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Heitkamp talks unmanned aircraft in Grand Forks

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When it comes to North Dakota’s unmanned aircraft systems use and research, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says the state is at the front of the pack.


“We’re ground zero, in my opinion,” Heitkmp, D-N.D., told the Herald editorial board Tuesday. “It’s because of all the preparation that was done on the front end.”

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald with beats focusing on northwest Minnesota, unmanned aircraft systems and East Grand Forks city government. Other positions she has held at the Herald include Grand Forks city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her work at and on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett. Send tips and story ideas to 
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