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Montana National Guard soldiers depart for inauguration missionHELENA — On Saturday night, Montana National Guard members began their journey to Washington, D.C., to provide security during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week.

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6 Details You Should Know About the Covid-19 Vaccine Before Getting ItTo help everyone feel safe and confident here is how to prepare yourself before getting a Covid-19 vaccine.

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How to Choose a Home Printer Perfect for Your NeedsBetween costs, performance, and needs, here are some of the factors to look for when finding a good printer for your home.

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6 Services Every Small Business Needs to Survive and GrowFrom IT services to software and app development, to HR services a small business requires essential services to be successful and increase business growth.

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Practical Tips That Will Help You Become A Better Property ManagerThere is a high demand for property managers since the good ones are typically hard to find.

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Montana Coronavirus ReportThe latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic in Montana, including updated case count maps and original in-depth reporting.

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Representative Rosendale Must Answer For His Connection to the Oath Keepers Who Stormed the CapitolWhile we have long maintained that Representative Matt Rosendale should be asked to explain why he chose to speak at a far-right militia rally sponsored by the Oath Keepers movement, the recent attack on the U.S. Capitol makes it clear that the traditional Montana media needs to demand that explanation now.

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Mains scores 17 to carry NAU past Montana 62-58Nik Mains came off the bench to score 17 points, five in a game-ending 12-0 run, to carry Northern Arizona to a 62-58 win over Montana on Saturday.

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ImagineIF Libraries Extend Hours, Continue Take-Home Education KitsWhen the COVID-19 pandemic shut down most businesses last spring, ImagineIF libraries looked for ways to continue serving patrons.

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Montana Girl, 10, Sends Sweet Letter to Officer Crushed by Capitol Mob"She had just started to cry and kept asking, ‘Why is this happening? Why are they doing this to him?"

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Raymond Harvey Pelletier ObituaryRaymond Pelletier May 6, 1936-Janury 12, 2021 Raymond Harvey Pelletier, age 84, of Helena, passed away January 12, 2021.

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Harold Godtland ObituaryHarold Godtland September 20, 1925-January 4, 2021 After a long, remarkable, productive life, Harold "Pete" Godtland died peacefully at the age of 95 in the loving embrace of three of his daughters.

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Montana trooper rescues driver from car submerged in icy riverA Montana Highway Patrol trooper is being praised for his heroic actions after pulling a driver from her submerged vehicle in the icy Yellowstone River Thursday.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Montana Cash' gameHELENA, Mont. _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Montana Lottery's "Montana Cash" game were: 07-25-32-33-37.

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Montana National Guard soldiers depart Helena for inauguration missionHELENA — On Saturday night, Montana National Guard members began their journey to Washington, D.C., to provide security during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week.

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"If You Give a Child a Book" campaign benefits Lockwood IntermediateA child unable to read at grade level by third grade is four times less likely to graduate high school.

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Carroll College sweeps Montana Western in first home games since Nov.HELENA — For the first time since November of 2020, the Carroll College Men's and Women's basketball teams picked up wins at home.

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Sam's Club in Great Falls partners with food trucks to help fight cancerFor the next four weeks, the grocery store is waiving parking fees for food trucks.

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Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame postpones induction ceremony to AugustThe Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center has postponed its 2020 Inductee Recognition Ceremony and Western Heritage Gathering, normally held in early February each year, to Saturday, August 14, 2021.

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Butte man arrested in burglary at Front Street MarketButte police arrested a man in the act of burglarizing a local business early Friday morning.

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Flathead filmfest reimagined with virtual showingsThis is the festival's ninth year and will feature 54 films from around the world at the Showboat Cinema, and the cinema has its own Cinema Safe COVID protocols to keep you safe.

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Montana trooper rescues driver from car submerged in icy riverA Montana Highway Patrol trooper is being praised for his heroic actions after pulling a driver from her submerged vehicle in the icy Yellowstone River Thursday.

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Snow is on the wayIt's been a mostly gray, winter day across western Montana following the first measurable snow we've seen in quite a while on Friday.

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Survey: Montana best state for hiring at small businessesMontana is the state with the most impressive talent pool for hiring employees at small businesses, according to a new study from global bank debit network GoCardless.

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Bishop leads Montana St. past Portland St. 69-64Xavier Bishop had 22 points as Montana State narrowly defeated Portland State 69-64.

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Mains scores 17 to carry N. Arizona past Montana 62-58Nik Mains came off the bench to score 17 points, five in a game-ending 12-0 run, to carry Northern Arizona to a 62-58 win over Montana on Saturday.

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Montana St. 69, Portland St. 64The Texas woman who took a private jet to D.C. to 'storm the Capitol' has been charged.

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Mains scores 17 to carry N. Arizona past Montana 62-58MISSOULA, Mont. — Nik Mains came off the bench to score 17 points, five in a game-ending 12-0 run, to carry Northern Arizona to a 62-58 win over Montana on Saturday.

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Anaconda's new hotel expected to be ready by JuneANACONDA — Construction on Anaconda's new $10 million hotel ran into some delays brought on by the pandemic, but the city is confident it will be ready by this summer.

