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Montana Made: Sweetgrass Rods, a work of art for anglers

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Very few of us find something that we love to do enough that we spend our entire lives doing it. In this week's Montana Made we meet a man who has been working at basically the same job since he was 9 years old. 

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Woman behind bars after stabbing guard in Butte hospital

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BUTTE - A woman in Butte faces a felony assault charge after she stabbed a security guard at the local hospital. Linda Berger, 50, reportedly became erratic while being treated at St. James Healthcare on Sunday night, when she grabbed a pair of scissors from a counter in the hospital. 

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UPDATE: Two injured in Ennis shooting

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The Madison County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened Monday. 

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Butte man still remembers deadly school shooting 30 years later

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BUTTE - In 1986, Rob McClain was 16 years old and in the library at Fergus High School working on his book report. “We heard a loud, you know, crash. And it was a new school, so it didn’t have any carpeting down or anything like that, it was all cement floors. It sounded like somebody dropped a book, a heavy book on the cement surface,” said the 47-year-old McClain. It wasn’t a book. When they heard the second loud bang moments later, the students, teacher, a...

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Butte's newly acquired incinerator by getting rid of unused drugs

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BUTTE - Butte law enforcement is already making good use of its newly acquired incinerator by getting rid of unused drugs. The department sent more than 80 pounds of discarded prescription drugs to the incinerator located at the Montana Highway Patrol headquarters in Butte “If you flush it can contaminate the water system, if you just throw it out to the landfill, it may get picked up by somebody else, or somebody may go through your garbage to grab it, so it's a lot safer to ...

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Sen. Tester files as candidate; field may be complete for MT’s top 2018 race

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester pays his candidate filing fee Tuesday U.S. Sen. Jon Tester pays his candidate filing fee Tuesday
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Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester made his re-election candidacy official Tuesday, as he paid his filing fee and said he’s ready to make his case as a strong advocate for Montana and rural interests. 

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BP: Demand for oil could peak by late 2030s

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The world's thirst for oil may finally be quenched. Global demand for crude is likely to "plateau" during the late 2030s, mostly because of the rise of electric cars and trucks, BP predicted Tuesday in its annual outlook.

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MHP Sergeant offers survival tips for mass shootings

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Montana Highway Patrol Sergeant Jay Nelson says the basic things to remember in such a situation are, “Run, Lock, Fight.” 

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Snowpack Holding Firm With Bitter Arctic Air This Week

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BOZEMAN - Montana's snowpack remains very healthy this week and that has been the case for most of this winter season. Numerous pacific storms are passing through weekly adding more and more snow to all river basins and valleys. This week's update on SWE (snow water equivalent) shows all river basins in Montana are above normal. Some slightly above normal and many well above normal with % of average values between 119% to as high as 170% of average. Well above normal rating for th...

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Eddie the Eagle comes to Whitefish

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MTN News talked with Michael Edwards, an Olympic ski jumper who turned his unlikely childhood ski dreams into a reality.

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Billings police department employee fired after tampering with evidence in 130+ cases

Chief Rich St. John Chief Rich St. John
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BILLINGS -- A total of 138 cases were tampered with after an employee admitted to stealing prescription medication from the evidence facility, Billings Police Department announced on Tuesday. 

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Below Zero Lows For Butte To Continue

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Not much has changed over the last 24 hour except morning lows were much colder Tuesday across SW Montana. Numerous record lows to report in SW Montana as low fell between -15° to -40° below zero.  See all the reports and take a look at some minor changes coming tonight in this on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard. More>>

Conrad man sentenced for being a felon in possession of a firearm

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Schulz posted on Facebook about how it was time to start killing cops.

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Butte man treated after Sunday morning shooting

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BUTTE - A Butte man was treated for a gunshot wound after an early Sunday morning shooting. Gary Mattix faces an assault with a weapon charge after firing at least three shots at a 38-year-old man and hitting him once in the ankle at Dakota and Front St. 

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Wanted in Montana: BOLO Alert issued for James Anouksone Swartzer

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Swartzer is wanted by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force for violations of conditional release on four counts of sexual assault. 

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Man falls 500 feet to his death trying to rescue dog from cliff

Crews removed a body found below a cliff at Thornton State Beach. A dog, believed to be owned by the victim, can be seen in upper right corner of the frame. / CBS SAN FRANCISCO Crews removed a body found below a cliff at Thornton State Beach. A dog, believed to be owned by the victim, can be seen in upper right corner of the frame. / CBS SAN FRANCISCO
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The Golden Gate National Park ranger said the man's dog got away from him, and when he tried to go after it he slipped to his death. 

