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Here are the fastest-growing and fastest-shrinking counties in America.

Florida and Utah are growing quickly, while shale country lost people last year. The US Census Bureau releases annual estimates of the populations of each of America's 3,142 counties and county equivalents. Using those estimates, we found the percent change in each county's population between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2016, ...

- Business Insider - US

North Dakota governor approves concealed guns without a permit.

- North Dakotans will no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon after Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation lifting restrictions, a victory for gun rights advocates that came a week after South Dakota's governor vetoed a similar bill.

- Reuters - US

December Crude Spill In North Dakota Thrice As Big As Originally Estimated.

The crude oil spill that occurred in western North Dakota in December is now estimated to be three times larger than originally estimated, according to True Companies, the owner of the pipeline. The new estimate makes the spill the largest in the state to affect water resources in over a decade, a new article by Reuters ...

- OilPrice.com - US

North Dakota newest state to pass law allowing concealed carry without a permit.

According to CBS News, the state of North Dakota has recently passed a law that allows residents to carry a concealed firearm without a license.…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

- Yahoo! News - US

December North Dakota Crude Spill Larger Than Initially Estimated.

A crude oil spill in western North Dakota in December is now believed to be about three times bigger than originally estimated, pipeline owner True Companies says.

- Rigzone.com - US

North Dakota governor approves concealed guns without a permit.

The law, which takes effect on Aug. 1, mandates that gun owners only need a North Dakota driver's license or state identification card for at least a year before they can carry a concealed firearm in public. Under current regulations, applicants must take a test to obtain a permit which entails fees of more than $100.

- Yahoo! News - US

North Dakota governor approves concealed guns without a permit.

North Dakotans will no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon after Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation lifting restrictions, a victory for gun rights advocates that came a week after South Dakota's governor vetoed a similar bill. The law, which takes effect on Aug. 1,...

- The Raw Story - US

Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld.

BISMARCK, N.D. " The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated.

BISMARCK, N.D. — A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday.

- Billings Gazette - US

North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated.

BISMARCK, N.D. " A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday.About 530,000 gallons...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

North Dakota governor signs concealed carry bill into law

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that will allow most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit,...

- Townhall.com - US

Dakota Access pipeline vandalism highlights sabotage risks

BISMARCK, N.D. — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported 'recent coordinated physical attacks' on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil.

- Yahoo! News - US

North Dakota is latest to OK permitless' carrying of hidden guns

Governor signs bill, into law making North Dakota one of about a dozen states allowing most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit

- CBS NEWS - US

Fire destroying white supremacist's church under investigation

A fire that destroyed a North Dakota church belonging to known white supremacist Craig Cobb is under investigation as a possible arson. The Zion Lutheran Church, in Nome, North Dakota, was recently acquired by Cobb, and the church was destroyed by fire Wednesday, KVRR, Fargo, reported Wednesday. The...

- The Raw Story - US

Here are the fastest growing and shrinking counties in America

Florida and Utah are growing quickly, while shale country lost peoplelast year. The US Census Bureau releases annual estimates of the populations of each of America's 3,142 counties and county equivalents. Using those estimates, we found the percent change in each county's population between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016, ...

- Business Insider - US

Fire destroys N.D. church owned by white supremacist

A church in Nome, N.D., purchased by self-proclaimed white supremacist Craig Cobb burned to the ground, police said.

- UPI - US

White supremacist's church burns down in North Dakota

Craig Cobb, who formerly tried to set up an Aryan enclave in North Dakota, says it was "100% arson".

- BBC - UK

Correction: Oil Pipeline story

BISMARCK, N.D. — In a story March 22 about protecting pipelines from sabotage, The Associated Press misidentified a professor at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, as Kerry Sundberg. His name is Kelly Sundberg.

- Yahoo! News - US

5 Water Warriors Defending Rights from North Dakota to Chile

Activists and environmentalists lead the struggle to protect water sources across the planet, from the top of the continents of the Americas in Alaska all the way down to Argentina.Often, their activism is dangerous work. Resistance movements against unwanted hydroelectric...

- New America Media - US

ETP Claims DAPL Faced Coordinated Attacks' From Unnamed Saboteurs

The Dakota Access Pipeline will begin pumping oil from North Dakota later this month, but the companies constructing the project said that efforts had been made in recent weeks to sabotage the line's progress. A legal filing submitted late on Monday by Energy Transfer Partners says attacks that pose threats to life, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Correction: Oil Pipeline story

BISMARCK, N.D. — In a story March 22 about protecting pipelines from sabotage, The Associated Press misidentified a professor at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, as Kerry Sundberg. His name is Kelly Sundberg.

- Billings Gazette - US

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Vandalism Highlights Sabotage Risks

BISMARCK, N.D. — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported "recent coordinated physical attacks" on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil.

- TPM News - US

'Big Little Lies' Inches Up To Season Highs While 'The Walking Dead' Slips, 'Into the Badlands' Returns Down

Against NCAA basketball competition on CBS, HBO's limited series Big Little Lies logged 1.17 million viewers and a 0.44 adults 18-49 in Live+same day for its fifth episode on Sunday, up slightly from the previous week to record the series' highest L+SD marks to date, edging the premiere . Across all platforms, the premiere ...

