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"We see through the data that when we have a high vaccination rate in facilities, absolutely we have less infection there," said North Dakota Long Term Care Association President Shelly Peterson. "It really does work. It really does make a difference."
North Dakota State defensive end Brayden Thomas recently accepted an invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Bowl college football all-star game in early February in Las Vegas.
As of early Thursday, no one had contacted the lottery office to claim the prize.
For the second day in a row, North Dakota reported more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases, a single-day threshold it had not met at any point during the pandemic prior to this week. Virus hospitalizations have climbed from 122 in the first week of January to 170 on Thursday.

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Rep. Rick Becker told viewers of his BEK News television show on Wednesday, Jan. 19, he has decided to retire from the House of Representatives after nearly a decade in the lower chamber.
The case stems from August 2019, when a vehicle driven by Dazechnae Willis, of Colorado, struck a motorcycle driven by Kelsey Schaefer on U.S. Highway 83 near Baldwin, North Dakota, a town about 17 miles north of Bismarck.
A western North Dakota judge ruled in favor of Newfield Exploration and against North Dakota in October.
North Dakota's active COVID-19 cases climbed about 500 over the previous day as testing levels got back on track. Active cases have increased fivefold since the beginning of the month as the extremely contagious omicron variant of the virus sweeps through the state.
Rep. Michael Howe, a Casselton Republican, was first elected to the North Dakota House in 2016 and quickly rose in the Republican ranks to become one of the youngest members on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
Gov. Doug Burgum has a case of laryngitis, and he doesn't want vocal issues to distract from the message of the speech, a news release stated. Burgum tested negative for COVID-19 as recently as Monday afternoon.

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Gov. Doug Burgum has a case of laryngitis, and he doesn't want vocal issues to distract from the message of the speech, a news release stated. Burgum tested negative for COVID-19 as recently as Monday afternoon.
North Dakota has pursued a legal challenge to a moratorium that President Biden's administration imposed for oil leasing on federal lands. Lease sales are slated to reopen in North Dakota in the coming months.
North Dakota had its most severe coronavirus outbreak back in November 2020, and now it's once again approaching the alarmingly high number of infections it experienced over a year ago.

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