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North Dakota Safety Council recognizes Champions for Safety

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) recognized individuals who are champions for safety in their workplaces and communities at the 2016 Ceremony of Champions. The event took place Thursday, Feb. 4 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Bismarck Event Center Exhibit Hall. Special guests included North Dakota Attorney General, Wayne Stenehjem, and WBI Energy Vice ...

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31st Annual Sport & Recreation Show scheduled for March 18-20

Williston, N.D. – The 31st Annual Sport & Recreation Show will be held at the Raymond Family Community Center March 18-20, 2016. The show is produced by the Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) each year as a fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting the Williston Police Department, community events and event equipment for Williston. “We have some great returning vendors who ...

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Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, walks back on stage after a break during a Democratic presidential primary debate with Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton hosted by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the Republican primary. No more. The pair tangled again and again during their first one-on-one debate of the 2016 race, battling over who ...

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US exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, file photo, an Icelandic cargo ship is loaded with containers in Portland, Maine. On Friday, Feb. 5, the Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for December. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit rose in December as American exports fell for a third straight month, reflecting the pressures of a stronger dollar and spreading global weakness. Those factors contributed to the first annual drop in U.S. export sales since the Great Recession shrank global trade six years ago. The December deficit increased 2.7 percent to $43.4 ...

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