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Emails reveal Bresciani’s role as NDSU fundraiser-in-chief

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By Kyle Potter

FARGO – As the Bison football team cruised to a second-straight national championship last January, North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani had a shot at his white whale.


After weeks of planning and dreaming, oil tycoon Harold Hamm, the biggest player in the Bakken region and one of the richest men in America, was in his suite.

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