May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized
THOMPSON â The mayor of Thompson has joined a national group of mayors supporting the legalization of same-sex marriage.
On Thursday, Karyn Hippen became the 400th mayor to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, and the first mayor from North Dakot…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
July 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Roman Catholic monsignor awaits sentencing Tuesday in a landmark prosecution over his handling of complaints that Philadelphia priests were molesting children.
October 24, 2011 in West Central Tribune
PHILADELPHIA (AP) The suspected ringleader of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme in which police say mentally disabled people were held captive in a basement may not completely understand the seriousness of the charges against her, her lawyer said Monday. Continue Reading
September 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Kim Delaney, star of the television show “Army Wives,” had to be escorted from the podium at an event in Philadelphia after struggling to read her speech from a teleprompter.
July 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The incoming Roman Catholic archbishop of Philadelphia has pledged to help sex-abuse victims by working harder than anyone to heal “the sins of the past.” Continue Reading
July 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
America’s cities are beginning to grapple with a fact of life: People are getting old, fast, and they’re doing it in communities designed for the sprightly. Continue Reading
May 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Denzel Washington confessed to a bit of stage fright in his latest role: Commencement speaker at the University of Pennsylvania. Continue Reading
April 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
An in-house accountant who raised a red flag about a tax lapse that his employer then ignored, leading him to tip off the IRS, has received $4.5 million in the first IRS whistleblower award. Not that the IRS came up short; the accountant’s tip netted the IRS $20 million in taxes and interest from the errant financial-services firm. Continue Reading
March 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The Philadelphia archdiocese suspended 21 Roman Catholic priests Tuesday who were named as child molestation suspects in a scathing grand jury report last month, a move that comes more than eight years after U.S. bishops pledged swift action to keep potential abusers away from young people. Continue Reading