1st North Dakota medical marijuana dispensary delayed a day

The opening of North Dakota's first medical marijuana dispensary has been delayed a day
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Warden questions timing of audit criticizing her prison

The warden of state women's prison in southwestern North Dakota is questioning an audit critical of her lockup
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Dakota Access developer sues Greenpeace in state court

The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline is seeking millions of dollars from the environmental group Greenpeace and several activists in state court in N
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Government: Highway shutdown not aimed at tribe, media

Government officials say the five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was not aimed at manipulating
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Weighty measures await Legislature in session's second half

The North Dakota Legislature has finished work on bills in its respective chambers and lawmakers have left the Capitol
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North Dakota's 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

North Dakota's first medical marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open next week in Fargo
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Online sales tax collections adding up for North Dakota

Online sales tax collections in North Dakota have totaled more than $5 million since last fall
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House passes bill aimed at tracking missing, murdered people

North Dakota's House has passed bipartisan legislation intended to collect data on missing and murdered people
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House rejects sexual orientation discrimination legislation

North Dakota's House has rejected a measure that would prohibit housing or workforce discrimination based on sexual orientation
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Bill exempts military retirement pay from income tax

North Dakota's House has passed legislation that would exempt military retirement pay from state income tax
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North Dakota GOP lawmaker reaches plea deal on DUI charge

A Republican lawmaker from eastern North Dakota has had a drunken driving charge dropped after a plea deal with prosecutors
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Weekend storm delivers 17 inches of snow in North Dakota

Forecasters say a weekend storm dumped as much as 17 inches (431 millimeters) of snow in southwest North Dakota
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North Dakota Legislature heads toward midsession break

North Dakota's Legislature is in its last week before its midsession break, and lawmakers have many spending bills and major measures left to be considered in t
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North Dakota oil production sets record in December

North Dakota regulators say the state's oil production set a record in December
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North Dakota Legislature marches toward midsession break

North Dakota's Legislature is marching toward its midseason break, and lawmakers are finishing up committee work and considering remaining bills in their respec
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North Dakota bills would improve medical marijuana access

North Dakota lawmakers are considering proposals that would make it easier for patients to get doctor approval for medical marijuana
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Protest highway shutdown lawsuit claims include extortion

Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and others who are suing over a five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil p
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North Dakota ponders ban on public firearm buyback programs

North Dakota legislators are considering a ban on public firearm buyback programs, which local governments and law enforcement agencies commonly use to voluntar
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Dakota Access criminal cases wrapping up in North Dakota

More than 800 state-level criminal cases stemming from the prolonged protest in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline are mostly wrapped up, and t
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Produced water spill contaminates ag land in Stark County

A tank overflow on an oil pad spilled nearly 19,000 gallons of produced water and contaminated some agricultural land in Stark County
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Bill: earnings from oil tax savings would offset income tax

Legislation led by top Republican House members would use money from North Dakota's voter-approved oil tax savings account to help offset state income taxes
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House passes bill seeking data on missing indigenous people

North Dakota's House has passed bipartisan legislation intended to collect data on missing and murdered Native Americans in North Dakota
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Burgum calls tax sharing agreement with tribes historic

Gov. Burgum says bill that aims to end a longstanding disagreement over shared revenues on the oil-rich Fort Berthold Indian reservation is historic
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Burgum endorses two-board higher ed governance structure

Gov. Doug Burgum is endorsing the state change its higher education governance structure from one board to two
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