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BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
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50th Wedding Anniversary
August 11, 2016
2015 sees fewest abortions on record in N.D.
BISMARCK – The number of abortions performed in North Dakota last year dropped to the lowest level in at least 35 years, which the director...
August 11, 2016 - 6:07pm
U.S. government shifts $81 million to Zika vaccine research
CHICAGO—The U.S. government has shifted $34 million in funding to the National Institutes of Health and $47 million to the Biomedical Advanced...
August 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
Man hopes losing part of his body will help save his life
FARGO – It doesn't take long before you realize the pain and agony Jim Bird lives with every days of his life. Inside his cramped Fargo trailer...
August 11, 2016 - 8:01am
August 10, 2016
Consumer groups press KFC to tighten antibiotic rules
LOS ANGELES—Consumer groups will deliver a petition from more than 350,000 people to the KFC restaurant chain on Wednesday, calling on...
August 10, 2016 - 8:51am
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
August 9, 2016
U.S. closer to testing engineered mosquitoes that could fight Zika
CHICAGO—U.S. health regulators have cleared the way for a trial of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida that can reduce mosquito...
August 9, 2016 - 2:51pm
Cargill stops using human antibiotic to prevent disease in turkeys
CHICAGO—U.S. meat processor Cargill Inc has stopped using an important antibiotic for people to prevent disease in turkeys, the company...
August 9, 2016 - 12:26pm
Death of infant in Texas linked to Zika
AUSTIN, Texas -- The death of an infant born with the birth defect microcephaly in the Houston area has been linked to the Zika virus, with the...
August 9, 2016 - 11:13am
LETTER: North Dakota waste management meeting needs public input
On Tuesday, the State Health Council will hold another meeting to consider ratifying the decision to raise the threshold to dispose of radioactive waste in North Dakota. The previous decision was made at an illegitimate meeting held last August. Despite many comments from North Dakota...
August 9, 2016 - 8:24am
August 8, 2016
Michael Phelps' purple blotches spotlight 'cupping' trend
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It wasn't just Michael Phelps' big win on Sunday that had people talking about the U.S. swimming star. It was also the dark...
August 8, 2016 - 4:13pm
Cool temperatures, few mosquitoes make Games Zika-free, so far
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - So far, at the Olympics many feared would be the Zika Games, so good.With as many as one million people expected to...
August 8, 2016 - 4:08pm
August 7, 2016
Pregnant in Miami: Zika's arrival adds new anxieties
TAMPA, Fla./NEW YORK—Since Florida officials declared that the Zika virus is circulating in the state, Miami-area resident Karla Maguire...
August 7, 2016 - 7:11am
Gender predicts how athletes interact after game
Male pro athletes may linger on peaceful or even loving touches after a match, while female athletes don't tend to embrace as heartily, according...
August 7, 2016 - 7:00am
August 6, 2016
North Dakota hospitals plan, construct millions in new facilities
Altru Health System's ambitious plans to remake its main campus on South Columbia Road are on hold for now, but leaders say it remains their...
August 6, 2016 - 4:28pm
August 5, 2016
Farmers' suicide rate higher than any other occupational group, CDC study says
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report on July 7 that indicated the suicide rate among people engaged in agriculture...
August 5, 2016 - 12:50pm