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Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least six believed killed
Family grieves death of motorcyclist who was missing for 2 months
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
Corps commander visits F-M diversion project
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND, and Kennedy wants bigger footprint
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nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
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Terry "Dick" Bullinger
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Victim, suspects named in Bowman motel homicide
January 10, 2015
Bill: Officials may concealed weapons in public buildings
BISMARCK — North Dakota elected officials could legally pack heat in the state Capitol and other public buildings if lawmakers approve a bill sponsored by a dozen Republicans. Under current state law, someone who possesses a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering or...
January 10, 2015 - 6:34pm
January 8, 2015
Keystone XL clears hurdle in Senate despite Obama veto threat
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Thursday advanced a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, their top priority in a new campaign to push back President Barack Obama's policies now that they fully control Congress. The Republican-led Senate Energy Committee...
January 8, 2015 - 1:40pm
January 6, 2015
Republicans push Keystone XL bill with plan to skirt any veto
WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven said he expects Congress to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, despite a threat from the White House to veto the legislation. Hoeven, R-N.D., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., introduced legislation Tuesday with bipartisan support from 63 senators to approve...
January 6, 2015 - 11:39pm
December 19, 2014
Obama dismisses Keystone XL benefits: Republicans say president is wrong
The political spat over the Keystone XL Pipeline continues. In a press conference Friday in Washington, President Barack Obama commented on...
December 19, 2014 - 9:31pm
December 17, 2014
Secret talks in Canada, Vatican City led to Cuba breakthrough
WASHINGTON -- The historic breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban relations began in spring 2013, when President Barack Obama authorized secret talks with Cuba, the same tactic he used to open nuclear negotiations with Iran. Months of talks in Canada and at the Vatican, involving one of Obama's...
December 17, 2014 - 12:47pm
December 11, 2014
U.S., Canada transport chiefs to meet on oil train safety
WASHINGTON — Top transportation officials from Canada and the U.S. are due to meet next week to hash out differences about safety regulations for trains that carry oil, sources said Thursday. Both governments are drafting safety rules for trains that move fuel from North Dakota’s...
December 11, 2014 - 10:55pm
December 3, 2014
Enbridge paves the way for another pipeline project in Minnesota
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — Representatives from Canadian oil company Enbridge Energy met with residents in Clearbrook on Wednesday, the first in a series of open houses in December ahead of another planned massive pipeline project across northern Minnesota. The project discussed at the...
December 3, 2014 - 10:42pm
November 25, 2014
Plans for Devils Lake refinery revealed
DEVILS LAKE — A Canadian energy company unveiled plans Monday for a $200 million, 20,000-barrel-a-day clean fuels oil refinery that could be built near Devils Lake. At a standing-room only meeting held Monday at Lake Region State College, residents turned out to listen to officials...
November 25, 2014 - 8:34pm
November 18, 2014
U.S. Senate fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill
WASHINGTON -- Chanting and Native American song rang through the Senate chambers after a bill to congressionally approve the Keystone XL pipeline...
November 18, 2014 - 10:58pm
Passage of Keystone XL bill uncertain
WASHINGTON -- It’s anyone’s guess on whether a bill to give congressional authority to approve the Keystone XL project will pass today. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters he would not be surprised if the bill passed when the Senate takes a vote today at 5:30...
November 18, 2014 - 3:16pm
Senate heads for vote on Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON - Backers of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hope a vote in the U.S. Senate late on Tuesday will send a bill to the desk of President Barack Obama. With the chamber apparently stuck at 59 votes in favor of Keystone XL, Senator Mary Landrieu worked hard on Monday to gather...
November 18, 2014 - 10:39am
November 17, 2014
Keystone XL Senate vote hangs in balance after Obama remarks
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 toughest comments yet on the topic. With...
November 17, 2014 - 2:35pm
November 14, 2014
U.S. House passes Keystone XL
WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives approved the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, but a similar measure struggled to...
November 14, 2014 - 10:18pm
November 12, 2014
Environmental groups, tribe challenge pipeline from Canada
DULUTH, Minn. — Environmental groups on Wednesday filed a legal challenge to the U.S. State Department’s approval of a major increase of Canadian tar sands oil flowing through Enbridge Energy pipelines into the U.S. The groups, joined by the White Earth Ojibwe Nation, filed suit...
November 12, 2014 - 10:27pm
November 11, 2014
Senate Democrats may vote on Keystone in lame duck session
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate may hold a vote on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada when it returns from recess. Lawmakers return to Washington on Wednesday for a “lame duck” session and will try to wrap up some legislation, such as spending bills, before...
November 11, 2014 - 9:57pm