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Legendary Texas Oil Tycoon Passes Away At 91

T. Boone Pickens Stopped In Fargo In 2008 To Push For Less Dependence On OPEC

DALLAS — A legendary Texas oil tycoon with ties to North Dakota has passed away. T. Boone Pickens, whose investments helped shape the American energy industry going back to the 1950s, has died at the age of 91. Pickens was in Fargo in 2008 on a campaign to help the U.S. lessen its dependence on oil from OPEC nations. Despite…

Former Candidate for President Ross Perot Dead at Age 89

Perot, who won 19 percent of the vote as a third-party candidate in 1992, died early Tuesday at his home in Dallas surrounded by his family, family spokesman James Fuller said.

Self-made billionaire Ross Perot, who ran for president in 1992 and 1996, has died at age 89 after a five-month battle with leukemia, the Dallas Morning News reported. Perot, who won 19 percent of the vote as a third-party candidate in 1992, died early Tuesday at his home in Dallas surrounded by his family, family spokesman James Fuller said. As…

Sanford Makes Historical Donation to Nonprofit Organization

It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide.

RED RIVER VALLEY — T. Denny Sanford has made another huge donation. The South Dakota businessman has donated $28 million to the private, nonprofit National University System. The donation is the largest in its history. It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide. Sanford has given away hundreds of…