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Career Connections | Production Accountant

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Why is it important for a digital media company to have a production accountant? Find out what a production accountant does on a daily basis and what it takes to become one.

Career Connections | Supply Chain Manager

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Meet a warehouse manager who explains how he uses supply chain computer technology to monitor inbound and outbound products in his rewarding job in a large, 24/7, warehouse operation.

Lubin Photos | History Detectives

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History Detectives examines century old photos that may have captured the dawn of American movie-making--nearly 3000 miles from Hollywood. One of the books holds many Western scenes, including a cowboy character captioned, "Herbert Lubin." Other captions refer to the Siegmund Lubin Studios. Who was Siegmund Lubin? And was Herbie Lubin a movie star? History Detective Tukufu Zuberi goes on an excursion through an early movie mogul’s dramatic rise and fall.

Adaptive Reuse in the Netherlands

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In this video, Dutch planners tap into their innate design sensibility and the industrial landscape to create a sustainable development in Amsterdam's abandoned dockyards, Borneo Sporenburg.

Career Connections | Restaurant Management

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In this video viewers will learn why having knowledge and competence in customer service, world languages, fine arts, and financial literacy are critical for a restaurant manager.

Gator Farm | America's Heartland

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Cattle, horses, or pigs are usually what you think of when you think of livestock. Well, in Florida this farm raises Alligators. Take a look at this unique niche farm and how they operate. 

Niche Farming | America's Heartland

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Learn how agriculture is feeding the demand of the country's growing diversity. Visit one of the county's successful niche farming operations. Over 3-dozen varieties of crops are grown here, tailored to a fast growing ethnic market. 

Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | The Decline of Railroads and Streetcars

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Discover how the building and use of railroads declined due to the popularity of automobiles and trucks. One effect was the development of regional and short line railroads that served smaller communities. Several larger cities used local electric streetcars until the automobiles took over.

Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | In Mid-continent and “The Holy Dog”

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Discover how transportation has affected every step of North Dakota history. North Dakota’s position in the center of North America has always made transportation a challenge with even the earliest peoples seeking ways to cover large distances of land. The arrival of horses to the Northern Plains had a radical effect on the Native American culture and way of life.

The History of the Bobcat

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Learn about how the Keller brothers from Minnesota invented the first Bobcat loader, and built it using scrap metal.

Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | Road Improvement

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Learn how by the 1910s, state government began making an effort to improve roads by financially aiding counties, and the federal government began assisting with funding. The economic hardships of the 1930s meant less funds, but the state authorized the state patrol and began issuing drivers' licenses.

Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | Barnstorming

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Learn about early airplanes, and how they were a novelty and flying a source of entertainment for bystanders, but quickly became essential in the transportation of passengers and goods.

Faces of the Oil Patch | Howard Klug (Changes)

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Hear Howard Klug who speaks about the patience of his regular customers at the café and restaurant at El Rancho Hotel: the customers might have to wait to be seated and now feel rushed to finish because there is a line out the door.

Faces of the Oil Patch | Howard Klug (Future)

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Learn about Howard Klug, a Williston city commissioner and local business owner, who understands that some people think that people in the oil patch should have known the boom was coming, but he disagrees. The magnitude was unexpected, and he predicts that there will be more wells in the future. This boom won’t be over for quite awhile.

Faces of the Oil Patch | Pudge Brewster

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Learn about Pudge Brewster who moved to North Dakota after working an oil boom in Colorado. His company began by hauling equipment to the Williston area and has since contracted with companies to haul gravel.

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