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The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in North Dakota

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park, near Medora | © David Becker/Flickr By Helen Armitage of theculturetrip.com Reportedly the USA’s least-visited state, North Dakota is experiencing a renaissance of late thanks to a recent oil boom. Sandwiched between western North Dakota’s Theodore … Continue reading

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North Dakota’s Population Reaches an All-Time High

By ND Governor’s Office North Dakota’s population has reached an all-time high of 739,482 residents, the U.S. Census Bureau reported. The state’s latest population estimate is an increase of 15,625 residents from last year’s count. “Our economic growth over the … Continue reading

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Taxpayers’ Income Doubles Since ND Boom Began

By CBS Minnesota Reported income by all North Dakotans has more than doubled to a record $30.4 billion since the infancy of the state’s oil boom in 2006, tax return filings show. Tax Department figures released to The Associated Press show … Continue reading

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North Dakota Named Best Run State in Nation for Third Consecutive Year

By ND Commerce North Dakota was credited with being the best run state in the nation for a third consecutive year, according to a 24/7 Wall St. study released today. The study looks at data on financial health, standard of … Continue reading

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10 States With the Best Quality of Life

By USA Today The United States is one of the world’s most prosperous economies, with a gross domestic product that exceeded that of any other country last year. However, a vibrant economy alone does not ensure all residents are well … Continue reading

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North Dakota is the Best State in America

By The Washington Post On Election Day, just seven weeks away, voters in many states will wait in seemingly endless lines. Others will have problems reaching their polling places or returning their absentee ballots. But voters in North Dakota are … Continue reading

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North Dakota: Legendary Among States

By Gallup “Oil boom” is probably the first phrase that comes to mind when one thinks about North Dakota. Yet North Dakotans see their state as much more than oil. They are highly satisfied with their schools, their air quality, … Continue reading

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Dakotas Lead US in Economic Well-Being for Kids

By Rapid City Journal Strong local economies and an oil boom have helped the Dakotas lead the nation in terms of economic well-being for children, according a report released Tuesday by a national children’s advocacy group that also says the … Continue reading

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North Dakota at the Top for Jobs

WASHINGTON — Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven’t regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has. North Dakota is an exception. In May, the overall economy finally recovered … Continue reading

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6th Best State To Make A Living: North Dakota

by Richard Barrington MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA June 09, 2014 North Dakota makes yet another Best Of list… Is the job market getting better or worse? It depends on whom you ask — and where you look. In its fourth-annual study … Continue reading

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