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Keystone XL Senate vote hangs in balance after Obama remarks

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scrambled on Monday to gather votes to pass a bill that authorizes the project to help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Gulf, a task made harder after President Barack Obama made his…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No end in sight for county’s booming cattle industry: High prices could to carry in to 2015

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Tim Petry expected strong cattle prices in 2014.
“But I didn’t expect they’d be this good. They’ve been phenomenal, in some cases almost unbelievable,” said Petry, North Dakota State University Extension Service livestock m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Who shot bin Laden? Former Navy SEALS make rival claims

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May, 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al Qaeda leader.

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Who shot bin Laden? Former Navy SEALS make rival claims

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May, 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al Qaeda leader.

The Washington Post published a story on Thursday…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GOP Senate takeover could boost sagging energy stocks

October 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Investors stung by plunging oil prices and energy stocks may find relief right around the corner: A Republican-led U.S. Senate could well jumpstart energy-friendly policies that would shore up the beaten-down sector.

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GOP Senate takeover could boost sagging energy stocks

October 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Investors stung by plunging oil prices and energy stocks may find relief right around the corner: A Republican-led U.S. Senate could well jumpstart energy-friendly policies that would shore up the beaten-down sector.

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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

Ebola, Nation, world, CDC, Dallas

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DALLAS — U.S. health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country after flying from Liberia to Texas, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally.
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Ebola, Nation, world, CDC, Dallas

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DALLAS — U.S. health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country after flying from Liberia to Texas, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally.
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Study: Drivers to face delays at railroad crossings due to oil

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Runaway oil production could slow road traffic as drivers face longer delays to cross train tracks in many congested regions, a U.S. study released on Friday predicted.
Oil, coal and grain shipments are taxing the national rail grid a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com