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Trump administration reaches deal to send asylum seekers to El Salvador

Kevin McAleenan, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, is scheduled to announce the deal Friday afternoon, according to administration officials with knowledge of the agreement. McAleenan traveled to El Salvador to hash out the accord last month with president Nayib Bukele. U.S. officials describe the deal as an “asylum cooperation agreement,” insisting Read More…

North Dakota auditor says increased tax distributions to fire districts could reduce insurance premiums

BISMARCK — Lifting a legislative limit on insurance tax revenue sent to fire districts could reduce North Dakotans’ premiums, State Auditor Josh Gallion said Friday, Sept. 20. Gallion’s office released the results of an audit showing $13.4 million in insurance premium taxes was sent to the state’s general checking account over the past eight years Read More…

Sanford docs to vaping patients: Stop now

Sanford’s chief medical officer, Dr. Allison Suttle, sent a directive to all Sanford physicians Wednesday afternoon, calling on them to help curb a nationwide outbreak of a severe lung illness linked to use of e-cigarettes, or the practice of vaping. The outbreak has sickened more than 500 and killed seven, the Centers for Disease Control Read More…