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3 hrs ago | WJRT

War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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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, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

5 hrs ago | The Bugle

Montana escaped sex offender arrested in Cottonwood

Cottonwood police investigators were contacted Monday by the Montana Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Montana Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Montana senator's Army War College thesis appears to plagiarize

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, United States Army War College, Prison

Glasgow Courier

New Northeast Regional Montana SWAT Team Focused On Certification

FCB's Danielle Anderson presents a donation to benefit the Northeast Regional Montana SWAT Team to Deputy Reed Mesman, left, and Sheriff Glen Meier.

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Related Topix: Glasgow, MT

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Supreme Court upholds firing of tourism director

Elizabeth "Betsy" Baumgart was unsuccessful in arguing that her firing as administrator of the Montana Tourism and Promotion Division was motivated by politics, not the agency's bottom line.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, US Governors, Brian Schweitzer

The Bitterroot Star

Judge rules lawsuit over $675k county settlement will continue

Howell filed a pro se Petition on behalf of the Star on Friday, June 6, and served it upon the commissioners alleging that the County Commissioners made a decision of significant public interest without affording the public the right to participate.

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Washington Times

5 Things to Know in Montana for July 23

The Montana Supreme Court censured District Judge G. Todd Baugh over comments suggesting a 14-year-old rape victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Judith Basin County, MT

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, July 23

District Judge G. Todd Baugh , of Billings, appeared before the court in Helena, where Chief Justice Mike McGrath read the censure statement.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

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

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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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

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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