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Two lines of semi trucks wait to clear customs at the U.S. Border crossing at Pembina, N.D., in January 2012. (Grand Forks Herald file photo by Eric Hylden)

Pembina, Portal border crossings to get more officers

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Two North Dakota border crossings will receive additional staffing.

U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., announced that the Portal and Pembina crossings are two of 44 ports across the country that will split 2,000 new U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers. Funding for those positions was provided for in a recently passed Appropriations Act.

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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at aroundtown.areavoices.com. 
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