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Journalist Amy Goodman, left, speaks with supporters in Mandan, North Dakota, before learning the rioting charge filed against her was dismissed by a district judge Oct. 17. The “Democracy Now!” reporter was covering the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters in September and was initially charged with trespassing. (AP photo: The Bismarck Tribune)

Across the Region: Judge nixes riot charge against pipeline reporter

NORTH DAKOTA Judge nixes riot charge against pipeline reporter “Democracy Now!” reporter Amy Goodman won’t face a riot charge stemming from her coverage of a protest against construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota, with a judge saying Oct. 17 that there was no cause for it. Judge John Grinsteiner refused to sign off on the misdemeanor ...

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