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The state’s foremost political leaders oppose term limits with one notable exception.
Two meetings are scheduled.
A drone survey conducted of the inert landfill in Jamestown found that it doesn’t have much space left for storage of waste.
Activities are scheduled.
This strategy playing nice with lunatics will eventually blow up and start costing Republicans elections.
On this episode of Plain Talk, activists for and against a term limits proposal weigh in.

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In a better sort of world, where politicians and activists and social media rubberneckers were capable of a modicum of empathy and rational thought, we might have waited for facts that might support the conclusion before turning Ellingson's death into a political talking point. Sadly, we don't live in that world.
Bismarck judge Bruce Romanick wrote in an order that "the court is not convinced by the state's argument that it was required to fully flesh out whether either party had a 'substantial probability of succeeding'" in the case.
Legislation passed last year aims to invest up to 10% of the $7.9 billion Legacy Fund in North Dakota firms. But part of the program hasn't gotten off the ground.

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