Imagine you’re a guest on the International Space Station, peeking out the window over the vast expanse of America at night. You can see the bright lights of the I-95 corridor, major cities in the Midwest and the South, and the population centers along the I-5 corridor on the West Coast.

In the middle, there aren’t many lights — except in North Dakota. Why is that? We stopped by Post TV’s In Play to explain.

One state is burning bright in a sea of gloomy economic data. GovBeat's Reid Wilson tells In Play why. (The Washington Post)