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In this Jan. 17, 2011 file photo, North Dakota state Sen. Bob Stenehjem, of Bismarck, the GOP majority leader in the North Dakota Senate, sits at his desk on the Senate floor. (AP Photo/Dale Wetzel, File)

N.D. Senate Majority Leader Bob Stenehjem dies in Alaska SUV accident

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BISMARCK - North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Bob Stenehjem was killed in a single-vehicle accident Monday while on a fishing trip in Alaska.


Stenehjem, 59, was near the Alaska community of Homer on the state's south coast. He had been visiting his older brother, John, and his son, Rob, both of whom live in Alaska, said state Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, who is Bob Stenehjem's brother.

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