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Americans in for a surprise, and plenty more fiscal debate
Americans will pay Washington more, despite rhetoric from politicians saying they shot down most tax increases on New Years Day, and in the aftermath of what widely was described as a flawed federal b...
1/2/13 at 7:52 PM Farm bill could help federal officials avoid fiscal cliff 11/19/12 at 10:20 AM
Lame duck session could turn fiscal cliff into pothole 11/18/12 at 6:53 PM
Godfather of Charts
Below is one of thewinners ofthis year's Wonky Awards as posted in the Washington Post's Wonkblog. We re-post it here (without permission). Best use of graphs: Chris Coonss remembrance of Kent Conrad...
12/29/12 at 9:46 AM The Football Star, The Supermodel and The Senator 8/11/11 at 12:03 PM
The Week That Was 8/5/11 at 9:53 AM
The suicide rate of active duty military membersis up to about one a day. Whenwe add this to the 18 veteran suicides a day that have been documented overthe past few yearswe should be horrified. One a...
6/9/12 at 9:22 PM Sean Alexander Dacus 12/2/11 at 10:35 PM
UND co-sponsors sixth annual summit on unmanned aerial systems in Grand Forks May 22-23
How unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are used for both peaceful and military purposes will be the focus of the Sixth UAS Action Summit May 22-23 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The conference the...
5/16/12 at 8:43 AM ‘America’s nurse,’ former UND faculty member Mary Wakefield to address more than 1,700 candidates for graduation at UND’s spring commencement, Saturday, May 12 5/8/12 at 1:48 PM
UND’s spring commencement ceremonies begin Saturday, May 5, with School of Law 5/4/12 at 9:11 AM
The Preferred Walk-On's of 2012 (PWOs)
We have compiled a list of the preferred walk-ons that will be joining the UND Football program at the beginning of fall camp, come August. We think it goes without saying that the UND staff did a goo...
2/1/12 at 3:17 PM
N.D. minority leader says Stenehjem's death "will leave a great void"
BISMARCK--Senate Minority Leader Ryan Taylor released the following statement this morning in regard to the death of Senate Majority Leader Bob Stenehjem: "I was shocked and saddened when I received ...
7/19/11 at 9:16 AM Napolitano plans to visit Minot on Wednesday 7/8/11 at 5:27 PM
Heitkamp refutes 'pay to play' claim 5/4/11 at 6:02 PM
Good-Bye Kent, Regis
This morning, within about an hour of each other, two prominent, national heavyweights decided to announce that they were retiring from their current positions. North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad and TV...
1/18/11 at 11:50 AM Random Thursday 6/3/10 at 10:00 AM
Devils Lake summit on Monday
More comprehensive basin wide water management is paramount to the long term safety, flood protection, water and land conservation, and economic viability of the Red River Valley. Thanks to Sena...
5/2/10 at 10:35 AM
Tell 2009 goodbye
Those wacky masterminds over at JibJab.com have created a nice sendoff for yet another year of lunacy. Before you watch, though, I will warn you that there's some rather suggestive stuff in this video...
12/29/09 at 4:15 PM
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: Another top-notch show planned for today! With new allegations leveled against Senator Conrad, we'll talk about how big a deal this is if it is true; North Da...
7/28/09 at 3:36 AM