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FNS Photo by Dave Wallis The Ten Commandments monument in the plaza west of Fargo City Hall on Tuesday.

Fargo Ten Commandments monument case awaiting oral arguments in US appeals court


FARGO — More than a decade on, the legal battle over the Ten Commandments monument outside the Civic Center here continues.

The Red River Freethinkers’ case against the city is in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — yet again — awaiting an oral argument schedule or a judge’s decision on whether the monument should be removed. The group’s attorney, Bruce Schoenwald, said that could come in a month or so.

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Kyle Potter
Kyle Potter is an enterprise reporter at the Forum. He came to Fargo-Moorhead in May 2013 after stints at the Associated Press, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minnesota Daily. 
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