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2 hrs ago | TwinCities

North Dakota forecasts $9.8 billion in oil tax revenue in 2015-17

North Dakota is poised to collect nearly $9.8 billion in oil tax revenue during the next two years and $2.2 billion more than previously forecast for 2013-15, according to a new outlook released Friday that had elected leaders calling for additional tax relief, greater funding for western counties and more accurate forecasts.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jack Dalrymple, US News

9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

5 things to know about North Dakota's election

As election season enters full swing after Labor Day, North Dakota residents will begin to see advertisements for November's midterm elections.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Cramer

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Navajo Times

UND program gets funding to aid Native Americans

UND'S Indian Into Psychology program has received about $238,000 in funding from the Indian Health Service.

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

Insurance Journal West

Crop Insurance Options Extended in North Dakota

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said the department's Supplemental Coverage Option will include corn and barley for all North Dakota counties in the 2015 crop year.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Minot Daily News

Finding help

File photo North Dakota now has more than 11,000 producing wells and activity in the oil field, as shown, continues to increase.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Manufacturing.net

Rail Deliveries Of U.S. Oil Continue To Increase

The amount of crude oil and refined petroleum products moved by U.S. railroads increased 9% during the first seven months of this year compared with the same period in 2013.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government

95.5 3WS

Dad Secretly Films Daughter "Selfie Session"

A dad noticed a lot of movement in his rear view mirror and realized his daughter was in the midst of an epic photo shoot of her own creation.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government

Washington Times

Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

In the past week, two developers and two architects placed designs for convention centers at the feet of Williston City Commissioners.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate, Williston, ND, Watford City, ND, Opinion

KVOX-FM Fargo

USDA Extends North Dakota Crop Insurance Options

The U.S. Agriculture Department has announced new supplemental coverage for North Dakota crops through the federal crop insurance program.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, North Dakota Government, United States Department of Agriculture, US Governors, John Hoeven

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CE News

Oil and Gas Regulatory Scramble

Hydraulic fracturing operations are pervasive in Texas and are underway in Louisiana, North Dakota, Ohio, Wyoming, and other energy-producing states.

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Related Topix: Texas, North Dakota Government

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bloomberg

North Dakota Universities Crumble as Oil Cash Pours In

North Dakota is struggling to finance deteriorating public universities even as it experiences the biggest energy boom in its history, raising concern that less prosperous states will face more serious funding challenges.

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Washington Examiner

Under assault from Big Green, coal is fighting back

When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal for shipping 48 million tons of Powder River Basin coal annually from Montana , Wyoming and North Dakota to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Washington, Washington Government, John Kitzhaber, Canada

95.5 3WS

Jurassic Prank - Fake Dinosaur Surprise

Tuesday 8/26/2014: As an integral part of the healing process for bereaved families in Taiwan...these are very common at funerals.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government

95.5 3WS

This WILL Be The Scariest Movie of the Year

During the VMAs we all saw that SUPER scary commercial for "Annabelle" and the entire internet was talking about it! Here it is below! Midnight showing anyone?! Tuesday 8/26/2014: As an integral part of the healing process for bereaved families in Taiwan...these are very common at funerals.

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Reuters

North Dakota's Bakken well count eclipses 15,000

The number of wells drilled in North Dakota has eclipsed 15,000 for the first time, underscoring the breakneck development of the state's Bakken shale formation, where more than 1 million barrels of oil are extracted each month.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors

The Oregonian

Ron Wyden: Federal legislation to increase oil train safety may be needed

Portland Fire Chief Erin Janssens listens as Sen. Ron Wyden talks at an oil train safety meeting earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Oregon, Senator Jeff Merkley, North Dakota Government

Mon Aug 25, 2014

95.5 3WS

Paul McCartney Tops Billboard's Hot Tours List

Chalk up another number-one for Paul McCartney . Billboard reports that he's number-one on its weekly Hot Tours ratings -- helped in large part by his show at Candlestick Park in San Francisco -- the last concert ever at the place that hosted The Beatles ' final official concert.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger

Rock102online.com

North Dakota winter wheat crop hurt by disease

Some North Dakota grain elevators are urging farmers to bin their newly harvested winter wheat until the market figures out what to do with a heavily diseased crop.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather

95.5 3WS

Man Teaches Puppy How To Jump... Cuteness Prevails

Monday 8/25/2014: Budweiser employes three of these in the United States...What are they? Answer: Dalmatians ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Friday 8/15/2014: On a per capita basis, North Dakota has more of these than any other state.

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95.5 3WS

Kayaker High Fives a Humpback Whale

Cimeron Morrissey has an extremely close encounter with a Humpback whale while kayaking in Monterey Bay, California.

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