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Bozeman man rescued near Beehive Basin after skiing accident

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A Bozeman man was airlifted to Big Sky Bozeman Health Medical Center on Sunday after a skiing accident in Beehive Basin. The 19-year-old man had skied off a jump, wrecked and was unconscious for approximately 30 minutes.

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NorthWestern Energy: large portion of the Hi-Line without power Tuesday morning

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HELENA- NorthWestern Energy says it has dispatched crews to determine why a large portion of the Hi-Line was without power on Tuesday morning. In a Facebook post around 8:30 a.m., NorthWestern says Kremlin, Gildford, Hingham, Rudyard, Inverness are impacted. 

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Butte undersheriff urges improved background checks for firearm purchases

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BUTTE - Police routinely train for what to do when an active shooting occurs at a school. Butte’s undersheriff says last week’s school shooting in Florida shows how inadequate background checks can be for firearm purchases and believes the checks can be improved.

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Gibson facing financial woes

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Financial experts say Gibson, the parent company of Gibson Guitars, is having money problems - and running out of time. The company has hundreds of millions of dollars in bank loans coming due this summer. 

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

Extreme temperatures and your health: The need to be aware of hypothermia, frostbite

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The holiday weekend had many people out enjoying winter activities, but for anyone headed outdoors with these frigid temperatures being aware of hypothermia and frostbite is a must.

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Backcountry skier rescued near Big Sky

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A backcountry skier had to be rescued Monday near Big Sky Ski Resort. The call came in about 2:15 a.m. Officials say the male skier had an injury to his head. He was with a group of skiers in the Beehive Basin area. 

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Cocker Spaniel vs. moose attack caught on camera

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A Cocker Spaniel in Alaska is lucky to be alive after being attacked by an angry moose. It all happened right in the dog's backyard - and a security camera caught it. More>>

Cold weather and your car: What you need to know

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Vehicle maintenance is key in Montana’s bitterly cold winters. You may notice your vehicle is often slow to start and may act differently as the mercury drops. This can often be blamed on poor vehicle maintenance such as thick or dirty oil or coolant fluids that need to be changed. 

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Teens hold 'lie-in' outside White House to demand gun reform

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A group of teens and more than a hundred supporters staged a "lie-in" outside the White House on Presidents Day to pressure lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.

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Agency encourages Montanans to be "through with chew"

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The campaign is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of products the tobacco industry markets.

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Schools in Billings and outlying areas closed Tuesday for dangerous weather

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BILLINGS -- Dangerous weather conditions led Billings Public School to cancel classes on Tuesday. 

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With Wyoming Legislature's approval, Park County School Board weighs arming teachers

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CODY -- The deadly mass shooting at a school in Florida last week is likely to enter the conversation at Tuesday’s board meeting in Cody, where Park County School leaders are weighing whether to allow staff to be armed at school. 

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State of emergency declared by Blackfeet due to snow

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Heart Butte has received more than 70 inches of snow just in the month of February. 

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Darby HS student arrested after threatening social media posts discovered

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A Darby High School senior is in custody after allegedly making threatening social media posts that referenced the deadly school shooting in Florida last week.

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Search continues for missing Flathead skier, name released

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KALISPELL - The search continues for a missing skier in the Flathead valley. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry has identified the skier as Dr. Jonathan Scott Torgerson, 62, from Columbia Falls. Torgerson is a long-practicing area physician. Curry reports that on Saturday around 7:15 p.m. the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an overdue backcountry skier who was reported to have been skiing alone in the Flower Point area of Whitefish Mountain... More>>

From Bozeman to New York Fashion Week: Designer makes his paintings move

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When you think of New York Fashion Week, you might think of designers like Michael Kors and Dolce & Gabanna, but this year there was one designer who calls Bozeman home. “I’ve always had an eye for style fashion,” said Luke Avery, of 4 Letter Design. 

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Billings foundry hit by fire (video)

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The building was not occupied when the fire broke out and no injuries were reported

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Salute to Service: Helping human trafficking victims

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This Salute to Service report features Adrian who broke her silence in order to help other victims. 

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Laser technology in Gallatin Valley: The future is now

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The Gallatin Valley is known as a center of laser technology. Laser and photonics technology came to the valley starting in the 1980s. Since then, the industry has grown exponentially with currently more than 40 companies calling Montana home. 

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President Trump open to improving background checks, spokesman says

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President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system" for gun purchases, less than a week after the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. 

