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Fargo research center studying new treatment for binge eating disorder

FARGO – Binge eating disorder isn’t simply “eating too much,” nor can it be treated by simply “eating less.”

Lifelong love: Couples celebrating 70 years or more together share keys to long-lasting marriages

FARGO - When asked what makes a marriage last, man-of-few-words Tony Knoll, 91, quickly replies: “Family.”

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Helpful Hint: De-pill clothes with a razor

FARGO – There’s something comforting about a cozy new sweater vest or snug new pair of leggings, but that “newness” wears off when pilling starts to show up.

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Longtime mental health advocate says even in retirement, her work’s not done

FARGO - With a little prompting from her granddaughter, Susan Helgeland got her first tattoo at age 69. She chose a turtle. When she showed it to Mandan tribal member Cory Spotted Bear while she was in Twin Buttes, N.D., for a “bridging cultures” session, he told her, “That’s the Mandan symbol for Mother Earth.”

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Getting back on their feet: Speaker helps empower homeless through running

WASHINGTON – Anne Mahlum believes running can empower people to better their lives. The 33-year-old woman is so dedicated to the cause she started her own nonprofit, Back on My Feet, to help those struggling with homelessness gain the confidence they need to take the steps necessary to get off the streets.

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The Hub in Fargo closing June 1; will reopen as convention and special events center

FARGO – Employees learned in a series of meetings Wednesday that The Hub entertainment center here will be closing June 1.

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Weekend Watch: Cruisin' Broadway

With spring weather upon us, area car enthusiasts take to Broadway in downtown Fargo on Thursday for the first of the season’s four Thursday night cruise nights.

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Making a Scene: The power of poetry

Professor links the Middle East to the Midwest MOORHEAD – It’s been a banner year for Yahya Frederickson’s poetry. The Minnesota State University Moorhead English professor was awarded a $5,000 Lake Region Arts Council/McKnight Fellowship literary/performance grant, his collection of poetry “The Gold Shop of Ba-‘Ali” won the 2013 Idaho Prize for Poetry and was published by Lost Horse Press, and an animator friend set two of his poems to video.

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Raising the barre: New fitness class borrows elements from ballet

FARGO – You don’t have to be a ballerina to work out like one. Even if you’ve never spun or twirled a day in your life, Jamie Smith will have you doing plié squats in no time.

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Couple works through injuries to finish 10K

Arlin Myrmoe and his wife, Karine Pogosyan-Myrmoe, were jubilant at the finish line.

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Holt: Crotch-erasing the new thigh gap?

Apparently “thigh gap” is no longer enough. Now women and girls aren’t supposed to have any lady parts.

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Holt: Fargo pharmacist drops 150 pounds

FARGO – Mike Glessing recently opened his own pharmacy, M-D Pharmacy. The 29-year-old Fargo man says he wouldn’t have been able to do it without changing his lifestyle and losing a whopping 150 pounds. And he owes it all to his grandfather’s old Schwinn Airdyne.

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Holt: Need a reason to exercise? Here are 20

I’ve been exercising regularly for over a month. Yay! But I’ve only lost 2 pounds. Boo!

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Holt: Did ‘Biggest Loser’ winner take it too far?

#biggestloser #tookittoofar #skeletal #anorexic Holding my iPhone close to my face in bed Tuesday night, I watched as the shocked, frightened and concerned hashtags, tweets and posts started filling up my feeds.

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Holt: Joining the Gymuary ranks

January should be called Gymuary. It’s the month of shiny new fitness resolutions being put to the test. “New year, new me!” “This year will be different!” “I’m in it to win it!” “Five months till marathon!”

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Holt: Food journaling provides insight

I’ve started and stopped food journaling too many times to count. Every once in a while I’ll come across an intended food journal with one lonely entry.

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Holt: Choosing a dress the hardest part of planning a wedding

I wasn’t a girl who had big dreams about her wedding day. No fantasies of roses and baby’s breath, satin and tulle, crystals and lace.

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Holt: Surgery helps Fargo woman lose 200 pounds

Fargo -- Heather White’s seamstress mother was making final alterations to her wedding dress just a few hours before the ceremony.

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