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Dillon school evacuated after guns found

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The Beaverhead County High School in Dillon was evacuated after firearms were discovered in a pair of students’ backpacks. 

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Montana Television Network Montana Wildfire Relief Fund Raises $73,070

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Montana Television Network (MTN) stations across the state have now raised $73,070 as part of their Montana Wildfire Relief Fund.

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Montana Tech hosts 18th annual career fair

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Montana Tech in Butte held a career fair Thursday to help students meet with potential future employers.

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Butte city leaders, business owners address homeless issue

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Loitering in Butte has slowed, but homelessness is still an issue.

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Board of Regents approves $492 million for university system, cuts expected

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The Montana Board of Regents Thursday approved a $492 million budget for its 16 institutions in the university system. It’s a figure that is expected to be slashed once the state enacts its 10 percent cut from its budget.

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2 dead, students injured in crash involving school bus

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Two people were killed and several children injured in a head-on crash near Glasgow on Tuesday that involved a school bus and pickup truck. 

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1 killed in motorcycle crash near Great Falls

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One person is dead after a motorcycle crash southwest of Great Falls. 

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Does your teen want a tattoo? Pediatricians have some advice

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While body modifications like tattoos and piercings have become more popular and widely accepted in society in recent years, a leading group of pediatricians say young people need to carefully weigh the potential consequences first. 

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Montana Made: Diamond Products

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Cleaning can be a messy task and Diamond Products is making that task not only a little easier for you, but also a little less harsh on the environment. 

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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, Sept. 19, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

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Paul Manafort was wiretapped by feds, CBS News confirms

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was wiretapped under a foreign intelligence warrant in connection with U.S. concerns that he was communicating with Russian operatives who wanted to influence the American election, a former U.S. official familiar with the intelligence confirms to CBS News.

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Billings man charged for pointing rifle at three boys for egging trailer

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A Billings man is charged with felony criminal endangerment for allegedly pointing an AR-15 rifle at three juveniles back in July. 

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Billings man accused of sexually abusing 4 young girls

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A Billings man was arrested Sunday and now faces charges for the alleged sexual abuse of four young girls. 

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Montana man sentenced to prison for assault on 9-week-old baby at Billings hotel

Jeffrey Merritt has been sentenced to prison (YCDF) Jeffrey Merritt has been sentenced to prison (YCDF)
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The Billings man who admitted he threw a 9-week-old baby boy across the room, causing a skull fracture and brain hemorrhage, was sentenced to prison on Monday. 

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New owners mean new opportunities at Beehive Basin Trailhead

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BIG SKY - The Beehive Basin trailhead in Big Sky sits on seven and a half acres of privately owned land. Public access to this trail is currently possible through an easement between the land's owner and the U.S. Forest Service. 

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$1 million bond for Molt man accused of kidnapping, torturing woman

Charles Green is being held on 27 felony charges (YCDF) Charles Green is being held on 27 felony charges (YCDF)
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Bond has been set at over $1 million dollars for a Molt man accused of torturing his girlfriend in a series of heinous attacks that included crushing the victim’s vertebrae, ripping out her hair and beating her until she was “unrecognizable.” 

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Ransom letter released from "cyber hackers" threatening Flathead County schools

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Sheriff Curry also said that the group who have identified themselves in this letter have been identified

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'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria heading for Dominica, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago. (CNN) Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago. (CNN)
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(CNN) -- Hurricane Maria became a Category 4 storm Monday afternoon as it barreled toward Dominica in the Caribbean's Leeward Islands and took aim for the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.

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Teen charged with felony after incident at Great Falls High School

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A 15-year-old was taken into custody and faces a felony charge after threatening a Great Falls High School student on Friday night with a BB gun.

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Cops: Thief steals purse from mom trying to locate child after school shooting

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Police in Washington are looking for a suspect who allegedly stole a woman's purse out of her car while she ran to see if her child was safe during a school shooting, which left one student dead. 