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Florida school shooting suspect bought seven rifles in past year, law enforcement source says

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The Florida school shooting suspect bought seven rifles in the last year.

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Bitterly Cold Continues For Butte & SW Montana

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Arctic air will linger over Montana for several more days but tonight into Tuesday morning could be the coldest morning for SW Montana. Monday morning lows in SW Montana fell into the single digits below, teens below zero and even 20s below zero. So far there are 2 record lows in SW Montana for Monday morning one west of the divide and the other east of the divide. Brace for more bitterly cold weather and dangerous wind chills. Updates on the extreme cold can be found in the a... More>>

Search continues for missing skier near Whitefish

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Multiple search and rescue teams are actively looking for a skier who is missing near Big Mountain. 

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Kibbles ‘N Bits, other dog foods recalled over lethal drug

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J.M. Smucker said it is recalling some shipments of four brands of dog food, including the popular brands Kibbles 'N Bits and Gravy Train, after detecting "extremely low levels" of pentobarbital, a drug used to euthanize animals.  

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A Waiting Child: Richard and Stansel

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Richard and Stansel have lived in foster care for years. 

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Luke Bryan to play Billings, tickets on sale Friday

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Country singer Luke Bryan is coming to Billings. 

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From anger to action: Florida students call for stricter gun control

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As funeral services started taking place for those killed in the Parkland, Florida high school shooting many students spent the weekend trying to make sure such a massacre never happens again. 

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

Montana Ag: Great Falls brewery launches new beer commemorating MSU

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People will soon see the Golden Bobcat Pale Ale on shelves across the state.

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Crews searching for missing skier near Whitefish

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WHITEFISH -- Multiple search and rescue teams are actively looking for a skier who is missing near Big Mountain. 

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President Trump takes on Oprah after "60 Minutes" airs

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President Trump tweeted criticism of a "60 Minutes" panel discussion moderated by Oprah Winfrey that was broadcast Sunday night, slamming her questions to the politically divided group and expressing the hope that she runs against him in 2020.

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Myrna Loy Center is taking applications for its Grants To Artists program

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Myrna Loy director Krys Holmes says that supporting local artists like this is the best part of her job.

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There have been at least 12 incidents involving threats and weapons at schools since the Florida shooting

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Since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Valentine's Day, there have been at least 12 reports of other incidents involving a threat to a school or a weapon on a school campus.

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Billings businessman warns about buying stolen phones

iDoctor break-in on Friday morning. iDoctor break-in on Friday morning.
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The owner of a Billings business burglarized last week wants to warn people about the risks of buying stolen cell phones.

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Black solidarity event held at University of Montana

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Representatives from Black Student Unions, African Student Associations, and Black Studies programs around the Northwest will be in attendance.

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How to help kids deal with a tragedy

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Dr. Velin said to look carefully for changes in behavior, mood, appetite, or sleep habits in your kids.
 

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Colorado deputy recovering from shooting honored at basketball game

Deputy Jeff Pelle honored at Longmont High School. (credit: CBS) Deputy Jeff Pelle honored at Longmont High School. (credit: CBS)
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BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Students at Longmont High School helped honor a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy who was shot and seriously hurt more than a month ago.

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Small jet taxies off runway, gets stuck in snow at Bozeman airport

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A small business jet taxied off of the runway this morning at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, delaying flights for a short time.

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Montana VA responds to concerns about primary care vacancies

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Leaders with the Montana VA Health Care System said they can continue meeting the primary care needs of veterans around the state despite current vacancies in their care staff.
 

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New volunteer firefighters learn vehicle extrication techniques

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One of the techniques includes vehicle stabilization, which involves getting crew members or people in and out of a damaged vehicle safely as well as how to cut around a car.
 

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Bozeman locals take Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics

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People from all over Bozeman came out to take the plunge for Special Olympics Montana.

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Salute the Badge: Missoula officer spends spare time with 2nd grade student

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Missoula police officer Chea Hollis hangs out with Chief Charlo second grade student Braidon Bulter in her spare time. 

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7,000 acres of land being protected in Northwest Montana

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More than 7,000 acres of forest land near Olney is being permanently protected by a public-private partnership.

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"I sleep well at night," says skier Lindsey Vonn as she answers hate tweets

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Lindsey Vonn had barely finished her first race at PyeongChang 2018 when the online abuse resumed.

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Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says

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The deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its weekly surveillance report.

