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Bismarck Man Arrested for Biting Morton County Corrections Officer

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A 30-year-old Bismarck man is arrested after biting a corrections officer while being booked into Morton County jail. More>>

High School Students Need Your Help Packing the Pantry Video included

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High school students work to fill the food pantry and they need your help.  More>>

Fourth Annual "Bucks for Bras" Event Raises Money to fight Breast Cancer Video included

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A Bismarck bar benefits local breast cancer patients. More>>

North Dakota First Lady Publishes Book Video included

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North Dakota's First Lady has published a new title for the history books. More>>

North Dakota Attorney General Says More Staff Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Video included

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North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says there are more human trafficking cases in the state than law enforcement is able to effectively deal with right now. More>>

Trucker Sentenced in Fatal Accident Video included

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An Idaho man whose out-of-control semi truck crashed into vehicles parked at a red light, killing a college student, has been sentenced to prison. More>>

Spell Enters Guilty Plea

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A Colorado man has admitted to killing Sherry Arnold of Sidney, Montana. Michael Spell appeared in a Montana courtroom today to change his plea to guilty of deliberate homicide.


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Murder Conspiracy Suspect in Court

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Bond will be unchanged for a man accused of conspiracy to commit murder. More>>

Driver Killed in Train Collision

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A vehicle-train collision claimed the life of a Towner driver today. More>>

WSC President Placed on Leave Video included

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The president of Williston State College has been placed on leave by the University System chancellor. More>>

Eye on Agriculture: Fegley Farm Video included

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Golden fields of grain are giving way to harvest --- corn will be next off the fields for the Fegley Farm. More>>

Highway Patrol Captain Steps Down Video included

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The man who has been in charge of the Minot district of the North Dakota Highway Patrol for the past nine years is retiring. More>>

Bismarck Man Travels to Alaska to Chase His Dream Video included

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This next story is about a young man from North Dakota who chased his dreams all the way up to Alaska. More>>

A New Look for the YMCA Video included

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The next time you work out at the Y, things might look a little different. More>>

Regulators Approve North Dakota's First Coal Power Plant in 40 Years Video included

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Regulators approve the first new coal mine in North Dakota in about 40 years. More>>

Teal Pumpkins Welcome Trick-or-Treaters with Food Allergies Video included

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Orange and black are typical Halloween colors...but this year, teal is on trend. More>>

UMary Holds 1st Annual Day of Service Event Video included

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Nearly 700 University of Mary Marauders are making their mark in Bismarck-Mandan. More>>

Collins Place Complete in Mandan Video included

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The corner of Collins Avenue and Main Street in Mandan is coming to life. More>>

Four Deer Illegally Shot in Emmons County Video included

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Four white tailed deer were illegally shot in Emmons County last weekend. More>>

Bismarck Public Schools Headed to Court Date With BEA Video included

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The Bismarck School District and the local teacher's organization scheduled a hearing in front of a judge in early December. More>>

Farmers Start Sunflower Harvest

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It' a busy time of year for farmers across the state.Row crop harvest is well underway. More>>

Couple charged with Sex Crimes

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A husband and wife from Maxbass are charged with sex crimes that carry a maximum life in prison sentence. More>>

"Banking for the Food Bank" Competition Collects Thousands of Items for Local Pantry Video included

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Four Bismarck banks are building up the food balance at a local pantry in need. More>>

UTTC Community Walks Against Domestic Violence Video included

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About one-hundred people stepped out tonight against domestic violence. More>>

Ward County Budget Approved Video included

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The 2015 Ward County budget has been approved at $51 million dollars. More>>

Rice Lake Issues Continue Video included

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Rice Lake residents are working to prevent a worst case scenario --- the outflow of an inundated sewer system. More>>

McKenzie County Authorities Locate Woman

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Authorities say a woman they were searching for has been found. More>>

Students Join Sexual Assault Prevention Effort Video included

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The Student Government Association at Minot State University is joining a national program initiated by the White House to help curb sexual assaults. More>>

