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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Keystone pipeline has resumed moving Canadian crude oil nearly two weeks after it leaked an estimated 383,000 gallons in North Dakota. TC Energy says the pipeline "returned to service" Sunday after approval of a repair and restart plan by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. State regulators say the leak was reported on Oct. 29. The cause of the leak has not been disclosed.
LE MARS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man burned in a fire at a northwest Iowa hog confinement has died. Le Mars Fire-Rescue says 38-year-old Jorge Orozco died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Burn Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. He'd been flown there after being taken in a private vehicle on Sept. 30 to Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. The hog confinement sits about 5 miles northwest of Le Mars. Orozco lived in Sioux City.
AXTELL, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a man died after his vehicle ran off a Kearney County road and flipped. Deputies and medics were sent to the scene about a mile north of Axtell on Friday. The driver's been identified as 34-year-old Tony Turner, who lived in Kearney.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is leading a trade mission to Germany to promote Nebraska agricultural products and reinforce the state's connections with German companies. Ricketts kicked off the trade mission in Berlin, where the delegation met with government officials and hosted a reception for University of Nebraska alumni, business officials and others. The trade mission also included a new trade agreement between Chapman, Nebraska-based Preferred Popcorn and the German-based Haase Foods.
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