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Grand Forks company awarded $17 million Navy contract

Sep. 21, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A Grand Forks company has been awarded a $17 million Navy contract to build a ground support station to control unmanned aircraft and sensor system. The work by Ideal Aerosmith will enable mission planners to access classified and...

University to receive $11 million for cold weather research

Sep. 16, 2021 09:26 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has been awarded an $11 million federal grant to develop better material and manufacturing technology to withstand cold weather. South Dakota Mines will partner with the U.S. Army Corps of...

Israel condemns Poland restitution law, recalls top diplomat

Aug. 15, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israel on Saturday condemned Poland’s approval of a law that restricts the rights of Holocaust survivors or their descendants to reclaim property seized by the country’s former communist regime and announced it was recalling its top diplomat in protest. ...

Inhofe: Oklahoma military bases poised to grow in 2022

Jul. 22, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — All five of Oklahoma's military installations will remain viable and are poised to grow under the latest annual federal defense appropriation bill, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's office said Thursday. Inhofe, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services...