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Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Died in 2013, Afghans Declare

Did Joe Biden attend the funeral?  KABUL, Afghanistan — After months of speculation, Afghan officials announced Wednesday that they were now certain that the Taliban’s reclusive leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, died in a Pakistani hospital in 2013. The announcement is … Continue reading

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Letter: Medicare has made huge difference

It’s going bankrupt, what does Wayne propose to deal with that fact? Letter: Medicare has made huge difference By Wayne Burlog from Grand Forks Today at 12:11 a.m. As it celebrates its 50th year, it’s a good time to reflect … Continue reading

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Cost of expanding Medicaid in ND balloons; governor says expansion ‘was the right thing to do’

Jack must think he can buy his way into heaven by spending other people’s money instead of his family’s money.  BISMARCK – North Dakota will spend millions more than originally projected for Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, a … Continue reading

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Letter: Clinton can lead in right direction

Will the Clintons share their many millions? Letter: Clinton can lead in right direction By Christopher Heimarck from Dilworth The gap between the rich and poor is ever-widening in America. How long will it be before people give up on … Continue reading

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Fargo woman accused of trashing apartment building

Oh, oh!  FARGO – A Fargo woman faces felony charges after allegedly trashing her apartment and the apartment building to the tune of thousands of dollars in damage after she was evicted. Court documents filed Monday in Cass County District … Continue reading

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Scientists warn the sun will ‘go to sleep’ in 2030

Haven’t we been told we must pay more taxes and reduce out standard of living to fight “global warming?” Which is it? The Earth could be headed for a ‘mini ice age’ researchers have warned. A new study claims to … Continue reading

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Same-sex couples to get federal marriage benefits, attorney general says

It’s all about the freebies. WASHINGTON – Federal marriage benefits will be made available to same-sex couples across the United States after last month’s Supreme Court ruling, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Thursday. “I directed Justice Department staff to work with the agencies … Continue reading

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Forum editorial: ‘High-tax’ Minnesota is No. 1

State media has never met a tax it didn’t love. Why not tax everything at 100% to achieve utopia?  “It’s not true, at least as measured by an outside assessment of Minnesota’s business climate that includes the state’s population and … Continue reading

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Letter: Right-wing propagandists attack pope’s encyclical

Are Buddhists in favor of abortion and making the marriage sacrament available to homosexuals as well?   Letter: Right-wing propagandists attack pope’s encyclical By Shelton A. Gunaratne from Moorhead Yet another example of the penchant of the mainstream American press … Continue reading

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U.S. Sen. Heitkamp to have hip replaced

What will her out-of-pocket costs for this be? BISMARCK – U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will undergo hip replacement surgery next month, she said Wednesday. “I’ve been hobbling around, so people probably wonder what’s wrong,” the North Dakota Democrat said in … Continue reading

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