Lawmaker says anti-tobacco agency may be breaking law by opposing vaping

By   /  August 3, 2015  /  News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

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Rep. Mike Schatz of North Dakota says state anti-tobacco officials may be breaking the law by opposing vaping.

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Specialized North Dakota license plates not just for pro-life groups

By   /  August 3, 2015  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

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A pro-choice group accuses states like North Dakota of funneling revenues to pro-life organizations.

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Critics refute study that blames fracking for ND high school dropouts

By   /  July 30, 2015  /  News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

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“I don’t think it’s just a boom in energy. A manufacturing boom would have had the same result. Laying it at the feet of the energy industry is really irresponsible,” Ellis told Watchdog. “I think any industry would have had the same result.”

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ND university chancellor faces first challenge in spat between lawmakers, NDSU

By   /  July 27, 2015  /  Commentary, North Dakota  /  No Comments

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North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott has an opportunity to prove his worth as a leader. How he responds to the fight between universities and lawmakers will show whether he has the mettle to lead what has proven to be an almost ungovernable collection of egos and runaway bureaucracy.

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Sen. Rand Paul highlights Watchdog report on wasteful waste plant in ND

By   /  July 21, 2015  /  News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

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A Watchdog report about a sewage shortage in a North Dakota oil patch community has gained national attention.

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North Dakota takes 20 years to convict man of DUI

By   /  July 20, 2015  /  News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

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Jason William Gale was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol earlier this month. The rub? He was charged with that offense 20 years ago.

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