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Sub dubbed for North Dakota to be christened Saturday

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GRAND FORKS — North Dakota will get a special present today, its 124th birthday, when the nuclear-powered attack submarine, the USS North Dakota, is christened in Groton, Conn. It’s the second U.S. Navy ship to be named for the state. The first was a battleship that was in service from 1910 until 1923. 

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers regional news, mostly from northeast North Dakota, for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for more than 30 years. Find his articles at: www.grandforksherald.com. He welcomes story ideas via email, kbonham@gfherald.com, or by phone, (701) 780-1110.  
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