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U.S. Senate candidate’s hunting-license citation morphs into full-blown criminal case

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Troy Downing says he didn’t falsely portray himself as a resident when buying in-state hunting licenses for the past half-dozen years – and can’t believe the issue has become a full-scale criminal case in a Bozeman court. 

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Butte Herberger’s starts going-out-of-business sale

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BUTTE- Butte's Herberger’s started its going-out-of-business sale along with the other 249 Bon Ton Inc. stores around the country. The store is currently offering up to 30 percent off on items.

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Man reportedly struck by vehicle in Butte dies

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BUTTE - A 45-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Butte after an argument. 

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Naturalization ceremony for new U.S. citizens takes place at Butte courthouse

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Twenty-five people from 15 different countries stood as they proclaimed the pledge of allegiance and took the U.S. Oath.

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Stodden Park to get $1 million playground upgrade

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The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation recently donated $5.5 million to upgrade Stodden Park.  Part of the upgrades will be a new playground with a price tag of almost $1 million.

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MSU agriculture student named 2018 Montana Cherry Blossom Princess

Allie Nelson pictured with her father, Ron Nelson, during the Official National Conference for State Societies Cherry Blossom Grand Ball. Photo by Carl Bouchard. Allie Nelson pictured with her father, Ron Nelson, during the Official National Conference for State Societies Cherry Blossom Grand Ball. Photo by Carl Bouchard.
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BOZEMAN – Montana State University senior Allie Nelson said she was honored to learn she had been nominated to represent the entire state of Montana with a prestigious title for young women leaders in the United States. 

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Southwest gives $5,000 checks to passengers on Flight 1380

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Some passengers aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 received a $5,000 check after a deadly engine failure that led to an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The jet's engine failed Tuesday about 20 minutes into its flight from New York City to Dallas. 

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DNA just one tool to review old cases in Montana

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"There’s also many other kinds of new evidence that we look for as well,” said MTIP Staff Attorney Toby Cook.

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Warm and wind to highlight Saturday

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A dry cold front could bring windy and Spring like weather to SW Montana tomorrow. The details are below The above on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Meteorologist Carson Vickroy will walk you through the forecast hour by hour for next 24 hours so you can have an idea of what your weekend weather pattern will look like. City by City Forecast: Spring weather continues to start the weekend BOZEMAN: LOW: 27°; HIGH SATURDAY: 58°. Clear Night tonight and c...

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Law enforcement investigate Manhattan marble-shooting incidents

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Someone is reportedly shooting marbles at vehicles traveling on W. Main Street in Manhattan. According to a press release, the Manhattan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person shooting the marbles, which have hit vehicles and damaged 

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2 Florida deputies killed by gunman while eating at a restaurant

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Two deputies were killed Thursday when a man walked up to them in a Florida restaurant while they were eating and opened fire.

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On 4/20, Sen. Schumer introduces bill to decriminalize marijuana

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On 4/20, a day unofficially celebrated as a marijuana holiday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his intent to introduce a bill decriminalizing the cannabis plant. 

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CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its warning about an E. coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce to cover all forms of romaine, including whole heads and hearts of romaine grown in the Yuma, Ariz., growing area.

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Photos from damaged Southwest flight show passengers not heeding safety directives

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This week's deadly accident on a Southwest Airlines flight has prompted a new conversation about the importance in-flight safety instructions. 

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Man who led law enforcement on high-speed chase facing multiple felonies

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The man who was arrested Thursday after attempting to ram a Montana Highway Patrol trooper’s car with a stolen vehicle after a high-speed chase that ended in Big Sky faces multiple felony charges in Gallatin County Justice Court Friday.

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Commission adopts plan to manage chronic wasting disease in Montana wildlife

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HELENA – The Montana First and Wildlife commission has unanimously adopted Montana’s Chronic Wasting Disease Management Plan.

