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Fight Night in Crude Country [audio + video]

“I like it,” says one woman. “The fighting. The blood. The broken bones.”

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The Other Boomtown Hamm

Billionaire Harold Hamm isn’t the only Hamm in town. Phil Hamm’s got something to say about the boom too.

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They’re Like Packs of Wolves

Everywhere she went, men hit on her. So Nathina St. Pierre took action.

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Oil Patch Code Blue: Juhnke v. Marathon Oil

As oil field jobs go, Dustin Bergsing seemed to have a pretty safe one.

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Oil Patch Code Blue: Beautiful Man

“I am so madly in love with that kid. Even now.”

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Black Gold Boom: How Oil Changed North Dakota is produced by independent producer Todd Melby and brought to you by Prairie Public, Zeega, and  AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, Incorporated. Black Gold Boom is part of Localore, a national initiative produced by AIR, in collaboration with Zeega, with financial support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Wyncote Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and The Spence Law Firm.

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