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North Dakota Residents Most Positive About Their Schools

by Susan Sorenson and Stephanie Kafka WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly nine in 10 North Dakotans rate the quality of their state’s public K-12 education as excellent or good — the highest ratings nationwide. Public school systems in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, … Continue reading

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North Dakota Bumps Hawaii as Happiest Place to Live

By By Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer Yahoo News Move over, Hawaii. North Dakota is now the happiest state in the union. For the first time in five years, Hawaii does not rank highest in Gallup’s annual well-being poll. Instead, North Dakota … Continue reading

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North Dakota Best Run State for 2nd Year in a Row

The Best and Worst Run States in America: A Survey of All 50 By Michael B. Sauter, Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander E.M. Hess and Ashley C. Allen How well run is your state? It can be difficult to objectively assess … Continue reading

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The Best States for Young Job Hunters

by Anne Fisher, Fortune Twentysomething and unemployed? Ever thought about moving to North Dakota? North Dakota With unemployment among 18-to-29-year-olds stuck at a whopping 15.9% for months now, young people looking to get their careers started face a tough challenge … Continue reading

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2013 NDYP Best Place Awards

NDYP Announces Tie for Best Place to Intern The future of our state and communities is dependent on the attraction, retention and engagement of the up and coming work force. Young professionals are looking to make their mark in an … Continue reading

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5 States Adding the Most Middle-Income Jobs

By Kurtis Droge Middle-income jobs have been on the decline in the United States over the past few decades. This is not just an observation that people have noticed — data from the Federal Reserve shows that the percentage of jobs in … Continue reading

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9 States With the Most Economic Opportunity

By Kurtis Droge Economic opportunity can be a difficult concept to measure. Unlike some other parameters, such as gross domestic product or manufacturing output, the definition of how much opportunity the residents of a given region have is more nebulous. While some economic conditions … Continue reading

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North Dakota Ranks Among Nation’s Best “Pro-Business” States

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota was named one of America’s most “pro-business states” in an annual report released today by the American Economic Development Institute and Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc. The 2013 Pollina Pro-Business study ranks North Dakota’s overall … Continue reading

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Top 10 Best Small Towns 2013

Read full report by Jeff Adkins People across the country are in search of authentic communities with unique atmospheres, colorful characters and a true sense that there is no other place like it. Sprinkled between major highways and busy airports … Continue reading

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These are the 100 smartest cities in America (study)

Three North Dakota cities get credit on a new list from Lumosity that ranks U.S. cities by their raw cognitive performance. San Francisco-based Lumosity creates brain-training exercises and has raised more than $70 million in funding to date from Discovery Communications, Menlo … Continue reading

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