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Grizzly bear relocated to area west of Cody after killing cattle

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced Monday that it recently trapped and relocated an adult female grizzly bear after it killed cattle near Pinedale, Wyo.

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Western tribes seek name change for Mount Doane, Hayden Valley in Yellowstone

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Western tribes want to see the names changed of Mount Doane, as well as Hayden Valley, named for two men who massacred Native Americans.

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Dillon school evacuated due to threat

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Beaverhead County High School in Dillon has been evacuated and the elementary and middle schools are in lock down due to an unspecified threat. Officials say all sports practices, games, after school activities etc have been canceled. 

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Pablo man charged with murder after weekend shooting

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A murder investigation is underway in the Mission Valley after a weekend shooting.

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Bozeman pair hopes to land regular show on HGTV

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A pair of Bozeman realtors will make their debut on HGTV this week. Trecie Wheat Hughes and Jackie Wickens are the co-hosts of a pilot for HGTV called “Montana Home”. Trecie is the designer, Jackie does construction and they renovate Montana Homes. 

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Frank Borman: from pioneering astronaut to Montana rancher

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Former astronaut Frank Borman and his wife Susan left Arizona and moved to Montana 19 years ago with a nudge from their kids 

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Bob Seger adds Billings to 2017 tour

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bob Seger is making a stop in Billings with the Silver Bullet Band this November before wrapping up his Runaway Train tour in Chicago. 

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Information sought on missing Montana man

Robert Joseph Dombroski (courtesy photo) Robert Joseph Dombroski (courtesy photo)
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Robert Joseph Dombroski was last seen on Sept. 14. 

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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, Sept. 18, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

Emmy winners 2017: full list

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Stephen Colbert of the "Late Show" hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards, TV's biggest night, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday. 

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Honoring the chief carver of Mount Rushmore

Chief carver Luigi Del Bianco oversees work on Mount Rushmore. (DEL BIANCO FAMILY) Chief carver Luigi Del Bianco oversees work on Mount Rushmore. (DEL BIANCO FAMILY)
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Mount Rushmore's designer once said he hoped the faces would remain unchanged "until the wind and rain alone shall wear them away."

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Georgia Tech police fatally shoot student after knife confrontation

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police late Saturday after the student was confronted about carrying a knife.

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First responders train for livestock accidents in Townsend

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Saturday afternoon consisted of full-scale exercises involving livestock trucks, live cattle, and equipment.

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Montana Conservation Corps to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery

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The Montana Conservation Corps is doing its part to help those stricken by Hurricane Harvey.

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Runners enjoy good weather for Montana Marathon

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The 21st annual Montana Marathon drew 128 runners from around the country and Canada on Sunday. 

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Cyber threats keep Flathead County schools closed Monday

Classes and school-related activites were canceled Thursday across the Flathead County. (MTN News photo) Classes and school-related activites were canceled Thursday across the Flathead County. (MTN News photo)
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Flathead County students will have another day off as the probe into a cyber threat that has forced all schools to close last week continues.

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Tom Brady says Colin Kaepernick deserves a shot in the NFL

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says Colin Kaepernick deserves a spot on an NFL roster.

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Four Boston College students attacked with acid in France

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Two of them were taken to a hospital and two were in shock.

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Montana Air National Guard personnel activated and trained to fight wildfires

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The Guardsmen will deploy to various fires across the state on Monday morning.

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Volunteer program helping Northwest Montana lakes

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Northwest Montana is home to about 400 lakes and a volunteer program aims to keep some of those lakes in pristine condition. 

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London terror attack latest: Second man arrested in tube bombing

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The 21-year-old man was arrested late Saturday in Hounslow, west London.

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Restoration project works to decontaminate creek water near Belt

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Water from the closed entrance of the old Anaconda coal mine travels across several fields before it tumbles down a rocky ledge and into Belt Creek.

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Tillerson: Military option will be "only one left" if diplomacy fails on N. Korea

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"All they need to do to let us know they're ready to talk is to just stop these tests," the secretary of state said.

