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USS North Dakota Commissioned in Connecticut

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The United States Navy commissioned it's newest and most advanced submarine today in Groton, Connecticut. More>>

Mandan Home Damaged by Fire

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A family of four are forced to evacuate after their Mandan home catches fire. More>>

Zoo Boo Brings in Thousands

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It's not quite Halloween yet but today thousands of kids got a chance to do some trick-or-treating.  Reporter Ben Smith takes us to the 3rd annual Dakota Zoo Boo in Bismarck. More>>

Rice Lake Residents Looking for Flooding Solution Video included

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The level of Rice Lake, in southwest Ward County, has risen several feet in recent years. More>>

10pm Sports Highlights 10-24 Video included

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Thiel Changes Plea on Sex Charges Video included

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A Minot man says he's guilty of sending photos of his genitalia to underage girls and of trying to convince a 12-year-old girl to strip and send him nude pictures of her. More>>

Third Robbery Believed to be Tied to Suspect Video included

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For the third time in a couple of days, a business on Broadway in Minot has been held up. More>>

A Look Inside the USS North Dakota Video included

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It took years of lobbying to get this boat named the North Dakota. More>>

Bond Set For Maxbass Woman Video included

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Bond has been set for a Maxbass woman accused of Gross Sexual Imposition in Northeast District Court in Bottineau. More>>

Local Author Records Local Military Heroes Video included

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It started out as a chapter within a book on the history of Minot.But that chapter grew into a 480 page, five-pound volume of stories about the people of the area who served their country. More>>

Baby Pronghorn Meets a New Friend at the Dakota Zoo Video included

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Two baby pronghorns prance around the Dakota Zoo. More>>

Vote Yes on Measure 5 Teacher Responds to Accusations Video included

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The debate over Measure Five has gone from conservation and oil tax spending issues...to controversy over a woman featured in an ad. More>>

Sitting Bull College Raising DUI Awareness Video included

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The Standing Rock community works together to reconstruct the scene of a DUI accident. More>>

Around Town 10-24 Video included

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Many people have been anticipating this new eatery for months. It's similar to a convenience store but with a tasty twist. More>>

Fort Yates Man Charged in Federal Court with Child Sex Crimes Video included

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A 27-year-old Fort Yates man is charged in federal court with aggravated sexual abuse of a child. More>>

Third Robbery May Be Tied to Same Suspect

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For the third time in a couple of days, a business on Broadway in Minot has been held up.  And police believe the same man may be responsible for all three incidents. More>>

Fugitive Sought in Williams County

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The Williams County Sheriff's office is searching for a man who is wanted on several felonies.   More>>

Williams County Looking for William Foy

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Williams County needs help finding a man on the run. More>>

Soybean Rush at the Elevator Video included

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It's one of the fastest harvests to happen in the state. More>>

ND Studies Class Gets a Call from Connecticut Video included

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Horizon Middle School students get a special surprise this morning.  More>>

Minot Police continue their investigation of multiple attempted robberies because just light night the alleged armed robber struck again.

Bearded Robber Strikes Again

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Minot Police continue their investigation of multiple attempted robberies because just light night the alleged armed robber struck again.Minot P.D. were called to North Broadway Pizza Hut last night, and upon arrival spoke with employees who described a male individual who entered the store wearing a black knit hat and a fake beard. The individual then demanded money from the clerk, but fled the store without obtaining any.Similar robberies have occurred this week atPremiere Video on North Br... More>>

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Child Sex Abuse

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A 60-year-old McLaughlin, South Dakota man is sentenced in a sex abuse case. More>>

Political Candidates Discuss Rail Issues Video included

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Candidates go head-to-head at back-to-back political debates held at Bismarck's Belle Mehus Auditorium tonight. More>>

Former U.S. Attorney General Defends North Dakota Ballot Measure No. 1 Video included

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Ballot Measure No. 1 brings passionate debate from all sides of the political spectrum. More>>

