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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
May 8, 2016
North Dakota looks into studying gambling addiction
GRAND FORKS -- Lisa Vig has heard it all. The program director for Gambler's Choice, a gambling counseling program run by Lutheran Social Services in Grand Forks, Vig has a long list of stories collected from her own work and the work of her colleagues. Problem gamblers can embezzle,...
May 8, 2016 - 6:00am
March 22, 2016
Other states fuel rise of online horse race betting in ND
BISMARCK -– More than a decade after legal issues left North Dakota’s horse-betting industry in shambles, online wagering is on track to reach $600 million this year, generating more money for the state and horsemen, the head of the state Racing Commission said Tuesday. “Make...
March 22, 2016 - 6:03pm
March 1, 2016
Holten: A sure way of getting nothing for something
Do you like to gamble? I don’t. Nor do I particularly like to play cards, which is probably one of the big reasons why I don’t like to gamble....
March 1, 2016 - 5:14pm
September 20, 2015
Daily fantasy sports: Are they legal? Are they addictive?
FARGO — For anyone who watches TV, listens to the radio or browses the web, the barrage of ads for daily fantasy sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel has been hard to miss as the NFL’s regular season gets underway. While traditional fantasy leagues last all season, daily...
September 20, 2015 - 12:35am
March 30, 2015
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Each year, when March Madness rolls around, many people plunk money down in hopes of winning office pools that infuse a bit...
March 30, 2015 - 7:49pm
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
This time of year can be stressful for compulsive gamblers, with more opportunities to gamble in office pools and the receipt of a tax refund, said Lisa Vig, program director of Gamblers Choice, a treatment program for problem gamblers and their families provided by Lutheran Social...
March 30, 2015 - 7:45pm
January 8, 2014
Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it
BISMARCK – Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim. Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of tribal tobacco prevention staff from...
January 8, 2014 - 5:00pm
July 27, 2012
Tribes call for federal gov't regulation of Internet gaming
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With some states readying to start online gambling, Native American tribal leaders are calling on the federal government to step in as it did with brick-and-mortar gambling and establish regulations that ensure tribes get a piece of the action without having their...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Place your bets: Horse, dog racing kiosks bring the track to local bars
North Dakota horse and dog racing fanatics can place their bets without heading to the tracks. MTPBets USA Inc. of Wilmington, Del., recently...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 22, 2012
Deadwood balances rough image with modern gambling
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) -- The store signs of this Old West village are drawn with a typeface reminiscent of "Wanted: Dead or Alive" posters. The...
March 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2010
Gaming contracts renewed
Despite statewide charitable gaming sitting at a 10-year all-time low, the Dickinson City Commission renewed four gaming contracts at a meeting...
April 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
You poor (bleeping) Wall Street types
Americans make lousy aristocrats. Lacking a sense of hereditary entitlement, our homegrown elites scarcely acknowledge quaint concepts like duty and honor, much less shame. As if the entire presidency of George W. Bush weren't proof enough, consider the feckless amorality of Wall...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 40 years in 1982 killing
Former FBI agent John Connolly was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison for the 1982 mob-related killing of a Miami gambling executive. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Stanford Blake imposed the sentence after rejecting defense claims that a four-year statute of limitations had expired...
January 15, 2009 - 8:45am