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Chicago man's toddler was keeping him up, so he nearly decapitated the child, police say
Man's toddler was keeping him up, so he nearly decapitated the child, police say
Vehicle strikes White House barrier in downtown Washington
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UND President Mark Kennedy named a finalist for Central Florida job
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Swiss top Canada to take curling bronze medal
Germany stuns Canada to make first hockey final, face Russians for gold
Russians dominate figure skating, Lindstroem leads Sweden to biathlon relay gold
Minnesota’s Diggins becomes first U.S. cross country skier named as Olympic flag bearer in Closing Ceremonies
Sports Shorts: Feb. 23
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter to the editor: Recruiting shouldn’t happen in ND schools
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
John T. Sinclair
Cheryl Ann Schauer-Smith
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Community calendar of events for Feb. 23, 2018
10-year-old Jamestown girl sings national anthem at UJ game
Visit on the ice
Community calendar of events for Feb. 22, 2018
January 6, 2018
Mega Millions says one ticket won the $450 million jackpot
One Mega Millions ticket holder in Florida is the winner of the $450 million jackpot prize, the fourth biggest in the multistate lottery's 15-year history and the 10th largest of any lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
January 6, 2018 - 11:11am
October 9, 2017
Gambling firm founder who had conviction overturned seeks 'certificate of innocence'
FARGO—Susan Bala, whose federal conviction on charges she ran an illegal gaming business was ultimately overturned, is now asking a judge...
October 9, 2017 - 7:34pm
April 4, 2017
ND House defeats historic horse race wagering bill
BISMARCK — House lawmakers narrowly defeated a bill that some considered a major expansion of gambling in North Dakota Tuesday, April 4....
April 4, 2017 - 12:33pm
March 14, 2017
Letter to the editor: State, charities lose with bill’s amendment
Charitable gaming inflation adjusted net proceeds (after prize payout) are down 30 percent over the last 20 years. Charitable gaming needs product refreshment; however, the state Legislature mandates the products and must approve.
March 14, 2017 - 6:53am
Bill to allow electronic pull tabs being considered in Senate
Amendments to a bill that would add electronic pull tab devices to North Dakota's charitable gaming options are causing debate among agencies...
March 14, 2017 - 6:46am
March 13, 2017
Port: North Dakota should just legalize gambling
Today a legislative committee is hearing testimony on HCR3033, a proposed constitutional amendment allowing for the creation of a limited number...
March 13, 2017 - 10:59am
February 23, 2017
Internet poker company founder pleads not guilty to U.S. charges
NEW YORK - The founder of what had been one of the largest online poker websites agreed on Thursday, Feb. 23, to confront U.S. charges stemming...
February 23, 2017 - 4:26pm
June 18, 2016
New York lawmakers vote to legalize fantasy sports betting
Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state. The multibillion-dollar industry, where players...
June 18, 2016 - 5:09pm
May 10, 2016
DFS industry has date with Congress on Wednesday
The Daily Fantasy Sports industry will be dissected on Wednesday in Congress when a House subcommittee conducts a hearing to discuss recent legality issues.
May 10, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 9, 2016
North Dakota considers gambling addiction study
GRAND FORKS—Lisa Vig has heard it all. The program director for Gambler's Choice, a gambling counseling program run by Lutheran Social Services in Grand Forks, Vig has a long list of stories collected from her own work and the work of her colleagues. Problem gamblers can embezzle,...
May 9, 2016 - 6:40am
Single winner in $429 million Powerball lottery
One winning ticket matched the numbers drawn on Saturday night for the multi-state Powerball jackpot for a payout estimated at $429.6 million, the ninth-highest U.S. lottery prize in history, officials said. The winning numbers selected just before 11 p.m. EDT were 25 66 44 5 26...
May 9, 2016 - 6:34am
March 23, 2016
ND Lottery tickets sales nearly $6.5 million ahead of last year
BISMARCK—Ticket sales for the North Dakota Lottery are running nearly $6.5 million ahead of the previous year's pace, thanks to a $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot in January that significantly boosted sales, Lottery Director Randy Miller said Tuesday in an update to state lawmakers....
March 23, 2016 - 6:35am
January 14, 2016
Historic $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot sparks U.S. ticket-buying frenzy
NEW YORK—Dreams of quitting an uninspiring job, helping the needy and traveling the world opened American wallets on Wednesday for a...
January 14, 2016 - 7:55am
January 13, 2016
Atlantic City officials blast proposed state takeover
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Elected officials in Atlantic City, New Jersey's distressed seaside gambling hub, denounced a proposed state takeover of the city's operations on Wednesday, saying similar moves to seize control of school districts in Camden and Newark have failed. "Everything...
January 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
Big lottery wins can bring legal problem in office pools
MAYVILLE, N.D.—About a decade ago in December, Tim O'Brien and 16 co-workers in the Athletics Department at Mayville State University won $10,000 in the Powerball lottery. Well, technically, most of them won. O'Brien bought tickets for the office pool twice a week and kept...
January 13, 2016 - 7:37am