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Weekly news roundup with Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson (2016)
Andrew Cullen
Dave Thompson, Radio News Director, Prairie Public Broadcasting studio

Prairie Public News Director Dave Thompson joins Main Street to discuss this week’s biggest news stories. Listen above.

This week's topics

  • There are some changes are coming to the North Dakota legislature in the new year:
    • New House majority leader — Mike Lefor (R-Dickinson)
    • New Senate majority leader — David Hogue (R-Minot)
    • New Senate minority leader — Kathy Hogan (D-Fargo)
  • Attorney General Drew Wrigley says doctors who perform abortions should be able to disclose the patient's health information as part of their defense to avoid prosecution.
  • North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center is researching the idea of creating salt caverns for storing products such as natural gas and hydrogen.