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Star NDSU Linebacker Charged With Felony Aggravated Assault UPDATE: Reportedly Beat A Man Unconscious

Star NDSU Linebacker Charged With Felony Aggravated Assault UPDATE: Reportedly Beat A Man Unconscious

The hits keep coming for North Dakota State University’s championship football team. After a second national title, earned with a group of players guilty of forging tens of thousands of signatures on two initiated measure petitions (the repercussions for which North Dakota State University refuses to make public), head coach Craig Bohl and the team

Attorney General Finds NDSU Broke Open Records Law In Responding To Petition Fraud Request

Back in October, as officials at North Dakota State University refused to make public what discipline a group of Bison football players would face from either the university or the athletics department after they forged thousands of signatures on two petitions, I filed an open records request for the information. Today Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem

Feds Want Drunk Driving Level Lowered To .05 BAC

The federal government bullied the states into lowering the blood alcohol level at which point a driver is considered drunk to .08 years ago by threatening to remove federal transportation funds for state that didn’t comply. Now the feds want to go even lower, taking the legal limit down to .05 BAC. WASHINGTON — States

North Dakota Has The Highest Number Of Bars Per Capita

According to data compiled by the Helena Independent Record, North Dakota has a total of 422 bars, an average of one bar for every 1,500 people. That’s the highest state-level concentration in the nation. Learn About Tableau That’s an interesting, though not entirely surprising, revelation. There are no doubt several factors contributing to it. First,

California Legalizes Pot, Drug Dealers Move To New York

There’s a fascinating lesson in the economics of prohibition to be learned from this report of a drug dealer who moved from California, where marijuana is basically legal, to New York where it remains illegal: Meet Chuck, a San Francisco marijuana dealer, who came to New York from California to sell weed because, in New

Hoeven, Heitkamp Vote To Make Internet Shopping More Expensive

The US Senate just passed the misnamed Marketplace Fairness Act on a 69-27 vote. Both of North Dakota’s Senators, John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, voted for the bill which allows states to collect sales taxes from online retailers even if they have no physical presence in the state in question and thus use none of

Mother Who Pushed For Tougher DUI Laws In North Dakota Gets Picked Up For Alcohol-Related Offense

Back during the legislative session proponents of tougher DUI laws went to lengthy theatrics to get their point across. The twisted wreckage of a high-profile DUI crash was installed on the capitol steps. Tombstones were put outside the legislative chambers. The family of DUI victims were put on display as absolute moral authorities on the

North Dakota House Cares More About Arresting People Than Saving Lives

Earlier this session the North Dakota House passed HB1412 which would give amnesty to illegal users of alcohol – underage drinkers, basically – in cases of medical emergencies. The idea was that underage drinkers might not seek medical attention for someone who needed it out of fear of being arrested. So this change to the

House Passes Tougher DUI Bill

The House today concurred with the Senate’s version of the DUI bill, sending it to Governor Jack Dalrymple for signature. Here’s what it does: For a first offense the fine goes from $250 to $500 along with mandatory addiction treatment. Unless you have over a 0.16 blood alcohol level, in which case the fine goes

Democrat: We Must Ban Private Gun Sales Because Terrorism

According to Senator Diane Feinstein, we can’t let one person sell a gun privately to another person because the buyer might be a terrorist. She’s also saying that defeating the Senate filibuster of the gun control bill opens the door to another assault weapons ban. So, you know, thanks to supposedly pro-gun Senators like John

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