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Belgrade Fall Festival raises money for Meals on Wheels

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Despite the wet weather Saturday morning, Belgrade began its Fall Festival in full swing.

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Does Apple's facial recognition technology compromise security for convenience?

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The iPhone's latest feature, which uses a 3-D scan of the user's face to unlock the phone, is also raising questions about privacy and security.

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Recent rains won't end firefighting efforts in Western Montana

Fire crews will now face different but equally as harsh conditions as they saw before. (MTN News photo) Fire crews will now face different but equally as harsh conditions as they saw before. (MTN News photo)
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Fire crews will now face different but equally as harsh conditions as they saw before.

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Crayola's new color name draws criticism

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These days, even a new crayon name draws criticism.

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World's oldest person dead at age 117

Violet Moss-Brown receiving a medal of appreciation from Prime Minister Andrew Holness. (TWITTER / PRIME MINISTER ANDREW HOLNESS) Violet Moss-Brown receiving a medal of appreciation from Prime Minister Andrew Holness. (TWITTER / PRIME MINISTER ANDREW HOLNESS)
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She was the first "oldest person" in the world to be born in the 1900s.

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Protesters, counter-protesters converge at Confederate statue rally in Richmond, Virginia

A man stands in support of keeping the statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia. (CBS NEWS / BO ERICKSON) A man stands in support of keeping the statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia. (CBS NEWS / BO ERICKSON)
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Richmond is reevaluating the monument after the violent white nationalist rally in nearby Charlottesville last month.

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Annual Relay for Life raises money for American Cancer Society

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People in Butte laced up their walking shoes today to raise money in the fight against cancer.

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Gianforte holds roundtable to discuss delayed timber project

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Gianforte met at his Helena office with landowners and conservation groups that took part in planning for the Stonewall Vegetation Project.

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Hospital cited after staffers take photos of patient’s genital injury

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A Pennsylvania hospital has been cited after multiple staff members crowded into an operating room to take photos and videos of a patient's genitals, and a foreign object that had been lodged there.

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Sports car strikes crowd of people in Boise, injuring 11

This KBOI-TV image shows a gray Porsche after is struck several pedestrians in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 / KBOI-TV This KBOI-TV image shows a gray Porsche after is struck several pedestrians in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 / KBOI-TV
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At least 11 people were injured Saturday after a sports car struck a crowd of pedestrians near a car show in Boise, Idaho, CBS affiliate KBOI-TV reports.

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White House denies report that U.S. will stay in Paris climate agreement

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"There has been no change in the United States' position on the Paris agreement," White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement.

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Teen charged with felony after incident at Great Falls High School

Great Falls High School (MTN News) Great Falls High School (MTN News)
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A 15-year-old was taken into custody and faces a felony charge after threatening a Great Falls High School student on Friday night with a BB gun.

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Flathead cyber terrorist now contacting parents and students

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Police say "the cyber-terrorist" who is behind the threats that closed down schools in Flathead County is now sending text messages to parents and students. 

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Chief Mountain Hotshots fight fires with honor and expertise

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While the Strawberry, Crucifixion Creek, and Scalp fires were getting drenched by recent rain and snow, the Chief Mountain Hotshots of the Blackfeet Nation spent Friday at their Browning headquarters. 

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Final Lolo Peak evacuations lifted

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Ravalli County Sheriff Steve Holton says the evacuation warnings have been lifted west of Highway 93 from South Kootenai Creek Road to Holloway Lane.

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Amended charges filed against California man in slaying of Montana deputy

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The state has filed amended charges against the California man charged in the death of a sheriff’s deputy.

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Protests erupt in St. Louis after ex-cop found not guilty in black man's death

Crowds gathered in the Central West End Friday night to continue protesting the verdict in the Jason Stockley case. (KMOV) Crowds gathered in the Central West End Friday night to continue protesting the verdict in the Jason Stockley case. (KMOV)
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Thirteen people were arrested during protests Friday in downtown St. Louis after a judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. 

