STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING A new journey
"That's the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is." - Kara Goucher
It all h... Posted on 12/8/13 at 10:35 AM
ASTRO BOB Feel young again! - Catch sight of the infant moon tonight
While winds and snow in my neck of the woods guarantee an overcast night, you might be more fortunate. If so, I encourage you to look for a very young and thin lunar crescent at dusk tonight. For U.... Posted on 12/3/13 at 2:33 PM
THE NEW FORTY Mr. Booker goes to Washington!
Many of you may not recognize the name Cory Booker. Cory Booker is the Mayor of Newark and newest Senator-elect out of New Jersey. Cory is the type of politician we could use an awful lot more of in t... Posted on 10/20/13 at 9:54 PM
South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others fretted that the anti-apartheid hero's death would make the nation vulnerable again to racial and social tensions.
Tosin Sulaiman and Peroshni Govender
, December 06, 2013
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by six this week to 1,771. The count for Arkansas, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania was unchanged from the previous week.
As dozens of international refugees gathered in Grand Forks last Sunday for an annual picnic, an old man — still wearing the traditional clothing of Bhutan — stood off to the side, nodding as a younger man translated for him.
Nearly nine months after its projected completion date, the new Grand Forks Red River High School Performance Hall is set to open tonight with one of the school’s most popular events, an annual singing competition for students called “Rider Idol.”
The capital city of New York state — Albany, N.Y. — needs only to look west to the frigid plains of North Dakota for practical advice on whether to allow exploitation of the abundant natural gas in the shale that sits thousands of feet below the farm fields of New York’s Southern Tier all the way north into Oswego County.
Children are eating as much salt as adults, according to a new report, and experts are concerned. In this new study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found that if a child is overweight and eats as much salt as an adult, the risk for high blood pressure goes up dramatically.
University of New Mexico Law School Dean Kevin Washburn says he would work to ensure the federal government meets its obligations to American Indians if confirmed as the Interior Department's assistant secretary for Indian Affairs.
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