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Latest update : 2011-11-29

Black gold rush on the plains of North Dakota

Williston, North Dakota is confronted with the unusual problem of having too many unfilled jobs and not enough empty beds. The town's population has nearly doubled over the past three years, following the discovery of the biggest oil reserve ever found in the United States. As our reporters Emmanuel Saint-Martin and Nathan King found out, the discovery has had a huge impact on what was once a quiet town.

By Nathan KING , Emmanuel SAINT-MARTIN

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