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Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Pence, saying he's an unknown, calls for unity
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence gave a very well received speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, striking a chord of unity as he led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance. "What unites us far exceeds anything that sets us apart in America," he said. Trump appeared briefly with Pence on stage after the speech, giving a glimpse of the atmosphere on Thursday, the final night of the convention. Pence's speech could make up for the sting of the evening-Ted Cruz's non-endorsement. ND Dems share 'responsible alternative' plan to address revenue shortfall in special session [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690332","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Democratic lawmakers on Thursday will release their proposal for balancing the state’s budget during a special session next month, hoping majority Republicans will consider it as they prepare to roll out their own plan crafted by GOP leadership and Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple. Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider of Grand Forks said the Democrats’ plan would restore millions cut from social services while leaving in place 80 percent to 90 percent of the $245 million in across-the-board cuts imposed on most state agencies in February and an additional $151 million allotment that Democrats expect to come out of the special session that begins Aug. 2, while. Fired Dickinson city attorney to appeal termination Dickinson's city attorney has been fired for an alleged conflict of interest, though she alleges her removal is an act of retaliation and plans to appeal the decision. Attorney Jennifer Gooss, who held the city position for about a year, was fired on June 29-one day after the conclusion of an internal investigation centered on Gooss' conduct regarding an open records request made by her husband, Jeff Gooss. Jennifer Gooss was placed on paid administrative leave on June 2 and the investigation, which was conducted by Michael Waller, a partner in the Bismarck litigation department of the Crowley Fleck PLLP law firm, began in mid-June. Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690333","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Halliburton, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider and a major operator in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, said it expects a "modest uptick" in rig count in the second half of the year, but emphasized that the current low pricing environment was unsustainable. Shale oil companies have started putting rigs back to work, encouraged by a near 70 percent jump in U.S. benchmark oil prices since February. "We believe the North America market has turned," Chief Executive David Lesar said in a statement Wednesday. Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent feces A child in northeast North Dakota has been hospitalized with a rare but deadly disease that spreads through rodent feces. The school-aged child was in contact with rodent-infested buildings and contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, according to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Health. The child was admitted July 4 to the hospital but is expected recover fully, Jill Baber, an epidemiologist with the health department’s Disease Control Division, said Wednesday.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Pence, saying he's an unknown, calls for unity [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690331","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence gave a very well received speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, striking a chord of unity as he led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance. "What unites us far exceeds anything that sets us apart in America," he said. Trump appeared briefly with Pence on stage after the speech, giving a glimpse of the atmosphere on Thursday, the final night of the convention. Pence's speech could make up for the sting of the evening-Ted Cruz's non-endorsement. ND Dems share 'responsible alternative' plan to address revenue shortfall in special session
Democratic lawmakers on Thursday will release their proposal for balancing the state’s budget during a special session next month, hoping majority Republicans will consider it as they prepare to roll out their own plan crafted by GOP leadership and Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple. Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider of Grand Forks said the Democrats’ plan would restore millions cut from social services while leaving in place 80 percent to 90 percent of the $245 million in across-the-board cuts imposed on most state agencies in February and an additional $151 million allotment that Democrats expect to come out of the special session that begins Aug. 2, while. Fired Dickinson city attorney to appeal termination Dickinson's city attorney has been fired for an alleged conflict of interest, though she alleges her removal is an act of retaliation and plans to appeal the decision. Attorney Jennifer Gooss, who held the city position for about a year, was fired on June 29-one day after the conclusion of an internal investigation centered on Gooss' conduct regarding an open records request made by her husband, Jeff Gooss. Jennifer Gooss was placed on paid administrative leave on June 2 and the investigation, which was conducted by Michael Waller, a partner in the Bismarck litigation department of the Crowley Fleck PLLP law firm, began in mid-June. Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690333","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Halliburton, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider and a major operator in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, said it expects a "modest uptick" in rig count in the second half of the year, but emphasized that the current low pricing environment was unsustainable. Shale oil companies have started putting rigs back to work, encouraged by a near 70 percent jump in U.S. benchmark oil prices since February. "We believe the North America market has turned," Chief Executive David Lesar said in a statement Wednesday. Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent feces A child in northeast North Dakota has been hospitalized with a rare but deadly disease that spreads through rodent feces. The school-aged child was in contact with rodent-infested buildings and contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, according to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Health. The child was admitted July 4 to the hospital but is expected recover fully, Jill Baber, an epidemiologist with the health department’s Disease Control Division, said Wednesday.