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NDUS whistleblower files lawsuit


A North Dakota University System whistleblower who questioned her boss' conduct before a legislative body earlier this year said she plans to file a defamation lawsuit against her employer.

In a letter sent Friday through her attorney, Linda Porter, a university system office liaison officer for reporting and information, outlined her intent to sue the NDUS on the grounds of "libel and unlawful retaliation" that she said she has encountered.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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