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GOP takes the stage

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

VALLEY CITY, N.D. The five Republicans seeking North Dakota’s U.S. House seat are unified by a conservative mission but divided by the fine details that set them apart. Continue Reading

N.D. GOP Senate hopeful Sand favors nuclear plant in state

December 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Duane Sand, a commander in the U.S. Navy reserve who has served on three nuclear submarines, said Tuesday that the Red River Valley would be an ideal site to help fulfill a nationwide mandate to build at least 20 nuclear plants in 20 years. Continue Reading

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK

April 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Pomeroy to receive honorary UND degree
Former Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during UND’s spring commencement next month, the university announced Monday. Continue Reading

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North Dakota Legislature: Smoking in cars bill dies in House

February 3, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK The North Dakota House defeated a bill that would have banned smoking in vehicles if children younger than 13 were present.
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Snowfall strains local budgets: North Dakota bill provides $19 million to ease burden

February 2, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill to help local governments strained by this year’s snowfall. Continue Reading&

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Conrad concerned about post offices: Says he’s worried about effect of closures

February 1, 2011 in INFORUM

With the U.S. Postal Service weighing the closure of up to 2,000 post offices nationwide, Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad said he’s worried for the future of North Dakota’s rural communities. Continue Reading&

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Legislative notebook: North Dakota bill lets businesses seize fake IDs

February 1, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK North Dakota senators debated the potential problems with allowing businesses to seize what they think is a fake ID but agreed to approve the bill on Tuesday. Continue Reading&

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Parents seek North Dakota driver limits: Argue restrictions for teens would increase safety

January 28, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK Speaking haltingly and looking through reddened eyes, a group of parents who have had teenage children injured or killed in traffic accidents implored North Dakota lawmakers on Friday to en­dorse new restrictions on young drivers.
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North Dakota coal subject of Minnesota debate

January 27, 2011 in INFORUM

ST. PAUL Minnesota lawmakers are debating whether to continue restricting the use of North Dakota-produced electricity. <a href=”http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/306537/”>Continue Reading</a>

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North Dakota Legislature: Bill aims to reduce farm truck accidents

January 27, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK A car accident that killed a Wahpeton college student has spurred state legislation. <a href=”http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/306520/”>Continue Reading</a>