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Morning headlines: Infant dies after being found unresponsive at Carrington day care

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CARRINGTON, N.D. — A 5-month-old infant died after the baby was found unresponsive Monday, Sept. 26, at an in-home day care in Carrington, according to Kara Brinster, Foster County state's attorney.

Brinster said the Carrington Police Department and Carrington Ambulance responded to the day care on Monday. She said the infant was airlifted to Sanford in Fargo, where the baby later died. Full story here.

Fargo sanitation worker opens up about guilty verdict in teen's murder

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As a courtesy the city of Fargo has removed the dumpster near where a teen was murdered from Patrick Peterson's route. He interrupted the murder as it was happening.
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FARGO — Patrick Peterson says he will never get over what he saw one June morning, and it's changed his Fridays forever.

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It was in an alley right next to Party City last summer where Peterson saw Arthur Kollie standing over 14-year-old Jupiter Paulsen in an attack police say had been going on for close to half an hour.

"I still see the blood on the pavement, its a reoccurring thing, it's never going to change, regardless how much they try to clean it up,I don't think it's going to change anything, I'm always going to see that regardless," he said. Full story here.

After months of inaction, North Dakota tech agency hires private firm to help recover deleted AG emails

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The North Dakota Information Technology Department rents an 85,000-square-foot office building in north Bismarck. (Adam Willis / Forum News Service)

BISMARCK — Six months after the January deletion of former Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s email account, North Dakota information technology officials assured state leaders there was no way the erased messages could be recovered.

But an investigation released this week by State Auditor Josh Gallion and follow-up reporting by Forum News Service reveal the North Dakota Information Technology Department (ITD) did not bring in any outside firms to help recoup Stenehjem’s emails despite public pressure.

That changed Thursday, Sept. 29, when ITD Chief Technology Officer Duane Schell said the department has begun the process of hiring private consulting firm Planet Technologies to help with email salvage efforts. Full story here.

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