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Oil boom in North Dakota town


When it comes to unemployment and the fiscal crisis, North Dakota seems to be bucking the national trend.

The state is in the midst of an oil boom and small towns near the valuable shale reserves are going through major transformations.

But while some locals are becoming millionaires and businesses are thriving, Sharon Carpenter reports it comes with an environmental toll.


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