COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Pill Nation?!
In the article which we read for this week, the authors investigated the roles of glutamate and its receptors play in opioid addiction... Posted on 10/14/12 at 6:07 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Red Lake hosts Navajo youths
I spent Friday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation with organizers and kids participating in a youth cultural learning camp. Six Navajo students from Arizona and their advisor, Patrick Blackwater from ... Posted on 8/7/12 at 7:00 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Big Sam
This evening on WDAZ News @5, musician "Big Sam" Williams of Big Sam's Funky Nation joins us from Bourbon Street in New Orleans.... Posted on 5/23/12 at 6:04 AM
HEALTHBEAT Why I won't be watching 'Weight of the Nation'
Count me out of the audience tonight when "Weight of the Nation," the much-anticipated HBO documentary about obesity in the United States, makes its television debut.
If the trailers and pre-show pub... Posted on 5/14/12 at 11:08 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND How much is too much political spending?
I was watching Face the Nation yesterday and amazed at how much money is being spent on this election. Here's part of the show transcript:
"BOB SCHIEFFER: Today on FACE THE NATION, its all about the ... Posted on 10/25/10 at 9:30 AM
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended America's controversial drone attacks as legal, effective and a necessary linchpin in an evolving U.S. counterterrorism policy. But he acknowledged the targeted strikes are no "cure-all" and said he is haunted by the civilians unintentionally killed.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on May 14 announced that new crop insurance pricing options will be available to organic producers who grow crops under guaranteed contracts beginning with the 2014 crop year.
Two FBI agents who died while training off the Virginia Beach coast fell to their deaths when a helicopter had trouble during a "maritime counterterrorism exercise," an agency spokeswoman said Monday night.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. remains unchanged this week, at 1,769. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, North Dakota and Wyoming each gained three rigs and Alaska gained one.
The embarrassing arrest of a suspected CIA officer in Moscow is the latest reminder that even after the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia are in an espionage battle with secret tactics, spying devices and training that sometimes can't prevent capture.
Solid hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states last month, the most since November. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates increased in only three states: Louisiana, Tennessee and North Dakota. North Dakota reported the nation's lowest unemployment rate, at 3.3 percent.
The problem of prescription drug abuse is stark, Carol Falkowski said. Falkowski, who was the state’s drug abuse safety officer for 25 years, came to Duluth as part of the medical association’s effort to seek members’ input on ways to keep opioids such as OxyContin and Vicodin out of the wrong hands.
The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it became the newest in the nation to join the madness over Powerball, which saw its jackpot soar Thursday to $550 million. California has sold $83 million worth of Powerball tickets since it started selling them in April
Barbara Rodriguez and Julie Watson
, May 16, 2013
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