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Oil refinery one step closer to reality: Devils Lake commission approves letter of support for $200M project

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEVILS LAKE — A $200 million, 20,000-barrel-a-day clean fuels oil refinery could be operating near Devils Lake within three years.
The refinery, similar to one being built in Dickinson, would employ about 100 people and could create as many as 400…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

An empire’s ‘Plan B:’ Proposal would cut US out of Keystone XL project

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

An empire’s ‘Plan B:’ Proposal would cut US out of Keystone XL project

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

British Columbia rejects tar sands oil pipeline expansion

June 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Efforts to expand production from the Alberta tar sands suffered a significant setback when the provincial government of British Columbia rejected a pipeline project because of environmental shortcomings. Continue Reading

Alberta premier: Keystone XL rejection would mar relations

April 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TORONTO Alberta’s premier says if the Obama administration rejects the Keystone XL pipeline it be would be a significant thorn in Canadian-U.S. relations. Continue Reading

Alberta brothers sentenced in murder of mother

September 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MORRIS The youngest of three brothers involved in the murder of their mother was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison.
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18-year-old pleads guilty to charges in the murder of his mother

August 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MORRIS Jacob Seth Cobb pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the December 2010 murder of his mother, 50-year-old Tamara Lee Mason.
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Alberta, Minn., teen pleads not guilty to charges in 2010 murder

March 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MORRIS Jacob Seth Cobb, 17, appeared in Stevens County District Court for an omnibus hearing Tuesday, where he pled not guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of his mother, 50-year-old Tamara Lee Mason.
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Survey: Nearly 1 in 10 Alberta men say hitting woman OK if she angers him

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An Alberta survey measuring men’s attitudes toward domestic violence also found that 16 percent say domestic violence is a family’s private matter and 39 percent say a parent slapping a child’s face should be considered family violence. Continue Reading

Alberta trade envoy: Fate of Keystone XL oilsands pipeline known after U.S. November election

February 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Alberta’s trade envoy to Washington said on a radio show in Calgary that there is still hope for the proposed $7-billion Keystone XL oilsands pipeline. Continue Reading