Irish Prime Minister’s Speech Fantastic Reason To Celebrate St. Patrick

Prime Minister of Ireland Enda Kenny at the White House gives us some of the best reasons to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day here, and serves as a eloquent reminder America is at our best when we are a welcoming country that values immigrants and refugees. Thanks to Vox and writer German R Lopez for the…
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Let’s Help See The Whole Picture Of Impact Of New Americans To Our Area

Verifiable information and tax records that have been available to the city for months show Commissioner Piepkorn’s assertion’s on a radio program yesterday about Lutheran Social Services are simply not true.  Commissioner Piepkorn was on air saying the following without any verifiable information provided. His on air assertions include: 1. Jessica Thomasson CEO of Lutheran Social Services makes…
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For Those Who Say “the Climate Has Always Changed” Please Read

I wonder if meteorologists John Wheeler and Tom Szymanski, and NDSU climatologists have something to say about this? Often a good visual aide can help add important perspectives to complex subjects. Here’s an informative visual timeline going back to 20,000 BC to present. Thanks to the artist Randall Munroe and to Vox writer Brad Plumer…
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Driverless Cars A Boon Or Bane For Cities?

Automobiles really are becoming more automatic. Technology for driverless autos is accelerating at Moores Law rates as are advances in battery technology for more cost effective electric powered cars and buses. This wave is coming, let’s be ready to ride it! However, advances in vehicle technology will be largely wasted if we don’t plan now for…
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Preparing For Autonomous Vehicles

Automobiles really are becoming more automatic. Technology for driverless autos is evolving at Moores Law rates as are advances in battery technology for more cost effective electric powered cars and buses. This wave is coming, let’s be ready to ride it! However, advances in vehicle technology will be largely wasted if we don’t plan now for…
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