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Ruling on Dakota Access pipeline due by end of Friday
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe seeks to block a $3.8 billion project that will carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois        
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Stein says arranging court date on protest-related charges
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says she's working with North Dakota authorities to arrange a court date on charges related to her participation in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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Dakota pipeline protesters call for peace on judgment day
Daniel J. GraeberFORT YATES, N.D., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- With a court decision looming, and the National Guard on hand, a tribe protesting an oil pipeline from North Dakota said it was calling for peace.
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86-year-old Grand Forks man pleads guilty to child porn
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - An 86-year-old Grand Forks man has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of possessing child pornography. Roger Whaley was arrested last November after police received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. He entered pleas Tuesday. Each of the counts against Whaley ...
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5 things you need to know Friday
The biggest news to start your day.       
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AP Explains: What's the Dakota Access oil pipeline?
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A federal judge has said he will rule by Friday on the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's lawsuit that challenges federal permits for the four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline. The lawsuit alleges that the pipeline, which would be placed less than a mile upstream of the ...
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Key ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline due by end of Friday
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge is set to deliver a key ruling on the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline that has drawn thousands of protesters to a construction site in North Dakota in recent weeks.
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Native American tribes sense a reawakening in fight over oil pipeline
The simmering showdown here between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the company building the Dakota Access crude-oil pipeline began as a legal battle. It has turned into a movement. Over the past few weeks, thousands of Native Americans representing tribes from all over the country have traveled...
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Las Vegas Paiutes to protest pipeline in solidarity with North Dakota tribe
Las Vegas Paiute tribal members plan to protest Friday in solidarity with a North Dakota tribe fighting development of a pipeline slated to run above the Missouri River, a sacred resource.
1850 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | North Dakota Sioux South Dakota Native Americans in the United States Lakota people Paiute Missouri River Iowa
North Dakota oil pipeline protest finds support in Denver, hundreds gather at State Capitol
Hundreds gathered at the State Capitol in Denver Thursday night to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline, calling for construction of the controversial pipeline to halt.
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Man sentenced to 12 years for Fargo restaurant robbery
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A man accused of shooting and injuring a Fargo restaurant employee during a robbery has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Carl Smith is one of five people charged in federal court for the September 2015 robbery at a Taco John's restaurant. Authorities say Smith ...
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National Guard put on alert as protesters await decision on North Dakota pipeline
The governor of North Dakota has activated the state's National Guard ahead of a U.S. District judge's decision Friday morning that could inflame protesters who have been gathered here for weeks in an effort to block a pipeline project. An encampment stretching a half-mile amid pastureland along...
2028 points by Los Angeles Times | North Dakota Sioux Lakota people South Dakota Standing Rock Indian Reservation Petroleum U.S. state Minnesota
Dakota Access pipeline: Iowans sue, while North Dakota calls in National Guard (VIDEOS)
As the Dakota Access pipeline faces high-profile opposition in North Dakota, including in federal court from Native tribes, another state’s residents are suing over the crude oil transportation project. Landowners in Iowa want its eminent domain status voided. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Turnover continues at Lincoln's auditor's office
LINCOLN, N.D. (AP) - Turnover at the city of Lincoln's auditor's office continues with the resignation of another top leader. Lincoln Mayor Gerarld Wise tells the Bismarck Tribune (http://bit.ly/2cow2DY ) that city auditor Paula Hunt left her position Friday, after 10 months on the job, with no explanation. Hunt was ...
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Tribe challenging pipeline has some advantages in courtroom
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The American Indians challenging an oil pipeline that would cross four states have some legal advantages in a courtroom, particularly their tribe's status as a sovereign nation with long ties to the land in question. But stopping a project like the Dakota Access pipeline after construction ...
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Group gets $150,000 contribution under new school choice law
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota organization helping students attend private schools under a state-backed scholarship program has received a $150,000 donation. Des Moines, Iowa-based insurance holding company Sammons Financial Group Inc. has provided the first donation under South Dakota's new school choice law, which was approved this ...
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Green Party candidate Stein working on a court date after N.D. spray-painting
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein said Thursday that her attorneys are working with North Dakota officials to arrange a court date after an arrest warrant was issued over her actions during a protest. Speaking to the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board, Stein defended supporting the Standing...