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Life-threatening bleeding linked to synthetic cannabinoids, CDC warns

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A warning about life-threatening bleeding linked to use of synthetic cannabinoids -- commonly known as fake weed or spice -- was issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday after two deaths and dozens of patients appearing in ERs 

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Wells Fargo fined $1 billion for insurance and mortgage abuses

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Two federal regulators are fining Wells Fargo $1 billion for forcing customers into car insurance and charging mortgage borrowers unfair fees. The penalty was announced early Friday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. 

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19 years ago, Columbine shook America to its core. Now, it's not even among the 10 deadliest shootings in modern US history

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After Columbine, it was hard to imagine things getting much worse. At the time, the shooting at a Colorado high school was the deadliest school attack in US history. But then came Virginia Tech, and Sandy Hook.

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Search continues for missing woman

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The search for a missing woman in the Bozeman area continues. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is still attempting to locate Danielle Diamond. Danielle was last seen on Nov. 27, 2017, at the Bozeman Public Library. 

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FBI issues alert for 2 women suspected in Helena-area home invasion

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The FBI says it is searching for Jamie Milsten and Melissa Shurtliff

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Herberger's closing sales start Friday in all Montana stores

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The parent company of Herberger’s announced Thursday that going-out-of-business sales at Montana stores will start Friday. 

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National School Walkout renews calls for gun safety

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Students from more than 2,500 schools across the country will stream out of class Friday as part of a National School Walkout to demand action on gun reform. The event also marks the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre in Colorado 

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Bret Michaels to play at MontanaFair in Billings

Bret Michaels will perform at MontanaFair in August. Bret Michaels will perform at MontanaFair in August.
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Bret Michaels, former lead singer for the band Poison, will play at the Rimrock Auto Arena during MontanaFair.

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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, April 20, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. 

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Grandmother and alleged killer of 2, captured

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The manhunt for a Minnesota grandmother wanted for killing her husband and another woman in Florida is finally over. Lois Riess is now in police custody at a jailhouse in a resort town off the southern coast of Texas. Hena Doba has the latest from New York.   More>>

Reward offered for information on Missoula woman's murder

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The Missoula County Sheriffs Office is offering a $10,000 reward for any helpful information in the investigation into the homicide of Susan Wood. 

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Comey memos detail Trump's comments on Russia, reservations about Flynn

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In his memos documenting conversations with President Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey recounts Trump's "serious reservations" about then-national security adviser Michael Flynn as well as the President's concerns about media leaks and Trump's recollection of Russian President Vladimir Putin telling him that Russia had the "most beautiful hookers in the world." 

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Former Montana TV reporter integrates blind actress in NCIS episode

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Three months ago while in the infant stages of creating his latest NCIS episode, writer Brendan Fehily decided to take a chance. 

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Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team

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Former New York City Mayor and U.S. Attorney Rudy Giuliani has joined President Trump's personal legal team that is aiding Trump in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling and any ties to Trump associates. 

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City of Billings to release names of disciplined police officers on Monday

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The city of Billings plans to release the names on Monday of the three police officers disciplined for having sex with a civilian employee of the city Police Department on city property, two while on duty. 

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Sen. Duckworth makes history, casts vote with baby on Senate floor

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Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth made history on Thursday as she became the first senator to cast a vote on the Senate floor with her newborn by her side.

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Slide takes our part of Chief Joseph Scenic Highway near Cody, but road remains open

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Parts of the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway, Wyoming 296, slid out last night. The slide is in the same place where damage occurred to the road last year. The area in question is northwest of Cody, roughly 20 miles west of the intersection of Wyoming 296 and Wyoming 120. The road is still currently open although drivers are urged to use caution and reduce speed in the area of the road damage. Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance personnel are currently on the scen...

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State Revenue Director Mike Kadas stepping down

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One of Gov. Steve Bullock’s longest-serving cabinet members, state Revenue Director Mike Kadas, is retiring next month, closing out a political and public-service career that spans four decades. 

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Missoula middle school employee investigated for drug possession

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An employee with Meadow Hill Middle School has been placed on leave due to recent charges alleging opioid possession and intent to distribute. 

