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More than 800 gather for vigil to remember NDSU students killed in crash

Hundreds gathered on the campus of North Dakota State to remember the four young women who died on I-94 near Alexandria while driving back to the university.
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Hundreds gathered on the campus of North Dakota State to remember the four young women who died on I-94 near Alexandria while driving back to the university.

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