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ND lawmakers define life as starting at conception

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota didn't set out to become the abortion debate's new epicenter. It happened by accident, after a legislative caucus that once vetted abortion bills languished, leaving lawmakers to propose a flurry of measures -- some cribbed from Wikipedia -- without roadblocks. Long dismissed as cold and inconsequential, North Dakota is now trying to enact the toughest...