BC-ND--North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND
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EQUAL RIGHTS SUPPORT
BISMARCK, N.D. _ North Dakota’s Republican-controlled Legislature is considering a resolution that seeks to rescind its 1975 support of the Equal Rights Amendment. The resolution sponsored by seven male GOP lawmakers says Congress’ deadline for ratification of the gender-equality amendment came and went in 1979 and is no longer valid. If the resolution is approved by the Legislature, North Dakota would join a handful of other states that ratified the amendment and later took back their votes, though it’s unclear whether those rescissions are valid. Developing.
Record-breaking flooding has forced dozens of people on a South Dakota reservation to evacuate, and ranchers are looking to get their livestock out of harm’s way while waiting for a river to crest. Elsewhere, the governor of North Dakota has declared a state of emergency and heavy snows in Montana have people on alert. By Dave Kolpack. UPCOMING: 300 words.
HIGHWAY WORKER KILLED, FATAL STABBING-WAHPETON
The defending AL Central champion Cleveland Indians start the season at Minnesota, where Jose Berrios and the Twins are poised to give them a strong run in 2019 after finishing a distant second last year. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 4:10 p.m. EST.
S DAKOTA ST-HENDERSON
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