff. Continue Reading

Ban on plastic bags at L.A. markets is approved

May 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation Wednesday to adopt a ban on plastic bags at supermarket checkout lines, handing a major victory to clean-water advocates who sought to reduce the amount of trash clogging landfills, the region’s waterways and the ocean. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Conservative publisher, activist Andrew Breitbart dies in Los Angeles at 43

March 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

VIDEO: Watch at bottom of articleConservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart, a firebrand who was embraced by anti-tax, conservative tea partiers and reviled by liberals for his Internet investigations that brought down politicians and chastised mainstream journalism, died today at age 43. Breitbart was behind investigations that led to the resignations of former Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York and former U.S. Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod. Continue Reading

Los Angeles police search for motive in arson spree

January 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It was another night of firefighters scrambling across the nation’s second largest city to snuff out a series of arson attacks when a tip came in about a German man who matched the description of someone with a shoulder-length ponytail captured on a surveillance video near where a car fire was reported. Continue Reading