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Montana Sports Scoreboard: Here are the latest college and prep sports scoresHere is a look at the scores and stats from local and regional sporting events ranging from high school basketball to college hockey.

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Failure to Impeach Would Weaken Our DemocracyI encourage members of the House and Senate to vote for impeachment of President Donald Trump regardless of the timeline it takes.

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Why Are Republicans Silencing the Public and Fellow Legislators?Conservatives, including Montana Republicans, have spent the last week in a lather because they believe that “Big Tech” censors their legitimate views as the platforms work to take down pages and posts that encourage or permit violent or bigoted rhetoric.

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Montana Sends 165 National Guard Personnel to Biden InaugurationThe State of Montana is sending 165 National Guard personnel to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of Joe Biden as President of the United States.

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Mains scores 17 to carry N. Arizona past Montana 62-58MISSOULA, Mont.. Nik Mains came off the bench to score 17 points, five in a game-ending 12-0 run, to carry Northern Arizona to a 62-58 win over Montana on Saturday.

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Montana State vs Portland State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and TrendsThe Portland State Vikings visit the Montana State Bobcats after losing four straight road games.

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Retired teacher builds desks for students in Helena"I saw on my computer a story about some men that were building desks that are called 'desks for dads,' or 'dads for desks.' So I thought, why not Grandpa for desks too," says Reid Miller, a retired Great Falls teacher.

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Capitol Police Officer Daniel Hodges Gets Well Wishes from 10-Year-Old Montana GirlA 10-year-old girl from Montana was so upset and moved by the video of a Capitol police officer who was crushed as he tried to protect the building from insurrectionists...

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Watch: Skier Triggers Huge Slide in MontanaAs skiers we're always talking about the snowpack and how stable or unstable it is, but what does that really mean?

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Missoula case: House panel advances bill to compensate those wrongfully imprisonedKPAX) Prompted in part by an unjust Missoula rape conviction, a bill to compensate those who’ve been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in Montana was unanimously approved Friday by a House committee.

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A Montana Family Speaks Out About Police Violence Against Indigenous PeopleCole Stump was a Montanan, through and through. The 29-year-old citizen of the Chippewa-Cree Tribe was raised on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation in the north-central part of the state and had family ties to the Fort Peck Reservation in the northeast corner.

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2021 Legislature: Bill gives Montana couples option of divorce via arbitrationLawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee got their first look at a bill Friday that would add a new way for couples in Montana to divorce.

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Close call for Bozeman family after truck rams into home"We're very grateful that no one was seriously injured or killed in this incident..."

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Montana, Montana State opt out of spring Big Sky football season, set sights on fallMontana and Montana State universities announced jointly on Friday that neither team will participate in the Big Sky Conference's spring football season and will instead potentially play a modified non-conference spring schedule.

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Montana Girl, 10, Sends Get Well Card to Injured Capitol Officer After Riot"She kept saying, 'What are they doing to that man? He's just doing his job,' " Johnna Jablonski said of her daughter Emma.

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425 new COVID-19 cases in Montana1,088 people have died of the virus. Click here for the latest detailed map on Montana's coronavirus response.

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Montana Coronavirus ReportThe latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic in Montana, including updated case count maps and original in-depth reporting.

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Mains scores 17 to carry N. Arizona past Montana 62-58MISSOULA, Mont. — Nik Mains came off the bench to score 17 points, five in a game-ending 12-0 run, to carry Northern Arizona to a 62-58 win over Montana on Saturday.

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ATP Academy Offers New CoursesIn 2018, when Alpine Theatre Project co-founders Luke Walrath and Betsi Morrison acquired the company's "garage" space, a 4,500 square-foot studio in Whitefish to host rehearsals and conduct behind-the-scenes operations, they also had ambitions to expand theater education beyond productions with their new program, the ATP Academy.

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10 things you probably didn't know about 'Hannah Montana'The hit Disney Channel show starred Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Emily Osment. Here are some fun facts about the series.

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Herrera pleads not guilty to new felony charges in MontanaSHERIDAN — Clayvin Bryant Herrera, the Crow tribal member who argued for tribal hunting rights in a case that originated in Sheridan County and appealed up through the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019, pleaded not guilty in Yellowstone County District Court Friday morning to four felony charges.

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Joseph Jordan ObituaryJoseph Jordan November 14, 1935-January 14, 2021 Joe Jordan passed away January 14th at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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Montana vs. Northern ArizonaGet a preview of the Montana Lady Griz vs. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks basketball game.

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10 things you probably didn't know about 'Hannah Montana'Disney Channel's "Hannah Montana" lasted for four seasons between March 2006 and January 2011, starring Miley Cyrus as the titular character.

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Montana health officials say vaccine supply not interruptedMultiple state governors say they learned their states won’t be getting increased shipments of COVID-19 vaccines from the national stockpile next week, despite previously being told they would.

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A Senatorial Spat, Rocky Rollout Of COVID Orders And A Familiar Gun DebateMontana's congressman votes as expected against impeachment, and Montana's two senators are having a very public spat.

