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Senator Heitkamp Receives Award

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp received an award in Minot on Tuesday acknowledging her efforts to provide more healthcare to rural areas in North Dakota.

Heitkamp says it's important to realize as the population grows, so does the need for healthcare.

“I'm grateful. But, our job is just beginning. It’s not whether people give you awards. It's whether the work gets done. We're going to continue to work to reduce health care costs and make sure that healthcare is more accessible across the state of North Dakota,” says Heitkamp.

In 2012, the state's clinics served more than 30,000 patients.

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