Morning headlines: ND Senate overrides book ban bill veto; Burgum OKs restrictions for children's collections

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A woman in a puffy vest, long-sleeve shirt and glasses runs her hands along the spines of books on a shelf.
Lauren Johnson, children’s programming associate for the Fargo Public Library, organizes the children's book collection Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at the main branch of the library.
Michael Vosburg / The Forum

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate has overridden Gov. Doug Burgum's veto of one of two book ban bills, sending the bill to the House of Representatives for a final vote.

Burgum on Tuesday, April 25, signed one of the book ban bills approved by the Legislature and vetoed the other, which has criminal penalties and also restrictions that Bismarck's public library estimated would cost $334 million to comply with.
Full story here.

Dilworth police find bullet in home after man allegedly target shoots in city limits

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Officers look for evidence next to a park on 5th St. NW in Dilworth.
Matt Henson / WDAY News

DILWORTH — The Dilworth Police Department said they found a stray bullet in a home on Wednesday, April 26.


Detectives were following up as part of an investigation that started just before 11 a.m., Tuesday, when witnesses said a man fired a total of eight shots from a handgun in a condo parking lot on Fifth Street Northwest.
Full story here.

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