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Feds Begin Transfer Of National Bison Range To Confederated Salish and Kootenai TribesThe U.S. Interior Department Friday signed an order that will start the transfer of the National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

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291,000 Acres Of Private Timberlands In Northwest Montana Change Hands291,000 acres of private timberlands in northwest Montana have a new owner. Washington state-based Green Diamond closed the deal with Southern Pine.

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Paycheck Protection Program Reopens As Small Business Owners' Optimism WanesThe Paycheck Protection Program reopened Friday with a more finessed approach, as small business optimism is waning.

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Transgender athlete bill to get a hearing MondayA bill before Montana lawmakers has thrust the state into a national debate over the rights of transgender athletes in public schools and, if successful, would likely expose Montana to legal action.

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Making it right with the wrongfully convictedThe House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 92, which would allow a person who's been wrongly convicted to receive compensation from the state.

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MT House panel advances bill to compensate wrongfully imprisonedHELENA — A bill to compensate those who've been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in Montana was unanimously approved Friday by a House committee.

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Griz Fan PodcastAs this episode is being released it's now known that Montana and Montana State have opted out of the Big Sky Conference spring season.

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Montana Republican targets transgender youth with 2 new billsState Rep. John Fuller, the bills' sponsor, called gender-affirming care for transgender youth "barbaric."

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Slick roads and fast-changing road conditions in Western Montana FridayThis is not significant amounts of snow, but in terms of travel, this could mean very slick roadways and fast-changing conditions while driving today.

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An Attack Against Our CountryApril 12, 1861. December 7, 1941. September 11, 2001. These dates represent attacks against our country and democracy.

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Montana State Bobcats' Leon Costello, Jeff Choate discuss spring season opt outBOZEMAN — Fans looking forward to Montana State going head to head with Big Sky Conference foes this spring are going to be disappointed.

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Postal Service temporarily removes collection boxes in HelenaPostal customers in Helena, MT will see some changes as the city makes security preparations for potential upcoming civil events.

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LCPH first Phase 1b vaccination clinic pre-registration filled up in minutesHELENA — Lewis and Clark Public Health opened pre-registration at 9:00 a.m. on Friday for their first Phase 1b vaccination clinic on Monday and Tuesday of next week.

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Montana trooper rescues woman from partially submerged car in Yellowstone RiverA Montana Highway Patrol trooper is being credited with saving a woman's life after wading into the Yellowstone River and breaking a window in a partially submerged car.

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Gianforte activates Army National Guard Soldiers for inauguration securityIn response to a request from the National Guard Bureau and federal authorities, Montana Gov.r Greg Gianforte announced Thursday the state will send 150 Army National Guard soldiers to the nation's capital for the upcoming presidential inauguration.

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Kalispell to Consider Allowing Mother-in-Law Units in Some City AreasAfter multiple city council work sessions and a planning board hearing where officials discussed the possibility of allowing accessory dwelling units , also known as mother-in-law apartments, the city council will vote on the proposed ordinance at its next meeting on Jan.

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Nearly 3,000 Still Without Power in Northwest MontanaFlathead Electric Cooperative crews working around the clock were able to restore power to roughly 5,000 members overnight, leaving almost 3,000 members still without power as of Friday morning after a huge windstorm swept through the region on Wednesday.

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Montana COVID-19 ReportThere were 551 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Friday, and the statewide death toll since the pandemic began reached 1,086, according to data compiled by MTN News.

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Montana Woman Rescued After Her Car Is Found Upside Down in Yellowstone RiverThe Park County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the driver was "brought to safety with no major injuries"

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Yellowstone coyote killed after repeatedly stealing food from park visitorsYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Last month, rangers in Yellowstone National Park killed a coyote that was stealing food from park visitors and employees.

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Montana State AD, coach cite safety concerns as reasons for canceled spring gamesMontana State players wouldve had to practice in freezing temperatures. They mightve had less chances to practice before taking on a fully-ready opponent.

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Federal Judge Orders IHS to Release Report on Abusive DoctorRAPID CITY — A federal judge has ordered Indian Health Services to release a report investigating how one of its doctors was able to sexually abuse boys on Indian reservations in South Dakota and Montana.

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The Noob BoobOur wet-behind-the-ears Congressman takes his moral superior to task for supporting impeachment.

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The Montana-Class of Battleships Would Have Weighed in at 64,500 Tons of AwesomeThe five Montana-class battleships, leviathans designed to dwarf even the giant Iowa-class battleships, were authorized for construction but never built, victims of the ascendance of naval aviation.

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Missoula County opposes motorized winter access in Great Burn, Hoodoo roadless areaCiting its tranquility, habitat and economic might, Missoula County on Thursday submitted a letter to the Nez-Perce Clearwater National Forest voicing opposition to a proposal that would allow motorized winter access in a prized roadless area.

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Making a difference: Billings girl's letter to injured Capitol police officer goes viralA little over a week after the terror at the U.S. Capitol, the images are still shocking, the attack is still hard to comprehend for anyone - especially a child.

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MT Attorney General orders dismissal of COVID curfew case against Rocking R Bar in Gallatin CountyMontana's Attorney General Austin Knudsen today exercised his supervisory powers in the Gallatin City-County Board of Health and Health Officer Matt Kelley v.