Burlington Fire Department Volunteers Video included

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As population and oil traffic grow in the state, the Burlington Rural Fire Department finds itself busier than ever. More>>

Breast Cancer Awareness Video included

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Pink ribbons and shirts may seem more common this month as October is National Breast Cancer Awareness.Breastcancer.org estimates that 12 percent of American women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. More>>

Kat Perkins Performs in Minot Video included

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Dream it. Do it. More>>

Dalrymple Encourages Students to Take the Lead Video included

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Governor Dalrymple encourages students to become leaders in North Dakota's future. More>>

Cleanup for Tioga Oil Spill a Long-Term Project Video included

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About one year has passed since the largest oil spill in North Dakota's history--and crews are still cleaning up the mess. More>>

Sunrise Town Centre Confirms More Tenants Video included

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It's a 72 acre project on its way to servicing Northeast Bismarck. Area businesses are looking forward to this new addition.


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Bismarck Temperatures Well Above Average Video included

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Just by looking outside, it's hard to believe that we're in the middle of October.. More>>

McKenzie County Sheriff's Department Say Sandra Leist Has Been Located Video included

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The McKenzie County Sheriff's Department is asking for help finding 48-year-old Sandra Leist. More>>

Man Hospitalized After Being Struck by Vehicle in Mandan

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A man is sent to the hospital after being struck by a car in Mandan. More>>

Heritage Center Exhibits Still A Secret Video included

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Nearly the entire 52 million dollar make over of the Heritage Center is ready for you. More>>

Minot Police Officer Assaulted

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A Minot police officer was assaulted over the weekend while investigating possible illegal drug activity. More>>

Gas Prices Continue Drop

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Americans are paying less for gas now than any time in more than three years. More>>

Human Services Demand Rises Video included

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An increase of population in the western portion of the state has caused an increase in the need for Human Services. More>>

Youth For Christ Banquet

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The Minot Youth for Christ Banquet is going on right now at the Minot State University Dome. More>>

Biologists Studying Fish Population Video included

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The North Dakota Game and Fish Department are tasked with monitoring the number of fish in rivers and lakes all around the state. More>>

Crime News October 20th Video included

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Crime News, October 20th
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Rodney Friesz denied lower bond Video included

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A Mandan man charged with murder will not have his bond lowered. More>>

Around Town 10-17 Video included

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A new mattress store is starting to plant roots in North Dakota. More>>

Capitol Cafe Re-Opens After Million Dollar Makeover Video included

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After a $1.1 million makeover, the Capitol Cafe in the North Dakota State Capitol building has re-opened. More>>

Mandan Man Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Human Trafficking Video included

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A man accused of agreeing to meet up with a teenage girl for sex pleads not guilty. More>>

Traffic Updates Video included

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Changes and additions to streets in the Bismarck-Mandan area are not far down the road. More>>

Mandan Man Enters Not Guilty Pleas to Child Sex Charges Video included

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A Mandan man charged with corruption and solicitation of a minor, and gross sexual imposition enters his plea in court. More>>

Sunflower Research Video included

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Harvest season is underway. More>>

Spray Paint used in Multiple Vandalism Reports in Mandan

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Mandan police are investigating eighteen reports of vandalism Sunday morning. More>>

New Art Studio in Downtown Bismarck Video included

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A new studio that recently opened in downtown Bismarck is giving local artists a chance to show off their work. More>>

Papa's Pumpkin Patch Sells Out Video included

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With a week left of their season.. Bismarck's one and only pumpkin patch has run out of pumpkins. More>>

Man Arrested for Threatening People with Pellet Gun

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An 18-year-old Bismarck man is behind bars tonight after allegedly threatening someone with what turned out to be a pellet gun. More>>

Stolen Pickup Found in Flames South of Bismarck

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A 30-year-old Bismarck man is facing multiple charges are stealing a vehicle that was later found on fire. More>>

