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ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
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Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 21, 2016
Sanford to seek dismissal of discrimination lawsuit filed by transgender former employee
FARGO -- Sanford Health is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court here by a former employee in Fargo who says she was discriminated against during her employment while she was transitioning from male to female. Sanford's answer to the lawsuit filed...
January 21, 2016 - 10:24pm
Letter: Stop worrying about discrimination bill and start teaching respect
I am writing in regards to the letter to the editor on April 12, “I could return to ND, but I’m not welcome.” I am sorry people feel this way. How do you outlaw discrimination without discriminating against someone else? First, there will always be discrimination of some sort....
April 21, 2015 - 6:36pm
April 13, 2015
Letter: SB 2279 supporters won’t be defeated
By defeating Senate Bill 2279, North Dakota has sanctioned discrimination against our LGBTQA citizens. It’s a disgrace. The North Dakota House of Representatives, led by Fargo Republican Al Carlson, seems hell-bent on turning our state into a Christian theocracy where Muslims are...
April 13, 2015 - 11:33pm
Committee rejects Dems’ attempt to add anti-discrimination language to budget bill
BISMARCK – Democrats have failed in their first attempt to salvage language from a defeated bill that aimed to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation, and they say further attempts are unlikely as the session draws to a close. After House lawmakers killed Senate...
April 13, 2015 - 10:49pm
April 12, 2015
Letter: I could return to ND, but I’m not welcome
Last week, the House of Representatives of the North Dakota Legislature did what it often does: it stood on the wrong side of history. Members of the House voted against me. They voted against many of my friends. They voted against equality and justice and common decency. They voted...
April 12, 2015 - 12:14am
April 10, 2015
Sen. Heitkamp: ‘We can’t be a state that is seen to discriminate’
BISMARCK – U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp told lawmakers in her home state Friday that efforts to recruit workers could be undone if North Dakota...
April 10, 2015 - 6:44pm
April 7, 2015
Jacobs: The N.D. politics of discrimination against gay people
It’s OK to be disappointed about last week’s House vote denying protection to homosexuals seeking homes or jobs. Embarrassed even. But...
April 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
Former Gov. Olson says 1981 order ‘probably’ intended to prohibit discrimination against gays
Former North Dakota Gov. Allen Olson said Tuesday an executive order he issued in 1981 requiring that state employees be treated in a fair and...
April 7, 2015 - 12:51pm
April 6, 2015
Questions, answers on discrimination laws
FARGO - Last week's defeat of legislation that would have barred discrimination based on sexual orientation in North Dakota put a focus on a complex, often confusing, area of the law. Here are answers to some common questions about the bill and discrimination law in general. ...
April 6, 2015 - 10:47pm
April 3, 2015
House GOP leader upset with governor’s comments on defeat of sexual orientation discrimination bill
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s House Republican leadership is upset with Gov. Jack Dalrymple over his critical comments Thursday after the GOP...
April 3, 2015 - 11:49am
April 2, 2015
ND House kills bill outlawing discrimination based on sexual orientation
BISMARCK – For the third time in six years, North Dakota lawmakers have killed legislation that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation,...
April 2, 2015 - 8:51pm
How they voted
Senate Bill 2279 would have outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation in North Dakota. The House voted it down Thursday. Democrats forced votes to on the bill in two parts. One portion was on outlawing discrimination when it comes to public accommodations and services...
April 2, 2015 - 8:49pm
February 17, 2015
Senate passes sexual orientation discrimination bill
BISMARCK — State senators narrowly passed a bill Tuesday that would outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in North Dakota, after rejecting similar legislation last session. The chamber approved Senate Bill 2279 on a 25-22 vote. It now goes to the House of Representatives...
February 17, 2015 - 11:12pm
January 26, 2015
Sexual-orientation discrimination bill back in ND state Senate
FARGO -- Legislators in North Dakota are again pushing for a bill that would offer basic nondiscrimination rights for those who identify as LGBTQ. North Dakota is one of the worst states in the country for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) residents based on...
January 26, 2015 - 2:08pm
October 18, 2013
In fight against discrimination, Fargo city commissioners to consider a building registry
FARGO -- A city commissioner here will soon propose that Fargo consider banning housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Melissa Sobolik said she will test the waters at the Oct.
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am