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Officials say U.S. minimum wage hike would kill jobs but alleviate poverty
WASHINGTON - Raising the U.S. minimum wage would lead to the loss of about half a million jobs by late 2016 but lift almost a million Americans out of poverty, the Congressional Budget Office forecast in a report on Tuesday that reignited debate over one of President Barack Obama's top priorities this year.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Reuters - News

Budget office: Wage hike would raise pay for 16.5M
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst says raising the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and Democrats want would raise earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016. But it would also reduce employment by roughly 500,000 workers.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Associated Press - News

Turtle Mountain officials will present casino proposal in Grand Forks and on their reservation
Representatives of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa will be back in Grand Forks Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a casino here with the City Council.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

U.N. investigators: Kim Jong-un should face international justice
GENEVA - North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities, U.N. investigators said on Monday.
Monday, February, 17, 2014 - Reuters - News

Murder charge filed in fatal stabbing at Newport nursery
STILLWATER, Minn. -- A St. Paul man who reportedly “hated” one of his co-workers brought a knife to his Bailey Nurseries job and stabbed the man to death, according to a criminal charge filed Friday.
Saturday, February, 15, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Police seek help in search for 78-year-old Jamestown woman
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Jamestown police are seeking the public’s help in locating Ruby Grenz, 78, of Jamestown, who was last seen in Jamestown at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - INFORUM - News

Obama to sign order on federal minimum wage hike
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour starting next year, the White House said.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - Reuters - News

Philadelphia Macaroni cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines total more than $75,000
WARMINSTER, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Philadelphia Macaroni for 13 alleged workplace safety and health violations-five of them repeat-at its Warminster facility. OSHA proposed $75,483 in penalties following a July 2013 inspection initiated under its Site-Specific Targeting Program that directs enforcement resources to workplaces with the highest injury and illness rates.
Friday, February, 07, 2014 - USDL - OSHA - News

Hundreds of thousands without power after Northeast storm
Utility crews on Thursday worked to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in the U.S. Northeast after a snow and ice storm slammed the region. But flights began returning to normal after thousands of delays or cancellations.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - Reuters - News

Panel debates methods of reducing lead ammo
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- If you deer hunt, your bullets may be finding their way into more bodies than you realize.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Three days away from the opening ceremonies in Sochi
We are just 3 days away from the opening ceremonies and the sprint is on to put the finishing touches on everything in Sochi.
Tuesday, February, 04, 2014 - WDAZ - News

45 arrested, 16 juveniles rescued in Super Bowl prostitution bust
NEW YORK, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Forty-five people were arrested and 16 juveniles rescued in a two-week crackdown on prostitution in the New York-New Jersey area leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, February, 04, 2014 - Reuters - News

Kmart stores in Alexandria, Fergus Falls to close soon
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Kmart stores in Alexandria and Fergus Falls are set to close this spring.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Forum News Service, INFORUM - News

The Crude Frontier: Oil on the rails raises old risks, new worries
CASSELTON, N.D. - Maggie Heller watched black smoke drift over her Leonard home a month ago, 20 miles south from where more than a dozen railcars full of oil exploded here.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - INFORUM - News

VIDEOS: New York woman quits job in Super Bowl ad; Bud commercials emerge as winners
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES - Budweiser commercials about a returning soldier and a love-struck puppy emerged as winners in the high-stakes brand battle during football's Super Bowl, as advertisers used Hollywood stars and slick cars to woo consumers.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Reuters - News

Faye Gibbens, NDAD co-founder, dies at age 70
Faye Gibbens, co-founder and longtime officer of the North Dakota Association for the Disabled, died Saturday afternoon at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, the association said Sunday.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Demolition blast brings down rest of Metrodome roof
MINNEAPOLIS - The Metrodome is now an open-air stadium. On Sunday, workers detonated explosives bringing down the cables that held what was left of the roof in place.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Forum News Service, INFORUM - News

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of apparent drug overdose
NEW YORK - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won an Academy Award for the film "Capote," was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday in what a police source described as an apparent drug overdose.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Reuters - News

Deposed library dean still on NDSU's dime
FARGO - North Dakota State University wanted to fire its library dean. Instead, on the same day it prepared to fire her, it agreed to pay her nearly $300,000 over two years, though she is no longer the dean.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Busy working on Super Bowl Sunday
For most of you, Super Bowl Sunday was about relaxing, eating and watching football.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - WDAZ - News

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