Associated Press, Published September 13 2012
ND Capitol hosting Pride of Dakota DayBISMARCK — The state Capitol halls are being turned into a shopping mall.
Thursday is the annual Pride of Dakota Day at the North Dakota Capitol building in Bismarck. Dozens of businesses who take part in the state Agriculture Department branding program will set up shop to showcase their products.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says more than 50 vendor booths will fill the Capitol's Memorial Hall, Legislative Hall and West End ground floor. The Capitol Cafe also is serving a special Pride of Dakota breakfast and lunch.
More than 500 North Dakota companies are Pride of Dakota members.
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