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Chicago’s blues won’t arrest Green Party’s Stein on N.D. warrant
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein can't be arrested on a N.D. warrant by local authorities as she campaigns in Chicago on Thursday.
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Q&A: The 4-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline
A federal judge has said he'll rule by Friday on the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's lawsuit challenging the pipeline.       
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Governor candidates react to Dakota Access pipeline protest
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Democratic candidate for governor says the state needs to examine its approval process for pipelines in the wake of a large protest near the Standing Rock Reservation. Marvin Nelson tells KFYR-TV he's not against pipelines but feels the approval process should ensure that no ...
5 points by The Washington Times | North Dakota South Dakota Bismarck North Dakota Sioux Standing Rock Indian Reservation Minnesota U.S. state Lakota people
Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, Sept. 7, 2016 Be strict in radioactive enforcement The State Health Department's discovery of radioactive waste violations is both encouraging and disconcerting. It's encouraging the state is catching the violators, but disconcerting that some companies or employees are trying to get around ...
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‘I Want to Win Someday’: Tribes Make Stand Against Pipeline
Some of the Native Americans protesting in North Dakota speak of lost lands and broken treaties. They hope this fight will have a happier outcome.
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5 Interstate 94 crashes in Fargo area snarl morning traffic
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Five crashes on Interstate 94 in the Fargo area in a span of 20 minutes snarled morning traffic. The Highway Patrol says the incidents began shortly before 8 a.m. when a motorcycle rear-ended a pickup truck. Traffic delays followed the initial crash, causing four additional chain-reaction ...
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North Dakota's chief archaeologist to inspect pipeline site
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's chief archaeologist plans to inspect an area along the route of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline where Standing Rock Sioux officials say they've identified cultural artifacts. Paul Picha (PEE'-kuh) told The Associated Press that the trip likely won't happen until next week. If ...
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Arrest warrant issued for Jill Stein
She and her running mate are charged with criminal trespassing and criminal mischief.
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Des Lacs River fish kill limited, not a threat to Souris
BURLINGTON, N.D. (AP) - A fish kill in the Des Lacs River in northern North Dakota appears limited to the river's lower reach and is probably not a threat to the larger Souris River into which it empties. Dead walleye, northern pike, perch and other fish were discovered floating in ...
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North Dakota pheasant numbers drop 10 percent from 2015
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Pheasant numbers in North Dakota have dropped 10 percent from a year ago. The decrease indicated by a summer survey conducted by the state Game and Fish Department follows last year's 30 percent increase in birds. Upland Game Management Supervisor Aaron Robinson says such big swings ...
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Search for missing swimmer becomes search for body
ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) - The search for a college student who went missing while swimming in the Missouri River in South Dakota has become an effort to recover his body. Twenty-three-year-old Tom Patterson, of Frostburg, Maryland, was swimming with friends Sunday southwest of Elk Point when he disappeared. Union ...
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Judge grants partial stop on North Dakota pipeline work
An American Indian tribe succeeded Tuesday in getting a federal judge to temporarily stop construction on some, but not all, of a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline, but its broader request still hangs in the balance.U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said Tuesday that work will temporarily stop...
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Jill Stein charged for spray-painting bulldozer in Dakota pipeline protest
When Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein joined in protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, she may have gone too far. Stein is accused of criminal trespass and criminal mischief, along with her vice presidential pick Ajamu Baraka. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Man found dead on North Dakota campus died of drug overdose
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - An Oklahoma man found dead in January in a vehicle parked on the University of North Dakota campus died of a drug overdose. Police say an autopsy concluded that 19-year-old Braden Robertson, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died from a mixture of methadone and an anxiety medicine. ...
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Judge halts part of Dakota access pipeline, but a bigger decision looms

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Williston man pleads guilty in oil patch explosives thefts
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Williston man accused of stealing explosives from companies operating in the North Dakota oil patch faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty. Tyler Porter was arrested in May and charged in federal court with five felonies that together carried a maximum punishment ...
