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18 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Generosity of N.D.

A donation of more than $450,000 from Kum & Go and its customers is providing a boost to the latest home build of the Northern Lights Chapter of Habitat for Humanity in Minot.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator John Hoeven, Minot, ND, Home Building, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Williston, ND

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Valley News Live

BNSF Holds Off On Plan To Increase Train Speed Limits

North Dakota Senator John Hoeven spoke with BNSF Railway Executive Chairman Matt Rose this afternoon to express the community's concerns about the plan.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator John Hoeven, North Dakota Government

NOLA.com

Congressman urges improving safety of crude oil before transporting it

United States Rep. Ron Kind, D-WI, submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday asking the agency to make Bakken crude oil safer and less combustible.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, North Dakota Government

Hispanic Business

Heitkamp Statement on Passage of Bill to Fund Needed Investments in Transportation System

From 1990 to 2012, traffic on our highways has increased 71 percent, and the wear and tear shows.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Government Executive

Railroads Aim to Block Maryland on Crude-Oil Shipment Disclosure

As various states and local governments continue to pressure railroad companies that transport crude oil on safety and transparency issues, railroad executives have argued that disclosing information about hazardous rail shipments poses a security risk and should be protected proprietary information.

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Related Topix: Maryland, us Travel, Travel, North Dakota Government

The Washington Post

Where the biggest beer, wine, and liquor drinkers live in the U.S.

No state handles its alcohol quite like New Hampshire, according to per capita consumption data shared by the Beer Institute.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government, Sports

Oil and Gas Online

Viscosity Measurement And The World's Insatiable Demand For Oil

Three recent fiery derailments of trains transporting crude oil from the Bakken Shale formation in North Dakota have attracted the attention of the federal government as well as the petroleum industry.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government

Minot Daily News

NDHP assigns grad troopers to regional posts

BISMARCK Nine troopers who have completed basic training at the North Dakota Highway Patrol academy will be stationed in the northwest or Minot region.

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Related Topix: Minot, ND, Williston, ND, Larson, ND, Watford City, ND, Velva, ND

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Minot Daily News

Police can't confirm shot fired at girl

Williston police say they can't confirm that a gunshot was fired at a girl on a bicycle last week but the investigation is continuing.

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Related Topix: Williston, ND, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, Arnegard, ND

Minot Daily News

Natural gas found in southeastern ND

A company exploring for natural gas outside of western North Dakota's oil patch says it has found the resource but is far from determining whether it would be economical to start production.

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Related Topix: Souris, ND, Bottineau, ND, Linton, ND

NewsOK.com

Company finds natural gas in southeastern ND

A company exploring for natural gas outside of western North Dakota's oil patch says it has found the resource.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Washington Examiner

US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law, Medicine, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Minot Daily News

4herND fights back against sex trafficking in N.D.

An advocate for victims of sexual trafficking in North Dakota said western North Dakota is rife with problems that will require financial and human resources to solve.

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Related Topix: Williston, ND, Minot, ND, Stanley, ND

The Miami Herald

Dozens of oil trains pass through Minnesota weekly

And they are cheaper than cigarettes, making them easier for kids to purchase. "> E-cigs often come in fruit flavors and in colorful packaging.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, North Dakota Government

Breitbart.com

Obama Proposes Lower Safety Standards to Haul Oil by Trains Than by Ships

The Obama Administration tried to make a big deal this week out of their proposed safety regulations to make the infamous " exploding oil trains " hauling crude oil across the U.S. less dangerous.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, North Dakota Government

Minot Daily News

Fossil expert

BISMARCK State paleontologist John Hoganson, who was the first paleontologist for the North Dakota Geological Survey, is bringing to a close his 33-year career with the Survey.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Geology, Bismarck, ND, West Fargo, ND

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Observer

Oregon governor issues oil train safety review

The review, made public Friday, was ordered by the governor this winter following an increase in the amount of highly flammable crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota that's being transported in Oregon.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber, North Dakota Government

Myrtle Beach Online

Archdiocese of Philadelphia tamps down speculation of visit from Pope Francis

"There has been no official confirmation by the Vatican or the Holy See of Pope Francis' attendance at the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia," communications director Kenneth Gavin said in a statement Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Education

Valley News Live

Community Fundraiser Sends WWII Vet to Unit Reunion

A huge response from the community and the state of North Dakota has made it possible to send a Jamestown WWII Veteran to see his old unit.

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HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Nevada Government, Missouri Government, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, North Dakota Government

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