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THE BUZZ: U.S. Air Force Causes Twitter Kerfuffle Between Minot Air Force Base and Base in Missouri

When the tweet received numerous responses on social media, the Air Force backed off its claim with a follow-up tweet

NATIONAL — The U.S. Air Force nearly stole Christmas when it got involved in a friendly Twitter feud between the Minot Air Force Base and Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri about which air fleet was better. Tweets from the official Air Force account said that if the two bases couldn’t get along, Santa Claus will “bring you nothing this…

Suicide Prevention Walks Happening Across the Country

More than 1,400 walkers showed their support for survivors and lives lost while walking down North University Drive

FARGO, ND — Out of the darkness community walks are happening all over the country. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held its 12th annual walk in Fargo. More than 1,400 walkers showed their support for survivors and lives lost while walking down North University Drive. They also listened to a live band, created posters, learned about health services and…

Fargo’s Blind Joe Offers Advice on Singing on a National Stage

After getting through a few seasons the Fargo native was sent home but he says the exposure from the show has helped make his dreams come true

FARGO, ND — American Idol auditions are happening in Fargo and one famous singer is telling us what it is like to perform on a national stage. Blind Joe is originally from Fargo and auditioned for the 9th season of NBC’s the Voice. After getting through a few rounds, the Fargo native was sent home, but he said the exposure…

Viral Video of Utah Nurse Being Arrested Puts Detective Under Investigation

The altercation on July 26th was caught on police body cams, hospital surveillance and others on their phones at the scene

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A Salt Lake City police detective was placed on administrative leave after he arrested a nurse who refused to do a blood draw on a patient in the hospital. Police Chief Mike Brown said in a statement that the department is cooperating with an internal affairs investigation into Detective Jeff Payne and prosecutors are…

International Overdose Awareness Day Celebrating Life in Fargo

These 144 pairs of shoes represent the amount of people that die from this disease every day in the United States

FARGO, ND — ReGroup is honoring International Overdose Awareness Day by celebrating life. People are participating in rallies all over the country and the Fed Up Rally! is happening here in Fargo. A bell rings every ten minutes to signify another person who has died from opioids and prescription drugs. “The struggle is real. Addiction is a struggle,” said Sarah…

Mylan Finalizes $465 Million Settlement Deal Over EpiPen Price Hike

It made Mylan more than a billion dollars

  NATIONAL — Mylan has finalized their $465 million dollar settlement with the federal government over the company’s hike of EpiPen prices by 400 percent between 2010 and 2016. The issue was brought to light in 2016 and sparked a nationwide outcry after the company raised the prices on EpiPens from $100 for a two pack to $600. EpiPens are…

2017 State of Technology Conference in Fargo

"Our goal is to make the Fargo metro area and the Red River Valley, an absolute hub for technology entrepreneurship."

FARGO, ND — Senator John Hoeven is hosting the 2017 State of Technology Conference in Fargo. “When people talk about hot spots for technology, growth and development, innovation, new startups, we want them talking about Fargo”, Sen. Hoeven said. The annual State of Technology Conference serves as a catalyst for new transformation and investment in North Dakota. This year, Senator…

Nearly 60,000 Harley Davidson Motorcycles Recalled Over Crash Concerns

They say an engine oil cooler line clamp may not have been installed correctly, causing it to come loose or even falling off

  NATIONAL — Harley Davidson is issuing a recall for nearly 60,000 motorcycles worldwide. Company officials say at least nine reports of oil lines coming off have led to two crashes and one person being injured. They say an engine oil cooler line clamp may not have been installed correctly, causing it to come loose or even falling off. This…

The Most Misspelled Words by State: We’re Wondering About Wisconsin

Google takes their information based on "how to spell" searches

NATIONAL — With students all over the country participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Google has released its list of America’s most misspelled words by state. Google takes their information based on “how to spell” searches. North Dakota’s most misspelled word is “Dilemma” and Minnesota’s most misspelled word is “Beautiful”. The most popular words misspelled in 2017 were “Pneumonia”…

Northern Valley Law Enforcement Remember Those Who Have Fallen

The 7th Annual Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service was held in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND — It’s National Police Week and departments across the country are honoring their fallen heroes in blue. Emotions were high during the seventh¬†annual Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service. As flags were raised, people prayed for their loved ones and law enforcement and community members took the afternoon to pay tribute to those who are lost but…