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At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Lawmakers working to plug budget gap
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
'B' title game claims place in ND tournament lore
POWERS: Twins management right to evaluate team... but don't expect fans to wait for turnaround
Injury bug finally makes way to Twins camp
Senior citizens: Bison like what maturity brings to a football team
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
March 1, 2017
Store owner, health officials note importance of research behind vaping
Some people claim vaping has helped them stop smoking, but health care officials are not quite sold on the idea without more research being done....
March 1, 2017 - 9:45pm
January 29, 2017
The risk of death from cancer may depend on where you live
Cancer death rates are surging in some regions of the U.S. even as fatalities steadily decline nationwide, a new study suggests. Overall, the U.S. death rate from cancer has dropped about 20 percent from 1980 to 2014, the study found. Cancer fatalities now account for about 192 deaths...
January 29, 2017 - 4:30am
January 9, 2017
ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns
FARGO—The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state...
January 9, 2017 - 8:42pm
December 10, 2016
Smoking even one cigarette a day poses significant risks, study shows
Smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have a higher risk of an early death than non-smokers, a new study suggests....
News/Nation and World
December 10, 2016 - 5:24pm
October 25, 2016
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
FARGO — Campaigns surrounding Measure 4, the proposed tobacco tax increase on the state's ballot, are heating up in the final two weeks...
October 25, 2016 - 6:39pm
October 24, 2016
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
FARGO—A proposed increase in the state's tobacco tax could bring in $70 million each year, but that isn't why proponents put it on the...
October 24, 2016 - 6:15pm
August 13, 2016
Study finds that smokers who quit may be able to reverse loss of dopamine
The brain makes less dopamine, a chemical involved in both pleasure and addiction, when people smoke but this temporary deficit may be reversed...
News/Nation and World
August 13, 2016 - 10:37pm
August 3, 2016
Southwest District Health Unit provides people a chance to quit tobacco
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it can take a person multiple attempts to stop smoking before they finally kick...
August 3, 2016 - 6:00pm
July 16, 2016
Smoking during pregnancy may hurt your chances for grandkids
Women who smoke during pregnancy run the risk of having boys with low sperm production in adulthood, an Australian study suggests. "It is harder for men with low sperm counts to conceive children, or it may take a longer time to make the partner pregnant," said Dr. Christine Wohlfahrt-Veje,...
News/Nation and World
July 16, 2016 - 4:52pm
March 29, 2016
Bismarck Fire Department urges smokers to “put it out all the way”
BISMARCK -- The Bismarck Fire Department has been seeing an increase in outside fires attributed to the “improper disposal of smoking materials,” it said in a news release. The fires have been on exterior balconies of residential buildings as well as other exterior areas of commercial...
March 29, 2016 - 4:10pm
March 28, 2016
Ballot proposal would raise taxes on electronic cigarettes in North Dakota
GRAND FORKS -- Heather Nelson is well-versed in the arguments over electronic cigarettes. Armed with a stack of printed news clippings behind the glass counter at her Grand Forks shop, SnG Vapor, she's adamant that the products her business sells helps smokers quit traditional cigarettes....
March 28, 2016 - 12:51pm
November 2, 2015
Smoking, binge drinking down among North Dakota high schoolers, but suicide results concerning
BISMARCK – North Dakota high schoolers are smoking, binge drinking and abusing prescription drugs at lower rates than before, but the percentage of students using e-cigarettes and attempting or contemplating suicide is alarming, officials said Monday in releasing new survey results....
November 2, 2015 - 3:23pm
February 3, 2015
Retailers oppose tobacco tax hike
BISMARCK – Retailers and distributors urged state lawmakers Tuesday to snuff out a bill that would raise North Dakota’s tobacco taxes for the first time in 22 years, warning it could have a “devastating” impact on businesses, spur cigarette smuggling and unfairly burden smokers...
February 3, 2015 - 6:14pm
December 12, 2014
Getting lost in the e-cigarette smoke: ND allows sales of electronic smoking devices to minors
FARGO — A new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report portrays North Dakota as being ahead of the curve in banning the use of...
December 12, 2014 - 11:37pm
July 9, 2014
State youth survey: Alcohol issues drop, obesity on the rise
FARGO — North Dakota high school students are significantly less likely to engage in binge drinking, drive or ride with someone who has been drinking alcohol than they were a decade ago. Those were among the encouraging findings of the 2013 youth risk behavior survey conducted...
July 9, 2014 - 10:57pm