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1 hr ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


14 hrs ago | 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.


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

20 hrs ago |

Morning markets: soy rally stalls. But Ukraine lifts wheat

The omens didn't look good in early trading, when the benchmark November contract stood down 0.2%, at $10.82 3 4 a bushel, as of 08:30 UK time , hanging just above its 10-day moving average.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014


DOT proposes new safety rules for oil trains

KIMT News 3 - Every day nine trains leave western North Dakota filled with oil. Most head east through Minnesota in order to reach the east coast.


Related Topix: North Dakota Government

Severe Thunderstorms Shift From Plains to Midwest

Strong and severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains Thursday will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.


Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters


Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than... A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and ... (more)


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, North Dakota Government, Indiana, Indiana Government, Ohio, Ohio Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

State and Local Communities Respond to Crude-by-Rail Safety Issue

July 6 marked the one year anniversary of the crude oil derailment in Lac Megantic Quebec , which significantly heightened throughout North America the awareness about safety issues surrounding crude by rail.


Related Topix: Canada, California, California Government, North Dakota Government, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

The Motley Fool

Stricter Rail Rules Mean More Profits for These MLPs

According to the Association of American Railroads, the number of railcars shipping petroleum products has surged to more than 15,000 carloads a week as of this month, more than double the 7,000-carload average through 2010.


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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

She Knows

Fargo 's Season 2 will return on FX with all-new cast

FX CEO John Landgraf and Fargo executive producer and writer Noah Hawley spoke about Season 2 of the show Monday at the Television Critics Association Summer 2014 Press Tour.


Related Topix: Entertainment


Millions in former military equipment issued to North Dakota, Minnesota police

Cpl. Rob Buelow, a member of the Grand Forks Regional Swat Team since 2007, and his M4 rifle, which was converted from a military-style M16A.


Related Topix: Steele County, ND, Traill County, ND, 9, Richland County, ND, Stutsman County, ND

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Minot Daily News

Commissioner: Economy growing - at a healthy pace'

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says that North Dakota's economy grew at a healthy pace during the first quarter of 2014, which encompasses January, February, and March.


Air Force Times

Readers' picks: From paradises to morale killers

Air Force Times opened the floor to its readers to get their thoughts on the best and worst bases in the Air Force.


Related Topix: US Military, Cannon Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, Moody Air Force Base, McChord Air Force Base

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

USA Update Story and Video

North Dakota... a driver falls asleep at the wheel and slams his car into a South Fargo building.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster


Fargo Bishop: ND human trafficking 'disturbing phenomenon'

The bishop of the Fargo Catholic Diocese says he's deeply troubled by the recent rise in North Dakota human trafficking cases.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Thu Jul 17, 2014


White supremacist moves - quietly - to another small town

Near the end of U.S. 28, past fields of wheat, soybeans and canola, lies a sleepy town where residents are friendly, but a man who recently arrived in town has some not feeling so welcoming.


Related Topix: Prison

Los Angeles Times

Mayor at center of Dakota oil boom is optimistic about troubles

Howard Klug, the new mayor of Williston, N.D., must navigate a city that dubs itself "Boomtown, U.S.A." through rapid growth.


Related Topix: Williston, ND, Watford City, ND, Killdeer, ND

Hispanic Business

Heitkamp & Roberts Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Customer Protections for Farmers & Ranchers

Following the collapses of , the CFTC proposed and finalized customer protection rules to help regulators better recognize trouble in firms before they occur.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Valley News Live

North Dakota Geography Puzzle

Here's one solution: It's called Connected Puzzles. It's a handcrafted creation that features each of the state's 53 counties as an individual puzzle piece.



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