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CNNMoney: Double your salary in the middle of nowhere, North Dakotaupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 21:10:00

Believe it or not, a place exists where companies are hiring like crazy, and you can make $15 an hour serving tacos, $25 an hour waiting tables and $80,000 a year driving trucks.

Red River crests on North Dakota-Minnesota borderupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 09:37:00

The swollen Red River that forms the border between Minnesota and North Dakota crested near 40 feet in Fargo, North Dakota, a spokesman for the City of Fargo Fire Department said Sunday.

Red River floods North Dakotaupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 09:37:00

The Red River's flooding swallows the Minnesota-North Dakota border and kills at least three people.

Red River expected to crest on North Dakota-Minnesota borderupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 14:08:00

Rain forecast for Sunday could add to flooding woes along the Red River in Minnesota and North Dakota, where recreational boating was barred in several counties.

Fortune: Cows for Kazakhstanupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 05:26:00

It all got started with some fourth-generation North Dakota ranchers wanting to sell cattle. One of them was Dan Price, a 6-foot-3 cowboy who never seems to take off his hat, and who can make roping a calf at 15 paces, even after a few drinks, look easier than drawing a breath.

Storm leads to 100 vehicle pile-upupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 11:24:00

A highway in North Dakota was shut down after high winds and heavy snow led to a series of accidents.

100 vehicles in chain-reaction wreck during North Dakota stormupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 11:24:00

A strong storm system made driving dangerous in the Rockies and the upper Plains and contributed to a pileup involving about 100 vehicles Thursday near Fargo, North Dakota, officials said.

The importance of video game historyupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 14:33:00

Music has the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Visual arts have the Met, Louvre and Guggenheim. Radio and TV have the Museum of Broadcast Communications.

Bad air day? Here's how to surviveupdated: Sat Jul 10 2010 08:22:00

If you've ever seen a brown haze of pollution hanging over your city, most likely your response was, "Ugh. How can I avoid breathing that stuff?" But let's face it, even if you know it's a bad air day, you probably need to grab some sunshine, get in an outdoor run, or get to work.

CNNMoney: Urban unemployment growsupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 10:55:00

The number of U.S. metropolitan areas with jobless rates above 15% increased in December, according to government figures released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Severe unemployment worsens in citiesupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 11:32:00

The number of U.S. metropolitan areas with jobless rates above 15% increased in November, according to government figures released Tuesday, despite the biggest one-month drop in the national rate in more than three years.

CNNMoney: The unemployment rate is falling!updated: Fri Dec 18 2009 13:46:00

The balance has shifted: More states reported declining unemployment in November than posted increases, according to a government report released Friday.

CNNMoney: Buffett's Berkshire ups Wal-Mart stakeupdated: Mon Nov 16 2009 20:05:00

Investor guru Warren Buffett almost doubled his stake in Wal-Mart, adding 18 million shares in the discount retailer in the third quarter of 2009.

CNNMoney: Gas jumps nearly 18 cents in 2 weeksupdated: Sun Oct 25 2009 18:08:00

Gasoline prices jumped nearly 18 cents over the past two weeks, the first two-week rise since early August, according to a survey published Sunday.

CNNMoney: Fewer metro areas suffer 10% unemploymentupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 11:00:00

The number of U.S. metropolitan areas with jobless rates above 10% decreased in August, according to government figures released Wednesday. Toronto Film Festival: Five Movies You'll Want To Seeupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 07:46:00

PEOPLE's movie critic finds the best of the fest starring George Clooney, Mo'Nique, Mariah Carey and Drew Barrymore

I am married to 'Mr. Clean'updated: Fri Aug 14 2009 09:31:00

This morning my husband announced he'd had a dream about me. A sexual fantasy?

CNNMoney: Where are the jobs? North Dakotaupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 11:19:00

Need a job? Move to North Dakota.

Commentary: Summer could be just around the cornerupdated: Sun May 17 2009 09:51:00

The two guys were wrestling the heavy glass-fronted cooler from the back of a Pepsi truck.

Mayor says Fargo faces 'uncharted territory' with floodingupdated: Fri May 01 2009 16:19:00

North Dakota's most populous city fortified dikes and braced itself Thursday as the National Weather Service said the Red River could crest as high as 43 feet, two feet higher than earlier predicted.

Man vs. waterupdated: Fri May 01 2009 16:19:00

North Dakota residents brace for major floods.

