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Weekly news roundup with Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson (2016)
Andrew Cullen
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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.