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Sunday, September 23, 2018
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The community is coming together to support a little girl who some consider a living miracle.
Jordan Dravitz was born in February with an incurable liver disease. 
After a successful...

Jordan Dravitz
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Enrollment at West Fargo Public Schools is growing faster than any other school district in North Dakota. Every year the district gains a challenging 500 to 600 new students, and...

Sunday, September 23, 2018
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FARGO — Folkways is hosting its monthly Night Bazaar on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Broadway Garage, 409 Broadway N.

Sunday, September 23, 2018
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FARGO — The Fargo Public Library invites community members to a chautauqua performance by George Frein of the author of "All Quiet on the Western Front."

Sunday, September 23, 2018
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There are legions of clam chowder devotees out there. Some are transplanted Dakotans who live on the seafood-rich coasts; others are inland flatlanders who believe that good...

Sunday, September 23, 2018
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FARGO—There's a large law enforcement presence and police tape up at a McDonalds after an incident early Sunday morning.

Details are slim at this point but a coroner's vehicle was...

Sunday, September 23, 2018
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WASHINGTON - Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, said Saturday that she has...

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 6, 2018. Interest groups are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on advertising to target two undecided Republican senators who voice support for abortion rights: Susan Collins of Maine and. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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In the courtyard of my apartment building in Berlin, one of the eight containers for various kinds of garbage (Germans are fanatical about trash separation) is for paper and cardboard....

Packages move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Bloomberg photo by Bess Adler.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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FARGO — In the beginning Aldevron was two guys with a lot of time on their hands and an idea that was both simple and bold: They would do a...

Michael Chambers is seen in his Aldevron lab Feb. 17, 1999, at North Dakota State University. 
Bruce Crummy / The Forum
Technicians operate a fermenter at Aldevron, used to grow and multiply bacteria that produce plasmid DNA and other materials for biotechnology research. Each room in Aldevron's $30 million facility is sterile to meet strict standards. Photo special to The Forum.
Technicians work in a corridor within an area of the Aldevron building that provides access to production rooms used to make materials for pharmaceutical firms and research labs. The rooms have air that is 1 million times cleaner than a house. Photo special to The Forum
Chief Scientific Officer John Ballantyne and CEO Michael Chambers are co-founders of Aldevron, a Fargo biotechnology firm that provides biological materials to research and clinical laboratories around the world. David Samson / The Forum
A technician checks on fermentation equipment at Aldevron, the world's largest manufacturer of plasmid DNA and a leading firm in supplying the biotechnology industry with customized biomaterials. Photo special to The Forum
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Personality tests are hugely popular, though if you ask working psychologists, they'll tell you the results are little better than astrological signs. But a new study, based on huge sets...