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Professor under fire for calling Barbara Bush a racist

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Shortly after former first lady Barbara Bush's death on Tuesday, a California college professor begged to differ with the glowing tributes pouring in from around the country. Instead, she called Mrs. Bush an "amazing racist who... raised a war criminal," sparking public outcry.

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Suspect arrested in Big Sky after fleeing law enforcement in stolen vehicle

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A stolen vehicle pursuit ended on Thursday with a suspect arrested after fleeing law enforcement from Belgrade to Big Sky and attempting to ram a Montana Highway Patrol trooper’s car.

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Student charged with assaulting GFPD officer, other student at Great Falls High School

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Court documents allege that Pearson punched Reeves in the chest several times.

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Missoula fugitive arrested after hours on the run

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David Moorse, who fled from the US Marshals was arrested at a South Avenue apartment complex around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Spring Like Weather Is Here For A Few Days Butte

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Nice stretch of weather is here for most of Montana. Warming and drying pattern for several days. The above on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard will walk you through the forecast hour by hour for next 36 hours so you can see the cool morning lows and warming afternoon highs Friday and Saturday. Micro Climate Forecast: Finally a touch of Spring like weather is building over Montana!!! BOZEMAN: LOW: 27°; HIGH FRIDAY: 58°. M... More>>

Punishment doled out after airman takes oath with hand puppet

A screengrab from a video posted on Facebook that shows a Tennessee Air National Guard colonel and a senior noncommissioned officer during a re-enlistment ceremony. FACEBOOK/AIR FORCE AMN/NCO/SNCO A screengrab from a video posted on Facebook that shows a Tennessee Air National Guard colonel and a senior noncommissioned officer during a re-enlistment ceremony. FACEBOOK/AIR FORCE AMN/NCO/SNCO
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A Tennessee Air National Guard colonel and a senior noncommissioned officer were removed from their positions after a video posted online depicted a re-enlistment ceremony involving a dinosaur hand puppet.

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Helena man denies murder charges for death of his parents

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A Helena man pleaded not guilty to five charges Wednesday, including two counts of deliberate homicide and one count each of tampering with evidence and burglary. 

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Video Extra: Bear breaks into car in Colorado

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Police in Colorado are reminding people to lock their car doors. 

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This Week in Fish and Wildlife: Flushing the Beaverhead River

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Andrea Jones with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, joins Chet to discuss the planned flush on the Beaverhead River. 

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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

NorthWestern focuses on renewable resources at meeting

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BUTTE - Renewable resources were the focus of NorthWestern Energy’s electricity supply resource planning meeting on Wednesday in Butte. However, the company also wanted to show how all energy resources are needed to power Montana. 

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Seven people shot in N.C. city, circumstances unclear

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Two people were killed and five others wounded in a shooting here, the city's police say.

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President Trump decided to abandon plans for more Russia sanctions

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President Donald Trump personally made the decision to abandon plans to impose more sanctions on Russia for supporting Syria's chemical weapons attack on civilians, according to three senior administration officials and a source familiar with the discussions. The first senior administration source said the Trump administration informed the Russian government there won't be an additional round of sanctions. The official said the call was made to the Russian Embassy on Sunday. They sai... More>>

Bear found after escaping Helena rehab facility

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A black bear that escaped from Montana Wild's wildlife rehabilitation center was found on the grounds behind the raptor enclosure on Wednesday. 

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Montana native tried to save passenger sucked out of Southwest flight

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BILLINGS - A former Montana woman lived through the nightmare of Southwest Flight 1380 Tuesday and played a key role the horrific story. 

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Colorado students welcome Parkland survivors in advance of Columbine anniversary

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Students from Jefferson County welcomed the first students to arrive from Parkland, Fla. on Wednesday. 

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Campus and community encouraged to comment on UM budget changes

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The plan could consolidate or eliminate dozens of courses, and lead to more than 50 layoffs.

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Shodair holds Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

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Some speakers talked about collaborations with foundations around the state, legislatures, and more.
 

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3 Billings police officers disciplined for having sex on city property

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Three Billings police officers who admitted having sex on city property with a civilian employee of the department were given either one- or two-week suspensions without pay, Police Chief Rich St. John said Wednesday. 

