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Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy but Conway grabs fashion headlines
Mexico drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in U.S. court
Website created for Marsy's Law information
Driver liability bill attracts opposition in North Dakota legislative committee
U.S. air strike kills more than 100 al Qaeda members
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Port: Rep. Cramer says he expects Trump to approve Dakota Access Pipeline by next week
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
December 2, 2016
Dickinson employee charges McKenzie County with discrimination
A Dickinson city employee charged McKenzie County with discrimination in 2015, a charge that is still being reviewed.
December 2, 2016 - 6:08pm
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