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From the Forum Communications News Bureau
Xcel seeks 9.25 percent rate hike in N.D.
BISMARCK -- Xcel Energy hopes to raise its overall rates by 9.25 percent, the company said Friday, citing the cost of its nuclear power plants and transmission lines.
The Minneapolis-based company made the request Friday with the North Dakota Public Service Commission, which is expected to hold public hearings in the spring.