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Republicans push for Keystone XL: GOP leaders say pipeline is a top energy priority

October 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Barack Obama to make a tough call on the controvers…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil hits 9-month high at $115 a barrel: Record comes on heels of Iraqi conflict

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Brent crude hit a nine-month high of more than $115 a barrel on Thursday as the United States said it would send military advisers to Iraq, raising concerns about the escalating conflict.
Government forces continued to battle Sunni mili…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

There’s an app for health care: Website developer invents Medytex

June 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — It started as an idea for an app that could give instant feedback to restaurants. Now, it seeks to make health care better and more affordable.
Medytex is the most recent addition to the Technology Incubator at the North Dakota State Unive…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Gap in addiction treatment from ‘essential benefits’ standard

June 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — There’s an unintended gap in adult residential treatment for addictions because of North Dakota’s selection of the basic “essential services” coverage under the Affordable Care Act, service providers and mental health advocates say….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A picturesque trip: President Obama’s visit to Cannon Ball photo gallery

June 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

President Barack Obama’s visit to Cannon Ball for the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration was full of pictoral moments. Forum News Service was there to capture it all. 

FNS Photos by Kevin Cederstrom, Katherine Lymn and Eric Hylden….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal members watch as Obama touches down in Cannon Ball

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CANNON BALL, N.D. – Generations of American Indians gathered to take pictures and video as President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama landed in Marine 1 helicopter at 2:49 p.m. Friday in Cannon Ball.

Standing in her uncle’s driveway …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

President, first lady land at Bismarck Airport

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The president has landed and is now enroute to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at Bismarck Airport in Air Force One at approximately 2:20 p.m. on Friday. The couple wav…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. is reviewing its options to help Iraq fight insurgency

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States is reviewing other options to help assist Iraq deal with an insurgency but that any U.S. action would need to be accompanied by efforts from Iraqi leaders and other neighboring coun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com