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Pence, saying he's an unknown, calls for unity [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690331","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence gave a very well received speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, striking a chord of unity as he led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance. "What unites us far exceeds anything that sets us apart in America," he said. Trump appeared briefly with Pence on stage after the speech, giving a glimpse of the atmosphere on Thursday, the final night of the convention. Pence's speech could make up for the sting of the evening-Ted Cruz's non-endorsement. ND Dems share 'responsible alternative' plan to address revenue shortfall in special session [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690332","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Democratic lawmakers on Thursday will release their proposal for balancing the state’s budget during a special session next month, hoping majority Republicans will consider it as they prepare to roll out their own plan crafted by GOP leadership and Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple. Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider of Grand Forks said the Democrats’ plan would restore millions cut from social services while leaving in place 80 percent to 90 percent of the $245 million in across-the-board cuts imposed on most state agencies in February and an additional $151 million allotment that Democrats expect to come out of the special session that begins Aug. 2, while. Fired Dickinson city attorney to appeal termination Dickinson's city attorney has been fired for an alleged conflict of interest, though she alleges her removal is an act of retaliation and plans to appeal the decision. Attorney Jennifer Gooss, who held the city position for about a year, was fired on June 29-one day after the conclusion of an internal investigation centered on Gooss' conduct regarding an open records request made by her husband, Jeff Gooss. Jennifer Gooss was placed on paid administrative leave on June 2 and the investigation, which was conducted by Michael Waller, a partner in the Bismarck litigation department of the Crowley Fleck PLLP law firm, began in mid-June. Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
Halliburton, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider and a major operator in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, said it expects a "modest uptick" in rig count in the second half of the year, but emphasized that the current low pricing environment was unsustainable. Shale oil companies have started putting rigs back to work, encouraged by a near 70 percent jump in U.S. benchmark oil prices since February. "We believe the North America market has turned," Chief Executive David Lesar said in a statement Wednesday. Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent feces A child in northeast North Dakota has been hospitalized with a rare but deadly disease that spreads through rodent feces. The school-aged child was in contact with rodent-infested buildings and contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, according to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Health. The child was admitted July 4 to the hospital but is expected recover fully, Jill Baber, an epidemiologist with the health department’s Disease Control Division, said Wednesday.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Pence, saying he's an unknown, calls for unity
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence gave a very well received speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, striking a chord of unity as he led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance."What unites us far exceeds anything that sets us apart in America," he said.Trump appeared briefly with Pence on stage after the speech, giving a glimpse of the atmosphere on Thursday, the final night of the convention. Pence's speech could make up for the sting of the evening-Ted Cruz's non-endorsement.ND Dems share 'responsible alternative' plan to address revenue shortfall in special session[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690332","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Democratic lawmakers on Thursday will release their proposal for balancing the state’s budget during a special session next month, hoping majority Republicans will consider it as they prepare to roll out their own plan crafted by GOP leadership and Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple.Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider of Grand Forks said the Democrats’ plan would restore millions cut from social services while leaving in place 80 percent to 90 percent of the $245 million in across-the-board cuts imposed on most state agencies in February and an additional $151 million allotment that Democrats expect to come out of the special session that begins Aug. 2, while.Fired Dickinson city attorney to appeal terminationDickinson's city attorney has been fired for an alleged conflict of interest, though she alleges her removal is an act of retaliation and plans to appeal the decision.Attorney Jennifer Gooss, who held the city position for about a year, was fired on June 29-one day after the conclusion of an internal investigation centered on Gooss' conduct regarding an open records request made by her husband, Jeff Gooss.Jennifer Gooss was placed on paid administrative leave on June 2 and the investigation, which was conducted by Michael Waller, a partner in the Bismarck litigation department of the Crowley Fleck PLLP law firm, began in mid-June.Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690333","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Halliburton, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider and a major operator in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, said it expects a "modest uptick" in rig count in the second half of the year, but emphasized that the current low pricing environment was unsustainable.Shale oil companies have started putting rigs back to work, encouraged by a near 70 percent jump in U.S. benchmark oil prices since February."We believe the North America market has turned," Chief Executive David Lesar said in a statement Wednesday.Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent fecesA child in northeast North Dakota has been hospitalized with a rare but deadly disease that spreads through rodent feces.The school-aged child was in contact with rodent-infested buildings and contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, according to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Health. The child was admitted July 4 to the hospital but is expected recover fully, Jill Baber, an epidemiologist with the health department’s Disease Control Division, said Wednesday.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Pence, saying he's an unknown, calls for unity[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690331","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence gave a very well received speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, striking a chord of unity as he led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance."What unites us far exceeds anything that sets us apart in America," he said.Trump appeared briefly with Pence on stage after the speech, giving a glimpse of the atmosphere on Thursday, the final night of the convention. Pence's speech could make up for the sting of the evening-Ted Cruz's non-endorsement.ND Dems share 'responsible alternative' plan to address revenue shortfall in special session
