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Jeremy Feller charged with assaulting girlfriend, drug offenses

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Jeremy Bryan Feller, 32, is accused of assaulting his girlfriend during a domestic dispute on Oct. 31 at the Guest Lodge in Minot. Feller is charged with a Class A misdemeanor in district court in Minot. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Feller had accused the ...

Pedestrian safety

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BURLINGTON – Concerned about safety as their city grows, Burlington residents are looking for funding for a proposed pedestrian bridge across U.S. Highway 2 & 52. The City of Burlington has submitted an application to Ward County, requesting sponsorship of its request for up to $200,000 ...

El Nino creep continues

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It keeps creeping toward reality. Tantalizing. Teasing. The Climate Prediction Center continued their El Nino watch in their monthly update issued yesterday. The watch has been in effect for several months as El Nino conditions persist but have yet to reach what all indicators point to a ...

Higher temps to continue

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Our unseasonably warm weather is about to get even better. Forecasters say temperatures well above normal can be expected to last at least through next Friday. “It is going to be warm and there’s no precipitation in the forecast for the foreseeable future,” said Bill Abeling, National ...

TGU voters reject school bond issue

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Voters in the Towner-Granville-Upham school district resoundingly rejected an $8.9 school bond issue on Tuesday. Unofficial results show that 693 voters voted against the bond issue and 439 people voted in favor of it. The bond issue had a 38.7 percent approval rate and needed 60 percent or ...

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs with him “would affect the ...

McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

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PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. Jon Kyl, announced his resignation Friday from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, giving Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey a second opportunity to fill the slot. Kyl, 76, had said he was only serving through the end ...

Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth has now recovered from the virus. Congo’s health ministry calls the baby the youngest survivor in what is now the world’s second-deadliest Ebola ...

Federal judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now. In a 55-page opinion, U.S. District ...

Trump picks budget director Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job. “Mick has done an outstanding job while in the Administration,” ...

Migrant girl’s death raises questions

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says a 7-year-old girl who died while she was in custody appeared to be in good health when she was first detained along a remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. An intake form signed by the girl’s father said she wasn’t sick, wasn’t sweating ...

Museum to be moved to Burlington

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The Ward County Historical Society’s Pioneer Village will be relocated to the south side of Burlington on the U.S. 2 and 52 Bypass, said Dave Leite, president of the historical society, on Tuesday. Burlington is located about eight miles west of Minot. The land is owned by the De Sour ...

An expensive experience: Minot man fined, loses handgun

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Article IV, section 23-61 of Minot’s Code of Ordinances is very clear. It reads, “No person shall willfully discharge a firearm within the city limits.” Exceptions are limited and made for obvious circumstances, such as a police officer using a firearm when necessary. As a Minot man ...

Bottineau voters pass $7.56 million school bond issue

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Voters in Bottineau approved a $7.56 million bond issue for a new school addition on Tuesday. Unofficial results show that 815 people voted in favor of the bond issue and 145 voted against the bond issue. The bond issue was approved with 85 percent of the vote. Sixty percent or greater ...

Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight

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MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic says its tourism spaceship has climbed more than 50 miles high, which the company considers the boundary of space. Virgin Space Ship Unity was released from a carrier aircraft over California’s Mojave Desert early Thursday and ignited its rocket ...

Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A hundred years ago, a mysterious explosion hit the only major U.S. warship to sink during World War I. Now the Navy believes it has the answer to what doomed the USS San Diego: An underwater mine set by a German submarine cruising in waters just miles from New York ...

Senate to vote on aid to Yemen in wake of Khashoggi slaying

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are expected to vote Thursday on a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that would rebuke Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Senate may also consider a separate ...