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The state health department has confirmed 117 new cases of COVID-19 in 25 North Dakota counties.
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    Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - Understanding that good childhood experiences are critical for youth to achieve their potential, the ND Department of Human Services has launched an Early Childhood Division. Here to tell us about the need and what they’ll be doing is the department’s executive director, Chris Jones. ~~~ North Dakota native Jason Spencer is the PBS KIDS’ original video content director. He and the PBS KIDS team recently won a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Educational and Informational Series for the program “PBS KIDS Talk About - Race & Racism.” He joins us to discuss his career and the thrill of being an Emmy winner. Watch the video here: https://www.pbs.org/video/pbs-kids-talk-about-race-and-racism-wgnsvf/
  • Native community leaders from across the nation recently met with Vice President Kamala Harris and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to discuss Native American voting rights. Among those attending was Prairie Rose Seminole, a member of the Three Affiliated Tribes and a co-founder of the North Dakota Native American Caucus in the state legislature. ~~~ Horticulturist Ron Smith is here to help us through this tough growing season.
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Today's Dakota Datebook
  • On this date in 1907, an obituary appeared in the Bismarck Daily Tribune. Readers learned that Henry Porter had been found dead. At first glance, there did not seem to be very much about Henry that was special. But for all the lack of detail, the brief obituary gives tantalizing hints.