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Associated Press, Published September 08 2013

ND man pleads guilty to federal sexual abuse charge

BISMARCK – A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a sex abuse charge.

Authorities say Steven Whiteman Jr., 43, admitted using force to engage in sexual contact with a woman on Nov. 4, 2011, in the Fort Yates area.

The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 18 in Bismarck.