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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

12 hrs ago | Washington Times

5 things to know about Montana's midterm elections

In two months, Montanans will choose two new members of the state's congressional delegation, which party will be in control for the 2015 Legislature and whether to change the makeup of the state Supreme Court.

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

15 hrs ago | Hunting

's Moose Forecast for 2014

Maine, for example, will sell 4,085 moose permits for the 2014 season, down only by 25 from last year, but well above the long-term average.

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19 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Leader of Bakken drug ring gets 20 years prison

A federal judge sentenced the leader of an interstate drug ring to 20 years in prison Friday for his role in a major trafficking operation that stretched from western Washington to the Bakken oil fields of the Northern Plains.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

23 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate

Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

5 Things to Know in Montana for Aug. 29

The chancellor of Montana State University -Northern is ending his two-year tenure at the Havre campus on Friday.

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Related Topix: Cascade County, MT

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Resource Investing News

Hinto Energy - Oil and Gas Development in Montana and Utah

Hinto Energy, Inc. is focused on acquiring U.S. oil and natural gas producing assets primarily located in the Rocky Mountain Basins.

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Related Topix: Musselshell County, MT

The Courier

Rain halts RHS tennis

The Russellville Cyclones and Lady Cyclones tennis match against Conway was halted midway by a thunderstorm on Tuesday, but several matches were completed before the inclement weather began.

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SFGate

Judge to consider key part of sex-abuse settlement

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Economics News, Bankruptcy

SFGate

Judge asked to toss statement in oil-patch slaying

A state judge will decide if a Colorado man's alleged confession to his involvement in a slaying in Montana's oil patch should be suppressed because the defendant is mentally disabled.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Char-Koosta News

Tribal health officials meet with Gov. Bullock about health disparities in Indian Country

Tribal representative from five of the seven Tribal Nations in Montana met with Democrat Governor Steve Bullock last Thursday in the state capitol.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Wahkiakum County Eagle

Lots to do on holiday weekend

Summer is still upon us as this new week begins and forecasters say it will continue all week, so folks heading out for the big Labor Day weekend should have some nice days to enjoy before the kids head back to school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

KFBB

Judge rejects Senate leader's conspiracy claims

A Helena judge has dismissed claims by the Montana Senate majority leader that the governor, a state senator and two commissioners of political practices were conspiring to drive him out of office.

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Glasgow Courier

Sexual Violence In Eastern Montana Gets Washington's Notice

The Fort Peck Assinboine and Sioux Tribes and the Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence are among five grantees who will receive funds for a variety of anti-violence initiatives including "mental health counseling, advocacy, legal assistance, prevention education, sexual assault forensic examiner programs, Sexual Assault Response ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Fort Peck, MT, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Opinion

Townhall

Brutal: Dems' MT Senate Candidate Freezes in TV Interview, Is a Revolutionary Socialist | Guy Benson

Believe it or not, this clip is probably the least of Montana Democrats' problems with their newly-minted Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government

KFBB

5 Things to Know in Montana for Aug. 27

A legislative working group says the scientific modeling used in the state's water-rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes is "reasonable."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

CNN

Montana's 'refreshing' candidate 'needs more time'

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is famous for his flat-top and middle of the road politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Paul Ryan

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Glasgow Courier

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Related Topix: Glasgow, MT, Glendive, MT, Whitefish, MT, Valley County, MT, Great Falls, MT

Hot Air

Montana Dems replace plagiarist Senate candidate witha a socialist?

As we reported on August 16th , Montana Democrats had s quick meeting to replace John Walsh as their Senate candidate after revelations that he had plagiarized his master's degree work.

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Related Topix: US News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Glasgow Courier

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Related Topix: Glasgow, MT, Glendive, MT, Whitefish, MT, Valley County, MT

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KFBB

Campaign Watch: This week in the race to November

U.S. House candidates Ryan Zinke and John Lewis brought in some heavy hitters to raise fund for their campaigns this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Lame Deer, MT, Kalispell, MT

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