STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Thames Court homes in Grand Forks on the market
The first measurable snowfall occurred this week but Tuesday crews were still out working on the Thames Court housing development in Grand Forks.
Foundations are being poured for single-family home... Posted on 11/12/13 at 3:57 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Lawyering up North Dakota
By Juan Miguel Pedraza,University & Public Affairs Writer
Supreme Court chief justice notes 21 of state's 53 counties have fewer than four attorneys. Four counties have none. A Law School pilot... Posted on 11/7/13 at 4:53 PM
THE NEW FORTY God should have made me a Black lesbian.
Today California's Defense of Marriage Act was ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court. Today our country's constitution once again served as the foundation for equal rights. Today t... Posted on 6/26/13 at 10:47 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota Democrats happy with Supreme Court gay marriage ruling
By Don Davis and Reuters
Minnesota Democrats wasted no time to begin cheering the U.S. Supreme Courts decision this morning to reject a federal gay-marriage ban.
The ruling follows Minnesotas decision... Posted on 6/26/13 at 8:41 AM
A secret U.S. intelligence court let the National Security Agency collect an expanded amount of data about Americans' email even after finding that the agency systematically exceeded the limits of a smaller program, newly released documents show.
The soldier on trial for the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood rested his case Wednesday without calling a single witness or testifying in his defense, but he later told the judge that the attack was motived by American soldiers deploying to "engage in an illegal war."
Michael Graczyk and Paul J. Weber
, August 21, 2013
An attorney for a woman suing San Diego's embattled mayor for sexual harassment said Monday the two sides are in settlement talks but declined to say whether a possible resignation was being discussed.
When Los Angeles cold case detectives caught up with Samuel Little this past fall, he was living in a Christian shelter in Kentucky, his latest arrest a few months earlier for alleged possession of a crack pipe. But the LA investigators wanted him on far more serious charges: The slayings of two women in 1989, both found strangled and nude below the waist — victims of what police concluded had been sexually motivated strangulations.
A Cairo court turned down on Saturday a lawsuit filed by an Islamist lawyer demanding that a popular Egyptian satirist's TV show be banned for allegedly insulting the president and containing excessive sexual innuendo.
The mother of three girls who were killed by their father in what prosecutors say was an act of revenge testified Wednesday that her ex-husband was "catatonically depressed" but began taking medication and seemed to be getting better in 2011.
As experts can testify, super sleuths in the wine business must study the cork, glass, sediment, wrapping, labels and how full a bottle of wine is to ascertain whether it's the real deal. And as two uber-wealthy wine collectors can tell you as they square off in federal court over some questionable bottles, even that sometimes is not enough.
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