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Lawmakers returning to North Dakota Capitol for study

BISMARCK, N.D. – A group of lawmakers will return to the North Dakota Capitol next week to decide study topics that may result in legislation for the 2023 session. The Legislative Management committee is a 17-member panel of lawmakers that supervises business between sessions. The panel will meet May 19 to select the topics the Legislature will study during the…

What Would You Like to See?: 13th Avenue Corridor Vision for West Fargo

The city wants to hear the public's comments because that's really what drives these studies

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Metro Coalition of Governments and the City of West Fargo want your input on what you’d like to see in the future. Calling all West Fargo residents: “We love to hear the public’s comments because that’s really what drives these studies,” said Dan Farnsworth, the transportation planner with Metro COG. What do you want to…

Minnesota Ranks Fourth Nationwide for Life Expectancy

Men have an average life expectancy of 78.7, while women have an average of 82.9

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota ranks fourth nationwide for life expectancy, according to a study coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. Men in Minnesota have an average life expectancy at 78.7 years, and women are at an average of 82.9. Some senior living communities are seeing a shift in what seniors want…

Scientists Say Moose Skulls Are Shrinking

The study found that moose skulls were smaller if they were born in years when moose were more abundant

  MINNESOTA — Moose are shrinking. Michigan Tech University scientists studied more than 660 moose skulls from Isle Royale National Park, which is located about 25 miles off the tip of northeastern Minnesota. Scientists discovered that the skulls have shrunk by 16 percent over the past 40 years. The study found that moose skulls were smaller if they were born…

Not Just Your Regular Tattoo: This Ink Helps Keep Your Health in Check

It's kind of like getting a tattoo for health's sake

  NATIONAL — Researchers are studying ways of non-wearable technology to help people with medical conditions recognize warning signs before they get into trouble. It’s kind of like getting a tattoo for health’s sake. Researchers at Harvard and MIT have designed a type of tattoo ink that changes colors to indicate the health condition. The green ink of the tattoo…

Scientists Find Remnants of Tattoo Ink Inside Person’s Lymph Nodes

A new study suggests you should ask about the chemicals used in the ink

  NATIONAL — If you’re thinking about getting a tattoo, you already know it’s important to check out the condition of the shop, but a new study suggests you should also be asking about the chemicals used in the ink. Scientists have discovered remnants of tattoo ink inside a person’s lymph nodes and say they traveled there from the subject’s…

Like Your Pet Beside You While You Sleep? You Could be Doing More Harm than Good

The study was focused on dogs and owners who allow them to sleep on the bed with them

  NATIONAL — Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have completed a study on if it’s a good idea to allow your pets to sleep with you. The study was focused on dogs and owners who allow them to sleep on the bed with them. Researchers found the owners suffered from lower sleep quality, although the owners said they feel comforted…

North Dakota Lawmakers Studying Refugee Resettlement

It's slated to meet at least five times and present recommendations to the Legislature

  FARGO, ND — A North Dakota legislative panel has begun its work studying the impacts of refugee resettlement in the state. Fargo Democratic State Rep. Kathy Hogan chairs the 17-member committee and says refugee resettlement is widely misunderstood by many of her fellow lawmakers. The committee began by examining the impact of refugees on such things as the workforce,…

Secret or Not? Office Romances at a 10-Year High

To keep things professional, many co-workers opt to keep their affairs hush hush...but many are doing it openly

  NATIONAL — With the month of February, love is always in the air and according to a recent study…it’s also in your workplace. CareerBuilder says 41 percent of workers admit they have dated a co-worker, some secretly…some…not so much. The study shows office romances are at a 10 year high. It states one in five people have dated someone…

Fox Broadcaster Erin Andrews Battles Cervical Cancer

Andrews says her doctor declared her cancer free in late November of 2016

COURTESY: FOX SPORTSFox broadcaster Erin Andrews announces she has been battling cervical cancer the last few months. Andrews, who is 38-years-old, says she was diagnosed in late September after a routine check-up and had two surgeries to remove the cancer. She says her doctors told her in November the surgeries were successful and she was cancer free. Andrews says before…