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Construction starts Wednesday on Museum Drive
N.D. legislative leaders want 'very narrow' focus on budget fix in special session
Game plan, costs for special session outlined
Two missing hikers rescued in South Dakota Badlands
Democratic campaign group for U.S. Congress confirms computer hack
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Twins trade Nunez to Giants
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Wahpeton, Valley City and West Fargo all pick up wins
Volunteers bow out of Class A legion tourney with loss to hard-hitting Devils Lake
Roughriders rebound against Grand Forks, keep season alive in Legion AA tournament
Big 7th pushes Twins past Orioles
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
good bad and ugly
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Johnny D. Witt
James "Jim" Reetz, Sr.
Con (Buz) Short
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
June 14, 2014
There’s an app for health care: Website developer invents Medytex
FARGO — It started as an idea for an app that could give instant feedback to restaurants. Now, it seeks to make health care better and more...
June 14, 2014 - 10:55pm
Gap in addiction treatment from ‘essential benefits’ standard
FARGO — There’s an unintended gap in adult residential treatment for addictions because of North Dakota’s selection of the basic “essential services” coverage under the Affordable Care Act, service providers and mental health advocates say. As a result, some people with...
June 14, 2014 - 10:53pm
Medicaid expansion a lifesaver for some new patients, Sanford official says
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s participation in Medicaid expansion has saved the lives of residents who otherwise might not have sought medical treatment because of the costs, a Sanford Health Plan official said Wednesday. Meanwhile, leaders of the North Dakota Pharmacists Association...
May 14, 2014 - 5:22pm
May 10, 2014
No severance for ND Blues CEO who presided over financial loss
FARGO — Paul von Ebers, fired last week as chief executive of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota after the insurer reported multimillion-dollar losses, has not received a severance payout. “Paul von Ebers was terminated for cause and there is no severance at this time,”...
May 10, 2014 - 11:34pm
May 2, 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota reports $72.9M loss
FARGO — Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota recently completed a bruising year that saw its financial bottom line drop by $72.9 million from a loss on a troubled subsidiary and higher-than-expected medical claims. The year-end figures for 2013 were disclosed Thursday in a financial...
May 2, 2014 - 11:25pm
April 21, 2014
Hamm meets with Obama about health reform
FARGO — North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm was among state regulators who met Thursday with President Barack Obama and his top advisers about their shared roles in implementing health reform. The meeting in the East Room of the White House lasted more than an hour,...
April 21, 2014 - 12:37pm
April 11, 2014
Sebelius: I’m responsible for debacle: Health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes
WASHINGTON — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack...
April 11, 2014 - 12:07am
March 12, 2014
First ‘Obamacare’ open enrollment period ends soon: Those not covered face penalty next tax season
The uninsured in the individual and small group health care market have 18 days left to sign up for insurance through the Marketplace or exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, the reform law dubbed Obamacare. After the March 31 deadline, only those going through one of...
March 12, 2014 - 7:15pm
February 13, 2014
Sanford to give abortion doctors admitting rights: Contested North Dakota law requires credentials at area hospital
FARGO — Sanford Health has granted hospital admitting privileges to licensed physicians who perform abortions at a Fargo women’s clinic,...
February 13, 2014 - 11:20pm
February 4, 2014
CBO: Obamacare to cut work hours by equivalent of 2M jobs
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s healthcare law will reduce American workforce participation by the equivalent of 2 million full-time jobs in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, prompting Republicans to paint the law as bad medicine for the U.S. economy....
February 4, 2014 - 12:14pm
January 16, 2014
Murdock: A $47 billion Obamacare bailout? No!
Obamacare now boasts one wobbly website, a nearly 300 percent cost overrun, and 6,286,357 cancelled health plans as of Monday, the Fox News Research Department reports. What on Earth could make Obamacare even more odious? How about a multi-billion-dollar taxpayer-funded bailout of...
January 16, 2014 - 11:41pm
January 10, 2014
ND online marketplace enrollment continues to trickle
FARGO — Enrollment for health insurance through the new online marketplace continues at a trickling pace in North Dakota. As of the first week of January, when coverage started through plans under the Affordable Care Act, 977 members had signed up with Blue Cross Blue Shield of...
January 10, 2014 - 11:34pm
January 4, 2014
Early days of Obamacare bring trickle, not flood, of patients
By Sharon Begley and Lewis Krauskopf Reuters NEW YORK — U.S. medical providers are seeing only a trickle of patients newly insured under President Barack Obama’s health care law, as insurers, hospitals and doctors try to work out any hitches in coverage. More than 2 million...
January 4, 2014 - 9:00pm
January 3, 2014
Court asked not to extend Catholics’ contraception exemption
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court on Friday not to allow Roman Catholic-affiliated groups a temporary exemption from a part of the Obamacare healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance policies covering contraception. On Tuesday night, Justice...
January 3, 2014 - 10:19pm
November 21, 2013
ND insurance commissioner asks companies to renew canceled policies
BISMARCK – North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm said Thursday he is asking health insurance companies doing business in the state to renew policies for customers who were notified that their plans have been or will be canceled as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Nearly...
November 21, 2013 - 12:00pm