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Posted: February 1, 2014 at 3:12 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We are one step closer toward approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.” Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a North Dakota Democrat and pipeline supporter, after a government study found the pipeline’s effect on the climate would be minimal

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