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Crews, neighbors work together to clean wind damage in Livingston"It's pretty sobering, thinking about how little we are and how big and heavy those things are..."

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Meagher County cleans up from high winds, fireWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Three homes were lost in Meagher County with wind damage and a structure fire on Wednesday.

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Anaconda's new hotel expected to be ready by JuneANACONDA — Construction on Anaconda's new $10 million hotel ran into some delays brought on by the pandemic, but the city is confident it will be ready by this summer.

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Montana to send 150 Army National Guard soldiers to U.S. Capitol for inaugurationGov. Greg Gianforte on Thursday announced Montana will send 150 Army National Guard soldiers to the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden's upcoming inauguration.

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Fire crews contain wildfire in Musselshell CountyFire crews have contained a wildfire east of Roundup, officials said Friday.

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Montana Reported 515 New COVID-19 Cases, 39 New Cases in MissoulaAs of Friday morning, Montana has confirmed 88,635 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 515 new confirmed cases.

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515 new COVID-19 cases in Montana1,086 people have died of the virus. Click here for the latest detailed map on Montana's coronavirus response.

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Montana Bill Would Limit Rulemaking by Local Health BoardsHELENA — The Montana House is considering a bill that would make decisions by local health boards in response to crises subject to approval by elected officials.

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Montana House Passes Bill to Permit Campus Concealed CarryHELENA — A bill that would expand the list of places in Montana where people can carry concealed firearms with and without permits passed Thursday in the House, less than two weeks after the Legislature started its session.

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Montana Sending 150 National Guard Soldiers to InaugurationHELENA — Montana is sending 150 Army National Guard soldiers to the nations capital to help provide security for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden next week, Gov.

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Major Changes to Montana Grizzly Spring Football Schedule AnnouncedWe might as well get this component of the announcement out right away: The Montana Grizzlies are now ineligible for any FCS postseason opportunities.

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Montana Grizzlies, Montana State Bobcats opt out of Big Sky Conference spring football seasonThe football programs at the University of Montana and Montana State University announced jointly on Friday that neither team will participate in the Big Sky Conference's spring championship season and will potentially play a modified non-conference spring schedule.

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Montana Schools to Play Modified Spring Football SeasonThe football programs at the University of Montana and Montana State University announced jointly on Friday that neither team will participate in the Big Sky Conference's spring championship season and will potentially play a modified non-conference spring schedule.

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Ask first, shoot laterThe House Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee approved a bill that significantly strengthens penalties for hunters who trespass on private property.

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Montana Schools to Play Modified Spring Football SeasonThe football programs at Montana State and Montana will forego a spring championship season, instead participating in a modified season...

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Who directly benefits from Gianforte tax cuts? Looks like top earnersIf you earn $25,000 in annual taxable income - and about 40 percent of Montanans make that much, or less - Gov.

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Putting Winston on the MapLike many of the best towns in Montana, Winston has a sort of quality. From Highway 287, the entire town seems to consist of four buildings and a fishing access sign.

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Gianforte's FWP commission picks feature industry executivesGianforte released the names of three rich businessmen he wants serving on the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission for the next four years.

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The Pros and Cons of Vaping Over Smoking TobaccoIn this article, we have prepared for you a list of pros and cons of vaping that can help you decide whether you want this to be your source of nicotine or not.Â.

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Sustainable Missoula: The year ahead, with change in the air ~ Missoula CurrentAmy Cilimburg writes in this week's Sustainable Missoula, "The new Biden-Harris administration is no doubt changing just about everything when it comes to addressing climate - bringing expertise, science, evidence, justice, and an "all-hands-on deck' approach.""

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MHP Montana trooper rescues woman from partially-submerged car in Yellowstone RiverTHE WOMAN WAS TREATED BY EMERGENCY MEDICS AND WAGER WAS TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES AT LIVINGSTON HEALTHCARE — A Montana Highway Patrol trooper is being credited with saving a woman's life after he waded in to the Yellowstone River and breaking a window in a partially-submerged car.

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Governor Gianforte's Bungled Executive Orders on Covid-19 Offer a Reminder About the Importance of Good GovernanceWinning was easy. Governing is harder. That seems to be the early lesson from the Gianforte Administration after this week’s embarrassing failure by Governor Gianforte to extend critical emergency...

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Helena science teachers adapt during pandemicHELENA — It has been a challenging time for teachers and students since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, especially teachers of hands-on subjects such as science.

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Paul O'Sullivan: Lucky MontanaPaul O'Sullivan; "It's now my turn to visit justice on them and the Commission has an important role to play, if not a duty, to support me."

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Montana's minority Democrats outline top priorities for 2021 sessionDemocrats may be in the minority at the Montana Legislature and no longer control the governor's office, but they're still pushing forth their top priorities, which are focused on health care costs, coverage and employment.

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Montana Republican targets transgender youth with 2 new billsState Rep. John Fuller, the bills' sponsor, called gender-affirming care for transgender youth "barbaric."