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Green Party’s Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief
A North Dakota judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, who is accused of spray-painting construction equipment during a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline
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Green Party's Jill Stein could face charges for Dakota Access protest
Shawn PriceBISMARCK, N.D., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Green Party's Jill Stein will likely be charged with vandalism or trespassing for her participation in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, police said.
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Arrest warrants issued for Jill Stein, running mate after N.D. protest
The pair are facing charges of criminal trespass and criminal mischief.       
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Daugaard administration proposes plan to boost buffer strips
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration is proposing a measure to encourage people to install buffer strips between agricultural land and waterways. Hunter Roberts, a policy adviser to the governor, said Wednesday that the proposal is meant to improve water quality. It would offer property tax breaks ...
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Jill Stein, Ajamu Baraka charged with trespassing, mischief in pipeline protest
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and her running mate, Ajamu Baraka, have been charged in North Dakota for allegedly spray-painting graffiti on equipment at a Dakota Access Pipeline work site on Tuesday. According to an affidavit filed Wednesday in Morton County District Court, law enforcement was alerted to video ...
432 points by The Washington Times | Bismarck North Dakota North Dakota Standing Rock Indian Reservation Sioux Lakota people Missouri River Bulldozer South Dakota
Green Party's Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota county has issued a warrant for the arrest of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, who is accused of spray-painting construction equipment during a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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Jill Stein may face charges following protest at pipeline in N.D.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein may face charges of vandalism or trespassing following a protest.
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Authorities to build up presence before oil pipeline ruling
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota authorities are sending officers from across the state to the site of a protest in anticipation of a federal judge's ruling on a request by the Standing Rock Sioux to block construction of a…
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Judge orders partial halt to North Dakota pipeline construction; protest rolls on
An American Indian tribe has succeeded in getting a federal judge to temporarily stop construction on some, but not all, of a $3.8-billion, four-state oil pipeline, but its broader mission still hangs in the balance. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled Tuesday that work will temporarily stop...
2127 points by Los Angeles Times | Sioux South Dakota North Dakota Standing Rock Indian Reservation Missouri River Native Americans in the United States Lakota people U.S. state
Sioux tribe wins partial halt to Dakota pipeline in federal court
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s request for a temporary stop work order on the Dakota Access Pipeline has been granted by a federal judge. Sacred sites in North Dakota were bulldozed over the weekend, a day after the tribe identified them in court papers. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Capsules: Terriers win OT thriller over North Dakota
FARGO, N.D. – Boston Bruins prospect Charlie McAvoy scored midway through the second overtime on a feed from freshman Clayton Keller to lift Boston University to a 4-3 win over defending national champion North Dakota in the semifinals of the NCAA West Regional on Friday.BU (24-11-3), which was outs...
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Canton native a surprise Hobey Baker finalist
After barely playing in four years at Ferris State, Charles Williams took a leap of faith, and it paid off.        
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Firm, U.S. want Dakota Access pipeline crossing upheld
Tribes say the pipeline threatens their drinking water, cultural sites and ability to practice their religion        
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Wisconsin star embracing his Native American heritage
Wisconsin point guard Bronson Koenig doesn’t shy away from being a role model — he embraces the job. He has become the leader of a Badgers team that plays Florida in Friday’s Sweet 16 in the Garden, and a leader in the Native American community that all too often hasn’t had a voice of its...
2009 points by New York Post | North Dakota Native Americans in the United States Sioux Indigenous peoples of the Americas United States Wisconsin Iowa Mississippi River
Gov. Burgum signs concealed carry bill into law
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Siding with the Second Amendment rights of North Dakota citizens' over others' concerns about safety, Republican Gov. Doug Burgum late Thursday signed legislation that would allow most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit. The legislation means North Dakota will become one of about ...
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#NoDAPL: ING bank sells loan shares in controversial pipeline
Financial giant ING has sold its stake in its financing of the Dakota Access Pipeline as a result of a divestment campaign to stop the $3.8 billion pipeline from going ahead, marking a victory for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Oglala Lakota Sioux offer lessons for Denver-area students
Members and friends of the Oglala Lakota Sioux want Denver-area students to know more about the tribe than its battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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