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AREA NEWS: Dorgan award ... Internet safety ... etc.

Internet safety discussion tonight Grand Forks Police Cpl. LaVonne Nelson will lead a discussion on Internet safety and children tonight at UND. "Safe in Cyberspace: Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet" will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union...

Internet safety discussion tonight

Grand Forks Police Cpl. LaVonne Nelson will lead a discussion on Internet safety and children tonight at UND.

"Safe in Cyberspace: Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet" will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl.

Rose sale benefits rescue mission

More than 500 rose bushes will be available at $5 each from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Wednesday at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks. Proceeds from "Roses for the Rescue" will benefit the Northlands Rescue Mission's programs and services for the hungry and homeless.

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Sen. Dorgan to receive award

Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., will receive an "Allies for Action" Award from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention today in Washington.

Dorgan, chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, is being recognized for pursuing policies and funding aimed at suicide prevention and increased mental health resources for tribal communities. It includes Dorgan's push to have the Indian Health Care Improvement Act as part of the health reform bill. The legislation authorized a comprehensive youth suicide prevention effort.

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