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Gianforte's COVID-19 directive takes effect, Montana adds 515 new cases FridayGov. Greg Gianforte's new directive seeks to relax previous restrictions on businesses and move toward a "personal responsibility" approach to the pandemic, however some local jurisdictions are maintaining policies more similar to the previous directives.

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Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, January 15Missoula Office of Emergency Management will be in charge of the mass vaccination clinics that will be necessary to bring COVID vaccines to the entire community.

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Over 150 Businesses Oppose Montana's "Unconscionable" Bills Targeting Trans YouthThe two bills, respectively, would require all transgender students in Montana to compete on school sports teams in accordance with their “biological sex” and prevent doctors from providing gender-affirming care to minors, such as hormone therapy, puberty blockers, or surgery.

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Relief for the Alcohol IndustryAs Montana's breweries, distilleries and wineries have struggled with state-mandated closures, capacity limitations, supply disruptions and a generally volatile business environment since the pandemic began, they now have one less...

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Montana State looks to sweep Portland St.Max Worthington Arena, Bozeman, Montana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Montana State goes for the season sweep over Portland State after&.

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Montana Highway Patrol trooper rescues woman from submerged vehicleA Montana Highway Patrol trooper took an unexpected swim Thursday to rescue a woman from a vehicle that overturned in the Yellowstone River.

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Of Character and CowardiceWhen confronted with a mob, Montana's congressional delegation fled to safety. Capitol Hill cops didn't.

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Portland State vs. Montana StateGet a preview of the Portland State Vikings vs. Montana State Bobcats basketball game.

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Northern Arizona vs. MontanaGet a preview of the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs. Montana Grizzlies basketball game.

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THIS MONTH: Montana Families, Educators Find the Positive in Education by Celebrating School Choice WeekIn the midst of a school year like no other, Montana families and educators are gearing up to safely spotlight education options during School...

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Montana Woman Rescued After Her Car Is Found Upside Down in Yellowstone RiverThe Park County Sheriff's Office in Livingston confirmed the incident in a post on Facebook, explaining that the woman miraculously survived Thursday's ordeal without any major injuries.

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Killarney National Park paired with Montana's Glacier National ParkThe agreement will allow both parks to collaborate on a number of shared challenges.

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College caliber kidIf you appreciate an independent voice holding Montana politicians accountable and informing voters, and you can throw a few dollars a month our way, we would certainly appreciate it.

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Fourth-quarter rally lifts Montana State women over Portland StateMontana State used a 17-5 run over the last five minutes, 33 seconds sparked by seven points via sophomore Kola Bad Bear to notch a 75-67 victory over Portland State on Thursday night in Viking Pavilion.

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Caught My Eye&Do not be afraid of dying. Be afraid of living with nothing to die for.

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Montana State bench leads Bobcats to victory over Portland State, 71-64The Montana State men's basketball team played clutch down the stretch en route to a 71-64 victory over Portland State on Thursday, Jan.

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Near-perfect start paces Montana to double-digit victory over Northern ArizonaMontana started off with a 17-0 lead to race past Northern Arizona.

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Opening the floodgates of corporate spending in MontanaUp host Chris Hayes and his panelists - Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt.; Demos' Heather McGhee; PBS host Maria Hinojosa; and Salon's Glenn Greenwald - cover the Supreme Court ruling this week that rejected Montana's Corrupt Practices Act, which banned corporate contributions to state political candidates and parties.

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THIS MONTH: Montana Families, Educators Find the Positive in Education by Celebrating School Choice WeekHELENA, Mont., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ - HELENA, Mont., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - In the midst of a school year like no other, Montana families and educators are gearing up to safely spotlight education options during School Choice Week 2021.

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Bill would let MT elected leaders review local health ordersHELENA — Montana lawmakers heard extensive testimony Thursday on a bill that seeks to give elected officials authority to review orders from local boards of health and health officers.

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NAU falls on the road to Montana for 3rd straight lossMichael Steadman tallied 13 points and 11 rebounds to carry Montana to a 67-56 win over Northern Arizona on Thursday in Missoula.

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Steadman lifts Montana over N. Arizona 67-56MISSOULA, Mont. — Michael Steadman had 13 points and 11 rebounds to carry Montana to a 67-56 win over Northern Arizona.

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Truth, Lies And Social MediaThe debate over social media's influence and responsibilities has intensified in the wake of the assault on the U.S. Capitol.

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Montana 67, N. Arizona 563-Point Goals: 6-13.462.

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Evening Newscast 01-14-21Evening Newscast for January 14, 2021.

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Montana Coronavirus Closures and RestrictionsGov. Greg Gianforte has issued a new COVID-19 directive which takes effect January 15. The new directive changes the state's guidelines, and replaces the directive established by former Gov.

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Lawmakers consider limiting authority of local health officialsHouse Bill 121 would limit the authority of local public health boards, giving elected officials more power in setting public health policies.

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Minority Democrats outline top priorities for 2021 sessionCaferro, Rep. Jessica Karjala of Billings and Sen. Shane Morigeau of Missoula met with reporters to detail proposals that include capping insulin costs for diabetes patients, requiring health-care providers to reveal certain costs and expanding a program to help low-income people find jobs.

