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U.S. Senate fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill

November 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday failed the pass the bill authorizing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. 

The bill failed 59-41. 

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U.S. Senate fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill

November 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday failed the pass the bill authorizing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. 

The bill failed 59-41. 

Check back later for more on this story….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bypass takes truck traffic on New Town’s Main Street

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW TOWN — New Town Mayor Dan Uran said things are looking up after a bypass opened Monday, the fourth such project in North Dakota’s Oil Patch to be completed this fall.

“It’s a good day for the city of New Town. We’ll get rid of a lot o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Groundwater study shows no contamination

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

RESTON, Va. — Random sampling of shallow groundwater in the Bakken and Three Forks formations in North Dakota and Montana shows no early evidence of contamination from the region’s energy development, according to a federal study.

“These resu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for about $35B

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Halliburton Co. said on Monday it will buy Baker Hughes Inc for about $35 billion in cash and stock, creating an oilfield services behemoth to take on market leader Schlumberger NV as customers curb spending on falling oil prices.

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The $1 billion divorce: Why Harold Hamm’s ex-wife didn’t win more

November 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Just how much of Harold Hamm’s fortune was amassed through his skill and hard work?

That was a key question that Oklahoma divorce judge Howard Haralson had to weigh in his decision last week, when he ordered Hamm, the chief executive officer of Co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Anti-sex trafficking coalition launches

November 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Roughly 200 advocates and law enforcement officials gathered here Thursday to listen to a state of affairs on sex trafficking in North Dakota and to learn what they can do to help.
The event served as a launch of FUSE, or “a Force to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New Town man killed in collision with truck

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

KEENE — A 35-year-old New Town man was killed when his car struck a truck 3 miles east of Keene in western North Dakota early Saturday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Carl Bratlien and passenger Rodrigo Coronado Miranda, 25, of Cit…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As oil prices fall, ND budget officials mull impact

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple works on a budget for the next biennium, he’ll have to assume that less money will be going into state coffers because of falling oil prices.

When the Office of Management and Budget’s advisory com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As oil prices fall, ND budget officials mull impact

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple works on a budget for the next biennium, he’ll have to assume that less money will be going into state coffers because of falling oil prices.

When the Office of Management and Budget’s advisory com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com