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Looking Back on Tumultuous Year, 2016

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Connecting the Dots – By Glynn Wilson – What a year it has been. Whether you liked it and prospered or were horrified by some of the stories and events, it was a year to remember, even if many people would simply like to forget. To write…

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Apparently President Obama is not quite ready to bow out as a lame duck just yet and give President-elect Donald J. Trump all the Twitter fun. His administration announced Sunday afternoon that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided to deny…

People Across the Globe Rally to Protest the Dakota Access Pipeline

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — People around the country and across the globe held demonstrations, rallies and marches protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota on Tuesday as the Standing Rock Sioux continued their vigil in the Sacred Stone camp at the…

Standing Rock Sioux Pipeline Protest Wins Another Construction Delay

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… VIDEO: A day in the life of the Standing Rock Sioux Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp. By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. – The protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline won another construction delay this week when the Obama administration announced Monday it would put…

Dakota Access Pipeline Could Be Placed on Hold for 30 Days

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Wes Enzinnanov – CANNON BALL, N.D. — Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II and other tribal authorities met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council Building in Fort Yates, North Dakota this week. And according to activists and…

Chief Arvol Looking Horse to President Obama: Keep Your Word

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. — Lakota Chief Arvol Looking Horse and the Traditional Elders Council have issued statements urging U.S. President Barack Obama to keep his word to Native Americans and stop the Dakota Access pipeline construction near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. “I…

Winter is Coming to Cannon Ball North Dakota

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Winter is coming to Cannon Ball, North Dakota, so time is of the essence if the public is going to support the actions of the Standing Rock Sioux, clearly a historic moment in the human struggle for survival on…

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Condemns Police Tactics Against Protectors

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. – Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault II issued a statement Monday condemning the tactics used against unarmed water protectors by police, including rubber bullets and pepper spray. Since Saturday October 22, 127 water protectors have been arrested and there…

Local Police Use Pepper Spray on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters, Arrest 83

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. – According to the Morton County sheriff’s department, 83 people were arrested on Saturday while protesting a controversial North Dakota oil pipeline and pepper spray was used in what the local cops called a “riot.” Saturday’s arrests occurred in a…

Temporary Halt to Dakota Pipeline Should be Permanent

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard – Over the last month, thousands of Native Americans from across the country have converged to camp in and around the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota to oppose the construction of the multibillion-dollar Dakota Access oil pipeline. The pipeline,…