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Upside Down Under: Does polygamy exist in North Dakota?

A year ago Heber Jeffs was sentenced to five years in a Piute County, Utah court for first degree felony kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl he previously had in his care.

When the girl’s mother sought to take her child back, Jeffs refused and fled Utah. He was later arrested in Minot, then extradited to Utah to face charges.

Jeffs is the son of Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of the polygamist F...