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FARGO — Cheers! Well, not really. North Dakota was once again ranked the drunkest state in the country, according to a new study by 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. North Dakota's neighbor to the east, Minnesota, ranked sixth in the study. To identify the drunkest states, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the percentage of men and women over 18 who report binge drinking or heavy drinking. Excessive alcohol consumption, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, includes binge drinking and heavy drinking.
WASECA, Minn.—Going into its section quarterfinal game against the Waseca Bluejays (24-4), the Marshall Tigers (18-9) girls basketball team deployed a unique strategy: keep the ball out of Jays hands as long as possible. In the end, their strategy yielded them only four points, and a 17-4 loss, ending their season. Trailing 9-0 with 12 seconds to go the first half, the Tigers would finally get their first basket of the night, and went into the locker room at half trailing the Jays 9-2.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A seventh-grade student in northeastern Ohio shot himself inside Jackson Middle School early Tuesday morning, Feb. 20, according to police.
SOUTH AFRICA - A recent incident in South Africa resulted in the hunter being the hunted. A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by a pride of lions near Kruger National Park in South Africa, according to police, adding that little was left of the victim's body.
Dawning a greenish-blue button down and a polka-dot bow tie, 1-year-old Lucas Warren of Georgia lets out a smile for the camera that could light up the world. It would be that infectious smile that would catch the eye of Bill Partyka, CEO of Gerber, the baby food giant.
STANFORD, Calif. - Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in California have developed a breakthrough cancer treatment that eliminates tumors in mice, a newly released study found. The cancer vaccine, which was tested on laboratory mice injected with various forms of cancer throughout their bodies, is currently in a clinical trial for patients receiving treatment for lymphoma. One of the two agents that make up the vaccine is currently approved for use in humans, according to researchers.
FARGO—There's an unsettling and unwelcoming trend settling into the region and it's not expected to go away anytime soon, according to petroleum industry experts. As of Thursday, Feb. 1, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States is $2.60, according to GasBuddy. That number is 18 cents higher than the original forecasted average for February of $2.42 per gallon. Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota all rank near the middle of the pack as far as average price per gallon of gas among all 50 states.
SIDNEY, N.Y. - Donald Savastano didn't even make it back to his car after leaving the convenience store where he purchased a $1 million-winning scratch-off lottery ticket. "I couldn't believe it," Savastano said in a newsday.com report . "I brought it back in and scanned it under the ticket checker and knew it was a winner."
Over the course of history, many of the world’s most infamous tales have remained a mystery. Were the pyramids of Egypt built by aliens? Does Bigfoot really exist? And most importantly, why were there never fries on Taco Bell’s menu? That last tale is no longer a mystery after Mexican fast-food giant Taco Bell rolled out its latest menu item nationwide on Thursday, Jan. 25: nacho fries.
FARGO—This just in: Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz can move "merch," as the kids call it, just as well as he can move the chains. Wentz finished the 2017 season as the No. 1 mover of merchandise sold through NFLShop.com, according a report from SportsBusiness Daily.