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Potato promise

July 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Spuds’ future is bright, industry leaders sayWherever you go in America, you’ll find potatoes in some shape or form on dining room tables and restaurant menus. Some of the people most responsible for potatoes’ continued popularity and availability gathered in Grand Forks recently to fine-tune their industry’s future.
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Noth Dakota Legislature: 911 limits debated at hearing: Bill would restrict recordings release

January 20, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK An emergency services manager and some state lawmakers appealed Thursday for restrictions on the public release of 911 recordings, arguing that they can result in a person’s frantic moments being replayed endlessly on the Internet. Continue Reading

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North Dakota bill targets bullying: Legislation promotes awareness, policy

January 19, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK Girls slapping, kicking, punching and insulting each other is common among students at a North Dakota elementary school, a mother told state lawmakers on Wednesday. Continue Reading

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North Dakota Legilature: Second effort, Bill takes another run at banning smoking with kids in the car

January 12, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK Students are the catalyst behind a bill that would ban smoking with children in the car. Continue Reading

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North Dakota legislature notebook: Many issues on tap for lawmakers

January 12, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK Prohibiting drinking at college sporting events, banning tuition increases and including abstinence concepts in school health curriculum are among the issues lawmakers will discuss in the coming weeks. Continue Reading

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House panel OKs nuclear expansion

January 11, 2011 in INFORUM

ST. PAUL A Minnesota House committee voted Tuesday to allow new nuclear power plants in the state, with another vote coming soon to remove a ban on new coal power plants and to allow North Dakota coal and electrical power. Continue Reading