Politics & Elections

Tribes File Lawsuit in Attempt to Halt DAPL Construction

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. -- Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are moving full-steam ahead in court to stop the Dakota Access pipeline project. A legal challenge has been filed to try to block the project's completion. The judge…

Court of Appeals Refuses to Reinstate President's Travel Ban

NATIONAL -- The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has refused to reinstate President Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations. A judge in Seattle had issued a temporary restraining order halting the ban last week after…

Minnesota Lawmaker Pushes for Recreational Marijuana Use

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Minnesota Democrat says it's time for the state to legalize recreational marijuana use. The state passed a tightly controlled medical marijuana law in 2014. It bans using the plant form, and is only available to…

Three Fugitives Wanted for Alleged DAPL Crimes

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. --Three men are wanted on federal charges from an incident at the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. An indictment has been handed down for 36-year-old Brennon Nastacio, 22-year-old Brandon Miller-Castillo and 20-year-old Dion Ortiz. The fugitives are accused…

Governor Dayton to Begin Cancer Treatment in March

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll undergo surgery in early March to treat his prostate cancer. Dayton revealed his diagnosis late last month, a day after collapsing during his State of the State address. His doctors…

ND Lawmakers Hoping to Establish Needle Exchange Program

BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota health officials are backing bipartisan legislation that would establish a needle-exchange program. State Republican Sen. Howard Anderson is the primary sponsor of the bill. The retired Turtle Lake pharmacist and former member of the state…

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