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  1. In the FCS Huddle: Next QB upRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | FOX16

    ... the biggest losses are found in the Big Sky Conference, where, like Eastern Washington, Idaho State (Justin Arias), Montana (Jordan Johnson) and Sacramento State (Garrett Safron) are working on their replacements. Some decisions on who's No. 1 won't ...

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  2. VA Secretary, Sen. Tester to meet with veterans in MontanaRead the original story

    54 min ago | KFBB

    U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald will tour Montana VA facilities on Tuesday and Wednesday. They will speak with veterans, VA employees, local health care providers and community leaders to better understand the challenges veterans face in the state.

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  3. Hardin woman killed in crash near BusbyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Navajo Times

    The Montana Highway Patrol says the woman was eastbound on U.S. 212 at about 1 a.m. Monday when her car went off the left side of the road for unknown reasons. The driver overcorrected and her vehicle rolled twice, coming to rest on its wheels.

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  4. This land is our land? Not if Republicans have their wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... trespassing signs. That's a point outdoor groups have been making in fighting state efforts in Colorado , Idaho and Montana and the rest of the West. This comment by a Montana outfitter, Addrien Marx, really sums it up: "Montanans flatly reject any ...

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  5. Victim of Havre motorcycle crash identifiedRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | KFBB

    Hill County Sheriff Don Brostrom said 28-year-old Shane Paul Boucher died shortly after 11 p.m. Friday. The Montana Highway Patrol says the motorcycle he was riding failed to negotiate a turn, slid off the road and hit a concrete barrier.

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  6. Montana's Republican Senate bucks Kochs, passes Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The Kochs brothers and their astroturf organization Americans for Prosperity have hit a roadblock in their fight to kill Medicaid expansion in red states around the country. Montanans, and even Montana Republicans, do not appreciate these guys coming in from out-of-state and trying to intimidate them.

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  7. Rockies Today, March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Missoula Independent Online

    Montana researcher: Pine beetles a natural response to climate change Diana Six, an entomologist at the University of Montana, believes that pine bark beetles are a natural part of forests and that the recent infestations across millions of acres of land in Western Canada and the United States has been driven by a changing climate, and that the ... (more)

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  8. Fire burns 2 Montana homes, forces evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Stillwater County officials have lifted an evacuation order for a subdivision near a 4.5-square-mile fire in south-central Montana, but roads remain closed to the public and the crews are bracing for strong winds forecast for Tuesday afternoon. The evacuation order was lifted Monday morning for the more than 50 homes in the Pine Crest subdivision near Columbus, where two homes were burned.

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  9. Photos: 'Foodnited States of America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... only 29 of the 50 states (assuming they don't do Washington D.C.), they definitely haven't neglected the Northwest. Montana was transformed into a state of leavened flatbread called Naantana. Wyoming has become Ryeoming. Idaho is now Piedaho, and ...

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  10. Service Proposes to Designate Critical Habitat and Announces...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | External Affairs Office

    ... an ecosystem that is also in peril. Longleaf forests once covered over 90 million acres -- about the size of Montana -- from the South Atlantic Coastal Plain of southern Virginia to the West Gulf Coastal Plain of Texas. Today, less than four percent ...

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  11. Montana House Narrowly Defeats 'Religious Freedom' Bill With Evenly Split VoteRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Towleroad

    The Montana Legislature turned down a proposed referendum Friday after the bill, which resembles Indiana's religious freedom bill, failed to pass on a 50-50 vote reports the Associated Press . Opponents of HB 615 argued that the bill's language is so vague it would've allowed any church, business or individual to openly discriminate and freely violate laws; supporters of HB 615 countered that the measure would have brought a 1993 federal law to the state level that is aimed at preventing legislation that considerably burdens a person's right to exercise religion.

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  12. Wildfire in Montana still burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Authorities say the Stillwater County Fire has claimed roughly 3,000 acres. One home has been lost and others are threatened.

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  13. Firefighters gain on Montana fire that forced evacuation of ski areaRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Firefighters in Montana on Sunday were working to contain a wildfire that forced the evacuation of hundreds from a ski area as flames driven by high winds threatened to engulf the only road to and from the resort, officials said. The Red Lodge Mountain Ski Area in the Custer Gallatin National Forest in south central Montana resumed operations on Sunday after skiers were told to leave the day before as a safety precaution.

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  14. Firefighters Continue to Fight West Fork Fire Southwest of Red LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFBB

    ... working through the night to fight the fire in Pine Crest Subdivision in Park City that started Saturday afternoon. Montana Department of Transportation says both eastbound and westbound lanes of I-90 are now open from Columbus to Laurel. Montana ...

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  15. Montana House narrowly defeats 'religious freedom' billRead the original story

    Saturday | The Navajo Times

    _ The Montana Legislature turned away a proposed referendum Friday that if enacted by voters would have given people grounds to disobey any state laws that violate their religion. After a heated floor debate that moved the bill sponsor to raise his ...

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  16. Montana Senate endorses compromise Medicaid expansion planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Modern Healthcare

    Montana senators endorsed a Republican's compromise Medicaid expansion bill Friday after voting to blast it out of committee and onto the floor earlier in the week. Senators endorsed the amended measure 28-22 on Friday after more than 90 minutes of debate.

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  17. Montana education committee OKs proposal for charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Education Week

    Speaker of the House Rep. Austin Knudsen said charter schools offer a free and inclusive option for students who want or need a more rigorous public education. After hearing testimony, members of Montana's House Education Committee voted 9-6 along party lines to put House Bill 596 on the floor of the House.

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  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KTMF

    ... at the Butte-Silver Bow detention center. A group of residents in Clinton are outraged after the say the State of Montana is blocking off the road they use to get to town. A group of residents in Clinton are outraged after the say the State of ...

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  19. in Re: The Marriage of Brenda Jeanette CadenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | FindLaw

    ... v. Kevin John FRIES, Respondent and Appellant. For Appellant: Kathryn S. Syth, LaRance & Syth, PC; Billings, Montana. For Appellee: Jeff A. Turner, Towe, Ball, Mackey, Sommerfeld & Turner, PLLP; Billings, Montana. A 1 Kevin John Fries (Fries) ...

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  20. Canadian man killed in Montana plane crash identifiedRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | KFBB

    Officials in Meagher County have identified the Canadian pilot who was killed in an airplane crash just northeast of Helena. Sheriff Jon Lopp says 56-year-old David Charron died in the crash accident Thursday afternoon while his 54-year-old wife Valerie was injured.

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