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British Parliament Debates Banning Mandatory Workplace High Heels for Women

Women were told female workers had to regularly re-apply their makeup, have no visible colored roots when it came to their hair, wear non-opaque tights and always wear shoes with a heel between two inches and four inches only

  LONDON — When Nicola Thorp was sent home for wearing flat shoes to her job as a receptionist in London’s financial district, she realized it was her fingers that needed to do the walking. Thorp started an online campaign to put an end to what she called an “outdated” and “sexist” dress code for women in the corporate world….

DAPL Protesters, Supporters Set Up Camp in Washington D.C.

Members of the camp say they are doing it to show solidarity with Standing Rock and to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Our Washington Correspondent Karys Belger reports

WASHINGTON D.C. — Dakota Access pipeline protests have now formed in Washington. People from all across the country are joining together to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. On the National Mall, Native Americans are pouring in to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. “We’re here to march in D.C. to remind the current administration…

Teaching Leadership to Native American Youth in Fargo

In the midst of a language crisis and troubles at home, a speaker teaches leadership to Native American youth

FARGO, N.D. — A language crisis and struggles at home are problems faced by local Native American youth. It’s why one speaker is teaching Native American kids in Fargo about their heritage and about leadership. Ricky White, a school superintendent in White Earth, said these middle school students are at an important transition. “It’s really that turning point in their…

Downtown Fargo Master Plan Update

The City of Fargo Downtown InFocus Consultant Team Held a Meeting Discussing Their Status on the Master Plan

FARGO, N.D. — Housing affordability was one of the main topics talked about at the Downtown Fargo master plan meeting. The InFocus consultant team hosted a public forum meeting to update community members about the downtown master plan process. The consultants found that one of the main concerns was the demand for family housing units, senior housing and affordable housing…

Local Women Respond to Congressman Cramer

The Representative said women wearing white pantsuits at the president's address looked "silly"

FARGO, N.D. — People all around the world are coming together for “A Day Without a Woman” as part of International Women’s Day. The same people that organized the local women’s march in January, called for people to show off their red and support solidarity for women. Women met downtown and posed for a group picture, including Moorhead Mayor Williams….

Moorhead Sends Off State Hockey Team

Moorhead High School Ice Hockey Players Get Escort and Cheered on by Students as They Leave For the State Tournament

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fire trucks and police sirens were heard throughout Moorhead as Moorhead High School’s hockey team left for the State tournament. The team made a lap around Horizon Middle School as they were escorted out of town by the police. Students and parents held Moorhead High School flags and signs up outside of Horizon Middle School as the…

Fargo Superintendent Thanks Voters for Helping Schools Move Forward

In a growing city, Dr. Schatz says the passage of this mil levy will help keep Fargo schools afloat

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public School officials are rejoicing and thanking the community after a “Yes” vote passed the district’s mill levy. More than 70% of voters approved the plans, allowing the district to receive tax dollars based on city growth or changes in property value. A “No” vote would have kept tax dollars collected at the 2015-16 fiscal year…

Sen. Franken Talks Health Care, Medicaid and the “Right to Bear Arms”

Franken says after a pretty grueling and divisive election year, his annual hotdish contest brought a little fun to the halls of Congress

WASHINGTON D.C. — It was a day of both fun with colleagues and serious topics for Minnesota Senator Al Franken. Franken says after a pretty grueling and divisive election year, his annual hotdish contest brought a little fun to the halls of Congress. He spent the rest of his day giving interviews to talk about his opposition to Republican’s new…

North Dakota Amtrak Passengers Stranded 13 Hours Are Now Moving

One Train Was Stuck Near Rugby , Delaying A Second Train West of Devils Lake

COURTESY: WADE LINGHOR  NORTH DAKOTA –Two Amtrak trains that were delayed due to one being stuck in deep snow near Rugby are rolling again. BNSF Railway crews helped free the eastbound Empire Builder after it was stuck in many feet of snow near Rugby. The train with a little more than 100 people on board was delayed for about 13…

Attorneys for Convicted Murderer of Dru Sjodin Demanding to Question Prosecutors

Rodriguez's public defenders want to question former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Norm Anderson

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A federal judge is being asked to order prosecutors in the Alfonso Rodriguez case to testify under oath about the testimony of a key trial witness. Rodriguez’s public defenders want to question former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Norm Anderson. They claim that former Ramsey County Medical Examiner, Dr. Michael McGee,…