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North Dakota oil patch hoping to attract Minnesota women

Men who work in North Dakota's oil patch are turning to advertising in the Twin Cities in hopes of relieving a shortage of women. A three-day singles dance called "Party in the Patch" is planned for Memorial Day weekend. Tickets are $150 for men, $20 for women.
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Men who work in North Dakota's oil patch are turning to advertising in the Twin Cities in hopes of relieving a shortage of women. A three-day singles dance called "Party in the Patch" is planned for Memorial Day weekend. Tickets are $150 for men, $20 for women.

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