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Facebook gives special counsel detailed records about Russian ad buys

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The social media giant provided Robert Mueller's team with much more detailed records than it gave Congress.

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Stories from the Greatest Generation featured in Covellite Film Festival documentary

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A group of Los Angeles filmmakers will showcase their documentary "History Speaks" at the Covellite International Film Festival.

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State doubles solar energy production capacity in two years

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Governor Steve Bullock released a “blueprint” for the state’s energy future, which called for Montana to double that by 2025. Instead, it happened in less than two years.

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Evacuation warning lifted at Glacier National Park

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The pre-evacuation warning for the Apgar area has been lifted, but a mandatory evacuation order remains in effect between Lake McDonald and Logan Pass.

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Fact check your information to stop hysteria from spreading

Besides just spreading inaccuracies, people who forward or report this false or exaggerated information to the police waste their time.

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London Tube attack latest: Arrest made as terror threat raised to 'critical'

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Police arrested an 18-year-old man Saturday morning in the port area of Dover in connection with an attack a day earlier on a train at a London Underground station.

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Melania Trump promotes STEM education at youth center

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The first lady has not formally rolled out her official platform, however, an announcement is expected in the coming weeks.

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Bird hunters need to be bear aware

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According to Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Information and Education Manager Bruce Auchly, hunters who are in or near the Rocky Mountain Front, especially in riparian areas, must use caution. 

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Equifax's chief information officer and chief security officer are out

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(CNN Money) -- Equifax's chief information officer and chief security officer are retiring, the company announced Friday.

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West Fork, Moose Peak fires grow in northwest Montana

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The latest from the West Fork fire burning near Libby showed the blaze grew to 15,400 acres  Wednesday and is 10% contained.

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Work begins to restore Sperry Chalet building damaged by fire

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced on Friday that Glacier National Park has begun stabilization work at the Sperry Chalet dormitory building to prepare for winter. 

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$10 million coming to Colstrip in coal plant settlement, but future of facility darkens

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$10 million coming to Colstrip in power plant settlement, but future of facility darkens  

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After grassroots campaign, boy fulfills wish to mow White House lawn

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Talk about a sod story.

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Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation offers $50,000 match to MTN Montana Wildfire Relief Fund

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KBZK, KXLF, the Montana Television Network, and the Montana Community Foundation have formed the MTN Wildfire Relief Fund. 

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July Fire area closed, emergency stabilization underway

Fire has weakened roots and heavy limbs on a significant amount of charred standing timber across this entire mountainside east of Landusky and throughout the area burned by the July Fire. (Jonathan Moor) Fire has weakened roots and heavy limbs on a significant amount of charred standing timber across this entire mountainside east of Landusky and throughout the area burned by the July Fire. (Jonathan Moor)
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Fire weakened roots and limbs on a significant amount of standing timber throughout the burned area. These hazard trees are expected to fall at random times during the foreseeable future.

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President Trump calls for travel ban again in wake of London Tube attack

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President Donald Trump Friday again called for the expansion of his travel ban in the wake of an overseas terror incident, railing against "loser terrorists" behind the London Tube explosion.

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Billings Heights Walmart picks up tab for Colorado firefighters

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Over a million acres burned this fire season, and hundreds of firefighters working around the clock to keep our communities safe. 

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Equifax data breach: Beware these 3 scams

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Consumers need to be doubly vigilant following the massive Equifax data breach, experts warn.

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Earth dodges a cosmic bullet, for now

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Earth ducked a cosmic bullet the likes of which could have crippled human technological civilization.

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Auschwitz survivor shares story at University of Montana

The Last Laugh focuses on Renee Firestone, a 93-year-old Auschwitz survivor. (MTN News) The Last Laugh focuses on Renee Firestone, a 93-year-old Auschwitz survivor. (MTN News)
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The Last Laugh is a documentary about humor and the Holocaust, but it's not a comedy.

