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Democrats’ US Senate race heats up over natural gas industry

Democrats' US Senate race heats up over natural gas industry

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary, where there are few differences over issues, jousting over natural gas drilling is providing an opening. It flared in recent days over the question of campaign contributions from the oil and gas industry, while two of the three candidates declared their support for a halt to hydraulic fracturing on both public ...

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North Dakota to decide most measures in 2 decades

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Armies of volunteers knocked on doors, held rallies and made telephone calls Monday ahead of Election Day, hoping to energize their supporters to decide the most crowded North Dakota ballot in two decades. The lineup Tuesday includes eight measures, the most on a ballot since there were nine in North Dakota’s 1996 June election. Drawing intense ...

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Dalrymple Projects Special Session Decision in April


By: Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Monday he expects to decide sometime in April whether to call the state Legislature into special session to address pressing needs facing cities and counties affected by western North Dakota’s oil bonanza. And while he wouldn’t say which way he’s leaning, the Republican governor highlighted several short-term fixes – ...

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