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Texas man dies in semi crash near Killdeer

August 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER – One man is dead after a head-on collision just west of here.

The driver of the Blazer was traveling east on Highway 200 when he pulled across the center lane and struck the semi. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dallas suburb lawmakers reject fracking ban, send measure to voters

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENTON, Texas — A Dallas suburb rejected a measure on Wednesday to ban new hydraulic fracturing — a move that would have made it the first city in Texas and one of the largest in the United States to halt the method of energy resource extraction.
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Dallas suburb lawmakers reject fracking ban, send measure to voters

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENTON, Texas — A Dallas suburb rejected a measure on Wednesday to ban new hydraulic fracturing — a move that would have made it the first city in Texas and one of the largest in the United States to halt the method of energy resource extraction.
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Louisiana governor to sign abortion restrictions law

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will sign new restrictions on abortion clinics into law on Thursday, his office said, a measure critics have said will force three of the state’s five clinics to close.
The measure requires physicians wh…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Police Blotter: No ‘foul play’ in man’s death at local motel

June 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Officers say the death of a man found at the Oasis Motel in Dickinson on Thursday is not suspicious.
Wendell Winfree, 46, and Claude Mercier, 24 arrived in town a couple of weeks ago after walking away from a low-security penitentiary in Bismarck, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kessel: No hookah ordinance, bar for now in Dickinson

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

All of the hullabaloo over hookah bars in Dickinson was for nought, according to an email sent Thursday morning from City Administrator Shawn Kessel.
Dickinson might still get a hookah bar someday — just not in North Dakota. The caller, it turns o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Texas competition, winter, to limit ND oil production, study says

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — North Dakota oil production, which is poised to break the 1 million barrels per day benchmark, will peak at 1.2 million to 1.5 million barrels per day over the next five years, limited by winter weather and competition from Texas, a Bismarc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Texas competition, winter, to limit ND oil production, study says

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — North Dakota oil production, which is poised to break the 1 million barrels per day benchmark, will peak at 1.2 million to 1.5 million barrels per day over the next five years, limited by winter weather and competition from Texas, a Bismarc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Barone: Population declining in states with high dependence on government

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Michael Barone / Syndicated Columnist

The Census Bureau’s holiday treat is its release of annual state population estimates, to be digested slowly in the New Year.
The headline from this year’s release is that population growth from July 2…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Barone: Population declining in states with high dependence on government

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Michael Barone / Syndicated Columnist

The Census Bureau’s holiday treat is its release of annual state population estimates, to be digested slowly in the New Year.
The headline from this year’s release is that population growth from July 2…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com