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FRACKED UP!: Hollywood,Interrupted Visits America’s New Boomtown

Three hundred miles due north of Deadwood, South Dakota and roughly half as many years past its 1870s heyday, a new gold rush is threatening to give that storied spectacle of exuberant capitalism a run for its money. In a country with an unofficial underemployment rate of 20%, the tiny railroad whistle-stop of Williston, [...]
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What Life Is Like In Williston, The North Dakota Oil Boomtown Where Tiny Apartments Top $2,000 A Month

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (12 months ago)

Ten years ago Williston, North Dakota was a quiet agricultural town with a population around 12,000. Now, oil prices and drilling advancements have turned Williston into one of America's biggest oil boomtowns, pushing its population... Read Post

This North Dakota Hype Video Will Make You Want To Join The Oil Rush

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (3 years ago)

After you've watched this fantastic hype video from AmeriMont, you may just run out and buy a home in Dickinson, North Dakota. Dickinson is one of those oil boomtowns, where workers earning six-figure paychecks live in shantytowns a... Read Post

North Dakota Strippers Make More Money Than You Do [Strippers]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (3 years ago)

It's time Las Vegas lost its title as "stripper capital of the universe" to Williston, North Dakota. The little oil boomtown in the Great Plains might only have two strip clubs—Whispers and Heartbreakers—but the exotic dancers there... Read Post

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