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Groups Ask Court To Restore Protections For US Gray WolvesWildlife advocates on Thursday asked a federal court to overturn a U.S. government decision that stripped Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the nation.

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Helena works to remove tree debris after powerful wind stormHELENA — Cleanup continued Thursday in Helena after a powerful windstorm with hurricane strength gusts came through the area knocking down numerous trees.

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150 Montana National Guard Troops Will Help With Inauguration SecurityGov. Greg Gianforte is sending 150 Army National Guard soldiers to help with security duties in Washington D.C. for the upcoming presidential inauguration.

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Forest Service Proposes Bison Hunt Restrictions North Of YellowstoneThe U.S. Forest Service this week proposed closing hunting with firearms in part of a controversial pinch-point where bison migrate out of Yellowstone National Park.

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Who directly benefits from Gianforte tax cuts?His tax plans also include reduced property taxes for some businesses and lower-income homeowners - and, buried in the finer print of his budget, a $24 million, two-year increase in corporate income taxes.

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Montana sending 150 National Guard soldiers to inaugurationMontana is sending 150 Army National Guard soldiers to the nation's capital to help provide security for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden next week, Gov.

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Montana's AG Knudsen and Rep. Rosendale are making Wyoming look progressiveMontana’s newly elected attorney general, Austin Knudsen, refused to sign a letter condemning the violence that engulfed the U.S. Capitol last week.

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Federal Funding Could Provide A Billion Dollar Boost To Tribal Broadband InfrastructureThe build-out of wireless broadband networks in Indian Country may get a boost from a new $1 billion tribal broadband fund.

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Biden readies $1.9 trillion Coronavirus relief planCN) — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled an ambitious spending plan Thursday calling for $1.9 trillion in federal spending to assist struggling American families and workers while allocating significant dollars to the vaccination rollout and the reopening of shuttered schools.

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Montana Tech's Sindou Diallo determined to 'leave it all on the court'A leader on and off the court, Sindou Diallo currently leads the Frontier Conference in scoring.

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The Rebound: Pandemic tax prep tipsMISSOULA — The COVID-19 pandemic didn't just change our lives in 2020 - it's also changed our tax situation.

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Man Shot by Sheriff's Deputy in Lincoln CountyA deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has been placed on paid administrative leave after shooting a suspect in a domestic disturbance Thursday morning.

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Garlic Chicken and Wild Rice SoupThere's nothing like a bowl of steaming chicken soup when you're feeling under the weather, or even simply when fall turns to winter.

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Missoula health officials launch vaccine management team as doses arriveMissoula health officials plan to implement an incident management team to help coordinate the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine as it becomes more widely available, eventually reaching the second tier of recipients.

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MT Attorney General orders dismissal of COVID curfew case against Rocking R Bar in Gallatin CountyMontana's Attorney General Austin Knudsen today exercised his supervisory powers in the Gallatin City-County Board of Health and Health Officer Matt Kelley v.

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Attorney General Orders End of Suit Over Bar's Closing TimeHELENA — Montanas attorney general is ordering a county attorney to dismiss a lawsuit filed against a Bozeman bar to enforce a 10 p.m.

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Storm brings wind gusts of more than 80 mph in Great Falls area, northcentral MontanaA fast moving cold front slammed northcentral Montana Wednesday bringing record wind gusts, power outages, dust storms and property damage.

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GOP Lawmakers Reject Effort to Require Masks Around StaffHELENA — Republican leaders in Montana’s Legislature refused Thursday to require lawmakers to wear masks while meeting with legislative staffers in their offices to discuss bill drafts, amendments or other issues.

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Montana State nursing instructor named Distinguished Nurse of the YearLeesha Ford, clinical nursing instructor on the College of Nursing's Bozeman campus, received the statewide award, which is given annually by the Montana Nurses Association.

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UPDATE: Rexburg man killed in fiery Montana semi-truck crash identifiedThe Jefferson County, Montana Sheriffs Office confirmed Spencer William Roddick, 34, died in the crash on Interstate 15.

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Independent bookstores thriving in Uptown ButteWhile the pandemic has been tough on the economy, independent bookstores are doing well in Butte, which currently has three small bookstores Uptown.

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Montana Sports Scoreboard: Scores from high school basketball, wrestling rankingsScores from prep basketball, prep wrestling rankings.

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Montana AG orders county to drop lawsuit against Rocking R BarKnudsen directed Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert to dismiss the case against the Bozeman business that had refused to adhere to the mandate that businesses close at 10:00 p.m.

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Sanderson Wins World Junior GoldWhitefish native Jake Sanderson is making waves on international ice. With 76 seconds left on the clock during the World Junior Championship semifinal game in Edmonton against Finland on Jan....

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Groups Ask Court to Restore Protections for US Gray WolvesBILLINGS — Wildlife advocates on Thursday asked a federal court to overturn a U.S. government decision that stripped Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the nation.

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Steadman lifts Montana over N. Arizona 67-56MISSOULA, Mont. — Michael Steadman tallied 13 points and 11 rebounds to carry Montana to a 67-56 win over Northern Arizona on Thursday.

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Montana adds 431 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths as Gov. Gianforte rolls back directivesThere are 4,843 active cases in Montana, 545 of which, are listed in Cascade County, which reported 35 new cases on Thursday.

