Fast growth means celebration and pain

  • by: Raymond Grumney
  • Updated: January 26, 2013 - 6:11 PM

North Dakota is the nation's fastest-growing state. U.S. Census Bureau data show that state's population grew 2.2 percent to 699,628 in the year ending July 1. The oil boom in the western part of the state draws workers seeking to cash in on the prosperity.

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