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North Dakota abortion clinic files federal suit over 2 laws

Jun. 25, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sole abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over two state laws it believes forces doctors to lie, including one measure passed this year requiring physicians to tell women that they may reverse a so-called medication abortion if they have second thoughts. The...

North Dakota's abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion

Jun. 25, 2019 4:01 PM EDT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion.

Tribes to get more documents sought in Dakota Access lawsuit

Jun. 25, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to turn over more documents that four Native American tribes say could bolster their lawsuit seeking to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg directed the federal agency to give...

Judge rejects suit to reinstate North Dakota women's hockey

Jun. 20, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A judge has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit by 11 former University of North Dakota women's hockey players seeking to reinstate a program that at one time included U.S. Olympic stars Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux. The complaint filed last summer against the North Dakota University...

Dakota Access pipeline operator plans to double capacity

Jun. 20, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The operator of the Dakota Access pipeline is planning to nearly double its capacity. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Energy Transfer Partners plans to expand the pipeline's capacity from more than 500,000 barrels per day to as much as 1.1 million barrels. ETP told North Dakota...

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state's rail rules

Jun. 15, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state's new safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told The Bismarck Tribune he plans to petition the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...

$1.6B pipeline proposed to move North Dakota crude oil

Jun. 11, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two companies are proposing a $1.6 billion pipeline to move North Dakota crude oil, making it the biggest such project to move oil out of the state since the Dakota Access pipeline that sparked violent clashes between protesters and law enforcement in 2016 and 2017. Houston-based...

Delegation seeks settlement of Dakota Access protest costs

Jun. 11, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's congressional delegation is calling on President Donald Trump's administration to address the state's year-old request for $38 million to cover the cost of policing protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and U.S. Rep....

Police look to Facebook, bank records in quadruple slaying

Jun. 10, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police are turning to Facebook and bank records to try to identify a motive for why four people were killed at a North Dakota business two months ago. Mandan Police Deputy Chief Lori Flaten told the Bismarck Tribune that police are "trying to cover all the bases" in their investigation...

10-year-old North Dakota girl turns author to aid Africa

Jun. 6, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota grade-school girl who raised $26,000 from selling cookies and handbags to help children and others in south-central Africa get clean water is turning to writing to raise even more money. Sawyer Anderson, 10, of West Fargo, unveiled a book Thursday titled Water Works,...