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1 hr ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Freshnews

State notifies, offers insurance and identity protection services

State of Montana officials are notifying 1.3 million people regarding a recent incident where hackers gained entry to a Department of Public Health and Human Services computer server, though officials said there is no knowledge that information on the server was used inappropriately, or was even accessed.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Computers

The Billings Outpost

Local breweries win

More than a dozen Montana breweries won awards at the 2014 North American Beer Awards this month in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Montana Government

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Ridenbaugh Press

A transformative governor

July 20 marks the 25th anniversary of the death of a governor never elected by the people of Idaho who nonetheless had a more profound and lasting impact upon Idahoans than many of its elected governors.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Idaho, Montana Government, Helena, MT, Lewis and Clark County, MT, University of Washington

Glasgow Courier

The Commander Is In The House

Art Widhalm found that you can have your cake and eat it too during his big night at the Glasgow VFW.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Whitefish, MT, Kalispell, MT, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, Mountain Home Air Force Base, US Air Force

The Washington Post

Groups want to see Montana judge's racist emails

In this June 23, 2011, file photo, Chief Judge Richard F. Cebull makes a speech during a naturalization ceremony at the federal courthouse in Billings, Mont.

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Related Topix: Billings, MT, US Politics, Barack Obama

KFBB

Man gets 60 years in prison for fire deaths

A Montana man who pleaded guilty to starting a trailer fire in April 2013 that killed four people has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

KFBB

Legislative committee seeks audit of Shelby prison

A legislative panel is supporting a performance audit of the Crossroads Correctional Center in Shelby to make sure the privately run prison is complying with its state contract.

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Related Topix: Montana Government

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