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Boehner resists calls for US veterans chief ouster, blames Obama Press Pass Archive

WASHINGTON - Republicans stepped up their attacks on the Obama administration over a deepening Veterans Affairs healthcare delay scandal on Thursday, but House Speaker John Boehner again declined to join a growing list of lawmakers calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

4 Luv of Dog hosting fundraiser at Gooseberry Park Press Pass Archive

MOORHEAD – Local dog rescue organization 4 Luv of Dog is holding a “Mutt March” fundraiser this Saturday here in Gooseberry Park.

Governor signs Minn. medical marijuana bill into law Press Pass Archive

ST. PAUL – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the state’s medical marijuana bill into law. The bill creates a patient registry under the Department of Health relating to the therapeutic use of medical cannabis.

19th Avenue traffic set for delays from paving project Press Pass Archive

FARGO – Contractors will start paving a stretch of 19th Avenue North Friday, affecting traffic flow, city officials said Thursday.

Clay misdemeanors Press Pass Archive

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Weather Talk: July 7 to Aug. 15 best time for sunny, warm vacation Press Pass Archive

It is getting close to actual summer, and our weather has suddenly turned warm.

Tour gives ND higher ed officials a glimpse of oil industry careers Press Pass Archive

Tour gives ND higher ed officials a glimpse of oil industry careers

TIOGA, N.D. – North Dakota’s higher education leaders got a peek into the oil and gas industry Wednesday to better understand how to prepare workers.

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'Hurts like heck': Thief swipes officer's coat, medals from 94-year-old World War II veteran Press Pass Archive

'Hurts like heck': Thief swipes officer's coat, medals from 94-year-old World War II veteran

WAHPETON, N.D. Maybe the thief wanted something to wear on Memorial Day. Maybe, as Odin Stutrud suspects, the thief stole his World War II officer’s jacket on Sunday thinking it might fetch a few dollars at a pawn shop. Either way, the 94-year-old Wahpeton man is confident he’ll never see his jacket again.

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ND secretary of state challenger urges 'no' vote on June ballot Press Pass Archive

BISMARCK – The Democratic candidate for secretary of state joined a conservative activist Wednesday in urging North Dakota voters to reject a proposal that both said could have a chilling effect on voter-driven ballot measures.

Walaker attacks Wimmer over role in 2009 flood; mayor claims commissioner was vacationing in California Press Pass Archive

Walaker attacks Wimmer over role in 2009 flood; mayor claims commissioner was vacationing in California

FARGO – In Fargo’s increasingly heated mayoral race, the incumbent questioned Wednesday where his challenger was five years ago during the city’s worst recorded flood.

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Red River Basin eligible for federal funding of water-retention projects Press Pass Archive

FARGO – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the Red River Basin as a region with dire conservation needs, which means local efforts to mitigate floods through water retention are eligible this year for a share of $400 million in federal money.

US senators seek more time to comment on coal plant emission standards Press Pass Archive

BISMARCK – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators wants the Environmental Protection Agency to allow extra time for public comment on proposed rules expected to be released next week for greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-fired power plants.

Somali man found guilty of aggravated assault in Jamestown machete attack Press Pass Archive

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - A Somali man who has lived in Jamestown since 2012 was found guilty Wednesday of aggravated assault in a machete attack on another Somali immigrant last year.

Attorneys unsure if Supreme Court ruling on mental disabilities will affect Rodriguez death-penalty case Press Pass Archive

Attorneys unsure if Supreme Court ruling on mental disabilities will affect Rodriguez death-penalty case

FARGO – Alfonso Rodriguez once boasted of reading hundreds of books, but dropped out of school at the age of 18 without graduating.

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Correction: Incorrect interstate Press Pass Archive

A headline for a story on Page C1 in Wednesday’s Forum incorrectly referred to which interstate would form a boundary for Ed Clapp Elementary School.

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