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13 hrs ago | The Gazette

Tribes bring bison plan to legislative panel

Although tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy have historically relied on bison for food, shelter and clothing, free-ranging bison have not been part of the sweeping landscape just east of the Northern Rockies in Montana and Canada for more than a century.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Bison, Fort Peck, MT, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

18 hrs ago | Maui News

Final Aloha Volleyball Tournament

Dylan Hamilton goes up against the block of Frank Craig after receiving a set from Josh Kulhavy-Sutherland during an Aloha Volleyball Tournament adult open match Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KFBB

Remains of 7 veterans interned in Montana

The unclaimed remains of seven veterans from various conflicts are being given proper burials at Yellowstone National Cemetery in Montana.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Instapundit

Senate Hopeful Wants EPA Administrator to Visit Montana Coal Town

Rep. Steve Daines invites - no, Daines demands - Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency visit the town of Colstrip, Mont., to see for herself the impact of her agency's Clean Power Plan on that community.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana Government, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Colstrip, MT

Tri-cityherald.com

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

How those veteran voters respond means a lot to Walsh, who has built his election campaign for the Senate around his 33-year career in the National Guard and his proposals to help veterans and their families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US National Guard, US Military, US Army, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

Switched

Montana Veterans Are Not Pleased With Senator Who Allegedly Plagiarized

Some Montana veterans have spoken out in response to the plagiarism allegations facing Sen. John Walsh , and they're not happy .

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Guard, US Military, United States Army War College

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WJRT

War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

The Bugle

Montana escaped sex offender arrested in Cottonwood

Cottonwood police investigators were contacted Monday by the Montana Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Montana Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Montana senator's Army War College thesis appears to plagiarize

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, United States Army War College, Prison

Glasgow Courier

New Northeast Regional Montana SWAT Team Focused On Certification

FCB's Danielle Anderson presents a donation to benefit the Northeast Regional Montana SWAT Team to Deputy Reed Mesman, left, and Sheriff Glen Meier.

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Related Topix: Glasgow, MT

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Supreme Court upholds firing of tourism director

Elizabeth "Betsy" Baumgart was unsuccessful in arguing that her firing as administrator of the Montana Tourism and Promotion Division was motivated by politics, not the agency's bottom line.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, US Governors, Brian Schweitzer

The Bitterroot Star

Judge rules lawsuit over $675k county settlement will continue

Howell filed a pro se Petition on behalf of the Star on Friday, June 6, and served it upon the commissioners alleging that the County Commissioners made a decision of significant public interest without affording the public the right to participate.

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Washington Times

5 Things to Know in Montana for July 23

The Montana Supreme Court censured District Judge G. Todd Baugh over comments suggesting a 14-year-old rape victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Judith Basin County, MT

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, July 23

District Judge G. Todd Baugh , of Billings, appeared before the court in Helena, where Chief Justice Mike McGrath read the censure statement.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Tri-cityherald.com

State: Montanans won't lose health-care subsidies

Two contradictory federal appeals-court rulings that came out Tuesday have called President Barack Obama's health-care law's subsidies into question.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Montana Government

KFBB

Park City man dies of crash injuries

A 59-year-old Park City man has died from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 212 about two miles north of Roberts.

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Washington Times

Feds give Montana more time on license rules

The Department of Homeland Security has granted Montana an extension to meet stringent driver's license rules as restrictions expand for states that don't comply with the federal REAL ID Act.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Steve Bullock, US Governors

Washington Times

5 Things to Know in Montana for July 22

The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday will publicly reprimand a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-year-old victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Missoula County, MT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Missoula Independent Online

Rockies Today, July 21

Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Researchers collect data on bats in Montana's Bitterroot Valley As part of an ongoing project to gather information on bat populations across the United States to help document the spread of the fatal whitenose syndrome, there are 48 listening stations documenting bat populations across Montana, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ravalli, MT, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

KFBB

5 Things to Know in Montana for July 21

A Stevensville man has died after driving his ATV through a stop sign and into the path of a full-sized pickup truck Saturday night.

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