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Constant communication: Boundaries are important when responding to work communication after hours

Zzz! It’s your iPhone, buzzing with a notification from work. Zzzzz! Your work email. Again. If you’re like most people, you may become stressed when trying to stay connected to ...

In the record for Feb. 15, 2019

Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Feb. 15: * 2 traffic citations * 3 traffic warnings * 5 accidents investigated * 4 criminal arrests * 5 warrants served * 3 crimes investigated

North Dakota oil production hits new record

Pumping units are pictured near Williston, N.D., on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. North Dakota oil production hit a new record in December 2018. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
BISMARCK -- North Dakota oil operators took advantage of mild December weather and produced a record 1.4 million barrels per day that month, according to the Department of Mineral Resources. ...

Facebook to consider removing or demoting anti-vaccination recommendations

Facebook. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
As public pressure intensifies over how Facebook promotes misinformation about vaccines, the social media giant is considering removing anti-vaccination content from its recommendation systems, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Facebook has become ...

Once teenage roommates, Kepler, Polanco ink long-term deal with Twins

Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco (11) is congratulated by right fielder Max Kepler (26) after scoring against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park On Aug. 10, 2018. On Friday, Kepler inked a five-year, $35 million deal with an option for a sixth year and Polanco signed a five-year deal for $25.75 million with up to two options. Rick Osentoski / USA TODAY Sports
FORT MYERS, Fla. — For nearly 10 years now, Max Kepler and Jorge Polanco have been on a journey together, and on Friday that journey reached a peak as the ...

Forbidden the use of a weapon, man is found instead with 3-D-printed gun, 'hit list' of lawmakers

Eric McGinnis knew he was forbidden from using a firearm for two years: In 2015, he was in court when a Dallas district court judge issued the domestic protective order ...

North Dakota Capitol notebook: Hustling to crossover break

The North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Photo illustration by Troy Becker
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers are grinding through a final batch of bills before hitting a mid-session break. Legislators have until Friday, Feb. 22, to pass bills to the opposite ...
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Multiple people and officers injured in Aurora, Ill., shooting; suspect has been apprehended

Authorities are responding to multiple casualties in Aurora, Ill., Friday afternoon, including several police officers, after a gunman opened fire inside a business. The suspect was apprehended, according to the ...

Judge dismisses DAPL case against Greenpeace

BISMARCK — A federal judge has dismissed a racketeering lawsuit the developer of the Dakota Access Pipeline brought against environmental groups. U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson of Arkansas said ...
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Democrats call on Trump administration to delay Title X family planning rule, citing 'serious concerns'

Planned Parenthood protester Mel Brandl, right, of Mounds View, talks with counter-protester Marjorie Fedyszyn of Minneapolis as a gathering outside the Vandalia Health Center in St. Paul breaks up Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. The two agreed to pray for each other. Jamie DeLage / St. Paul Pioneer Press
WASHINGTON - Democratic members of Congress are asking the Trump administration to slow down efforts to overhaul the $260 million family planning program, citing issues with what they call an ...

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