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2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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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Towleroad

Montana Attorney General Asks Court To Uphold State's Gay Marriage Ban

On July 17th, Montana attorney general Tim Fox asked a federal court to uphold the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in response to an attempt to overturn the 2004 law, reports Great Falls Trubine In May, four couples filed a federal lawsuit arguing that the ban denies same-sex couples the protections and benefits of marriage afforded ... (more)

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Gay/Lesbian

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Rocky students explore religion, literature

No one can cram the themes of religion and literature into a month, but with radical openness and acceptance, three young Rocky Mountain College students took the summer session opportunity to study with Wilbur Wood, a poet, writer and gardener who has taught part-time at RMC for 20 years.

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Related Topix: Rocky Mountain College

The Billings Outpost

RiverStone accredited

RiverStone Health is the first public health department in Eastern Montana to be nationally accredited and one of fewer than 50 health departments nationwide to earn PHAB accreditation.

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The Billings Outpost

Montana teens text and drive

HELENA Teens in Montana and throughout the nation were quizzed about their behavior and lifestyle choices for the latest Youth Risk Behavior survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Smoking, Health

American Thinker

NOAA Thinks No Trend In Global Temperatures for Two Decades is a Steady Increase?

At The Hill , which bills itself as "a top US political website, read by the White House and more lawmakers than any other site vital for policy, politics and election campaigns," Laura Barron-Lopez has an article on NOAA's latest climate report that apparently shows that "changes in the earth's climate are increasing at a steady rate ...

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Related Topix: Global Warming, California Government, California, Weather, Montana Government, Activism

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Montana court sends wind farm clash to California

A dispute over a Montana wind farm's potential to harm nearby nesting eagles and other birds should be heard in California, the Montana Supreme Court said Friday, in an opinion that deals a legal setback to the project's developers.

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Related Topix: Cut Bank, MT, Energy, San Diego Gas and Electric, Glacier County, MT, Toole County, MT

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Nwe Ceo says dam purchase a good deal: We are not 'crooks' [The Montana Standard, Butte :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 18--HELENA -- NorthWestern Energy CEO Bob Rowe told state regulators Thursday that the company's $870 million purchase of a dozen hydroelectric dams is a solid plan to rebuild the utility and benefit customers, and that suggestions that the company will unduly profit are wrong.

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Related Topix: Butte, MT

The Missoula Independent Online

Rockies Today, July 18

Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Montana selects Helena company for bulk of cleanup of Superfund site Helena Sand and Gravel's $7.2-million bid to clean up the bulk of tailings left behind at the Mike Horse Dam Superfund Site in Montana near the headwaters of the Blackfoot River, with the two-year contract to employ 26 workers ... (more)

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EDGE

Montana AG Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

Montana's attorney general asked a federal court Thursday to uphold the state's constitutional same-sex marriage ban in response to a lawsuit that seeks to overturn it.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Gay/Lesbian

The Billings Outpost

Backroads of Montana' Airs on MontanaPBS May 28

MISSOULA Vintage travel films, an aged piece of sweet memorabilia, songs from a bovine point of view and contemporary American Indian art make up a new episode of the popular MontanaPBS travelogue series "Backroads of Montana."

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Related Topix: Missoula, MT, De Borgia, MT, Bigfork, MT, Toston, MT

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Char-Koosta News

AIS Boat Inspection Stations continue to keep unwanted pests out of waterways

This is the first year of mandatory boat inspection. All boaters, including any watercrafts, traveling northbound on Hwy 93 will be required to stop in at the AIS boat inspection station.

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Related Topix: Ronan, MT

Char-Koosta News

GONA camp lays positive foundations for tribal youth

Nearly 100 Indian youth from throughout Montana and Wyoming recently gathered on the shores of Flathead Lake for the annual Gathering of Native Americans in Montana.

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KFBB

Daines wealthiest Montana Congressman

Financial disclosure forms show Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines is the wealthiest Montanan in Congress with personal assets worth between $8.9 million and $32.7 million.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Montana Government

Char-Koosta News

Tribal Health Veterans Health Care Coordinator signs up most vets in latest Montana VA statistics

The Tribal Health and Human Services Department walks the talk when it comes to providing health care options and assistance to American Indian veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

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