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Published October 30, 2012, 06:10 PM

Heitkamp, Conrad Stress Importance of Military and ND Air Bases

US Senate Candidate Heidi Heitkamp stressed the importance of keeping a strong and ready military today. Today's press conference comes on the heels of Representative Rick Berg saying Heitkamp received funding from an anti-defense group called the Council for a Liveable World.

US Senate Candidate Heidi Heitkamp stressed the importance of keeping a strong and ready military today. Today's press conference comes on the heels of Representative Rick Berg saying Heitkamp received funding from an anti-defense group called the Council for a Liveable World.

Heitkamp was joined by Senator Kent Conrad in Grand Forks today both stressing the importance of their support for the military and State's Air Force Bases. Concerns were also brought up about the Grand Forks Air Force Base being in the running to become a test site that will fly unmanned aircraft in commercial airspace.

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