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Montana Ag Network: Entries accepted for National Wheat Yield ContestThe National Wheat Foundation is now accepting grower enrollment for the 2021 National Wheat Yield Contest.

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A Wilder View: How to help prevent biodiversity lossMISSOULA — Although bugs can creep some of us out, we need them in our ecosystem and they're disappearing at an alarming rate.

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Montana Can't Afford Devastating Budget CutsImagine someone gave you a million dollars and told you to spend $1,000 every day and come back when you ran out of money.

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Endangered Person Advisory issued for Jefferson County manGREAT FALLS — The Montana Department of Justice has issued a Missing / Endangered Person Advisory for Eric Michael Kelley of Clancy.

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Legislature eyes reversal of Missoula's ban on flavored vaping; receives praise, criticismA House bill heard in committee on Wednesday would limit local control on alternative nicotine and vapor products, retroactively canceling Missoula's flavored vape ban passed by the Missoula City Council last November.

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Bye, Mom6:42 a.m. A trailer was stolen from a job site. 9:26 a.m. Law enforcement was requested to speak with a "defiant" 11-year-old.

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Political Sea ChangesIn terms of partisan power, the state and nation veered in polar opposite political directions last week.

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Pedestrian Killed in Highway Accident IdentifiedThe 35-year-old pedestrian who died after being stuck by a vehicle in Lake County on Jan.

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Affordable housing: Trinity project receives final plat, bids out for constructionA coalition of Missoula housing partners received final plat approval from the county on Thursday for a permanently affordable residential project planned near West Broadway and Mullan Road.

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Lawmakers debate local nicotine-product prohibitionsHB 137, would prohibit local governments and DPHHS from regulating "alternative nicotine products or vapor products" used in devices like e-cigarettes.

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FWP launches project to restore marten to the Little Belt MountainsMarten, which are a member of the weasel family, were historically present in relatively isolated mountain ranges of central Montana, including the Little Belts, until they were extirpated within the last 100 years.

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Montana VA begins COVID vaccination clinics for veterans in MissoulaMTVAHCS conducted vaccination clinics in Helena and Missoula for veterans over the age of 75 or if they had a health condition that made them more susceptible to serious complications from COVID.

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Montana Reported 431 New COVID-19 CasesAs of Thursday morning, Montana has confirmed 88,110 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 431 new confirmed cases.

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Need A Place To Rent? Here's Where To StartChoosing a rental is more than just checking off the list of amenities. If you're confused with the options and clueless on where to get started, read on.

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Apres-Ski, Pandemic Style!Après-ski is a ritual. With normal gatherings off-limits, here are some creative, post-ski activities in Bozeman.

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Montana Man Accused of Killing Mom Held on $1 Million BailBILLINGS — A Montana man accused of killing his mother with a kitchen knife pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide Wednesday and had his bail set at $1 million.

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What Will Recreational Marijuana in Montana Look Like?As of Jan. 1, 2021, it is legal for people in the state to possess small amounts of cannabis for recreational use.

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431 new COVID-19 cases in Montana1,077 people have died of the virus. Click here for the latest detailed map on Montana's coronavirus response.

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FWP launches project to restore marten to the Little Belt MountainsMarten, which are a member of the weasel family, were historically present in relatively isolated mountain ranges of central Montana, including the Little Belts, until they were extirpated within the last 100 years.

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Montana sending 150 National Guard soldiers to inaugurationHELENA, Mont. — Montana is sending 150 Army National Guard soldiers to the nation's capital to help provide security for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden next week, Gov.

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7 Things That Will Make or Break Your Dropshipping BusinessThrough intensive exploration and analysis, we have put together the list of things that will make or break your dropshipping business.

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Jan. 14, 202114, 2021 - top local stories and a look at headlines from across the world.

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Reasons Why You Should Hire a Lawyer for a Workplace Accident CaseGet legal advice on how you can deal with medication issues depending on the severity of your injuries.

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40 AcresI had to find something amusing from my past posts to boost my spirits today.

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A Wilder View: How to help prevent biodiversity lossMISSOULA — Although bugs can creep some of us out, we need them in our ecosystem and they're disappearing at an alarming rate.

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Wild Rockies sues USFS over analysis, impacts of illegal motorized useIn addition to helping bears, this road removal program would provide good-paying jobs in the woods and improve the quality of our fisheries and our elk hunting opportunities on public lands.

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Trump admin cuts 3.5 million acres of habitat for endangered spotted owlCN) — As the sunset of the Trump administration approaches, it continues its rush to undo environmental regulations, announcing Wednesday it will reduce critical habitat for the northern spotted owl by nearly a third.Â.

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House Republicans advance bill allowing guns on Montana campusesKPAX) — On a party-line vote with Republicans in favor, the Montana House Wednesday endorsed a bill that would allow students and other private citizens to possess or carry firearms on Montana’s college campuses.

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Montana Profile"Gov. Steve Bullock directed individuals age 5 and older to wear a mask in indoor public spaces or when outdoors if 25 or more people are gathered and social distancing cannot be maintained."