Childrens' Safety Event Video included

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It is one of many events through the year to teach kids of all ages about fire safety. Minot Police and Firemen teamed up with Home Depot employees to spread safety awareness today. More>>

Artfest - Playing with Fire Video included

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A decades old celebration of fine arts is back at the North Dakota State Fair Grounds this weekend. Artfest allows the community to meet artists and purchase their creations or make some art of their own. More>>

Bismarck Woman Arrested for Physical Altercation with Kids

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A 41-year-old Bismarck woman is in jail tonight after getting into a physical altercation with her 2 kids. More>>

Doxies Dash For a Good Cause Video included

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Weiner dogs, otherwise known as dachshund's, put their paws to the test in the third annual Dachshund Dash this morning. More>>

First Responders Prepare for the Worst Video included

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First responders are braving the cold water and quick currents in the Missouri River to be ready to save lives. More>>

Meet the Highland Cattle Family at the Dakota Zoo

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You might not be ready to break out your winter coat just yet, but a little Highland calf at the Dakota Zoo is already wearing hers. More>>

Measure 1 Debate Video included

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With the general election just under a month away, many of the proposed measures on the ballot are under heavy debate, and constitutional measure number one is among the most controversial. More>>

Measure 3 Discussion Video included

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A round table discussion today, brought together people in support of and opposed to Measure 3. More>>

Driver Killed in Rollover

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A rollover on Highway 2 claimed the life of a Towner driver Friday morning. More>>

Check Presented to Minot Commission on Aging Video included

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Oil field managers turned philanthropists made a large donation to the Minot Commission on Aging today. More>>

American Legion Gives Back in Watford City Video included

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The American Legion has given back more than three million dollars in Watford City -- and as income increases, the group has big ideas for future service. More>>

Salmon Fish Hatchery Video included

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Chinook Salmon are not a native fish in North Dakota. More>>

Early Voting for General Elections

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The November Election is coming up and many people are already taking advantage of early voting options. More>>

Drop in Oil Price Could Mean Drop in Extraction Tax

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The lower cost of oil could affect the amount of tax revenue the state collects from oil production. More>>

Traffic Stop Leads to Multiple Charges for Bismarck Man

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Two men pulled over for a traffic stop in Bismarck come away facing drug charges. More>>

New North Dakota Curriculum Focuses on Energy

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A new curriculum could help North Dakota students understand the energy industry. More>>

Agriculture Contributes Big Bucks to Bismarck/Mandan Economy

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7.3 billion. That's the number of dollars agriculture contributes to our state's economy.  More>>

Congressional Candidates Address Domestic Violence Awareness Video included

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It's Domestic Violence Awareness Month and both U.S. Congressional candidates say more can be done to address the issue. More>>

Rugby Football Player Overcomes Challenges Video included

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There won't be any local high school football coming up this weekend due to parent teacher conferences, but recently I caught up with Rugby football player Reid Mundahl...  More>>

Trinity on Ebola Protocol Video included

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Rising concerns surrounding the Ebola virus in recent weeks have prompted local health officials to make sure their practices are up to par. More>>

1st District Health Unit on Ebola Preparedness

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Meanwhile, public health officials are also unified in preparedness for the surfacing of Ebola in our region. More>>

91st Annual Chamber Meeting Video included

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The relationship between the oil industry and the communities it impacts has the ability to mold the future. More>>

Veterans Stand Down Video included

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The National VA estimates around 12 percent of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Services are currently homeless. More>>

Business Beat - October 16th, 2014 Video included

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Just on the intersection of 5th and railway in Minot is Souris River Design.. specializing in renovations. More>>

Biology Teacher Awarded

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In the field of science it takes more than just classroom lectures to teach real world application to students. More>>

2014 Bison Round Up Video included

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"These animals were the king of the plains." More>>

Oil Barrel Prices Plummet Video included

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The price of oil is lingering in a range that oil companies and business people in the state don't like. More>>