Two Minot Businesses Robbed

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Minot Police are looking for a man who is believed to have held up two businesses in Minot. More>>

USS North Dakota Commissioning Preview Video included

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The USS North Dakota takes center stage this weekend at a special commissioning ceremony.Mike Chaussee is in Groton Connecticut for the momentous occasion. More>>

Agencies Discuss Jail Expansion

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The cost and size of the Ward County Jail expansion has outgrown its estimation from two years ago and officials now hope the public will pass an extension of the current half cent sales tax. More>>

Watford City Fire Department Addressing Growing Needs

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The fire call volume in Watford City last month was one of the most active in the volunteer department's history. More>>

WSC Scholarship Announcement Video included

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What if you could go to college -- for free.That's what Williston State College is offering Williams County high school graduates next fall. More>>

Business Beat - October 23rd, 2014 Video included

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"Minot continues to change...And Downtown continues to work on it's image.  More>>

Twins Using Teamwork on the Football Field Video included

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Jim Hill Junior High played their last football game of the season last Monday, but two players say they say they will be on the same team for life. More>>

Man Impersonating Social Services Worker Approaches Daycare Video included

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Bismarck police are looking for a man after he approached a daycare saying he worked for Burleigh County Social Services. More>>

Sneak Peek of Newest Heritage Center Galleries Video included

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We get a sneak peek into the final two new museum galleries before they open. More>>

U.S. Department of Justice gives Operation Stolen Youth National Honors Video included

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Two years ago an unknown synthetic substance made its way to North Dakota. More>>

Bismarck Man Arrested for Biting Morton County Corrections Officer Video included

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A 30-year-old Bismarck man is arrested after biting a corrections officer while being booked into Morton County jail. More>>

High School Students Need Your Help Packing the Pantry Video included

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High school students work to fill the food pantry and they need your help.  More>>

Fourth Annual "Bucks for Bras" Event Raises Money to fight Breast Cancer Video included

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A Bismarck bar benefits local breast cancer patients. More>>

North Dakota First Lady Publishes Book Video included

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North Dakota's First Lady has published a new title for the history books. More>>

North Dakota Attorney General Says More Staff Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Video included

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North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says there are more human trafficking cases in the state than law enforcement is able to effectively deal with right now. More>>

Trucker Sentenced in Fatal Accident Video included

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An Idaho man whose out-of-control semi truck crashed into vehicles parked at a red light, killing a college student, has been sentenced to prison. More>>

Spell Enters Guilty Plea

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A Colorado man has admitted to killing Sherry Arnold of Sidney, Montana. Michael Spell appeared in a Montana courtroom today to change his plea to guilty of deliberate homicide.


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Murder Conspiracy Suspect in Court

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Bond will be unchanged for a man accused of conspiracy to commit murder. More>>

Driver Killed in Train Collision

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A vehicle-train collision claimed the life of a Towner driver today. More>>

WSC President Placed on Leave Video included

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The president of Williston State College has been placed on leave by the University System chancellor. More>>

Eye on Agriculture: Fegley Farm Video included

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Golden fields of grain are giving way to harvest --- corn will be next off the fields for the Fegley Farm. More>>

Highway Patrol Captain Steps Down Video included

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The man who has been in charge of the Minot district of the North Dakota Highway Patrol for the past nine years is retiring. More>>

Bismarck Man Travels to Alaska to Chase His Dream Video included

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This next story is about a young man from North Dakota who chased his dreams all the way up to Alaska. More>>

A New Look for the YMCA Video included

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The next time you work out at the Y, things might look a little different. More>>

Regulators Approve North Dakota's First Coal Power Plant in 40 Years Video included

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Regulators approve the first new coal mine in North Dakota in about 40 years. More>>

Teal Pumpkins Welcome Trick-or-Treaters with Food Allergies Video included

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Orange and black are typical Halloween colors...but this year, teal is on trend. More>>

