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DOT offers new oil train rules The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/07/23/dot-offers-new-oil-train-rules/13077883/ Under new rules proposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, oil trains like the one pictured would ... (more)
Hoeven offers natural gas 'compromise'
Sen. John Hoeven said Wednesday that he introduced a bill that could be a compromise on the issue of exporting liquid natural gas .
ND lawmakers react to oil train proposals
Members of North Dakota's congressional delegation say they're encouraged by proposed rules for rail tank cars that carry crude oil.
DOT proposes stricter oil train safety rules
The Obama administration on Wednesday announced its long-awaited proposal to improve the safety of oil trains, a step meant to address a series of fiery derailments that have raised fears about the dark side of the North American energy boom.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Minnesota's Klobuchar ratchets up attention on perils of distracted driving
Consider, for example, that one in four crashes in Minnesota can be linked to driver inattention, according to the state Department of Public Safety, which put the death toll from distracted driving at 63 in 2013.
County 10 News
It's Official: July 26th declared National Day of the American Cowboy
For the tenth year in a row, the U.S. Senate has declared a National Day of the American Cowboy.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Valley News Live
Why Is Microsoft Not As Popular As It Once Was?
Microsoft announced on Thursday they will be cutting 18,000 jobs within the next year.
Hoeven: No layoffs expected at Microsoft in Fargo
North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says layoffs are not expected at the Fargo campus of Microsoft, which plans to cut 18,000 jobs elsewhere.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
7/15/2014 - Formal Ceremony Marks Production of 1 Million Bobcat Loaders
Bobcat Company marked this tremendous milestone with a formal ceremony on July 12, sharing the occasion with its valued employees and the community of Gwinner, North Dakota, home to Bobcat's primary production facility.
The Las Vegas Sun
Republican Dean Heller wants to extend unemployment benefits. Mark Amodei doesn't. Here's why.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and other Senate Republicans discuss their concerns about the political fight over legislation to restore benefits to long-term jobless workers, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Concern on Right Grows Over Details of Border Boondoggle Bill
House GOP leadership is discussing including border security language in an emergency spending bill that has drawn fire from top immigration hawks, including the Heritage Foundation and Sen. Chuck Grassley , as being insufficient.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Bobcat celebrates production of 1 millionth loader
The West Fargo-based company celebrated the event Saturday in Gwinner with a 5K run, factory tours and a party at the city park.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Debate Over School Lunch Nutrition Standards Delays Agriculture Spending Bill
Nutrition standards for school lunches have turned into one of the most contentious issues in this year's appropriations debate.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Senate bill increases natural gas exports to US allies
Sens. John Hoeven , John McCain and John Barrasso introduced the North Atlantic Energy Security Act.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Flashback: Corker, Alexander Help Immigration Bill Pass
Tennessee Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander were among supporters of an Immigration Bill that passed the Senate on Thursday, 68-32.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
North Dakota Looks to Extend Pipelines Through Tribal Land to Reduce Natural Gas Burn-Offs
While North Dakota takes steps to limit the volume of natural gas that is being burned off, or 'flared,' in its rapidly expanding oil fields, the problem, which has caught the attention of Congress, is far worse on the state's American Indian land - where regulation is more difficult.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Valley News Live
Federal Highway Trust Fund Running On Empty
Another battle is shaping up in Washington and it's over potholes. Actually it's more than that, but potholes certainly play a part.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Hoeven pushing to keep Minot mail center open
One of North Dakota's two U.S. senators is urging the United States Postal Service to keep a mail processing facility open in Minot to help handle population increases in recent years.
The Winnipeg Free Press
N. Dakota becomes major oil player
North Dakota has joined the ranks of the few places in the world that produce more than a million barrels of oil per day, due in large part to the rich Bakken shale formation in the western part of the state.