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US import prices up in 2019
January 22, 2020 - 10:57am
Prices for imports into the United States rose 0.5 percent in 2019, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, after decreasing 0.9 percent...
AgweekTV: ND Woman Turns 113!
September 1, 2018 - 8:30am
The oldest North Dakotan, may be oldest farmer in America. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook...
Election 2018: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp fights for second term
May 9, 2018 - 10:45am
NORTH DAKOTA — The eyes of the nation, Washington, and the U.S. Senate will be on North Dakota this fall. The race between Heidi Heitkamp and...
Election 2018: Rep. Kevin Cramer talks about decision to run for Senate
May 9, 2018 - 10:42am
FARGO, N.D.—It'll be the most expensive political race the state of North Dakota has ever seen: the U.S. Senate race between Heidi Heitkamp...
Middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016, Census Bureau reports
September 12, 2017 - 3:37pm
America's middle class had its highest-earning year ever in 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday, Sept. 12. Median household income...
A hidden population: Youth homelessness is on the rise
July 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid
June 23, 2017 - 6:55am
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, who for seven years have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, took a major step Thursday toward that...
Three Mile Island, site of 1979 nuclear accident, to close in 2019
May 30, 2017 - 1:58pm
Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island power plant will close in 2019, forty years after it was the site of the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history,...
The era of cyber-disaster may finally be here
May 15, 2017 - 7:00am
On Friday, May 12, the world was hit by one of the biggest cyberattacks in recent history. The culprit was "ransomware" known as WanaCryptOr...
Russia experts to speak at UND next week
March 21, 2017 - 1:43pm
Wilson Center policy experts will come to Grand Forks next week to speak about Russian relations with the United States, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp,...
U.S., Mexico launch new round of negotiations on sugar trade
March 10, 2017 - 4:52pm
WASHINGTON -- The United States and Mexico will launch a new round of negotiations to resolve a years-long trade dispute over Mexico's sugar...
Editorial: Follow Canada's immigration model
March 2, 2017 - 8:38am
A recent Reuters story told of people from Africa and the Middle East showing up in Emerson, Man., seeking asylum and "fleeing U.S. President...
Soybean exports power U.S. economy to best performance in two years
October 31, 2016 - 9:58am
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in two years in the third quarter as a surge in soybean exports and a rebound in inventory...
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
October 27, 2016 - 8:57am
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government released $28 million in federal grants to 13 coal-producing states on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to help them cope...
East Coast cyber attack on web provider disrupts sites in U.S.
October 24, 2016 - 12:13pm
Service of some major internet sites was disrupted for several hours on Friday morning, Oct, 21, as internet infrastructure provider Dyn said...