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Election season heating up

Candidates announce campaigns for statewide races

As election season ramps up, the race for several important positions is becoming more clear.

Doug Burgum, the Governor of North Dakota and former presidential candidate, has chosen not to run for a third term, creating a wide-open race for governor both this summer and in November.

Two have already said they plan to run: Republican Kelly Armstrong, North Dakota’s sitting representative in Congres...