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Bullock declares emergency for parts of Montana affected by flooding

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Areas affected include Pondera, Hill, Blaine, Valley, Toole, Liberty, and Petroleum Counties.

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Signature-gathering will begin on initiative to raise tobacco taxes and extend Medicaid expansion

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I-185, if approved, would increase state taxes on a pack of cigarettes by $2

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Marijuana's effects on young brains diminish 72 hours after use, research says

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Marijuana is notorious for slowing certain cognitive functions such as learning, memory and attention span, but new research involving young people suggests that these cognitive effects, while significant, may not persist for very long, even among chronic users. 

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Teamsters Union Local 190 endorses Kier in congressional race

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The Teamsters Union Local 190 in Montana endorsed Democratic congressional hopeful Grant Kier today, an unusual action for the union in a crowded primary.

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City officials, community members discuss vision plan for Uptown Butte

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On Monday, members of the Butte community held a workshop meeting to determine what is needed to help grow Uptown.

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Flood Potential Still High For May & June

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Flood potential is still looking high for SW Montana area rivers and streams heading into May and June. The above on demand STORMTracker video briefing has the facts and concerns with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard. Flood Potential Facts: Mountain snow water for many (not all) snotel sites across SW Montana are running very close to max of record and some are well above max of record Water year (Oct. 1st to present) precipitation trends across Montana are near to well above n... More>>

Southwest pilot, a former Navy fighter, praised for her 'nerves of steel' during emergency

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Things looked grim aboard the Southwest Airlines flight, but you wouldn't have guessed it hearing the air of calm from the former Navy fighter pilot guiding the plane to safety.

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Young black bear escapes from Montana rehab facility

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The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks said a young black bear escaped from the Montana Wildlife Rehab facility late Tuesday or early Wednesday morning. 

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Parent company of Herberger's is "winding down operations"

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There are several Montana Herberger's stores in Butte, Great Falls, Havre, Kalispell, Missoula, and Billings.

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Montana Made: Caffeic Coffee Roasters

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Roasting your own coffee beans could be seen as challenging, but a Helena couple has a passion for a good cup and decided to brew up their own coffee company.  

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NTSB: Engine in deadly Southwest jet incident missing a fan blade

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Passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight struggled to pull a woman back into the plane after she was sucked into a hole left by a shattered window.

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Parents arrested after trapping alleged child predator

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A Canadian couple could be facing charges after they filmed the takedown of a 28-year-old man they say came to their home to have sex with their 13-year-old daughter.

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. 

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Montana group launches campaign to opposed so-called 'bathroom bill' initiative

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A coalition fighting against another so-called bathroom initiative in Montana has launched its effort to oppose it.

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Wyoming school board OKs arming some teachers

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After two months of deliberation, the Park County school board has agreed to allow its teachers to carry guns.

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Southwest Airlines victim identified as mother from New Mexico

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Jennifer Riordan, a mother of two and an executive at Wells Fargo in New Mexico, died Tuesday when a Southwest Airlines jet engine failed midflight and damaged the plane and blew out a window. 

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Grizzly bears make their presence known along the Front (video)

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As spring continues, grizzly bears are increasingly making their presence known along the Rocky Mountain Front.

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John McCain's daughter says he is 'doing well' and is 'stable'

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Sen. John McCain's daughter, one of the co-hosts on ABC's "The View," said on the show Tuesday that her father had to have "emergency surgery for complications" arising from his brain cancer. 

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Inquest determines officers justified in fatal Great Falls shooting

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A coroner's inquest jury on Monday found the officers involved in the December shooting death of Stacy Micheletti were justified in their actions.

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Officer involved in shots fired at Big Sky HS returns to duty

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The school resource officer who fired his gun at the fleeing vehicle of at Big Sky High School last month has returned to duty.

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Motorcycle experts recommend helmet safety checks

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As the weather gets nicer, more people will be out on their motorcycles, but before you hit the road you may want to check your helmet.  According to the majority of helmet manufacturers, the lifetime is 3 to 5 years.

