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North Dakota surges in millionaire rankings

North Dakota surges in millionaire rankings

North Dakota has made impressive gains in climbing up the ladder of millionaires per capita. A new report shows North Dakota jumped 14 slots – the biggest rise of any state – in the rankings for 2013 by Phoenix Marketing International.

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Debate over coal technology burns at forum on EPA carbon regulations

Debate over coal technology burns at forum on EPA carbon regulations

Debate over whether technology is available for coal-fired power plants to meet the Obama administration’s proposed stricter limits on carbon emissions burned strong Wednesday during a symposium hosted by the North Dakota Public Service Commission in Bismarck.

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Industrial Commission to tweak ‘extraordinary places’ proposal

Industrial Commission to tweak ‘extraordinary places’ proposal

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and the rest of the North Dakota Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to tweak Stenehjem’s “extraordinary places” proposal, including one change aimed at avoiding potential legal challenges.

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MNsure won’t meet goals, study says; revamp on table

MNsure won’t meet goals, study says; revamp on table

While limping along in the short run with its current troubled website, MNsure must quickly pick a strategy for making long-term software fixes and get beyond the recent “crisis mode” that has dominated program management, according to a consultant’s report released Wednesday.

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Grand Forks region dioceses participate in March for Life in Washington

More than 300 people from North Dakota’s two Catholic dioceses, Fargo and Bismarck, and 50 from the Crookston diocese, made the pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life Wednesday. It draws hundreds of thousands each Jan. 22 to mark the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade legalizing abortion.

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Target cuts 475 jobs in Minnesota offices, spokeswoman says

Target cuts 475 jobs in Minnesota offices, spokeswoman says

Target Corp. laid off 475 corporate employees Wednesday as it struggles with disappointing sales, Canadian woes and aftershocks from its massive data breach.

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Grand Forks Event Center commission recommends land purchase

Grand Forks Event Center commission recommends land purchase

The Grand Forks Event Center Commission recommended Wednesday that the city buy three lots south of the Alerus Center at a total cost of $3 million.

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MSUM director of health volunteers each January at film festival

MSUM director of health volunteers each January at film festival

In 1964, United Artists premiered a film in London promoting Beatlemania. “It’s Been a Hard Day’s Night,” a title inspired by Beatle drummer Ringo Starr, became one of Time magazine’s great 100 films of all time.

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INDIEWATCH: Duhamel plays up acting chops in psychological thriller ‘Scenic Route’

INDIEWATCH: Duhamel plays up acting chops in psychological thriller ‘Scenic Route’

Josh Duhamel stars as the better half of an old-friend duo whose car breaks down in the middle of the California desert. Dan Fogler plays Carter, the aloof author friend, who is holding onto the college glory days. Looking at these two characters, even their wardrobe screams they have different priorities.

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AT THE MOVIES: New and returning movies for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks theaters

AT THE MOVIES: New and returning movies for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks theaters

New and returning movies for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks theaters.

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UND MEN'S HOCKEY: Gothberg out indefinitely with injury

UND MEN'S HOCKEY: Gothberg out indefinitely with injury

Starting goaltender Zane Gothberg sustained a lower-body injury late in practice Tuesday and will be out indefinitely.

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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UND faces difficult road trip

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UND faces difficult road trip

The Big Sky Conference encompasses three time zones — meaning considerable and sometimes difficult travel — and a 20-game league schedule, starting in December and ending in March.

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OUR OPINION: A reaction to the REAC building’s sale

OUR OPINION: A reaction to the REAC building’s sale

Yes, indeed: The Research Enterprise and Commercialization (REAC) building may prove supremely useful to UND. But there’s just one problem: The usefulness of the building isn’t the issue.

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MARILYN HAGERTY: CBS interview gets good reviews

MARILYN HAGERTY: CBS interview gets good reviews

Dear Shirley, After my story about going viral was on CBS’ “Sunday Morning,” the Twitters and email messages came rolling in.

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/8/50/50/ CAPITOL CHATTER
Minnesota doctors may be in short supply
By Don Davis Primary care doctors soon may be in short supply, a Minnesota Hospital Association report showed on Monday. Many of our hospitals, especially those in greater Minnesota, already have diff...
7/22/14 at 4:48 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/3435/50/50/ OIL PATCH DISPATCH
Faces of the Boom: Adventure, solitude rewarding for Oil Patch ‘wanderer’
By Kathleen J. Bryan Forum News Service WILLISTON, N.D. -- Anneli Anderson recalls the last time she said goodbye to her older brother, Evan. He had traveled home to Cokato, Minn., in the late summer...
7/21/14 at 7:59 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1156/50/50/ AG RIGHT
Crop spraying critical, controversial
The late and often-wet growing season has complicated crop spraying for many area farmers. Producers, and the professional applicators they hire, have struggled to find enough favorable weather to spr...
7/21/14 at 12:19 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/28/50/50/ UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY
Former UND coach Bob May dies
Bob May, the coach who led UND to its first national championship in 1959, has died, the university said this morning. May coached the school for two seasons from 1957-59, leading UND to its first co...
7/21/14 at 10:04 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2321/50/50/ COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN
Dragonfly event set at Norris Camp
Anyone interested in learning more about dragonflies is invited to attend an event set for July 25-26 at Norris Camp, headquarters of Red Lake Wildlife Management Area south of Roosevelt, Minn. The e...
7/18/14 at 5:30 PM

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1258/50/50/ THE FLENSBURGER FILES
In School in Germany: Teaching Geography
This class is the first of many in the series on topics that should be taught in US schools from the point of view of the teacher observing classes at a German school. The first topic deals with Geog...
7/22/14 at 5:05 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2406/50/50/ SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County (2013)
The annual Social Security Administration publication OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County (2013) is available. Quoting from the preface: This annual publication focuses on the Social Security be...
7/22/14 at 4:20 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/41/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
How to find the center of the Milky Way ... and what lurks there
Ever stared straight at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy? Give it a try this coming week. With dark skies and no moon, the time is right. Notice I didn't say into the heart. No human eyes can pe...
7/22/14 at 2:21 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/43/50/50/ BISON MEDIA BLOG
More Names For Athletic Director
The deadline to apply for the open athletic director position at NDSU is tomorrow, today I received a new list of candidates for the position to go on top of the six that we had posted back on July 6t...
7/22/14 at 1:02 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/812/50/50/ MS. SIMPLICITY
Dorm Room Packing Essentials
  I have reached that time that another child is about to leave the nest. This child going is much harder than the previous one....because I know how I will feel afterward. With my oldest I ...
7/22/14 at 12:29 PM

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