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North Dakota Job Openings Decline, But There's Still A Worker Shortage

North Dakota Job Openings Decline, But There's Still A Worker Shortage

North Dakota jobs are still plentiful, but there aren’t quite as many as before and growth seems to have plateaued. The state Job Service department issued their Online Jobs Opening Report for January of 2014, and the numbers are pretty interesting. They don’t represent the state’s entire job market, just “online job openings and resumés

Jerry Seinfeld Attacked For Not Caring About Race

Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels recently told an interviewer that Democrats have no sense of humor. The imbroglio over Jerry Seinfeld’s choice of comedians to appear on his (really cool) show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee proves his point, I think. Seinfeld was asked about why his show has mostly white dudes on it. “People think

Audio: Former Ag Department Employee Says Goehring Created A "Hostile Work Environment"

Earlier today SAB broke the news about complaints from Ag Department employees against Commissioner Doug Goehring concerning his professional behavior around women. This afternoon I spoke with Katie Pinke, a former employee at the Ag Department who talked about her experiences there. She says it was more than that one incident, and claims that several employees

Let's Build The Keystone Pipeline Already Says…Ed Schultz?

This isn’t as bizarre as you’d think. Unions are very much interested in the jobs the Keystone pipeline project would create (despite President Obama poo-pooing the numbers), and Ed Schultz is very much a union mouthpiece. Still, it’s bizarre to hear a pro-Keystone voice on MSNBC. Schultz’s argument? Pragmatism and safety: Based on safety I

After Campaigning Against Him, Senator Heidi Heitkamp Votes With Obama 97% Of The Time

Some of you might remember campaign ads like the one above from 2012 in which Heidi Heitkamp, currently serving as one of North Dakota’s two Senators, promised to “stand up” to President Barack Obama. Heitkamp has worked hard to cultivate that image. Shortly after being elected Heitkamp was described as a “defiant Democrat” not afraid

North Dakota Democrats Get Two Statewide Candidates UPDATE: Maybe Just One

Still no word on a challenger for incumbent Rep. Kevin Cramer at the top of the ballot, but it looks like North Dakota Democrats will get a couple of statewide candidates this week per Bismarck Tribune reporter Nick Smith. #Fargo attorney Jason Astrup will be announcing candidacy for Democratic-NPL Party for #NorthDakota Tax Commissioner on