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Press Pass, Thursday, August 11

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Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.

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Hebron hosts classic car show event on Saturday

Dogs and cars will meet on Saturday in a unique event focused on bringing awareness and donations for service dogs.

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Cars with a Cause will have its inaugural event in Hebron on Church Avenue.

The charity car and vendor show will benefit Service Dogs for America based in Jud, N.D.

Southwestern District Health Unit settling in across town

The Southwestern District Health Unit has a new place to call home.

The public health entity moved from their old building, just north of Wal-Mart on Highway 22, to a new location next to Dunn Bros. Coffee in March and now they are in the process of settling into their new home.

Tobacco tax hike measure approved for N.D. ballot in November

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North Dakota voters will decide in November whether to raise taxes on tobacco products for the first time since 1993, including a fivefold increase in the cigarette tax that sponsors of the ballot measure hope will motivate adults to quit smoking and prevent young people from starting.

Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Wednesday that 21,698 of the 22,840 signatures that sponsors submitted in early July were accepted as being qualified. Sponsors needed 13,452 signatures to place the proposed change in state law on the Nov. 8 ballot.

‘Mellow’ Sturgis Rally attracts almost half a million people

A more “mellow” 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is at its halfway point, as a rally organizer said motorcyclists and others seem “more relaxed” and can move around easier compared to last year’s 75th anniversary rally that attracted anywhere from 739,000 to 1 million visitors.

Police Blotter: Dickinson man cited for possession of meth and brass knuckles

A 26-year-old Dickinson man was cited for possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine and carrying a concealed weapon . The items were discovered after an officer approached the suspect and his ex-girlfriend who were having an argument in a car on the 10 block of Main Street on Monday afternoon. The officer was parked in a parking lot when he overheard a couple yelling at each other in a car. The man was later found with a pair of brass knuckles and a baggie of crystal substance in his pockets.

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