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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
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
November 27, 2009
President Barack Obama's plan to do a one-day drop-by at the U.N. climate-change summit in Copenhagen has the makings of a public-relations gaffe. He will arrive early in the conference and depart for Oslo to pick up his Nobel Prize, but, as of now, there are no plans for him to...
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2009
Economy is weak, voters are angry - time for third party?
"The mood of America is glum. Two-thirds of the public is dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country" and voters' anti-incumbent mood is approaching 1994 and 2006 levels, when control of Congress changed hands. So reported the Pew Research Center on Nov.
November 24, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
Stop nation-building, save our way of life
When it comes to Afghanistan, what separates President Barack Obama and Gen. Stanley McChrystal? Not much. Neither wants to destroy the Taliban -- just tamp it down to the point where an as-yet non-existent Afghan state can function. Which is why -- prediction time -- McChrystal...
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
Obama says he will not rush Afghanistan decision
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- President Barack Obama mourned 14 Americans killed Monday in helicopter crashes in Afghanistan and told a military audience he will not be hurried as he evaluates whether to alter U.S. strategy in the war. "I will never rush the solemn decision of sending...
October 26, 2009 - 6:41pm
October 24, 2009
Obama declares swine flu a national emergency
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, giving his health chief the power to let hospitals move emergency rooms offsite to speed treatment and protect noninfected patients. The declaration, signed Friday night and announced...
October 24, 2009 - 3:54pm
October 16, 2009
Team O takes on Fox
In theory, the national news media function in a free market of ideas: a self-regulating, relentless quest for what the old Superman comics called "Truth, Justice and the American way." (Actually, Clark Kent's newspaper-reporter disguise strikes contemporary audiences as a sentimental...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Fox pounds, White House pounds back
With all the fights he has going -- Iraq, Afghanistan, the two little nuts in Iran and North Korea -- you wonder why President Barack Obama would pick a fight with Fox News. But he has. The White House has all but accused the cable channel's commentators of being habitual liars when...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
INSIDE WASHINGTON: Obama moving slowly on judges
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight months into office, President Barack Obama is moving far more slowly than his predecessor to fill federal court vacancies, leaving liberals waiting for the judiciary to tilt to the left. At stake are precedent-setting rulings on issues that divide liberals...
October 2, 2009 - 9:05pm
September 21, 2009
Obama visits 'Late Show'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Add this one to the presidential collection: the heart-shaped potato. By the time Barack Obama came on stage to the taping of the "Late Show" on Monday, host David Letterman had offered up 10 reasons why in the world the president had agreed to do it. Among Letterman's...
September 21, 2009 - 9:39pm
September 16, 2009
Some blacks having doubts
Americans of all political persuasions agree that the nation has problems. Big problems. And here's where we all part company. The political left, who now control our government, thinks we need more government -- a lot more.
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Don't worry about Obama's speech
Recently on "The Dennis Miller Show," a radio caller argued that we need to tax the very rich even more. To paraphrase, Miller told him: Hey, I'm probably one of those guys. What more do you want from me? Caller: I don't want anything from you. Miller: Meet me at a cafe, bring your...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
President's opinion of Kanye West sparks debate
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama's candid thoughts about rapper Kanye West are provoking a debate over standards of journalism in the Twitter age. ABC News says it was wrong for its employees to tweet that Obama had called West a "jackass" for his treatment of country singer...
September 15, 2009 - 3:32pm
September 8, 2009
Obama advises caution in what kids put on Facebook
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- In a pep talk that kept clear of politics, President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged the nation's students to take pride and ownership in their education -- and stick with it even if they don't like every class or must overcome tough circumstances at home. "Every...
September 8, 2009 - 11:57am
July 16, 2009
Bill would make health care a right
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democratic leaders, pledging to meet the president's goal of health care legislation before their August break, are...
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 23, 2009
Obama plans TV conference
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will hold his third prime-time news conference on Wednesday, his 100th day in office. Obama will answer questions from reporters in the East Room beginning at 8 p.m. EDT, according to the White House. Officials insist that holding the news...
April 23, 2009 - 11:47pm