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Plain Talk With Rob Port

Jan 22, 2019

Rob talks about the Buzzfeed and Covington High School stories, and explores why nobody in America's newsrooms was pumping the brakes on them.

Also, Julie Ellingson from the North Dakota Stockmen's Association talks about legislation which would close off even unposted private land to public access unless the landowner...


Jan 21, 2019

Audio from Rob's appearance on the Jay Thomas Show on WDAY AM970. Jay and Rob talk about the controversy over the Covington High School teenagers at the March for Life event in Washington, D.C.


Jan 21, 2019

In this episode Rob talks about the Fargo Forum and others criticizing Republican lawmakers for their bill implementing Measure 1, which was approved in the 2018 election. But the Forum editorialized against Measure 1 during the election. Now they're lashing out at lawmakers for supposedly watering down the measure, and...


Jan 18, 2019

State Auditor Josh Gallion joined Rob to talk about a report his office released detailing nearly $100 million in state funds tied up in state agency funds, despite those agencies getting appropriation increases amid overall budget cuts.

Rob also talks about the debate over a bill to end North Dakota's Sunday closing...


Jan 17, 2019

Should the government be able to take a person's guns because a court finds you dangerous? Is that a reasonable protection for public safety, or something amounting to pre-crime? Denying a person their civil rights based on what they might do?

Rep. Karla Rose Hanson, a Democrat from Fargo and sponsor of so-called "red...