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Big Bison bucks: NDSU athletics booster club reaches unforeseen funds
Heitkamp taking Republicans 'at their word' tax talks will be bipartisan
Regular golfer at age 100 offers ideas on ongoing health
Hagerott on defensive after release of critical staff survey, staffing changes
Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge - even when you're not home
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Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Press to adapt new business brief policy
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
What does a machinist do? Lathe donated to Dickinson Middle School
Titans roll over Southern McLean, win third straight game
Bowman County blows out Heart River
Beach Buccaneers top Wildfire for region win
Miners blank rival Hazen
Skyhawks soar over Night Hawks
Port: Podcast: Chancellor Hagerott defends himself and hiring choices
Port: Lawmaker: Chancellor fired Vice Chancellor to make room for “Navy buddy”
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
Ryan M. Kuntz
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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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
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.
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.
November 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 19, 2013
Health site woes show Washington misses out on cutting-edge tech
WASHINGTON -- One part of the Obama administration's technically flawed HealthCare.gov website is actually working as promised. Unfortunately, the company that built it does not intend to seek more government business. Working out of a garage a few blocks north of the White House,...
November 19, 2013 - 9:51am