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Protesters: Ditch cramped pig pens

August 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO With a 10-foot-tall inflatable pig at their side, a small group protested outside the Walmart here on Monday part of a national tour calling on the retail giant to weed out pork providers that protesters say treat pigs cruelly. Continue Reading

More than 23,000 apply for Minn. wolf hunt permits

September 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Would-be wolf hunters are lining up for a shot at an elusive prey this fall, when Minnesota plans to open its first season since the gray wolf came off the endangered species list. Continue Reading

5 arrested in Whiteclay protest; minor boy cited

August 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) Five people protesting beer sales in the northern Nebraska town of Whiteclay were arrested when they locked arms and blocked a road.
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Grenades hurled by protesters at U.S. base

February 26, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

More than 30 people died in six days of turmoil in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Demonstrators hurled grenades at a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan, and a gun battle left two Afghans dead and seven NATO troops injured Sunday in the escalating crisis over the burning of Muslim holy books at an American airfield. Continue Reading

Egypt police, protesters clash after soccer riot

February 2, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

CAIRO (AP) Anger over a deadly soccer riot erupted in fresh clashes that injured nearly 400 people Thursday as security forces fired tear gas at fans and other protesters who accused police of failing to stop the violence. Continue Reading

Appeals court rules against GOP convention lawsuit

January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 32 people who say their constitutional rights were violated when they were arrested during a protest outside the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul. Continue Reading

‘The Protester’ named Time magazine’s ‘Person of Year’

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The magazine cited dissent across the Middle East that has spread to Europe and the United States, and says these protesters are reshaping global politics.
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Occupy protesters block some gates at western US ports

December 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Hundreds of Wall Street protesters blocked gates at some of the West Coast’s busiest ports on Monday, delaying truck traffic in a day of demonstrations that organizers hope will cut into the profits of the corporations that run the docks. Continue Reading

Nationwide Occupy march leads to more than 200 arrests

November 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Occupy Wall Street protesters clogged streets and tied up traffic around the U.S. on Thursday to mark two months since the movement’s birth and signal they aren’t ready to quit, despite the breakup of many of their encampments by police. More than 200 people were arrested, most of them in New York. Continue Reading

Obama: No decision on oil pipeline from Canada

November 3, 2011 in The Daily Republic

President Barack Obama tells protester: “I know your deep concern about it. We will address it.”

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