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  1. Montana sees rise in tourists, but they're getting thriftierRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | KFBB

    A new report says more tourists came to Montana in 2016 than the year before, but they spent less money. The University of Montana Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research's report says 12.35 million people visited the state last year.

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  2. 2 problem bears killed near Missoula, EurekaRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | KFBB

    The Missoulian reports the bear may have become habituated to human food. Jamie Jonkel of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks says someone had been throwing hotdogs or slices of bread to it.

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  3. Montana man pleads guilty to smothering infant to deathRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | KFBB

    The Missoulian reports https://goo.gl/AY9XTA 26-year-old Marc Palmer was initially charged with deliberate homicide, but he pleaded guilty Monday to the lesser charge as part of a deal with prosecutors. He is scheduled to be sentenced July 18. Emergency crews were called to a Missoula home early on March 30, 2016, on a report that a child was not breathing.

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  4. Wet Montana weather makes prescribed forest fires difficultRead the original story

    May 7, 2017 | KFBB

    Federal forest managers say a snowy winter and a wet spring are making it hard to conduct prescribed burns in western Montana to reduce the risk of wildfires later this summer. The Missoulian reported Sunday the Bitterroot National Forest hoped to burn about 3 square miles this spring, but the combination of moisture and green, growing vegetation is making that difficult.

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  5. Montana town to honor Sacagawea with new parkRead the original story

    May 6, 2017 | KFBB

    A small Montana town plans a new park to honor Sacagawea, the Native American guide who assisted the Lewis and Clark expedition. The park will be located on a vacant lot on Main Street in Darby.

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  6. Montana man who killed girlfriend gets life in prisonRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | KFBB

    A man who killed his girlfriend and dumped her body in western Montana has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Missoulian reports https://goo.gl/B75YBE 31-year-old Emmanuel Gomez was sentenced Thursday for the death of 26-year-old Charlie Ann Wyrick.

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  7. APNewsBreak: US plan to improve firefighter shelters faltersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KFBB

    Wildland firefigh... . FILE - In this July 23, 2013, file photo, a "19 Heroes" patch is attached to a flagpole at the site where 19 firefighters died battling an Arizona wildfire on June 30, in Yarnell, Ariz.

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  8. Miss Montana USA heads to compete in Miss USA competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KFBB

    Montana's Miss USA candidate says farewell to her home state as she travels to Las Vegas to compete for the national title. 20-year-old Brooke Bezanson is a University of Montana student majoring in media arts.

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  9. City of Missoula to own water utilityRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2017 | KFBB

    The Missoulian reports Mayor John Engen announced the news Friday. The new water utility will be called Missoula Water.

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  10. Alyssa Milano makes one UM student's dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KFBB

    We're less than one month away from knowing who will be Montana's next congressman. The race between Democrat Rob Quist and Republican Greg Gianforte continues to draw national attention.

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  11. Montana company writes up black woman who reported racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KFBB

    The Montana Human Rights Bureau has found a company unlawfully retaliated against a black employee who complained about multiple racist remarks made in the workplace. The Missoulian reported Wednesday that TeleTech Services Corp. is accused of mishandling complaints of racism made by former employee Kiondra Bullock.

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  12. News Minute: Here is the latest Montana news from The Associated Press at 10:03 a.m. MDTRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | KFBB

    Montana lawmakers are wrangling over a charter schools bill that could be an important element in reaching a deal on an infrastructure bonding package. House Speaker Austin Knudsen says all the elements for a deal could soon be in place if Democrats agree to a semi-autonomous charter school system.

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  13. Play documents Missoula refugee's strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | KFBB

    While the debate about refugees continues, both locally and at a national level, a dramatic play coming out of Missoula puts a personal face to the refugee issue. Missoula first welcomed refugees in August, many of the first families coming from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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  14. Anesthesiologist gets deferred sentence in child porn caseRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | KFBB

    A Montana anesthesiologist has been given a deferred sentence after pleading guilty to possessing videos depicting the sexual abuse of children. The Missoulian reports District Judge Karen Townsend said she gave 37-year-old Douglas Buxton the chance to have the conviction removed from his record because he has voluntarily participated in treatment and because she wanted him to have a chance to keep his medical license.

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  15. University of Montana to offer buyout and retirement optionsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | KFBB

    A state higher education official says the University of Montana will offer buyouts or early retirement options to 80 to 100 employees in an effort to reduce school spending. The Missoulian reported Wednesday that the offer was made mostly to longtime faculty.

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  16. WWII era bombers fly over Doolittle Raiders memorial serviceRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | KFBB

    World War II era B-25 bombers have flown over an Ohio memorial service marking the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders' attack on Japan, credited with helping turn the tide the war. The last Raider living is 101-year-old retired Lt.

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  17. Montana University Systems' employees owed insurance claimsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | KFBB

    The Missoulian reported Sunday that the university system previously denied the claims, but must now pay as part of a class action settlement. Lawyer Hillary Carls says the university system used to have an exclusion in its health insurance policy stating it would not pay benefits if other insurance was available.

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  18. Roxy Theater hosts International Wildlife Film Festival before undergoing redecoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | KFBB

    The film festival that brought new life to the historic Roxy Theater in Missoula celebrates its 40th anniversary before the theater undergoes a major renovation. The International Wildlife Film Festival has called the Roxy home for the past 15 years and brings 6,000 people through its door and an additional 2,00 school kids throughout the week.

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  19. Montana Legislature approves raising craft beer capRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | KFBB

    A bill that would allow larger Montana craft breweries to sell beer in tasting rooms has passed the state Legislature. The Missoulian reports that under the proposal craft brewers that produce up to 60,000 barrels a year to sell beer in a tasting room.

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  20. US halts plan to transfer Montana bison management to tribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | KFBB

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has reversed plans to give management of Montana's National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, saying that he is committed to not selling or transferring public lands. Zinke, a former Montana congressman, told the Missoulian in an email that the tribes would still play a "pivotal role" in discussions about the future of the range, 29-square miles of hilly fenced-in grasslands with 350 bison.

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