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Barbara Bush, former first lady, dies at 92

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Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty and a first lady who elevated the cause of literacy, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.

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Tester surpasses $11M in campaign funds; three Republicans near $1M each

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Three of the potential Republican challengers to U.S. Sen. Jon Tester are near or past the $1 million mark in campaign funds this year – but their totals stand in stark contrast to Tester, who’s now raised more than $11 million in campaign cash. 

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Murder, He Wrote: Former Billings TV reporter writes for hit show NCIS

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LOS ANGELES -- Brendan Fehily knew a long time ago he wanted to work in television. He just didn’t know the overnight success story would take almost two decades.

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Montana Catholic priest condemns gay couple serving as event chairs for Billings school fundraiser

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BILLINGS - A Catholic priest at Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings condemned the Billings Catholic Schools for allowing a gay couple to serve as event chairs for an upcoming fundraiser.

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Bank robbery suspect caught in Great Falls

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Eric Cappis: "Got guy outside Bert and Ernies. No incident. We had front row seat." 

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Twin Bridges Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

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Twin Bridges Elementary School teacher Traci Tilstra accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing iPads for the school.

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Woman dead, family injured in crash near Glen

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A family of three was traveling northbound on Interstate 15 Monday afternoon when their vehicle went off the road.

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Judge orders Paul Jenkins and Freddie Lawrence released from prison

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Two men previously convicted of a 1994 murder and robbery have been ordered released from prison. 

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Former MSU student sentenced for dealing large quantities of drugs

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Christopher Flanagan, 21, was sentenced in Gallatin County District Court on Tuesday for dealing large amounts of Xanax and other drugs in Bozeman.

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Details emerge for proposed University of Montana employee, program cuts

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The draft proposal calls for the elimination of dozens of jobs as well as the elimination or consolidation of several University of Montana programs

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Israeli tech firm to bring 100 jobs to Missoula

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An Israeli company has announced it will be adding 100 new jobs to the Missoula tech sector over the next couple of years.

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Montana, Wyoming runners race to finish at Boston Marathon

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Desiree Linden became the first American woman in 33 years to win the Boston Marathon. .

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MT Attorney General Fox reveals he had colon-cancer surgery

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Montana Attorney General Tim Fox revealed Monday that he had a cancerous section of his colon surgically removed less than three weeks ago – and that he’ll undergo chemotherapy for further cancer treatment. 

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Lodge Grass man killed by BIA officer identified

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The Lodge Grass man killed by a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer Sunday night was identified Tuesday.

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  • MSU agriculture student named 2018 Montana Cherry Blossom Princess

    MSU agriculture student named 2018 Montana Cherry Blossom Princess

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:09:02 GMT
    Allie Nelson pictured with her father, Ron Nelson, during the Official National Conference for State Societies Cherry Blossom Grand Ball. Photo by Carl Bouchard.Allie Nelson pictured with her father, Ron Nelson, during the Official National Conference for State Societies Cherry Blossom Grand Ball. Photo by Carl Bouchard.
    Allie Nelson pictured with her father, Ron Nelson, during the Official National Conference for State Societies Cherry Blossom Grand Ball. Photo by Carl Bouchard.Allie Nelson pictured with her father, Ron Nelson, during the Official National Conference for State Societies Cherry Blossom Grand Ball. Photo by Carl Bouchard.

    BOZEMAN – Montana State University senior Allie Nelson said she was honored to learn she had been nominated to represent the entire state of Montana with a prestigious title for young women leaders in the United States. 

    BOZEMAN – Montana State University senior Allie Nelson said she was honored to learn she had been nominated to represent the entire state of Montana with a prestigious title for young women leaders in the United States. 

  • DNA just one tool to review old cases in Montana

    DNA just one tool to review old cases in Montana

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:00:42 GMT

    "There’s also many other kinds of new evidence that we look for as well,” said MTIP Staff Attorney Toby Cook.

    "There’s also many other kinds of new evidence that we look for as well,” said MTIP Staff Attorney Toby Cook.

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