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12 hrs ago | Char-Koosta News

Terry Pitts and Leonard Gray appointed to the State Tribal Economic Development Commission

Terry Pitts, CSKT Tribal Councilmember Dixon District Representative, was appointed by Governor Steve Bullock to serve another term on the State Tribal Economic Development Commission.

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Related Topix: Steve Bullock, US Governors

19 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Amanda Curtis launches Montana Senate campaign after Walsh bows out

With less than 11 weeks to go before election day, Curtis, a high school math teacher and single-term state legislator from Montana, is kicking off her campaign as the newest candidate for U.S. Senate.

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

Yesterday | The Missoula Independent Online

New nominee

How the Democrats chose Amanda Curtis for U.S. Senate by Alex Sakariassen Amanda Curtis says she slept well the night before the Montana Democratic Party's Aug. 16 special nominating convention in Helena.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Glasgow Courier

Can't We All Just Get Along?

This column comes from the group One Montana, which promotes a statewide program to build and sustain basic connections between rural and urban Montana ns.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Glasgow Courier

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

PanArmenian Network

Toronto Film Festival announces finalized roster

PanARMENIAN.Net - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array of stars expected to alight on the red carpet of the 2014 Toronto Film ... (more)

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, The Daily Show, Comedy, Television, Celebrities, Melissa Leo, Prison

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Politico

ICYMI: Chinese hackers net largest haul ever from a U.S. health care...

ICYMI: CHINESE HACKERS NET LARGEST HAUL EVER FROM A U.S. HEALTH CARE COMPANY - A Chinese Advanced Persistent Threat group nabbed 4.5 million patients' names, Social Security numbers and other personal data from Community Health Services, one of the country's largest hospital chains, the company said Monday.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Social Security, Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Montana Government

Sunherald.com

State workers face health insurance cost increase

Karen Wood, acting administrator of the state Health Care and Benefits Division, informed an employee advisory council of the proposed changes on Monday, Lee Newspapers of Montana reports.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Steve Bullock, US Governors

KHQ-TV Spokane

Great Falls-bound megaload moves into Montana

Officials with the state Department of Transportation say the load - which is 21 feet wide and nearly 17 feet tall - stopped early Tuesday about three-tenths of a mile from the Idaho border on Montana Highway 200.

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Related Topix: Kalispell, MT, Whitefish, MT, Columbia Falls, MT, Bigfork, MT

KFBB

Governor to highlight economic development plan

Gov. Steve Bullock and Lt. Gov. Angela McLean are traveling the state to promote the work being done on an economic development plan Bullock released this year.

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Related Topix: Steve Bullock, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Amanda Curtis - Representing the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party

Over the weekend, Montana Democrats nominated Amanda Curtis to be their candidate in the upcoming Senatorial election.

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

Daily Kos

Amanda Curtis CAN win in Montana

Believe it. Nominated just this last Saturday at the Montana Democratic convention, Amanda Curtis might be considered by some to be a token candidate.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, US News

Watersblogged

Avitus Group Hosts Montana's Top Law Enforcement Officials for...

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, Montana Highway Patrol Captain Keith Edgell, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder, Billings Police Chief Rich St. John and representatives from the U.S. Marshals and DEA are set to discuss pressing law enforcement issues during a live radio broadcast on News Talk 730 AM from the Avitus Group boardroom August ... (more)

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Related Topix: Yellowstone County, MT, Drug Enforcement Administration, Billings, MT

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Curtis strikes populist theme in Senate campaign

State Rep. Amanda Curtis immediately struck a populist note as Montana Democrats' new U.S. Senate candidate, saying the November election will not be about which political party controls the Senate but whether it will be controlled by millionaires or the middle class.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Butte, MT

OregonLive.com

Mount Jumbo shows lines left by ice age lakes that flooded University of Montana campus

Mount Jumbo rises above the University of Montana's Rankin Hall in Missoula. The lines on the mountain were carved by lakes created during the last ice age 13,000 to 15,000 years ago.

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Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Travel

Sat Aug 16, 2014

OregonLive.com

Blodgett Canyon, Trapper Peak steep-walled gems of Montana Bitterroot Mountains

You don't need to drive to Glacier National Park to see the Rocky Mountains of Montana at their best.

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Related Topix: Glacier National Park, US National Parks, Travel

Star Tribune

Montana Democrats to choose new Senate candidate

Montana Democrats are choosing who will replace U.S. Sen. John Walsh as their candidate in the Senate race against Republican Rep. Steve Daines.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Montana fires up artist's creativity

Billings resident Danielle Egnew could be described as a singer, producer, actress, writer and even a psychic.

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Related Topix: Billings, MT, Red Lodge, MT, Merle Haggard, Country

Navy Times

Man pleads not guilty to military argument slaying

A Montana man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he slashed the throat of another man with whom he was arguing over which branch of the military is better.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

The Daily Beast

Montana's Nose-Ring Democrat for SenateBy Ben Jacobs

A week ago, Amanda Curtis was a just math teacher from Butte with a TED talk. Now she's the last-minute frontrunner to hold on to the Democrats' Big Sky Senate seat.

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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, Montana Government

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