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12 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Renter's program benefits more North Dakotans

More North Dakota tenants may qualify for money back on their rent payments with the increase in the income and asset limits in the state Renter's Refund program this year.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

State, school officials expect drone testing OK soon

Drone testing has already started in North Dakota, so how long until they take off in Nevada? The Governor's Office of Economic Development says there were a few drone test flights that happened April 15. The test took place in a special use area that did not require FAA approval.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government, Nevada Government, Nevada, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Winnipeg Free Press

North Dakota regulators approve power line project in Killdeer Mountain Battlefield area

North Dakota regulators on Wednesday approved a permit for a proposed $375 million high-voltage power line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield, a site in the western part of the state where a battle between U.S. Army soldiers and American Indians occurred in 1864.

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NewsOK.com

ND OKs power line in historic battlefield area

North Dakota regulators have approved a siting permit for an electrical transmission line planned for the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield area in the western part of the state.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Old oil tanker cars, old regulations, new danger

Freight trains have an excellent overall safety record, which is why we don't flee at the sight of them.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, North Dakota Government, Train Disaster

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Heitkamp Urges President to Consider Concerns of Community Banks at Federal Reserve

Community banks are also about three times more likely than non-community banks to operate in rural areas.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Air Force Times

North Dakota to begin drone tests for ag research

If you're on the hunt for employment but you've been going about it mainly by sitting in your house... North Dakota could begin flying a drone next month to test how the unmanned aircraft can check soil quality and the status of crops to help farmers improve agricultural management.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Valor, Agriculture, Science, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, North Dakota State University, Dakota State University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

The Incredible Story Of How White Supremacists Almost Took Over A Tiny North Dakota Town

"There were these 'No Trespassing' signs everywhere," Nichols told Business insider.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Heitkamp Urges President to Consider Concerns of Community Banks at Federal Reserve

Community banks are also about three times more likely than non-community banks to operate in rural areas.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Valley News Live

Senators Voice Disappointment Over Pipeline Review Extension

U.S. senators from North Dakota are voicing their disappointment, following an announcement from the State Department that it has extended the review period for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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

Medical Daily

Marijuana Arrests By State: Illinois And North Dakota Are States...

With a new infographic provided by Addiction-Treatment.com and Fractl, you can now see in which states you're more likely to get in trouble.

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Related Topix: Drugs, North Dakota Government

Minot Daily News

Have you used one of Minot's foo...

"I understand desperate times. Most people go through them at some point in their lives, but the mentality of people now a days is ridiculous!" Very true statement and applicable throughout history if you choose to remember just how poor & ridiculously fragile & vulnerable democracies were/are.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Agriculture, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

HeraldNet

North Dakota needs more workers

The state is on the verge of a new national advertising campaign that it's calling "Find the Good Life in North Dakota."

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government, Fargo, ND

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Wednesday Five: New SAT questions, pension issues and traffic cannons

Rather than requiring knowledge of arcane vocabulary, new SAT questions unveiled this morning show the test will focus on "analyzing relevant words in context" and doing things like drawing conclusions from scatterplots.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government, Missouri Government, Missouri

Flying

Taking Wing: Schooled in North Dakota

It's almost 8 a.m., but darkness still clings to the edges of the frozen prairie.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, University of North Dakota

Sunherald.com

US judge overturns North Dakota abortion law

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled that the law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected is "invalid and unconstitutional" and that it "cannot withstand a constitutional challenge."

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Related Topix: Abortion, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors

Minot Daily News

3 apply to succeed Judge McLees

Three Minot lawyers have applied to succeed North Central Judicial District Judge William McLees when he steps down from the bench at the end of June.

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Related Topix: Minot, ND, Ward County, ND, Grand Forks, ND

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News Tribune

Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans

The Surface Transportation Board's decision Tuesday comes in response to a hearing it held last week on recent service problems in the nation's rail network.

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

Free Republic

New 2014 Rich States, Poor States Rankings Show States Are Making Large Reforms

Since 2008, Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index has used the latest economic data to determine which states are doing well and which states are struggling.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Trains hauling oil to York County refinery prompt safety concerns

Recently added train service that hauls raw crude oil to a storage facility in York County has some activists questioning the safety implications.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, North Dakota Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, Canada

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