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State Hospital's Slusser Recognized for Innovation Leadership
April 24

BISMARCK, N.D. – Joan Slusser, director of pharmacy services at the North Dakota State Hospital, received the N.D. Pharmacists Association’s Excellence in Innovation award for her work leading the Dep...(more)

Renaissance Recyling and Chamber Celebrating Earth Day
April 24

JAMESTOWN - In observance of Earth Day 2014, Renaissance Recycling and the Jamestown Chamber City Beautification Committee will be serving free hot dogs and beverage to recyclers and friends of recycl...(more)

Medina Bank Robber Sentenced to Prison
April 23

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – One of two Dickinson men charged with robbing a Medina bank at gunpoint has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison.

Thirty-eight-year-old Satrone Boyd was charged for the O...(more)

Source: Canada to Phase Out Tanker Cars Involved in Accidents
April 23

TORONTO (AP) - Canada says it will require a three-year phase out of the type of tank cars involved in the Quebec train derailment last summer that killed 47.

Last July, a runaway oil train ...(more)

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CHS Fined
Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Federal safety regulators are proposing $211,000 in fines for CHS Inc. of Minnesota after authorities say CHS repeatedly failed to make sure workers weren’t exposed grain dust hazards in Montana. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited CHS Inc. for 19 violations following inspections at grain-handling facilities in Cut Bank, Glendive, Denton and Valier. Three were repeat violations, including failing to test the air quality in work spaces for potentially explosive grain dust, hazardous gases or lack of oxygen. Fourteen were classified as serious, meaning there was a substantial probability of a worker death or injury.
Vermont Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Vermont’s legislature has passed a bill that would make it the first state to require food companies to label products made with biotech ingredients. The Vermont House voted 114-30 to adopt a Senate labeling bill. The governor plans to sign it. The law will take effect in 2016. Food companies estimate that 80 percent of US packaged food products contain biotech ingredients.
Construction and Road Improvement Funding
Thu, 24 Apr 2014

The North Dakota Land Board has awarded $6.1 million to help counties and townships in the oil and gas region complete 55 construction projects and road improvements. The North Dakota Legislature appropriated $240 million in impact grant funding for the current biennium. To date, the Land Board has awarded about $134 million and pledged another $35 million to help address rapid growth impacts.
Zoetis Calf Wellness Program
Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Zoetis has launched a new program that promotes wellness solutions for all key dairy calf and heifer growth stages. The program focuses on nutrition, disease management, reproduction, genetics and labor. Interactive resources are available at www.calfwellness.com.
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