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UND professor and supporter of the UAS program Thomasine Heitkamp speaks to the media Tuesday at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Tomorrow marks the first day of the 8th Annual UAS Summit here in Grand Forks. (Luke Franke/ Grand Forks Herald)

Study finds support for unmanned aircraft use varies by activity


When it comes to unmanned aircraft buzzing through North Dakota skies, researchers at UND have found residents support some uses more than others in a new study.

While residents were overwhelmingly in support of using UAS for search and rescue purposes, uses such as delivering packages drew much more ire.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. While attending the University of North Dakota, she worked as a news reporter and editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Dakota Student. She now serves as one of its alumni advisers. A native of Valley City, N.D., 23 years worth of winters hasn't scared her out of the state yet. You can follow Jewett and her reporting projects on her blog
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