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Emily Guerin

North Dakota’s fortunes have taken an abrupt turn for the worse. The state was recently a destination for thousands of people seeking a better life and high paying jobs in the Bakken oil field. But oil prices have fallen nearly 70 percent, along with agriculture prices. NPR reports on how residents are handling the sudden downturn.
Emily Guerin of Inside Energy visits a small town in North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield to find out how it’s dealing with the exodus.
A reporter in North Dakota’s oil fields reflects on the lessons in personal finance she picked up living in a boom town gone bust.
A look at bison auctions and the high demand for this lean meat.