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In North Dakota, there will be blood

Life is cheap in North Dakota, where a new study (PDF) finds that workers are being killed on the job at five times the national rate. Deaths on the job in North Dakota more than doubled from 2007 to 2012, rising from 25 to 65, as reported by Al Jazeera America’s...

Man Dies on Oil Well Drilling Site

A man died at an oil well drilling site west of Killdeer while working on a drilling ring, officials say. Kristopher Barnes, 32, of Minot was working at an Ensign U.S. Drilling site Thursday when he was struck by “blocks,” said Eric Brooks, U.S. Occupational Safety...


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