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2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting

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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two victims in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis middle school are being taken to a hospital this morning and the lone suspect is in custody. Bryant Orem, a spokesman for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, says in a news release that the ...

Explosion at restaurant in Canada wounds 15 people

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TORONTO (AP) — An explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant where children were present for family parties at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said. Police said Friday two suspects with their faces covered to ...

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

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MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto — the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season — was ...

South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

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South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim’s nuclear weapons program. The statement by Seoul’s ...

Morales found guilty of murder

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A jury found Bradley Joe Morales guilty of Class AA felony murder Thursday after two and a half hours of deliberation. Morales, 28, was on trial this week for stabbing his ex-girlfriend, Sharmaine Leake, 25, in the neck with a kitchen steak knife on Aug. 16, 2017 during a domestic altercation ...

Meet the artist, be the artist!

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Looking for that summer activity to bring out the creativity in your children? The Taube Museum of Art is offering their Annual Summer Art Camp June 25 to June 28, with a 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. session or a 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. session. This camp is open to children ages five and up. Children will ...

Fire department graduates eight today

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The Minot Fire Department will host a graduation ceremony for its eight newest recruits at 3:30 p.m. today. The ceremony will be held at the Fire Department’s Station 1, located at 2111 10th Street SW. The public is welcome to attend the event. “These recruits have been in training ...

Brine, oil spill reported near Mohall

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MOHALL – The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of a release of brine and oil occurring Tuesday at the Rice-Ashiem central tank battery, about eight miles east of Mohall. 31 Operating reported Tuesday that 350 barrels of brine and 420 gallons of oil were released and contained ...

Attorney General files for contempt in charitable event lawsuit

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The North Dakota Attorney General’s Office filed documents Tuesday, asking for a court order requiring a Minot event planner to show why she shouldn’t be held in contempt of court. The state has sought documents from Terpsehore Maras Lindeman related to her efforts to organize A Magic ...

Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers have gotten classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald ...

Minot City Council Candidates Questionnaire

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Minot City Council Lisa Olson David Shomento Paul Pitner Stephan Podrygula Mark Jantzer Edward Montez Q: What are your budget priorities and what actions do you believe the council needs to consider to hold taxes down? Specifically, could you support shifting more infrastructure ...

Population dips

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Minot’s population dipped for a second straight year, according to new estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau today. The estimated 47,822 residents as of July 2017 still is about 17 percent more than the 40,888 residents officially recorded in the 2010 census. However, it is down ...

Surge of water for Sakakawea

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There’s a rapid surge of water headed for Lake Sakakawea. So much so that the big reservoir is expected to go two and one-half feet higher than previously forecast for the end of May. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers May 1 outlook called for Lake Sakakawea to reach 1,843.4 feet on May 31. ...

91st Security Forces Group commander relieved of duty

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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – The commander of the 91st Security Forces Group at Minot Air Force Base has been relieved of duty following two incidents of lost weaponry. Col. Jason Beers was relieved of duty Wednesday by Col. Colin Connor, commander of the 91st Missile Wing, according to a news ...

Morales testifies at murder trial

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North Central District Court Judge Doug Mattson denied a defense motion on Wednesday morning to dismiss a Class AA felony murder charge against murder defendant Bradley Joe Morales. Defense lawyer Steven Mottinger had argued that Morales did not act “under circumstances manifesting extreme ...

Trump cancels summit, citing ‘open hostility’ by North Korea

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump canceled the planned June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Thursday, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement from the North. Trump said in a letter to Kim released by the White House that based on the ...

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

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PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country’s nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a group of foreign journalists looked on. The explosions at the test site deep in the ...

Security troops on Wyoming nuclear missile base took LSD

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.” Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America’s arsenal. Air Force ...