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Roads Closed Heading Into Eastern Idaho Saturday Night

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Montana Department of Transportation has CLOSE US-20 Targhee Pass west of West Yellowstone to Ashton, ID and Highway 87 Reynolds Pass into Island Park, ID Saturday evening. Strong winds are producing considerable blowing and drifting snow and white-outs in Eastern Idaho beginning at 8 pm Saturday night.  WINTER STORM WARNING is up for eastern Idaho through 11 pm Sunday. Periods of heavy snow and strong winds will continue and difficult to dangerous travel is likely throu... More>>

Tester hosts infrastructure round table in Bozeman

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Senator Jon Tester was in Bozeman Saturday, to meet with local city officials to discuss their needs and interests for the infrastructure bill. Bozeman Mayor Cyndy Andrus says that broadband internet is her main concern as Bozeman fiber is not a complete network throughout town. She believes a project like this will cost tens of millions of dollars. In Belgrade, its sewer systems and streets that are the main concern as both cities are dealing with growing pains. “In the p...

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After Russian indictments, Facebook concedes it has "more to do"

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Following the indictment of 13 Russian nationals accused of breaking U.S. laws by interfering with the 2016 presidential election, Facebook said it has "more to do" and vowed to better protect its social media platform from outside intrusion. 

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Woman charged with driving drunk with child in vehicle

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A woman has been charged with criminal child endangerment after she allegedly was driving drunk with a child in her vehicle. 

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Granite County patients get break on Medicare coverage

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Granite County Medical Center has announced it's reached an agreement to become a provider for Humana Medicare Advantage plans.

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Veterinarian provides house-calls for pets

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Dr. Scott Issacson and his wife Amy Issacson are helping many who are unable to travel.

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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake jolts southeastern Mexico

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A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southeastern Mexico on Friday night, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported.

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Friends remember former governor Judy Martz competing in the Olympics

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In 1964, Martz traveled to Austria to compete in the women's 1500 meter speed skating category.

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How to talk to your kids about the Florida shooting

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Communication is a significant topic of conversation among professionals and parents after the school shooting that left 17 dead.

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Sand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department gets grant from Montana Wildfire Relief Fund

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Brawley says Montana firefighters are always willing to help each other out.

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Montana wildlife officials: About 2 percent of 339 deer killed in special hunt near Bridger had CWD

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Wildlife officials are still waiting for results from the deer killed in the final weeks of the season. 

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Sessions orders review after FBI says it missed Parkland tip

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A person close to Nikolas Cruz, the confessed shooter, contacted the FBI on January 5 to report concerns about him, the FBI said in a statement Friday. 

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Missing Butte man found near Anselmo Mine

Frank Piazzola was reported missing by his family. Frank Piazzola was reported missing by his family.
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 BUTTE -  The body of a Butte man who was reported missing on Jan. 28 was found today.  50-year-old Frank Piazzola was found at the base of the Anselmo gallus frame. According to Butte-Silver Bow Coroner Lee Labreche, it’s suspected that he died as the result of a fall but this won't be determined until an autopsy and toxicology testing are completed. Family members last saw Piazzola on Sunday, Jan. 28th.   His vehicle was located near...

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Man suing Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office for unlawful solitary confinement

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A Gallatin County man who was sentenced in 2015 for numerous charges including, rape, assault, and escape is now suing the Gallatin County Sheriff's office and the detention center. In the suit, Kevin Briggs states that he was assaulted by officers when he was originally arrested. Briggs escaped from the Law and Justice Center during this arrest because he says in the documents that he was afraid for his life. When law enforcement found Briggs in Oregon, he was extradited back the ...

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Holter Museum remembers the days of print photography

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The Holter Museum of Art is working to raise interest around a medium that time has passed by. 

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Trump responds to indictment of 13 Russians: "no collusion!"

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President Trump responded to the indictment of 13 Russians Friday over allegations that they interfered to influence the 2016 presidential election, asserting as he has in in the past that his campaign did not collude with foreign entities.

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Stapleton updates review process for problematic mail ballots

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Secretary of State Corey Stapleton, who caused a political stir last year when he highlighted 363 mail ballots not counted because of improper signatures, says his office and others have agreed how to review such ballots for possible “voter misconduct.” 

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Luge track at Lolo Hot Springs carried Montanans to Winter Games

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LOLO HOT SPRINGS – Jim Murray grew up in Avon, Montana. As a young boy, he remembers going to the movies in Deer Lodge and watching newsreel footage of an American bobsled team, led by driver Stan Benham, winning a world championship. 

