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How Fracking Fuels Prostitution and Organized Crime in Bakken Shale Region

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From a fiery oil train crash in December, crude oil spill in September and growing concerns of flared natural gas, North Dakota continues to make headlines.

Yesterday, National Public Radio's Weekend Edition report, Booming Oil Fields May Be Giving Sex Trafficking a Boost, shows how drinking, drugs, prostitution and organized crime are major concerns in the Bakken Shale region of North Dakota.

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