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'The president's wingman': Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump
Rest area on eastbound I-94 near Medina, ND, temporarily closed
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
GFK airport creates task force
One dead, one charged with DUI in Northern N.D. crash
crime and courts
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
'Legends of Terror' returns to the Myra Museum
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
Marilyn Hagerty: Sports, snowblowers and scares
Health Matters: Aspirin plus blood-thinners not recommended
Marilyn Hagerty: Like to worry? Today's for you
Mariliyn Hagerty: Soup's on
Marilyn Hagerty: Everyone has to start somewhere
Minnesota goalie has the last laugh
The playmaker: If there's a will, there's a way to catch it for Urzendowski
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison punter Jackson Koonce
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison free safety Keenan Hodenfield
Gopher goalie Eric Schierhorn stays strong against UND
Robert "Bob" Zimny
Lorraine C. Ettl
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
IN THE FIELD
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Viewpoint: No tolerance for eco-terrorism
May 19, 2014
Grand Forks Park District seeks info before acting on tobacco ban
Grand Forks Park District Commissioners want to gather some more information before acting on a tobacco-free policy.
May 19, 2014 - 8:30am
E-cigarette regulation inching closer
E-cigarettes find themselves under a cloud – enthusiastically embraced by some as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, while under fire from health officials who vehemently warn the unregulated products can make no scientifically valid safety claims.
May 19, 2014 - 7:00am
May 14, 2014
Surveys support tobacco-free parks in Grand Forks
A majority of people in Grand Forks would prefer tobacco-free parks, according to a recently released local study.
May 14, 2014 - 6:30am
April 27, 2014
State seizes Leech Lake Band’s cigarettes
A debate has been sparked over the legality of selling tribally stamped cigarettes on the Leech Lake reservation. The Minnesota Department of Revenue seized a shipment of 2,810 packs of "unstamped" cigarettes April 18 because they were not stamped by the state.
April 27, 2014 - 3:17pm
April 7, 2014
Study: E-cigarettes may not help people stop smoking
NEW YORK — A small U.S. study raises new questions about whether using electronic cigarettes will lead people to quit smoking, adding to the debate over how tightly the products should be regulated.
April 7, 2014 - 11:30am
April 3, 2014
Calls to U.S. poison centers involving e-cigarettes jump
Calls to U.S. poison control centers involving electronic cigarettes rose sharply between 2010 and 2014 as the nicotine delivery devices grew...
April 3, 2014 - 8:54pm
January 22, 2014
U.S. tobacco companies' appeal to delay court-ordered advertising blitz
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers will likely have to wait until 2015 or later to see a court-ordered advertising blitz detailing tobacco companies' deception, a lag of nine years after the original ruling, a court heard on Wednesday. Tobacco lawyers said at the hearing in U...
January 22, 2014 - 7:06pm
January 8, 2014
China aims to ban smoking in public places by end of the year
BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims to impose a nationwide ban on smoking in public places this year, as authorities move to stamp out a widespread practice that has taken a severe toll on citizens' health. China, home to some 300 million smokers, is the world's largest consumer of tobacco,...
January 8, 2014 - 11:17am
January 1, 2014
Trebling tobacco tax 'could prevent 200 million early deaths'
LONDON (Reuters) - Trebling tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung...
January 1, 2014 - 4:12pm
December 9, 2013
North Dakota No. 1 in protecting kids from tobacco
North Dakota is ranked first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit, according to a report released...
December 9, 2013 - 7:40pm
September 25, 2013
Cigarette sales are down, but tobacco tax revenue is up in Minnesota
Cigarette sales in Minnesota have dropped since a $1.60 per pack tax increase took effect July 1, as tobacco sellers have feared. Early Minnesota...
September 25, 2013 - 8:20pm
July 13, 2013
Valerie Schoepf, Bismarck, N.D., letter: For North Dakotans' sake, state should raise tobacco tax
BISMARCK -- Minnesota just raised its cigarette tax by $1.60 per pack, leaving me in envy our neighbor's efforts to help people quit smoking. High cigarette prices and noticeable price hikes (like Minnesota's recent increase) prevent young people from getting hooked and help current...
July 13, 2013 - 7:00am
June 21, 2013
Michael Connor, Starkweather, N.D., letter: Tobacco settlement money goes up in smoke
STARKWEATHER, N.D. -- I have a few questions for the North Dakota Department of Health regarding its North Dakota Quits campaign. In the past several weeks, I have noticed full-page, full-color ads in the state's major newspapers plus all of the weekly papers in the region promoting...
June 21, 2013 - 10:33pm
June 12, 2013
B. Todd Jones put through the wringer in Senate hearing
WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. Senate began a hearing Tuesday on whether Minnesota U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones should head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, senators critical of his nomination went after him. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, U.S. Sen....
June 12, 2013 - 6:00am
April 25, 2013
House vote sends message to tobacco committee
BISMARCK -- House lawmakers shot down two attempts Thursday to fund the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee. Senate Bill 2024 was defeated by one vote, and an attempt to reconsider it later did not garner enough support. The committee was created with the passage of...
April 25, 2013 - 10:35pm