CNNMoney: America's most polluted citiesupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 12:46:00

The nation's air has gotten marginally better over the past 10 years, according to an annual report released Wednesday, but many cities still suffer from severe pollution problems.

North Dakota braces for more floodingupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 19:09:00

(CNN) -- Residents in an eastern North Dakota town were advised to leave their homes Tuesday in anticipation of more flooding in the already water-logged state.

Fargo sandbagging again as flood threat loomsupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 11:26:00

In anticipation of more flooding next week, residents of Fargo, North Dakota, began stacking sandbags Wednesday for the second time in just over two weeks along the banks of the Red River.

Snow rolls into Red River Valley; river level dropsupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 08:29:00

Just as the flooding threat decreased in parts of North Dakota, a major snowstorm continued to smack the area Tuesday, forecasters said.

Snow hits Red River valley; official warns flood danger 'not over'updated: Mon Mar 30 2009 23:02:00

Some residents were breathing sighs of relief Monday as the Red River receded, but an early-spring snowstorm that swept into the area prompted officials to warn the flood dangers weren't over.

Red River receding; 2 dead in North Dakota floodingupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 22:26:00

The Red River began to recede Sunday after rising to record levels, but officials cautioned residents not to let their guard down, especially in the face of an approaching snowstorm.

Commentary: Fargo's faith cannot be destroyedupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 08:50:00

In Fargo, North Dakota, in recent days, the word "destruction" has been much spoken. The reference has been to the potential power of the feared floodwaters.

Residents cautiously optimistic as Red River levels dropupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 05:13:00

Forecasters revised their predictions as the Red River appeared to level off Saturday, but Fargo officials said they were reluctant to believe the worst has passed.

Flood volunteers relax a littleupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 17:52:00

Jen Sondag got eight hours of good sleep Friday night.

Trucks deliver sandbagsupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 13:57:00

CNN iReporter Wade Baird submits video of trucks delivering sandbags to stop flooding in Fargo, North Dakota.

Weary but determined iReporters fight floodwatersupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 13:57:00

Jennifer Sondag looks up at a wall of sandbags nearly twice her 5-foot-7-inch height and knows she's done a great work for her parents and their neighbors. She also knows she's nowhere near done.

All hands on deck in Fargoupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 23:15:00

Volunteers in Fargo are working frantically to protect homes from the rising water. CNN's Ted Rowlands reports.

Red River reaches record level, floods Fargo with uncertaintyupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 23:15:00

Fifteen helicopters from the U.S. Northern Command along with active-duty military personnel are being sent to Fargo, North Dakota, to assist the state as it prepares for record flooding, a U.S. military official told CNN.

Flood warnings issued; N. Dakota braces for record delugeupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 23:33:00

Forecasters issued flash flood warnings for Bismarck and surrounding areas Wednesday, as volunteers rushed to fill sandbags ahead of expected record floods in the flat state of North Dakota.

Residents race to fill sandbags as flooding threatens North Dakotaupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 11:16:00

Flooding threatened up to 6,000 homes Monday in Fargo, North Dakota, where residents rushed to fill more than 1 million sandbags to stem the flow of the Red River, city officials said.

North Dakota gets ready for potential flood disasterupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 09:19:00

More than 1,000 volunteers rushed to fill sandbags early Wednesday as many in North Dakota tried to protect themselves from a historic floods that are expected to swamp the area.

Five cool day trips around the countryupdated: Tue Mar 03 2009 08:36:00

With the economy sputtering along, buying a plane ticket for a getaway may not be a priority.

'The day the music died'? Hardlyupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 16:14:00

The facts are these: Just after 1 a.m. February 3, 1959, a three-passenger Beechcraft Bonanza went down about five miles northwest of Mason City Municipal Airport, near Clear Lake, Iowa. The plane crash took the lives of the pilot, Roger Peterson, and three musicians: Charles Hardin Holley, better known as Buddy Holly, 22; Ritchie Valens (originally Valenzuela), 17; and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, 28. Bill Trocchi: North Dakota State Bison look to pull off a miracle; more newsupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 12:22:00

To most of America, Fargo is known for three things: its namesake 1996 Academy Award-winning film, brutal winter weather (Tuesday's high: 5 degrees) and college basketball. Actually, the third item may not be true yet, but a remarkable story is being played out that will have its final act in March.

