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ND Governor Directs All Government Agencies to Fly Flags at Half-Staff

Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and state flags at half-staff until sunset Tuesday. Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses to show respect for the victims of Friday’s shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Twelve people were killed and several others wounded when a…

Retiring House Judiciary Chairman Calls Savanna’s Act “unfair to law enforcement”

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte of VirginiaWASHINGTON – A retiring Republican Virginia Congressman blocking Savanna’s Act from passing in the house says the measure is unfair to law enforcement. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte says he agrees with the intent of North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s plan to improve the federal government’s response to violence against Native American women….

Nine Volunteers Deploy to East Coast for Hurricane Florence Relief

Volunteers will help distribute food and bulk supplies

FARGO, N.D. — Hurricane Florence is a Category Four storm expected to reach landfall in the Carolinas and Virginia by Thursday. While evacuation orders are in place, brave volunteers heading into the storm. All it took was one ad in the paper. “Red Cross needed help so we said we can do this and then we started taking classes and then…

CNN: GOP Senate Candidates Rep. Kevin Cramer and Corey Stewart Sought Support of Anti-Gay Group

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Two Republican Senate nominees sought and received the support of an anti-LGBT group that links homosexuality to pedophilia and defends conversion therapy. North Dakota’s Kevin Cramer and Virginia’s Corey Stewart who both won the Republican nomination in their respective states on Tuesday, filled out a “Senate Candidate Survey” for the group Public Advocate of the United States. The survey asks…

House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, Returns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, has returned to Capitol Hill for the first time since he was shot while at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise was greeted by standing ovation from the House as he walked in. He participated in Thursday’s vote series and addressed his colleagues on the House floor, thanking Rep. Brad Wenstrup,…

Charlottesville AltRight Rally Hits Home in Fargo

A native from the area, Pete Tefft, joined in on the rally advocating for white supremacy

FARGO, ND — The chaos and uproar that sprung from the rally in Charlottesville is spreading throughout the country. Now it is hitting home for the people of Fargo. A native from the area, Pete Tefft, joined in on the rally advocating for white supremacy. “I don’t think that’s how we really feel here in Fargo and it’s sad. I…

UPDATED: Senator Bernie Sanders Responds to Reports Alleged Gunman Volunteered on His Campaign

The gunman was shot by U.S. Capital Police, apprehended and taken to the hospital, officials said.

James Hodgkinson UPDATE: 12:00 P.M. ALEXANDRIA, VA (FOX) — A gunman believed to be a supporter of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sprayed a hail of bullets at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, injuring House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others before U.S. Capitol Police took down the rifle-wielding assailant. “I have just been informed that the alleged shooter…

Navy SEAL, UND Grad Dies in Kayaking Accident

Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was a Cavalier High School and UND Graduate

A North Dakota Navy SEAL and graduate of UND has died in a kayaking accident off the Virginia coast. The Coast Guard says Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was recovered from the waters of Chesapeake Bay two hours after his kayak was found capsized. He was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries. Grube was a 2000…