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21 hrs ago | The Billings Outpost

MontanaPBS Documentary Examines Organization Behind - Stand Your Ground' Laws

MISSOULA The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, is the subject of a new hourlong documentary produced by MontanaPBS.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KFBB

College Costs and Paying the Bills

With college tuition on the rise, the million dollar question isa How will you pay for it? In Montana, college seniors will graduate with an average of $27,000 in loan debt and that's the 18th highest in the country.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Punctured gas tank cause of fatal car fire

The Montana Highway Patrol says a punctured gas tank led to a car fire that killed a 4-year-old Billings girl as two families traveled along Interstate 90 between Big Timber and Livingston.

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The Billings Outpost

Gov. Bullock Gears Up For Father's Day Free Fishing Weekend

It's Montana's gift to Dad and Grandpa: free fishing for all over Father's Day weekend, June 14-15.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Fort Peck, MT

Char-Koosta News

Tribal Defenders: rate of Native American incarceration 'shocking'

CSKT Tribal Defenders hosted a movie luncheon on Tuesday July 1. The movie presentation focused on incarceration in the U.S., and Tribal Defenders Ann Sherwood and Justin Kalmbach invited special guest Jim Taylor, Montana American Civil Liberties Union Legal Director, to give some shocking statistics of incarcerated Native Americans.

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Related Topix: Prison, Montana Government, ACLU, US News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Char-Koosta News

Keep backyards bear resistant

Bear activity is picking up in many Montana neighborhoods, and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is asking residents to keep bear attractants contained.

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Public Power

July 11, 2014 - WAPA's Upper Great Plains Region set to join...

Western Area Power Administration Administrator Mark Gabriel has directed Western's Upper Great Plains Region to take the necessary actions to accomplish full membership with the Southwest Power Pool .

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KFBB

Missoula woman killed in crash south of Ronan

A 77-year-old woman has died of injuries suffered when the pickup truck she was riding in went off U.S. Highway 93 south of Ronan and rolled end-over-end.

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KFBB

3-year-old girl dies in car fire on Interstate 90

A 3-year-old Billings girl died and four others suffered burns when the car they were traveling in caught fire on Interstate 90 between Big Timber and Livingston.

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The Missoula Independent Online

Best Tanning Salon

Brown Sugar Tan Spa Best Tanning Salon: Brown Sugar Tan Spa Some Montanans cope with seasonal depression by taking up skiing, or basking in the warm glow of "CSI: Miami" reruns.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Gladstone on - last best place'

GREAT FALLS A troubadour of Montana's Blackfeet Indian Nation, Jack Gladstone, will be at the University Theater in Great Falls on Tuesday with a presentation incorporating storytelling, lyric poetry, and music to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Wilderness Act.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Bitterroot Star

Wild places must be protected

The story of the Scapegoat Wilderness has influenced every effort to protect wild country during the past 40-plus years in Montana and throughout the nation.And it's a great story, full of colorful characters and bugling elk.

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

District Administration

Craig Barringer becomes new superintendent for Montana district

Amid a backdrop of shrinking budgets and fewer students, Craig Barringer became the Libby School District's new superintendent on July 1. Barringer replaces K.W. Maki, who held the position for 16 years and announced his retirement last October.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sunherald.com

The nation's weather

A cold front extended from the central Plains to the central Great Lakes on Monday, while a separate cold front moved across the northern Plains.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Gladstone on - last best place'

GREAT FALLS A troubadour of Montana's Blackfeet Indian Nation, Jack Gladstone, will be at the University Theater in Great Falls on Tuesday with a presentation incorporating storytelling, lyric poetry, and music to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Wilderness Act.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Billings Outpost

MontanaPBS Documentary Examines Organization Behind - Stand Your Ground' Laws

MISSOULA The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, is the subject of a new hourlong documentary produced by MontanaPBS.

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NewsOK.com

Senate majority could rest on the sage grouse

The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Montana Government, Colorado

The Winnipeg Free Press

N. Dakota becomes major oil player

North Dakota has joined the ranks of the few places in the world that produce more than a million barrels of oil per day, due in large part to the rich Bakken shale formation in the western part of the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, North Dakota Government, North Dakota, US Governors, John Hoeven

Fri Jul 04, 2014

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

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