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19-year-old man accused of shooting deputy in Perley pleads not guilty

19-year-old man accused of shooting deputy in Perley pleads not guilty

Perley, MN (WDAY TV) - New developments Thursday from Norman County after a deputy was shot during a traffic stop. The 19-year-old man accused of shooting the deputy pleaded not guilty.

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Burleigh County dive team trying to get pick-up out of Missouri River

Burleigh County dive team trying to get pick-up out of Missouri River

Bismarck, ND (WDAY TV) - There's quite a scene down at the Missouri River in Bismarck. Bismarck police believe thieves sunk a stolen pick-up in the river back in January.

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Upscale hotel-conference center near completion in West Fargo

Upscale hotel-conference center near completion in West Fargo

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - What a first for West Fargo and that ever-growing corridor near Veterans Boulevard and I-94. An upscale hotel-conference center is near completion.

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Retired U.S. Senator Dorgan visits UND

Retired U.S. Senator Dorgan visits UND

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Former Senator Byron Dorgan returned to his alma mater, to talk politics.

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ND Safety Council wants to get word out about distracted driving

ND Safety Council wants to get word out about distracted driving

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The North Dakota Safety Council is hoping to get the word out about the dangers of driving with preventable distractions, most commonly - cell phones.

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Bicycle season beginning as warm weather approaches

Bicycle season beginning as warm weather approaches

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Warmer weather is around the corner and so is bicycle season. For local shops, it's a ray of sunshine.

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Ford Mustang celebrates 50th anniversary

Ford Mustang celebrates 50th anniversary

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - It's the 50th anniversary of one of the world's most well-known sports cars.

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Facebook launches friend-tracking feature

Facebook launches friend-tracking feature

(CNN) -- Your phone always knows where you are. And now, if you want, your Facebook friends will always know where you are, too.

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NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

(CNN) -- It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet the size of Earth that could be habitable.

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MSU-Mankato players expected to practice Friday

MSU-Mankato players expected to practice Friday

MANKATO, Minn. - After refusing to practice for recently reinstated coach Todd Hoffner, players on the Minnesota State University-Mankato football team are expected to return to the practice Friday, a member of the school’s athletic department said Thursday.

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Soda refill costs South Carolina man over $500 and his job (w/ video)

Soda refill costs South Carolina man over $500 and his job (w/ video)

Charleston, SC (CNN) - A South Carolina man says he's facing a federal fine after an 89 cent mistake at a VA hospital.

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Preacher accused of 59 counts of molesting girls in Minnesota

Preacher accused of 59 counts of molesting girls in Minnesota

(CNN) -- Authorities nationwide are searching for a Minnesota minister accused of 59 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct with two young girls while they were members of his church.

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Crews servicing emergency sirens in Fargo

FARGO – The 29 emergency sirens in Fargo are currently being serviced by Mid-States Wireless. The project is expected to last for up to two weeks.

Four Roseville police officers face claims of excessive force (w/ video)

Four Roseville police officers face claims of excessive force (w/ video)

ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- It all began at a traffic stop for speeding in the early morning hours in May of 2013. The driver pulled over off of Highway 36 in Roseville…and then things got heated.

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Ukraine crisis talks: Call for end to violence, ensure security for all

Ukraine crisis talks: Call for end to violence, ensure security for all

(CNN) -- Diplomats meeting for emergency talks on the crisis in Ukraine issued a joint statement Thursday aimed at de-escalating the tensions and ensuring the security of all Ukrainians.

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Man accused of shooting Norman County deputy faces four felony counts, including attempted murder

Man accused of shooting Norman County deputy faces four felony counts, including attempted murder

ADA, Minn. – A 19-year-old Fertile man faces four felony charges after he was accused in Tuesday’s shooting of a Norman County deputy during a traffic stop east of Perley.

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UPDATE: Sheriff: Waubun teen admits to making bomb threat that evacuated high school

WAUBUN, Minn. – A 15-year-old student has admitted to making a bomb threat Tuesday at the high school here.

Rescue effort continues in South Korean ferry incident, hopes bleak (w/ video)

Rescue effort continues in South Korean ferry incident, hopes bleak (w/ video)

South Korea (CNN) - Hundreds of people are still missing, after a ferry capsized off the coast of South Korea. Coast guard officials now say at least nine people are dead. The hope for others may be dwindling.

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New Hampshire man presumed dead following "polar plunge" (w/ video)

New Hampshire man presumed dead following 'polar plunge' (w/ video)

MANCHESTER, NH (CBS) – Videos are emerging online showing the “polar plunge dare” in which young adults challenge each other to jump into frigid waters and record their escapades for all to see.

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MSUM music student accused of dealing marijuana on his way from orchestra recital

MSUM music student accused of dealing marijuana on his way from orchestra recital

FARGO – It’s the kind of arrangement police frown on.

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Bismarck man accused of Tasing and trying to kidnap ex-girlfriend in Comstock

MOORHEAD – A Bismarck man is charged with seven felonies, including attempted kidnapping and burglary, after allegedly breaking into his former girlfriend’s Comstock home late one night last week and Tasing her while he was wearing a hood over his face and gloves.

Man who trashed West Acres Verizon store in 2004 accused of huffing in Wal-Mart parking lot

Man who trashed West Acres Verizon store in 2004 accused of huffing in Wal-Mart parking lot

FARGO –- A man who trashed the Verizon store at the West Acres Shopping Center in 2004 is now accused of huffing a can of air in the Walmart parking lot. Jason Eugene Perala, 32, was charged Monday in Cass County District Court with one count of inhalation of vapors, a B misdemeanor.

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A suite opening: Cambria hotel, conference center opens in West Fargo

A suite opening: Cambria hotel, conference center opens in West Fargo

West Fargo -- When the Cambria Suites and Convention Center opens today, it is slated to be not just a destination for metro visitors but a meeting place for neighbors and West Fargoans, as well.

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'Fargo' draws more than 4 million viewers for first episode

'Fargo' draws more than 4 million viewers for first episode

There was no icy reception for FX’s new limited-run series “Fargo.” The 10-part limited series starring Billy Bob Thorton and Colin Hanks drew a combined (original telecast and two encores) 4.15 million total viewers and 1.79 million adults 18-49 for its first installment, titled “The Crocodile’s Dilemma.”

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