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Hannity to speak at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Conservative pundit Sean Hannity has been announced as a keynote speaker for the 22nd annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.

Hannity will speak at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 22 at the Bismarck Civic Center.

The TV and radio talk show host will record segments for his radio and television programs from the conference and western North Dakota during a tour of the Bakken with Billings County Commissioner and industry leader Jim Arthaud of Belfield-based MBI Energy Services, according to a release.

Hannity agreed to come to the WBPC after interviewing Arthaud on his radio program.

“I care about this great country and believe in the American dream,” Hannity stated in a release. “I am thrilled to support the effort to make America energy independent, and get America back to work.”

Special $25 tickets will be available for Hannity’s speech for members of the public. These passes will only be good for Hannity and will not include admittance into the exhibition or talks by other speakers.

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