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Patrol IDs 2 dead in North Dakota oil patch crash

MANNING, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified two men who were killed in a pickup truck rollover in the western North Dakota oil patch on Christmas. The Patrol says the crash happened 4 miles southwest of Manning about 10 p.m. Thursday, when the pickup truck failed to negotiate a turn on a gravel road and rolled down ...

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2 die in western North Dakota oil patch rollover

MANNING, N.D. — Two men from out of state are dead after a pickup truck rollover in the western North Dakota oil patch on Christmas. The Highway Patrol says the crash happened 4 miles southwest of Manning about 10 p.m. Thursday, when the pickup truck failed to negotiate a turn and rolled down a ravine. The 23-year-old driver from Bozeman, ...

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Chairman Fox announces Christmas dollars for tribal members from oil revenue

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A multi-million dollar Christmas present for enrolled members of the MHA Nation is part of the fulfillment of a promise the new MHA Nation Tribal Business Council Chairman made when he was running for the chairmanship.  Chairman Mark Fox announced at his Thursday night Inauguration Ceremony that every enrolled member would receive $1,000 in time for Christmas.  The $14.1-million dollar ...

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Gas drops below $3 a gallon in Allentown area

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You’re not hallucinating. That’s a “2” next to the dollar sign on your local gas station’s price board. The average Allentown area gas price has fallen below $3 a gallon according to GasBuddy.com. That’s 27 cents cheaper than at the same time last year. Don’t expect it to go much lower, say analysts. In an annual cycle, gas prices typically ...

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Eagle Ford giving new life to ghost town

HELENA — On a hot Saturday at high noon, Helena seemed like the frontier town it once was. Spurs jangled. A crowd gathered to watch a gunfight. Shots rang out. In the self-proclaimed “toughest town on earth,” where horse thieves, cattle rustlers, brawls and vendettas were part of the fabric of early Texas life, the sheriff and the son of ...

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Christmas in the Bakken Formation: North Dakota city sees growth from fracking industry

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By Perry Chiaramonte It’s Christmas in Boomtown. Williston, N.D., is ground zero in America’s energy renaissance, with six-figure salaries the norm and stunning prosperity that extends from the oil and gas derricks to the construction, sales and service industries. But for much of the burgeoning population that has converged on Williston and other towns on the Bakken Formation, Christmas will be ...

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