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Fargodome to hold press conference Monday to make announcement; says it's not McCartney concert

FARGO – The Fargodome will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to make an announcement, though it remains to be seen what will be announced.

Smartphone innovation has stalled, but that's OK

Smartphone innovation has stalled, but that's OK

(CNN) -- Here's a short message to smartphone makers before you try to wow us with a bunch of glitzy features in your next device: Don't do it.

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Teen girl shot by 12-year-old boy in Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. - A teenage girl is in the hospital after being shot by a boy on U.S. Highway 2 near Williston early Friday morning.

Supreme Court could weigh in on NSA case, justice says

Supreme Court could weigh in on NSA case, justice says

(CNN) -- A Supreme Court justice Thursday night suggested the legality of National Security Agency activities could be decided by the court.

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Brazen Philadelphia armored car theft may be connected to October heist (w/ video)

Brazen Philadelphia armored car theft may be connected to October heist (w/ video)

Philadelphia, PA (CNN) – The FBI is assisting Philadelphia police in an investigation of an armored truck heist this week. They say two armed suspects held up the vehicle then took off with more than $100,000.

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Oklahoma student shells out nearly 100,000 pennies for final tuition bill (w/ video)

Oklahoma student shells out nearly 100,000 pennies for final tuition bill (w/ video)

Bethany, Oklahoma (CNN) - Many students work to pay their way through college - so, they can relate to this next story of paying that last tuition bill. A soon-to-be grad in Oklahoma used his final payment to make a lasting statement.

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Moorhead man charged in attempted murder won't have to pay child support

Moorhead man charged in attempted murder won't have to pay child support

MOORHEAD – A man accused of trying to beat his girlfriend to death with a baseball bat won’t have to pay child support to two women he fathered children with, since he isn’t employable right now, a Clay County judge ruled Thursday.

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UPDATE: Captain in South Korea ferry sinking charged, in custody (w/ video)

UPDATE: Captain in South Korea ferry sinking charged, in custody (w/ video)

JINDO, South Korea (CNN) -- The captain of the sunken ferry in South Korea was formally charged and is in custody, state-run media reported early Saturday, citing prosecutors and police.

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UPDATE: Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes southern Mexico

UPDATE: Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes southern Mexico

(CNN) -- It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico's Guerrero state doesn't appear to have left much of a mark, and the region emerged relatively unscathed.

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Fargo business complex evacuated after crawl space fire

FARGO – Fargo firefighters responded to a fire in a crawl space at a business complex on the south side here Thursday afternoon.

North Dakota shuts down handler of radioactive oilfield waste for violations in Killdeer

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health has ordered a company that handles radioactive oilfield waste to shut down its facility near Killdeer after state inspectors found several violations there earlier this month.

 

MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor for 5th time; frustration builds (w/ video)

MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor for 5th time; frustration builds (w/ video)

(CNN) -- A drone submerged Friday to the bottom of the Indian Ocean for its fifth trip in search of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of the people who were aboard the jetliner when it disappeared from radar nearly six weeks ago pressed for answers.

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Former NFL star Darren Sharper denied bail in Arizona

Former NFL star Darren Sharper denied bail in Arizona

(CNN) -- Even though he's being held in California, retired NFL star Darren Sharper was denied bail Thursday by a judge in Phoenix, Arizona, a spokesman for the Maricopa County Attorney's office said.

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UPDATE: Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

UPDATE: Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (CNN) -- A man accused of shooting at cars on Kansas City, Missouri, highways has been charged with 18 felony counts covering nine incidents.

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New Jersey German Shepherd receives jury duty summons (w/ video)

New Jersey German Shepherd receives jury duty summons (w/ video)

Bridgeton, NJ - A New Jersey man considers his German Shepherd a member of his family and maybe even a member of the community. But he wasn't prepared to send her off for jury duty when a summons arrived. But the jury pool in Cumberland County will have to do without this four-legged citizen.

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E-cigarette etiquette: While regulations remain in flux, users recommend being mindful

E-cigarette etiquette: While regulations remain in flux, users recommend being mindful

FARGO – When Kelsey Eaton tries to explain electronic cigarettes to new customers at Infinite Vapor, she first has to give a lesson in lingo.

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As construction season gets underway, drivers may want to avoid stretch of 25th Street South in Fargo

FARGO -- Starting later this spring and lasting through the fall, drivers may want to avoid 25th Street South in Fargo as construction crews add a lane in each direction over a six-block stretch around Interstate 94.

North Dakota insurance commissioner meets with Obama about health care reform

North Dakota insurance commissioner meets with Obama about health care reform

FARGO –- North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm was among state regulators who met Thursday with President Barack Obama and his top advisers about their shared roles in implementing health reform.

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Minnesota launches new ad campaign to lure tourists

Minnesota launches new ad campaign to lure tourists

ST. PAUL -– “Only in Minnesota” doesn’t refer just to snow in mid-April. It’s also the theme of the state’s largest-ever marketing campaign to lure tourists to Minnesota and persuade Minnesotans to vacation in their home state.

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Host pleads guilty in party that led to teen's death

Host pleads guilty in party that led to teen's death

MADISON, MN -— Guilty pleas have now been entered by five of the eight defendants charged with violations related to the party attended by a teen who died after fleeing from the party.

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West Fargo's Danica Dutt to swim at UND
WEST FARGO Five months ago, West Fargo senior Danica Dutt wrapped up her prep swimming career at the state meet in Grand Forks. Next fall, Grand Forks will be the site where Dutts collegiate career ...
4/17/14 at 10:47 AM
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Tired legislators take their holiday break with much done, much left
By Don Davis The looks on Minnesota legislators' faces before they began a holiday break told the story: They are tired. The 201 legislators put in long hours the past couple of weeks debating and in...
4/16/14 at 1:58 PM
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Grand Forks Region EDC celebrates stellar 2013
There was much to celebrate at the Grand Forks Region EDC's annual meeting held in Grand Forks, N.D., at the Alerus Center on April 17. Business has boomed in the community over the past year and city...
4/18/14 at 12:58 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/549/50/50/ HEALTH BEAT
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2718/50/50/ NDAD INSIGHT
Terry Harmon benefit set for Satuday: 'Nice to know people care about you'
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- A little more than a year ago, Terry Harmon began a new health journey that turned into a roller coaster ride. Its been a tough haul, he said this week. Still, the 51-ye...
4/18/14 at 9:51 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/155/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
Wow, that's a lot of sunspots! Aurora in the forecast April 19-20
I can't recall seeing the sun this peppered with sunspots in a long time. Through the scope this morning I counted nine separate groups. No single spot or group stood out as unusually large, but the...
4/18/14 at 9:34 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/716/50/50/ FARGO SCHOOL TALK
The Power of the Playwright's Pen
Kevin Kennedy is aFargo Public Schools teacher who is also a playwright; he's crafted several one-act plays dealing with news events and social issues affecting teenagers. Theres a playwright in our m...
4/18/14 at 9:10 AM