North Dakota

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple (AP Photo)

North Dakota governor signs ‘fetal pain’ measure

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed into law a measure that outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the premise that at that point a fetus can feel pain.

04/16/2013

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Drought eases in farm belt but not over yet

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the farm belt’s soil recharged by melted snow and spring rains, farmers are anxious to start working the fields and planting seed for the 2013 crop season.

04/12/2013

Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Governor. (AP Photo)

North Dakota governor approves 6-week abortion ban

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation’s most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

03/26/2013

Bret Lewis

No Oscar here

A fighter has been suspended by the boxing commission in North Dakota. They think he took a dive; lost on purpose. Some subtle clues: Al Jaegar went down 13 seconds into the first round.

02/15/2013

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Beer will help power Alaska brewery

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green, but instead of looking to solar and wind energy, it has turned to a very familiar source: beer.

02/04/2013

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Trial under way in LA hip joint replacement suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California jury has heard opening statements from attorneys in a lawsuit over whether a now-withdrawn hip replacement device from a medical giant Johnson & Johnson subsidiary was defective.

01/25/2013

US oil production

Trains playing major role in Plains oil boom

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Energy companies behind the oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains increasingly are turning to trains to move their crude across the U.S. as existing pipelines can’t keep up with demand.

12/28/2012

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Census: US population growth rising again

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s population is increasing a bit faster thanks to an improving economy, but not enough to lift growth above its lowest level since the Great Depression.

12/20/2012

Diane Sawyer ABC World News

Sawyer interviews women senators, to air Jan. 3

NEW YORK (AP) – With a record-breaking 20 female senators elected to serve in the next Congress, ABC News’ Diane Sawyer gathered 19 of them for an interview that will air early next year.

12/12/2012

Texas A&M evacuates campus after bomb threat

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Texas A&M University ordered all students, faculty and staff to evacuate campus Friday after the school received a bomb threat. The evacuation order was posted on the College Station university’s […]

10/19/2012

LSU police make arrest in bomb threat

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Police have arrested a suspect in the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the LSU campus earlier this week but don’t believe he is connected to threats made […]

09/19/2012

Dorm evacuated at Arkansas State after bomb threat

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) – A dormitory has been evacuated at Arkansas State University because of a bomb threat. University spokeswoman Gina Bowman says someone made a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon targeting the University Hall dorm. […]

09/18/2012

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