UMary Holds 1st Annual Day of Service Event Video included

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Nearly 700 University of Mary Marauders are making their mark in Bismarck-Mandan. More>>

Collins Place Complete in Mandan Video included

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The corner of Collins Avenue and Main Street in Mandan is coming to life. More>>

Four Deer Illegally Shot in Emmons County Video included

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Four white tailed deer were illegally shot in Emmons County last weekend. More>>

Bismarck Public Schools Headed to Court Date With BEA Video included

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The Bismarck School District and the local teacher's organization scheduled a hearing in front of a judge in early December. More>>

Farmers Start Sunflower Harvest

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It' a busy time of year for farmers across the state.Row crop harvest is well underway. More>>

Couple charged with Sex Crimes

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A husband and wife from Maxbass are charged with sex crimes that carry a maximum life in prison sentence. More>>

"Banking for the Food Bank" Competition Collects Thousands of Items for Local Pantry Video included

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Four Bismarck banks are building up the food balance at a local pantry in need. More>>

UTTC Community Walks Against Domestic Violence Video included

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About one-hundred people stepped out tonight against domestic violence. More>>

Ward County Budget Approved Video included

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The 2015 Ward County budget has been approved at $51 million dollars. More>>

Rice Lake Issues Continue Video included

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Rice Lake residents are working to prevent a worst case scenario --- the outflow of an inundated sewer system. More>>

McKenzie County Authorities Locate Woman

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Authorities say a woman they were searching for has been found. More>>

Students Join Sexual Assault Prevention Effort Video included

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The Student Government Association at Minot State University is joining a national program initiated by the White House to help curb sexual assaults. More>>

Burlington Fire Department Volunteers Video included

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As population and oil traffic grow in the state, the Burlington Rural Fire Department finds itself busier than ever. More>>

Breast Cancer Awareness Video included

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Pink ribbons and shirts may seem more common this month as October is National Breast Cancer Awareness.Breastcancer.org estimates that 12 percent of American women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. More>>

Kat Perkins Performs in Minot Video included

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Dream it. Do it. More>>

Dalrymple Encourages Students to Take the Lead Video included

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Governor Dalrymple encourages students to become leaders in North Dakota's future. More>>

Cleanup for Tioga Oil Spill a Long-Term Project Video included

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About one year has passed since the largest oil spill in North Dakota's history--and crews are still cleaning up the mess. More>>

Sunrise Town Centre Confirms More Tenants Video included

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It's a 72 acre project on its way to servicing Northeast Bismarck. Area businesses are looking forward to this new addition.


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Bismarck Temperatures Well Above Average Video included

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Just by looking outside, it's hard to believe that we're in the middle of October.. More>>

McKenzie County Sheriff's Department Say Sandra Leist Has Been Located Video included

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The McKenzie County Sheriff's Department is asking for help finding 48-year-old Sandra Leist. More>>

Man Hospitalized After Being Struck by Vehicle in Mandan

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A man is sent to the hospital after being struck by a car in Mandan. More>>

Heritage Center Exhibits Still A Secret Video included

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Nearly the entire 52 million dollar make over of the Heritage Center is ready for you. More>>

Minot Police Officer Assaulted

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A Minot police officer was assaulted over the weekend while investigating possible illegal drug activity. More>>

Gas Prices Continue Drop

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Americans are paying less for gas now than any time in more than three years. More>>

Human Services Demand Rises Video included

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An increase of population in the western portion of the state has caused an increase in the need for Human Services. More>>

Youth For Christ Banquet

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The Minot Youth for Christ Banquet is going on right now at the Minot State University Dome. More>>

Biologists Studying Fish Population Video included

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The North Dakota Game and Fish Department are tasked with monitoring the number of fish in rivers and lakes all around the state. More>>

Crime News October 20th Video included

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Crime News, October 20th
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Rodney Friesz denied lower bond Video included

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A Mandan man charged with murder will not have his bond lowered. More>>