- Deadline.com - US

Dakota Access pipeline vandalism highlights sabotage risks

BISMARCK, N.D. — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported "recent coordinated physical attacks" on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil.

- Billings Gazette - US

Why is water sacred to Native Americans?

The Lakota phrase Mní wičhóni,' or Water is life,' has become a new national protest anthem. It was chanted by 5,000 marchers at the Native Nations March in Washington, D.C. on March 10, and during hundreds of protests across the United States in the last year. Mní wičhóni' became the anthem of the almost year-long ...

- The Conversation - UK

Democrats can't agree whether to fight Trump's Supreme Court nominee's confirmation

Democrats are decided on one thing when it comes to the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee: they are undecided. While some Democratic senators are in favor of an all-out opposition to Gorsuch's confirmation, other senators have been more tentative, in particular because some are up for ...

- Business Insider - US

North Dakota highway near pipeline protest site to re-open

Energy Transfer Partners LP, according to court documents filed on Monday, believes oil could begin flowing through the 1,172-mile pipeline as early as this week. Traffic would be allowed on Highway 1806 from Fort Rice, south of Mandan in the state's southwest, to the Cannonball Bridge near the Standing Rock Sioux ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Environment activists deny attacking Dakota Access pipeline

In October, Climate Direct Action activists tried to shut valves on pipelines in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and Washington to show support for Dakota Access opponents. Other than that, "we have nothing in the works," O'Hara said.

- FOX News - US

Environment activists deny attacking Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states last year to protest the Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that they aren't responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline.

- Billings Gazette - US

Spring Outlook: Risk of major flooding in North Dakota, moderate flooding in Idaho

Northern North Dakota – the Souris River, Devils Lake and the northernmost reaches of the Red River – has the greatest risk of major flooding this spring, while moderate flooding is possible over southern Idaho in the Snake River basin, according to NOAA's Spring Outlook released today.

- ENN - US

Environment Activists Deny Physically Attacking Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states to protest the Dakota Access pipeline say they aren't responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline.

- TPM News - US

Environment activists deny attacking Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. " Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states to protest the Dakota Access pipeline say they aren't responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline.Dakota Access...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

A New Controversy Rises As Oil Begins To Flow Through Dakota Access Pipeline

As the Dakota Access Pipeline moves into its operational stage this week, yet another controversy surrounding the project has arisen: Who should help the State of North Dakota foot the bill for the $38 million in costs it incurred policing and cleaning up after the protests?

- Forbes.com - US

DAPL Protest Clean-Up Cost North Dakota $38M

North Dakota Governor Doug Borgum seeks federal reimbursement as a potential means of recovering the $38-million cost of policing and cleaning up after protestors who demonstrated against the Dakota Access Pipeline for months, according to a new article by Forbes. All options are on the table,' according to Mike ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Company: Dakota Access pipeline on track, despite 'threats'

BISMARCK, N.D. — The company building the Dakota Access pipeline said Monday that the project remains on track to start moving oil this week despite recent "coordinated physical attacks" along the line.

- Billings Gazette - US

North Dakota man sentenced for Kandahar Airfield wire theft

Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Benjamin Guidry was sentenced Monday following his conviction for theft of government property. The government says evidence at trial showed he solicited two civilian contractors at Kandahar Airfield to obtain various materials for him in exchange for cash.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Company: Dakota Access pipeline on track, despite "threats"

BISMARCK, N.D. — The company building the Dakota Access pipeline said Monday that the project remains on track to start moving oil this week...

- Townhall.com - US

North Dakota man sentenced for Kandahar Airfield wire theft

FARGO, N.D. " A North Dakota man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for his role in the theft of copper wire from Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan.Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Benjamin Guidry was sentenced...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Company: Dakota Access pipeline on track, despite "threats"

BISMARCK, N.D. " The company building the Dakota Access pipeline said Monday that the project remains on track to start moving oil this week despite recent "coordinated physical attacks" along the line.The brief court filing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

North Dakota man sentenced for Kandahar Airfield wire theft

A North Dakota man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for his role in the theft of copper wire from Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan.

- FOX News - US

FAA Approval Could Mean Big Things for UAS Adoption

McLean VA Mar 17, 2017 arlier this year there was an announcement that could usher in a new era for unmanned aircraft systems in the United States. The Northern Plains UAS Test Site in North Dakota became the first such facility authorized to conduct beyond-visual-line-of-sight operations for UAS. By giving Northern Plains ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Oil And Gas States Forced To Cut Education Spending

The oil price slump has put pressure on the budgets of the U.S. oil and coal states that have been struggling with lower energy tax revenues and difficult decisions about which public-sector financing they should reduce. Higher budget deficits have led to cuts across the board, and education has been one of the sectors on ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Appeals court refuses to stop oil in Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. " An appeals court on Saturday refused a request from two American Indian tribes for an "emergency" order that would prevent oil from flowing through Dakota Access pipeline.The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dakota Access Pipeline races to start moving Bakken crude

Oil will likely flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota early next week and will start commercial service soon thereafter.

- Platts.com - US

The Latest: Arizona takes 1st step, beats North Dakota

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament : 12:55 a.m. It's been 20 years since a Pac-12 team won the national championship, and Arizona is out to match what … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

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