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Zinke to expand hunting access on public lands

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In what is being described as an "expansive" secretarial order, Zinke's rule would ultimately allow broader access across the board to hunters and fishers on public lands managed by the Interior Department.

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President Trump responds to 'loser' London terrorist, says Internet 'must be cut off'

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The Internet is now the key recruitment tool for terrorists.

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Community Spotlight: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

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Sue Konicek joins John to promote the Anaconda Community Theater's performance of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" in December. They are holding auditions and asking volunteers to help with costumes, set design and backstage.

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Ex-cop found not guilty in man's death

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A St. Louis judge Friday found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of African American motorist Anthony Lamar Smith.

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Flathead County schools threat cancels all athletic and extracurricular events

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School districts throughout the Flathead will not be hosting or traveling to any athletic or extracurricular activities through the weekend.

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Owner of Kountz Arena sentenced on animal cruelty charges

Dayle Kountz appears in Gallatin Co. District Court on June 15, 2015 Dayle Kountz appears in Gallatin Co. District Court on June 15, 2015
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Dayle Kountz appeared in district court Thursday for sentencing on animal cruelty charges.

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Florida governor orders removal of nursing home from Medicaid program after 8 died

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At least 56 of Florida's 639 nursing homes still have no electricity on Friday morning, five days after Hurricane Irma. Nursing homes across the state are getting new attention after eight patients died Wednesday.

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2 women attacked by elk at Colorado resort town

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Two women were rushed to the hospital and an elk was killed on Thursday after wildlife clashed with humans in the popular tourist destination of Estes Park. 

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London Underground Parsons Green station blast a "terrorist incident"

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There was panic Friday morning at a London Underground train station after an explosion on a train left "a number" of people injured in an apparent bombing attempt which may have failed, at least partially.  London's Metropolitan police confirmed in a statement that "a number" of people were injured on the train at Parsons Green station, in the southwest part of the British capital.  "Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, the senior national coo...

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State crime lab in Billings in jeopardy due to statewide budget cuts

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The new state crime lab that opened in Billings last year in an effort to reduce delays in processing evidence could close if the cuts outlined by the Montana Department of Justice are finalized. 

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Influenza confirmed in Cascade County

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Flu shots are available at the City-County Health Department Monday-Friday from 8:30am- 11:30am and 1:00pm-4:30pm.

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Tester: Rural Montana customers unhappy with Verizon stopping cell service

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Verizon customers in rural parts of Montana say the company will terminate their cell phone service on Oct. 17.

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Second court appearance for Colorado man tased in West Yellowstone arrest

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A Colorado man appeared in Justice Court for a second time Thursday morning.

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Man stabbed in early morning robbery, teen suspect in pair of robberies behind bars

Matthew Anderson appears in Gallatin Co. Justice Court (MTN News photo) Matthew Anderson appears in Gallatin Co. Justice Court (MTN News photo)
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An 18-year-old man is behind bars, charged with robbery, after a pair of crimes were reported late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning that left one victim with multiple stab wounds. 

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Alme confirmed as next Montana U.S. attorney

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Kurt Alme is the current President and legal counsel of the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Foundation in Billings.

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Some evacuations lifted near Meyers fire

Spot fires in Carpp Creek drainage on Sept. 12. (inciweb.org photo) Spot fires in Carpp Creek drainage on Sept. 12. (inciweb.org photo)
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The mandatory evacuation order in the Moose Lake area near the Meyers fire has been lifted.

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FWP: No detection of mussels in Montana waters this summer

Over 80 citations were issued this summer related to invasive species violations. (MTN News photo) Over 80 citations were issued this summer related to invasive species violations. (MTN News photo)
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Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reports that none of the 789 samples taken from Montana waters detected invasive mussels.

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Police ask for help identifying Meals on Wheels burglary suspect

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The Food Bank and Meals On Wheels building is located at 1620 12th Avenue North.

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Weyerhaeuser lands reopened across Western Montana

All campfires are still banned due to fire danger. All campfires are still banned due to fire danger.
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All of its lands in Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, Missoula, Sanders and Ravalli counties in western Montana have been reopened to public access. 

