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Port: Supreme Court ruling could have big implications for school choice policy in North Dakota
The Fargo area is short on workers. A new coordinated effort is trying to change that.
Creative job shifting allowed the West Fargo school district to keep its budget in the black
Man found dead in Mississippi River
Legislature, Dayton take defunding veto to court
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Jacobs: Are vetoes from ND, MN governors a coincidence, or a continuing experiment?
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Nursery News (6-14-17)
Nursery News (6-7-17)
Nursery News (6-21-17)
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Family's long travels to Maris tourney in Fargo is a 'ritual'
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Lynx rally past winless Stars
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators are sending a pair of abortion restriction bills to the governor, who promises to veto them. A mostly Republican...
May 4, 2017 - 7:25pm
January 29, 2017
The risk of death from cancer may depend on where you live
Cancer death rates are surging in some regions of the U.S. even as fatalities steadily decline nationwide, a new study suggests. Overall, the U.S. death rate from cancer has dropped about 20 percent from 1980 to 2014, the study found. Cancer fatalities now account for about 192 deaths...
January 29, 2017 - 4:30am
January 9, 2017
ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns
FARGO—The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state...
January 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 10, 2016
Smoking even one cigarette a day poses significant risks, study shows
Smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have a higher risk of an early death than non-smokers, a new study suggests....
December 10, 2016 - 2:08pm
November 30, 2016
Federal government bans smoking in public housing
Smoking will be banned in all U.S. public housing as of fall 2018 to reduce the exposure of residents to secondhand smoke, the U.S. Department...
November 30, 2016 - 4:53pm
November 8, 2016
Smoking hookah at home pollutes indoor air more than cigarettes
People smoking hookah in their homes generate carbon monoxide, a toxic gas, and tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 at levels at least double...
November 8, 2016 - 11:52am
November 7, 2016
Kids who use flavored e-cigs more likely to want to try cigarettes
U.S. kids who use flavored e-cigarettes more often intend to start smoking traditional cigarettes than kids who did not use flavored vapes, according...
November 7, 2016 - 11:35am
November 5, 2016
Smoking a pack a day causes 150 mutations in every lung cell, research shows
LONDON—Scientists have found that smoking a pack a day of cigarettes can cause 150 damaging changes to a smoker's lung cells each year....
November 5, 2016 - 1:04pm
October 25, 2016
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
FARGO — Campaigns surrounding Measure 4, the proposed tobacco tax increase on the state's ballot, are heating up in the final two weeks...
October 25, 2016 - 6:27pm
October 24, 2016
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
FARGO—A proposed increase in the state's tobacco tax could bring in $70 million each year, but that isn't why proponents put it on the...
October 24, 2016 - 10:28pm
September 12, 2016
FDA staff flags concerns about Pfizer's quit-smoking drug study
Pfizer Inc's trial data on Chantix, a drug to help people quit smoking, failed to impress U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientists, in a...
September 12, 2016 - 4:48pm
August 14, 2016
Study finds that smokers who quit may be able to reverse loss of dopamine
The brain makes less dopamine, a chemical involved in both pleasure and addiction, when people smoke but this temporary deficit may be reversed...
August 14, 2016 - 6:00am
August 10, 2016
Quitting smoking may actually widen social network
Some smokers fear that quitting will result in losing friends, but the opposite seems to be true, according to a new study. Smokers may worry...
August 10, 2016 - 1:30am
June 22, 2016
Increase tobacco costs
North Dakota has made great progress in addressing the impact of tobacco on our residents. Thanks to support from the public, we have smoke-free workplaces and public places, a coordinated statewide program that supports local efforts to prevent young people from starting to use tobacco,...
June 22, 2016 - 7:51am