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Fargo, ND – Classes are still in session today at N-D-S-U despite the events going on inthe eastern United States.

Dave Wahlberg is the North Dakota State University Director of Public Affairs.

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    Bismarck, ND – Next week members of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will be in North Dakota to look at coal mines and power plants.

    The PUC members are coming at the invite of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. Tony Clark is a member of the North Dakota PSC. He says Minnesota lawmakers and regulators have struggled with environmental concerns over coal-generated electricity....

    Fargo, ND – It's back-to-school time again. And that means streets around schools are more congested when students are being dropped-off and picked-up. Fargo Law enforcement officers are spending extra time enforcing school zone regulations and giving out more fines in these areas.

    (nat sound of traffic; kids running across the street :10)

    Bismarck, ND – Next week members of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will be in North Dakota to look at coal mines and power plants.

    The P-U-C members are coming at the invite of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. Tony Clark is a member of the North Dakota P-S-C. He says Minnesota lawmakers and regulators have struggled with environmental concerns over coal-generated electricity....

    Bismarck, ND – An economic survey finds a tenth straight month of economic decline in the Midwest.

    Creighton University professor Ernie Goss surveys business leaders and purchasing managers. And that survey finds an overall business index in August of 45-point-six in nine states. Under his formula, an index of 50 indicates growth-neutral status -- while above 50 signifies economic growth.

    Bismarck, ND – Next week -- members of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will be in North Dakota -- to look at coal mines and power plants.

    The P-U-C members are coming at the invite of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. Tony Clark is a member of the North Dakota P-S-C. He says Minnesota lawmakers and regulators have struggled with environmental concerns over coal-generated electricity....

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    Bismarck, ND – An economic survey finds a tenth straight month of economic decline in the Midwest.

    Creighton University professor Ernie Goss surveys business leaders and purchasing managers. And that survey finds an overall business index in August of 45-point-six in nine states. Under his formula, an index of 50 indicates growth-neutral status -- while above 50 signifies economic growth.

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    His strategists said his brash "America First" approach would bust up the old party identities and remake the Republican Party as a true populist "Workers Party."

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    Mexican engineers believe construction of the border barrier may violate a 47-year-old treaty governing the shared waters of the Rio Grande. If Mexico protests, the fate of the wall could end up in an international court.

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