Iowan: Cold hurts, makes 'skin burn'updated: Thu Jan 15 2009 23:54:00

Bitter cold weather was sweeping across the nation Thursday, putting the Midwest in a deep freeze.

Bitter cold to linger across U.S. through weekendupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 07:30:00

Frigid air gripped cities from the Canadian border to Florida on Wednesday, with some cities posting record lows. Chuck Klostermanupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 20:00:00

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Michigan solar car team wins 2,400-mile raceupdated: Thu Jul 31 2008 15:43:00

In the world of higher education, summer is usually the off-season. When Electric Cars Hit the Fast Laneupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 19:00:00

With the price of gas soaring, major automakers like GM and Toyota are finally following the lead of successful firms like GEM and getting serious about plug and drive vehicles Top Model CariDee English Treated for Dehydration updated: Thu May 22 2008 16:56:00

"She is fine and back to work in Los Angeles," her rep says after the model's hospitalization

Review: What a 'Country'updated: Tue Jan 22 2008 11:41:00

In "No Country for Old Men," the Coen brothers' masterly film of Cormac McCarthy's 2005 novel, a professional killer lugs around an ungainly contraption, a pressurized air canister with a strap, a hose and (at the end of it) a metal prod. It's the kind of stun gun they might use in a slaughterhouse. Hypnotized by No Country for Old Menupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 09:55:00

The Coen Brothers' adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel is spare, wintry, gripping

FSB: Phones that payupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 10:57:00

As an online marketing entrepreneur, I'm always looking for cheaper and better communications. Skype's Internet telephony service is one of the hottest things on the Web today, slashing phone bills for more than 75 million users worldwide.

FSB: How to Stay on Trackupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 09:32:00

GROWING SALES AT Sundog, my North Dakota marketing business, means logging long hours on the road in search of clients. A good GPS unit can help, so I eagerly tested four new pocket-sized devices in Fargo and its hinterland.

Review: Jones, Coens, Penn highlight Torontoupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 11:06:00

Talk about feast or famine! After a summer of high-tech amusement park rides, for a film fan it can feel like it's been months since there was anything worth seeing at the movies -- which makes arriving at the Toronto International Film Festival all the more disorientating.

Kitchen makeover: Reorganizing cabinets and drawers updated: Sat Jun 30 2007 00:42:00

When the simple act of opening a cupboard is followed by the sound of breaking glass, it's time for an intervention.

Pantry makeoverupdated: Tue Jun 05 2007 15:24:00

Clutter -- or its eradication -- is a national obsession. With more stuff than ever and less time to deal with it, we want better ways to organize. Nowhere is this more applicable than in the kitchen, the highest-traffic room in most homes. Cannes Diary: Thumbs Up for Ocean's Thirteenupdated: Wed May 30 2007 07:53:00

For a festival celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Film Festival proved mighty frisky. Sure, a handful of the 21 international titles in competition were dolorous arthouse tush-testers - but enough films pleased, entertained and touched a viewer that Cannes 2007 turned out to be memorable.

Wildfire smoke closes interstates in Floridaupdated: Sat May 12 2007 11:39:00

Dense smoke that closed parts of two major interstate highways was expected to keep choking Floridians and traffic until at least midmorning Sunday.

FSB: How to Stay on Trackupdated: Wed Mar 07 2007 15:42:00

GROWING SALES AT Sundog, my North Dakota marketing business, means logging long hours on the road in search of clients. A good GPS unit can help, so I eagerly tested four new pocket-sized devices i... Pronk Of the Plainsupdated: Mon Jan 29 2007 11:16:00

Sykeston is a small town fastened to a wheat field in North Dakota. It's about 14 miles west of Carrington, which is nine miles west of Melville, which is 34 miles west of Jamestown, which is 98 miles west of Fargo. Most of the businesses along Main Avenue have long been shuttered -- the Wagner Meat Shop, Kurus Barbershop, Old Doc Eummer's dentist office. The only one that's still thriving is the Wild Mustang saloon, home to the biggest Travis Hafner fan club west of the Mississippi.

FSB: Phones that payupdated: Wed Sep 27 2006 07:18:00

As an online marketing entrepreneur, I'm always looking for cheaper and better communications. Skype's Internet telephony service is one of the hottest things on the Web today, slashing phone bills...

FSB: Entrepreneurs profiting from real estateupdated: Mon Jul 24 2006 06:07:00

You'd think that anybody busily running a small business would be crazy to jump into a different industry at the same time. And mostly you'd be right.

