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Published April 06, 2013, 04:17 PM

North Dakota has created more than 100,000 jobs since 2000

(WDAY TV) -- Some positive news for job growth and development across the state.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- Some positive news for job growth and development across the state.

A report by the North Dakota Department of Commerce shows the state created more than 100,000 new jobs since 2000.

Most of the growth spiked in the last five years, with 33-thousand jobs created last year alone. A spokesperson for the Commerce department says he expects more jobs to be created as the state focuses on "greater economic diversification."

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