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3 justices vie to take over top spot on high court

Nov. 7, 2019 12:01 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Three North Dakota Supreme Court justices are vying to lead the state's high court, a position that has not been contested for more than a quarter-century. Justices Daniel Crothers, Lisa Fair McEvers, and Jon Jensen filed to fill the chief justice position by the Wednesday midnight...

Media exec Edward O'Keefe named Roosevelt library CEO

Oct. 1, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The proposed presidential library for Theodore Roosevelt in western North Dakota now has a CEO. The board of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum voted Tuesday to appoint Edward F. O'Keefe to lead the organization. Gov. Doug Burgum calls O'Keefe "the best person" to...

Some North Dakotans turn to Canada for prescription pills

Sep. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Roger Roehl four years ago found the "silver bullet" for leukemia — a medication called Gleevec. Roehl, of Mandan, was 64 years old and had a state health insurance plan that covered the life-saving medication minus a $10 copay. But when he turned 65 and enrolled in Medicare,...