Democratic lawmakers on Thursday will release their proposal for balancing the state’s budget during a special session next month, hoping majority Republicans will consider it as they prepare to roll out their own plan crafted by GOP leadership and Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple.Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider of Grand Forks said the Democrats’ plan would restore millions cut from social services while leaving in place 80 percent to 90 percent of the $245 million in across-the-board cuts imposed on most state agencies in February and an additional $151 million allotment that Democrats expect to come out of the special session that begins Aug. 2, while.Fired Dickinson city attorney to appeal terminationDickinson's city attorney has been fired for an alleged conflict of interest, though she alleges her removal is an act of retaliation and plans to appeal the decision.Attorney Jennifer Gooss, who held the city position for about a year, was fired on June 29-one day after the conclusion of an internal investigation centered on Gooss' conduct regarding an open records request made by her husband, Jeff Gooss.Jennifer Gooss was placed on paid administrative leave on June 2 and the investigation, which was conducted by Michael Waller, a partner in the Bismarck litigation department of the Crowley Fleck PLLP law firm, began in mid-June.Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690333","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Halliburton, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider and a major operator in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, said it expects a "modest uptick" in rig count in the second half of the year, but emphasized that the current low pricing environment was unsustainable.Shale oil companies have started putting rigs back to work, encouraged by a near 70 percent jump in U.S. benchmark oil prices since February."We believe the North America market has turned," Chief Executive David Lesar said in a statement Wednesday.Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent fecesA child in northeast North Dakota has been hospitalized with a rare but deadly disease that spreads through rodent feces.The school-aged child was in contact with rodent-infested buildings and contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, according to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Health. The child was admitted July 4 to the hospital but is expected recover fully, Jill Baber, an epidemiologist with the health department’s Disease Control Division, said Wednesday.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Pence, saying he's an unknown, calls for unity[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690331","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence gave a very well received speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, striking a chord of unity as he led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance."What unites us far exceeds anything that sets us apart in America," he said.Trump appeared briefly with Pence on stage after the speech, giving a glimpse of the atmosphere on Thursday, the final night of the convention. Pence's speech could make up for the sting of the evening-Ted Cruz's non-endorsement.ND Dems share 'responsible alternative' plan to address revenue shortfall in special session[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2690332","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Democratic lawmakers on Thursday will release their proposal for balancing the state’s budget during a special session next month, hoping majority Republicans will consider it as they prepare to roll out their own plan crafted by GOP leadership and Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple.Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider of Grand Forks said the Democrats’ plan would restore millions cut from social services while leaving in place 80 percent to 90 percent of the $245 million in across-the-board cuts imposed on most state agencies in February and an additional $151 million allotment that Democrats expect to come out of the special session that begins Aug. 2, while.Fired Dickinson city attorney to appeal terminationDickinson's city attorney has been fired for an alleged conflict of interest, though she alleges her removal is an act of retaliation and plans to appeal the decision.Attorney Jennifer Gooss, who held the city position for about a year, was fired on June 29-one day after the conclusion of an internal investigation centered on Gooss' conduct regarding an open records request made by her husband, Jeff Gooss.Jennifer Gooss was placed on paid administrative leave on June 2 and the investigation, which was conducted by Michael Waller, a partner in the Bismarck litigation department of the Crowley Fleck PLLP law firm, began in mid-June.Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
Halliburton, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider and a major operator in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, said it expects a "modest uptick" in rig count in the second half of the year, but emphasized that the current low pricing environment was unsustainable.Shale oil companies have started putting rigs back to work, encouraged by a near 70 percent jump in U.S. benchmark oil prices since February."We believe the North America market has turned," Chief Executive David Lesar said in a statement Wednesday.Child in North Dakota contracts rare, deadly disease found in rodent fecesA child in northeast North Dakota has been hospitalized with a rare but deadly disease that spreads through rodent feces.The school-aged child was in contact with rodent-infested buildings and contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, according to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Health. The child was admitted July 4 to the hospital but is expected recover fully, Jill Baber, an epidemiologist with the health department’s Disease Control Division, said Wednesday.

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