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Remains of Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park holding up against winter snow

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There’s still several weeks of winter left but there’s good news to report about the resiliency of the historic Sperry Chalet in the Glacier National Park backcountry. 

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Missing Butte man found dead at base of headframe

Frank Piazzola was reported missing by his family. Frank Piazzola was reported missing by his family.
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The body of a Butte man who was reported missing on Jan. 28, 2018 was found Thursday. Frank Piazzola, 50, was found at the base of the Anselmo gallus frame.

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Indictments issued against Russians in U.S. election meddling case

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is announcing Friday the indictment of Russian nationals and entities accused of breaking U.S. laws to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

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Granite County commissioner enters "not guilty" plea to theft charges

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Granite County Commissioner Scott Adler pleaded innocent to theft charges during a Thursday court appearance.

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No shortage of multimillionaires among MT’s 2018 congressional candidates

U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont. U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont.
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Montana may have the wealthiest member in all of Congress – Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte – but he’s far from being the only multimillionaire running for federal office this year in Montana. 

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Couple facing charges after police seize 150+ animals from Phoenix pet facility

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Phoenix police raided a pet boarding facility Thursday morning, seizing numerous sick and neglected animals from the business.

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Romney announces US Senate run

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Mitt Romney said in a video announcement Friday that he will run for the US Senate from Utah, setting out on a glide path to Washington where he will likely play a central role driving the direction of the fractious Republican Party. 

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

A healthier Happy Meal? McDonald's takes a look at kids' menu

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A healthier Happy Meal? McDonald's is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants. More>>

Fla. football coach remembered as selfless

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A selfless individual. That's the way family, friends and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School remember Aaron Feis. The assistant football coach lost his life as he was most likely saving others.  Randi Kaye reports. More>>

Gun control discussion: Will it lead anywhere?

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We're less than two months into 2018, and at least 8 school shootings in the US have been reported. Wednesday's attack in Florida claimed 17 lives, the deadliest since Sandy Hook. The topic of gun control has returned - but will it lead to anything? More>>

These are the victims of the Florida school shooting

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A football coach. An athletic director. And young, fresh-faced students. They are among the 17 people killed by a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday.

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Havre reeling from snow

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Havre is under more snow than it’s seen in the past 130 years, and winter seems far from over.

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Hundreds attend tour of new Butte airport terminal

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BUTTE -  The public was treated to music and munchies on the first tour of the Bert Mooney Airport’s new terminal in Butte. The new facility is all about making a good first impression. “You know, first impressions are important and it’s what people remember and after they leave this building they’ll remember Butte is a great thing,” said Butte Chief Executive Dave Palmer The $10.5 million facilities with it’s Butte influenced design impr... More>>

Chef of Lilac restaurant in Billings a semifinalist for prestigious culinary award

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BILLINGS -- A Billings chef is in the running for the prestigious James Beard Award, which has been recognizing culinary professionals for excellence for 28 years.

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Bozeman man killed in Grass Range crash

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 A man is dead after rollover crash Thursday in Grass Range, where the Montana Highway Patrol said road conditions remain treacherous. 

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First responder receives minor injuries in multi-vehicle Wyoming crash

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An overturned semi trailer was ripped in half and an ambulance responder injured in a multi-vehicle crash near Rawlins, Wyo., early Thursday morning.

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  • Butte man treated after Sunday morning shooting

    Butte man treated after Sunday morning shooting

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-02-20 18:49:03 GMT

    BUTTE - A Butte man was treated for a gunshot wound after an early Sunday morning shooting. Gary Mattix faces an assault with a weapon charge after firing at least three shots at a 38-year-old man and hitting him once in the ankle at Dakota and Front St. 

    BUTTE - A Butte man was treated for a gunshot wound after an early Sunday morning shooting. Gary Mattix faces an assault with a weapon charge after firing at least three shots at a 38-year-old man and hitting him once in the ankle at Dakota and Front St. 

  • Butte undersheriff urges improved background checks for firearm purchases

    Butte undersheriff urges improved background checks for firearm purchases

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:49 AM EST2018-02-20 16:49:28 GMT

    BUTTE - Police routinely train for what to do when an active shooting occurs at a school. Butte’s undersheriff says last week’s school shooting in Florida shows how inadequate background checks can be for firearm purchases and believes the checks can be improved.

    BUTTE - Police routinely train for what to do when an active shooting occurs at a school. Butte’s undersheriff says last week’s school shooting in Florida shows how inadequate background checks can be for firearm purchases and believes the checks can be improved.

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