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News Minute: Here is the latest North Dakota news from The Associated Press

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CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) - The head of the U.S. Department of Transportation has visited with first responders and others who dealt with a fiery oil train derailment outside Casselton on December 30th. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx spoke at a round table event yesterday at the Casselton fire department. The crash spilled about 400,000 gallons of crude oil.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - The rapidly-growing city of Williston in North Dakota's oil patch has hired a new fire chief. The Williston Herald reports the city this week hired 38-year-old Jason Catrambone. He will begin his new job May 19th.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - Williston High School's new coyote-head logo is causing controversy. The Williston Herald reports that the logo of the growling coyote already is in use at a community college in Ridgecrest, California. Cerro Coso Community College spokeswoman Natalie Dorrell says her school was never contacted for permission to use the coyote-head logo, but Williston Superintendent Viola LaFontaine says the district received permission to use the logo from Cerro Coso's athletic director.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Rapper Wiz Khalifa will perform at the University of North Dakota next week. Khalifa's concert is scheduled for May 3rd at the university's Alerus Center. Tickets are $30. UND students can attend the event for free.

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