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Apr 20, 2014 | Great Falls Tribune

A second chance: State helping job hunters with felony convictions

The Montana Department of Corrections is working hard to provide convicted felons with high school degrees, job training and an improved attitude so they can find work and turn their lives around when they're released from prison.

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Related Topix: Deer Lodge, MT, Montana State Prison, State Prisons, Prison

Tue Oct 29, 2013

Great Falls Tribune

ACLU, Montana settle women's prison lawsuit

The Montana Department of Corrections has agreed to offer a boot camp for female prisoners to settle claims it discriminated against women inmates by requiring them to participate in degrading treatment programs.

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Related Topix: ACLU, State Prisons, Prison

Wed Oct 23, 2013

Great Falls Tribune

Missoula woman gets 30 years for running over officer

A 47-year-old woman who ran over a Missoula police officer while trying to avoid arrest has been sentenced to 30 years in the Montana Women's Prison.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Sun Oct 13, 2013

Great Falls Tribune

5th poet laureate hails from the Hi-Line

With poetry that speaks of the "sweep of prairie" and "language of dry wind," Tami Haaland of Billings carries the legacy of a Hi-Line upbringing.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Montana, Missoula, MT, Montana Government, Steve Bullock, US Governors, State Prisons, Prison

Tue Sep 24, 2013

KFBB

Woman gets 20 years for DUI deaths of 2

A Helena woman who pleaded guilty to driving drunk and killing two people in a head-on crash near East Helena has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

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