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California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hoping to fend off the extinction of mountain lions and other species that require room to roam, transportation officials and conservationists will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over a major Southern California highway. It will give big cats, coyotes, ...

Trump looking at tax cut, not fearing recession

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his administration is a looking at tax cut proposals but not as a response to a potential recession. He says, “I’m looking at that all the time anyway.” Trump talked about the economy and trade with China during a meeting Tuesday in the Oval ...

Rudland competes in State 4-H Consumer Decision Making Contest

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Ward County 4-H member Connor Rudland recently competed in the 2019 North Dakota 4-H Consumer Decision Making Contest. Rudland combined with two contestants from Ransom County to form a team; they placed 12/15 teams. Individually, he placed 23/56 juniors. Rudland is the son of Craig and Lynnae ...

Ward County sobriety checkpoint results

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On Saturday the North Dakota Highway Patrol partnered with the Ward County Sheriff’s Department to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on 55th Street SE in Ward County from 9-11 p.m. A total of 81 vehicles entered the checkpoint with one driver being evaluated and arrested for DUI. If a ...

Great Tomato Festival set for Aug. 28

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The 31st Annual Great Tomato Festival will be held Aug. 28 at the ND State Fair Center, 4-H Hall, 2005 Burdick Expressway East. This classic community fundraising event was established in 1989 by Jeff and Peggy Miller. It has become the annual end of summer gourmet picnic to attend. The menu ...

Minot trooper journey’s with 501st Legion

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“I’ve been a Star Wars fan since forever. My parents introduced me and my brother to it and we watched it on road trips,” Chris Reid explained as he sat outside of Starbucks in Minot, coffee in hand. What he didn’t realize back then was that his growing love of the films would lead him ...

New exhibit focuses on ‘Woman Suffrage in North Dakota’

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BISMARCK – The right to vote for women was a long battle in North Dakota and across the country. “Woman Suffrage in North Dakota” is in an exhibit opened recently in the N.D. Heritage Center & State Museum in Bismarck. Showing objects and images from the museum’s collections, it ...

Tech and financial stocks help drive US stocks higher

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(AP) - Stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading Monday, building on solid gains for the market after a rally late last week. Technology stocks accounted for a big share of the gains after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from ...

Turkey says airstrikes target Turkish army convoy in Syria

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of Syria on Monday, the Turkish Defense Ministry said, killing 3 civilians and wounding 12 others. The Syrian government, however, said the convoy entered the country carrying ammunition to help rebels ...

Afghanistan mourns, vows to crush militants after attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As Afghanistan mourned the 63 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding, a brother of the groom spoke through tears of his weariness at the bloodshed in the country and the crushing guilt he felt at having to face his neighbors, many of whom lost ...

Diabetes on rise in North Dakota

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Diabetes is an increasing challenge in North Dakota with the number of known people with diabetes growing in recent years. However, North Dakota still ranks well below many other states in terms of both prevalence and recent increase in prevalence. “I’ll say we’ve definitely noticed ...

Watch out for moose

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GARRISON – A road sign along U.S. Highway 83 a short distance south of the Garrison turnoff pictures a moose and reads “Next 21 miles.” The moose sign has been there for a few months to alert motorists in advance of areas where unexpected entries of moose into the the highway might ...

Sanders’ criminal justice plan aims to cut prison population

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation’s prison population in half, end mandatory minimum sentencing, ban private prisons and legalize marijuana. He says the current system does not fairly ...

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

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LONDON (AP) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to a report. The Sunday Times newspaper published what it said was what the British ...

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack in the capital this year, with 63 killed and 182 wounded, while outraged Afghans questioned just how safe they will be under an approaching deal between the United States and the ...