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Man pleads not guilty to killing his wife in Great Falls

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Roy Edward Scott claimed that he restrained his wife for several minutes during an argument.

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Explosion at St. James Healthcare in Butte causes no injuries

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No injuries were reported when a boiler in the basement of St. James Healthcare exploded Thursday afternoon.

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Ivan Doig Symposium comes to MSU Library

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Montana State University is hosting an Ivan Doig symposium this week.

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Sen. Daines talks forestry management at tele-town hall meeting

Sen. Steve Daines, (R-MT), focused on fires and forest management during a teletownhall meeting on Wednesday night. Sen. Steve Daines, (R-MT), focused on fires and forest management during a teletownhall meeting on Wednesday night.
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Sen. Steve Daines, (R-MT), focused on fires and forest management during a teletownhall meeting on Wednesday night. 

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West Fork, Moose Peak fires grow in Northwest Montana

Chinook filling with water on the Kootenai River. (inciweb.org photo) Chinook filling with water on the Kootenai River. (inciweb.org photo)
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Both the West Fork fire in Lincoln County and the nearby Moose Peak fire grew on Wednesday.

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MSU eyes approval for new dorm

The building would be larger than the newly-added Yellowstone Hall (pictured), a first-year dorm built last year that houses around 440 students. The building would be larger than the newly-added Yellowstone Hall (pictured), a first-year dorm built last year that houses around 440 students.
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MSU students soon might have a new place to call home. Montana State University is seeking approval from the Montana Board of Regents on a new dorm proposal.

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Lolo Peak fire grows to more than 52,700 acres

The Lolo Peak fire now stands at over 52,700 acres as the blaze continues to burn in the Lolo and Florence areas.

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Sprague fire grows, evacuations remain in place

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The Sprague fire on the west side of Glacier National Park now stands at nearly 16,000 acres.

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Yellowstone National Park kills aggressive grizzly bear

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National Park Service biologists have captured and killed a bear in the southern part of Yellowstone National Park. 

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Citing threats, Columbia Falls School District cancels Thursday classes

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According to Columbia Falls High School's Facebook page, Thursday classes have been canceled. 

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1 of 2 suspects of drug trafficking and chase in Big Timber pleads guilty, other released

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One of the two men accused of trafficking drugs from California to Montana and fleeing during a traffic stop in Big Timber pleaded guilty to federal drug charges on Wednesday. 

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    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

  • Stafford Animal Shelter 5K set for Sunday

    Stafford Animal Shelter 5K set for Sunday

    Pam McCutcheon from Small Dog Realty joins Chet to promote the Stafford Animal Shelter 5K Fun Run, to support homeless animals and the Stafford Animal Shelter. No dogs are being allowed in this year's event due to the recent outbreak of respiratory illness. Race fees support homeless animals. Register online at racemontana.com or pick up a form at shelter or staffordanimalshelter.org.

    Pam McCutcheon from Small Dog Realty joins Chet to promote the Stafford Animal Shelter 5K Fun Run, to support homeless animals and the Stafford Animal Shelter. No dogs are being allowed in this year's event due to the recent outbreak of respiratory illness. Race fees support homeless animals. Register online at racemontana.com or pick up a form at shelter or staffordanimalshelter.org.

  • Curtain up: Butte’s Orphan Girl Children’s Theater celebrates 2 decades of entertainment

    Curtain up: Butte’s Orphan Girl Children’s Theater celebrates 2 decades of entertainment

    Twenty years ago a children’s theater was born in Butte. “In 1997, the Busch sisters gave $500,000 to renovate the space and now we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of that, which is amazing and exciting for Butte,” explained Artistic Director Jackie Freeman.

    Twenty years ago a children’s theater was born in Butte. “In 1997, the Busch sisters gave $500,000 to renovate the space and now we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of that, which is amazing and exciting for Butte,” explained Artistic Director Jackie Freeman.

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