Fortune: The Indexupdated: Thu Apr 13 2006 13:00:00

Companies (bold type) and individuals in this issue are indexed to the first page of the article in which each is mentioned. A separate index of the FORTUNE 500 companies begins on page F-68.

EW review: Laborious 'Elizabethtown'updated: Wed Feb 08 2006 16:01:00

Despite the manipulative and trite mechanisms that detract from "Elizabethtown" -- the pop-addled soundtrack, the two-hour-plus run time -- the film is at least thematically consistent with director Cameron Crowe's more rewarding works.

Answering to the votersupdated: Mon Jul 18 2005 20:02:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week answered a phone call at his home from a woman with a housing complaint.

Idaho suspect's blog details 'demons'updated: Mon Jul 04 2005 18:31:00

"Right now the only thing I'm sure about is that I'm sure about nothing. It is not a good position to be in considering my circumstances (being a felony fugitive and all)."

School gunman stole police pistol, vestupdated: Tue Mar 22 2005 05:32:00

A student authorities say killed seven people at his Minnesota high school first shot his grandfather and the man's girlfriend before taking his police-issued weapon, bulletproof vest and squad car to Red Lake Senior High School.

CNNMoney: Six-figure jobs: Crime-scene cleanerupdated: Mon Feb 28 2005 13:51:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - It's not just the blood. It's not just the gore. It's not just the stomach-turning stench.

FSB: Rose-Colored Glasses?updated: Mon Dec 01 2003 00:01:00


Business 2.0: Getting the Most From Your Corporate Retreat How to orchestrate an effective offsite without breaking the bank.updated: Mon Dec 01 2003 00:01:00

Your company's getting everyone out of the office to dream up the next big idea--and you're in charge. Before you begin planning, focus on your goal. Sure, there's work to be done--training or stra...

Money Magazine: Executive Women Speakupdated: Sat Jun 01 2002 00:01:00

We asked some of America's most powerful women executives questions from the Money/OppenheimerFunds survey. No surprise: These women were tough on themselves. In fact, when asked to rate themselves...

Fortune: Doug Burgum updated: Mon May 01 2000 00:01:00

The 43-year-old Burgum grew up in North Dakota and was a McKinsey consultant before he became chairman and CEO of Great Plains, which develops business-management and e-business software in Fargo.

Fortune: Just a Few Customers Shy of a Business Plan Iridium's phones are clunky--and that's the least of its problemsupdated: Mon Mar 29 1999 00:01:00

My friend Albert is a globe-trotting TV producer. On long trips, he takes three cell phones, each capable of working in only one area of the world. I tell him I'm writing an article on Iridium, the...

Fortune: BUILDING LOYALTY KEEPING THE BUYERS YOU ALREADY HAVE Customers are hard to find these days, so it's crucial to updated: Mon Nov 22 1993 00:01:00

ARE YOU KEEPING your customers? You'd better be, because it's far cheaper to hold on to the ones you have than to acquire new ones. A happy contingent inside your tent lessens your need to beat the...

Money Magazine: How the top 10 places RATEupdated: Tue Sep 01 1992 00:01:00

No place is perfect, of course, as the table below shows. Here you'll find how each of our top 10 metro areas rates in nine broad categories, with 100 points representing the best possible score. T...

Money Magazine: LEARNING VALUABLE LESSONS FROM BAD FINANCIAL BREAKS updated: Tue Oct 01 1991 00:01:00

I'm 27 years old and have just finished reading the August article, ''Tight Times for Twentysomethings.'' I'm one of those who graduated from college with not just one but several credit cards. Aft...

Fortune: Shortsightedness pays off, how to not learn much at Princeton, high-risk horses, and other matters. ONLY IN AMERICA (Cont'd)updated: Mon Sep 10 1990 00:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS -- A doctor who performed a blood-alcohol analysis of three Northwest Airlines pilots accused of flying while intoxicated testified . . . that the results, showing elevated levels, were...

Fortune: AT LAST, A CLEAN READ An Ohio company has come up with a new ink for newspapers that does not rub off.updated: Mon Mar 17 1986 00:01:00

THE FARGO, North Dakota, Forum has begun publishing what may be the cleanest newspaper in the U.S. It is accomplishing this not by censorship but by using a new smudgeless ink concocted by a small ...

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