Around Town 10-17 Video included

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A new mattress store is starting to plant roots in North Dakota. More>>

Capitol Cafe Re-Opens After Million Dollar Makeover Video included

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After a $1.1 million makeover, the Capitol Cafe in the North Dakota State Capitol building has re-opened. More>>

Mandan Man Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Human Trafficking Video included

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A man accused of agreeing to meet up with a teenage girl for sex pleads not guilty. More>>

Traffic Updates Video included

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Changes and additions to streets in the Bismarck-Mandan area are not far down the road. More>>

Mandan Man Enters Not Guilty Pleas to Child Sex Charges Video included

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A Mandan man charged with corruption and solicitation of a minor, and gross sexual imposition enters his plea in court. More>>

Sunflower Research Video included

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Harvest season is underway. More>>

Spray Paint used in Multiple Vandalism Reports in Mandan

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Mandan police are investigating eighteen reports of vandalism Sunday morning. More>>

New Art Studio in Downtown Bismarck Video included

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A new studio that recently opened in downtown Bismarck is giving local artists a chance to show off their work. More>>

Papa's Pumpkin Patch Sells Out Video included

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With a week left of their season.. Bismarck's one and only pumpkin patch has run out of pumpkins. More>>

Man Arrested for Threatening People with Pellet Gun

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An 18-year-old Bismarck man is behind bars tonight after allegedly threatening someone with what turned out to be a pellet gun. More>>

Stolen Pickup Found in Flames South of Bismarck

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A 30-year-old Bismarck man is facing multiple charges are stealing a vehicle that was later found on fire. More>>

Childrens' Safety Event Video included

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It is one of many events through the year to teach kids of all ages about fire safety. Minot Police and Firemen teamed up with Home Depot employees to spread safety awareness today. More>>

Artfest - Playing with Fire Video included

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A decades old celebration of fine arts is back at the North Dakota State Fair Grounds this weekend. Artfest allows the community to meet artists and purchase their creations or make some art of their own. More>>

Around Town 3-21 Video included

It's now officially Spring..even though it might not feel like it quite yet. Steph Scheurer shows us a business aiming to get you ready for the golf season in this week's Around Town. Shank's Golf Shop More>>

Cobb's Bond Set at One Million Dollars Cash

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Bond is set at one million dollars cash for Craig Cobb after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Cobb be eligible for bond.. Cobb has been in jail since November when he was arrested and charged More>>

National Flu Vaccination Week

National Flu Vaccination Week

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With the exciting holiday season also comes a not so jolly time -- influenza season. And if you haven't gotten your vaccination for the year, now's the time, because this week is National Flu Vaccination More>>

Cookies for Airmen

Cookies for Airmen

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Along with the holiday season, often comes holiday baking. The Minot Area Chamber of Commerce is helping to share sweetness by the dozen once again. Today the annual cookie drive for Minot airmen kicked More>>

Sleepy Hollow Presents "Les Miserables"

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A Broadway musical and award-winning movie comes to life on-stage in Bismarck.


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  • Bismarck Man Makes Art With Recycled Items

    Bismarck Man Makes Art With Recycled Items

    Monday, April 28 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-28 19:23:22 GMT
    Many people dream of being their own boss. Some are just afraid of the risk of being self employed. Ben Smith has the story about a man who took that risk to make a living doing what he loves.Chris Thomas can make something out of nothing."There's nothing better than getting a new pile of junk you haven't used before and turning it into something." He uses materials from used gas tanks, old forks, and even garden tools--he uses his skills "If it's iron I can weld to it." to turn useless junk ...
    Many people dream of being their own boss. Some are just afraid of the risk of being self employed. Ben Smith has the story about a man who took that risk to make a living doing what he loves.Chris Thomas can make something out of nothing."There's nothing better than getting a new pile of junk you haven't used before and turning it into something." He uses materials from used gas tanks, old forks, and even garden tools--he uses his skills "If it's iron I can weld to it." to turn useless junk ...
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