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5 things to know today: no fans allowed, high-turnout caucus, Savanna's Act, business mentors, Recovery Reinvented

Fans wait outside Amalie Arena before the 2016 NCAA Frozen Four, which UND won. Photo by Tampa Bay Sports Commission photo.

1. No fans will be allowed at UND's hockey games this weekend

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, no fans will be allowed at UND's first-round National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoff series against Colorado College this weekend.

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2. Behind Sanders' victory in high-turnout ND caucus

Amy Ingersoll-Johnson, 43, casts her vote at the AFL-CIO House of Labor in Bismarck during the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party's caucus on Tuesday, March 10. Jeremy Turley / Forum New Service

Despite losing every county in Michigan, Mississippi and Missouri, the Vermont senator's performance in North Dakota was fairly dominant.


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3. Savanna's Act, named for murdered Native American woman from Fargo, passes US Senate

A rally was held Aug. 19, 2019, in front of the federal courthouse in downtown Fargo on the two-year anniversary of the murder of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind. Forum file photo

The U.S. Senate and a key U.S. House of Representatives committee on Wednesday, March 11, unanimously passed a bill named for a Fargo murder victim that aims to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.

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4. Grand Forks business mentors suggest ways to prepare for a slowdown

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The UND Center for Innovation houses the Grand Forks SCORE offices. (Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald)

Concerns about the region’s poor harvest have spilled over from farmers to local businesses, though according to some regional business mentors, there are ways to prepare for an economic slowdown.


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5. Recovery Reinvented to be held in Grand Forks in September

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First lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum speaks about addiction and mental health issues facing North Dakotans and her plans for the upcoming, third annual Recovery Reinvented conference slated for Nov. 12 in Bismarck. Sydney Mook / Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Burgum announced Wednesday that the fourth annual Recovery Reinvented, an event dedicated to eliminating the stigma surrounding addiction and empowering communities to support recovery, will be held Sept. 29 in Grand Forks.

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