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Oil Patch requests drone use

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People in North Dakota’s Oil Patch are asking to use drones to monitor flooding in the west of the state.

The state’s Oil and Gas Division made the request for drones used by the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office, which must get permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly them outside of a 16-county area in northeastern North Dakota.

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