Escaped Inmates Caught Video included

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Two women escaped from the Dakota Women's Correctional and Rehabilitation Center in New England last night. More>>

Kidder County Conducts Active Shooter Exercise Video included

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It's a situation any school community never hopes to see for real. More>>

Around Town 3-21 Video included

It's now officially Spring..even though it might not feel like it quite yet. Steph Scheurer shows us a business aiming to get you ready for the golf season in this week's Around Town. Shank's Golf Shop More>>

Cobb's Bond Set at One Million Dollars Cash

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Bond is set at one million dollars cash for Craig Cobb after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Cobb be eligible for bond.. Cobb has been in jail since November when he was arrested and charged More>>

National Flu Vaccination Week

National Flu Vaccination Week

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With the exciting holiday season also comes a not so jolly time -- influenza season. And if you haven't gotten your vaccination for the year, now's the time, because this week is National Flu Vaccination More>>

Cookies for Airmen

Cookies for Airmen

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Along with the holiday season, often comes holiday baking. The Minot Area Chamber of Commerce is helping to share sweetness by the dozen once again. Today the annual cookie drive for Minot airmen kicked More>>

Sleepy Hollow Presents "Les Miserables"

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A Broadway musical and award-winning movie comes to life on-stage in Bismarck.


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County Applies For State Buyout Money

Ward County is putting in a request for 14.6 million dollars of state funds for buyouts of flooded property. Commissioners this morning received information on the request from Ryan Ackerman of Ackerman-Estvold More>>

FEMA Wants Ramstad Rebuilt in Current Location

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A plan to rebuild the flood-wrecked Ramstad Middle School on Minot's north hill is not winning support from FEMA. More>>

Canadian Water Releases Begin

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Significant water releases have begun from Rafferty and Alameda Reservoirs in Saskatchewan.
    The Saskatchewan Watershed Authority announced it began releases yesterday, in an effort to make space in the reservoir for potentially-high spring snow melt and runoff.
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  • Trucker Sentenced in Fatal Accident

    Trucker Sentenced in Fatal Accident

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-10-22 23:58:38 GMT
    An Idaho man whose out-of-control semi truck crashed into vehicles parked at a red light, killing a college student, has been sentenced to prison.
    An Idaho man whose out-of-control semi truck crashed into vehicles parked at a red light, killing a college student, has been sentenced to prison.
  • Spell Enters Guilty Plea

    Spell Enters Guilty Plea

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-10-22 23:56:53 GMT
    A Colorado man has admitted to killing Sherry Arnold of Sidney, Montana. Michael Spell appeared in a Montana courtroom today to change his plea to guilty of deliberate homicide.

    A Colorado man has admitted to killing Sherry Arnold of Sidney, Montana. Michael Spell appeared in a Montana courtroom today to change his plea to guilty of deliberate homicide.


  • Murder Conspiracy Suspect in Court

    Murder Conspiracy Suspect in Court

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-10-22 23:55:57 GMT
    Bond will be unchanged for a man accused of conspiracy to commit murder.
    Bond will be unchanged for a man accused of conspiracy to commit murder.
  • Local SportsMore>>

  • Teams Preparing for State Cross Country Meet

    Teams Preparing for State Cross Country Meet

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-10-23 03:40:26 GMT
    Teams from across the state will converge on Minot this weekend for the state cross country meet.
    Teams from across the state will converge on Minot this weekend for the state cross country meet.
  • 10pm Volleyball Highlights 10-21

    10pm Volleyball Highlights 10-21

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-10-22 03:47:01 GMT
    Volleyball Highlights
    Volleyball Highlights
  • Preparing for Football Playoffs

    Preparing for Football Playoffs

    Monday, October 20 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-10-21 03:55:56 GMT
    It's hard to believe, but the high school football playoffs are upon us with both class "A" and 9 man 1st round action set for this weekend. 
    It's hard to believe, but the high school football playoffs are upon us with both class "A" and 9 man 1st round action set for this weekend. 
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