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AG Knudsen uses 'supervisory powers' to order Gallatin Co. to drop bar lawsuitMontana Attorney General Austin Knudsen on Thursday exercised his supervisory powers in the 'Gallatin City-County Board of Health and Health Officer Matt Kelley v.

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Strong Wind Lingers in Eastern MontanaAfter strong winds, damaged properties caused truck turnovers and left widespread power outages; the wind will slightly die down for most; strong winds will track eastward.

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Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, January 14Missoula's Sheriff and Chief of Police issued a statement on Wednesday that their agencies will be prepared for any unrest that may occur surrounding the inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20.

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Montana governor lifts pandemic restrictionsFearing specter of extremist violence, governors plan for National Guard at home.

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An Adapted Film FestivalAfter addressing how to safely host the Flathead Lake International Cinemafest this year in Polson, officials worked together to appease all audiences with both a virtual festival and live screenings at Showboat Cinemas.

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Montana adds 431 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths as Gov. Gianforte rolls back directivesThere are 4,843 active cases in Montana, 545 of which, are listed in Cascade County, which reported 35 new cases on Thursday.

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Montana lawmakers will consider two anti-transgender bills this sessionBills would bar trans athletes from competing and prohibit trans youth from receiving care to help them transition.

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Montana AG orders Gallatin County to drop lawsuit against Rocking R BarKnudsen directed Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert to dismiss the case against the Bozeman business that had refused to adhere to the mandate that businesses close at 10:00 p.m.

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Bills Targeting Transgender Youths Introduced in MTTwo bills restricting transgender youths are on the docket for Montana lawmakers this year.

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Montana vs. Northern ArizonaGet a preview of the Montana Lady Griz vs. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks basketball game.

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This is the City in Montana With the Most COVID-19 CasesMore than 360,000 Americans have died of COVID-19-related causes - the highest death toll of any country.

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Montana says Moss is no RiceHall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana joins Mike Florio and talks about his new Tide commercial that aired during the Super Bowl, relationships between quarterbacks and wide receivers, Super Bowl weekend in New Orleans and more.

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Watch Montana Wind Toss 5,000 Gallon Fuel Tank Down I-15A Great Falls meteorologist's video went viral with nearly 60,000 views in just a few hours.

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Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming announce their 2021 schedule and cookie flavorsOnline sales will start on February 5th, as well as preorders on that day.

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High winds halt Union Pacific trains in Wyoming, set records in Montana. Thursday will bring more of the same, forecasters say.More than 300,000 people\u00a0were still without power in Oregon and Washington on Wednesday night after a powerful storm killed one person.

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Montana Ag Network: Entries accepted for National Wheat Yield ContestThe National Wheat Foundation is now accepting grower enrollment for the 2021 National Wheat Yield Contest.

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Montana Ag Network: National Wheat Yield Contest underwayThe contest is divided into two primary competition categories: winter wheat and spring wheat, and two subcategories: dryland and irrigated.

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Montana bill allowing concealed carry on campuses gets initial House approvalA House bill that would allow concealed carry on university campuses is a step closer to passage after receiving an initial vote of approval in front of the full chamber.

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Governor Says 11 Counties Moving To Next Phase Of COVID-19 Vaccine PlanGov. Greg Gianforte announced Wednesday that 11 counties will be ready to move into Phase 1B of Montana's vaccination plan next week.

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Gianforte lifts statewide COVID-19 capacity and hour restrictions for businessesHELENA — Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Wednesday that he is making big changes to the state's COVID-19 directives - including lifting statewide restrictions on some businesses' operating hours and capacity.

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Evening Newscast 01-13-21The MTPR Evening Newscast for Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

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Gianforte rescinds some COVID restrictionsThe governor's directive repeals some restrictions on Montana small businesses, including restrictions on hours of operation and capacity.

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Montana VA begins COVID vaccination clinics for veteransMTVAHCS held their first vaccination clinics in Helena and Missoula for veterans over the age of 75 or if they had a health condition that made them more susceptible to serious complications from COVID.

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Montana Coronavirus And COVID-19 News01/13/21 Gianforte's New COVID-19 Directives Swap Mandates For Personal Responsibility Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte in a press conference Wednesday signaled.

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Gianforte's New COVID-19 Directives Swap Mandates For Personal ResponsibilityMontana Gov. Greg Gianforte in a press conference Wednesday signaled his decision to remove and revise COVID-19 business restrictions put in place by his predecessor.

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Hurricane-force wind gusts rip across parts of MontanaGREAT FALLS — The powerful winds that rocked most of Montana on Wednesday caused widespread damage - tipping semi trucks, toppling trees, ripping roofs, and more.

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Winds so strong across Montana they knocked out NW Energy outage mapNorthwestern Energy reports that Wednesday's heavy winds in Montana are extreme enough the utility can't keep up with its online outage map.

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MT House Republicans advance bill allowing guns on state campusesHELENA — On a party-line vote with Republicans in favor, the Montana House Wednesday endorsed a bill that would allow students and other private citizens to possess or carry firearms on Montana's college campuses.

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Missoula Rental Housing Vacancy Drops Below One PercentFinding an apartment in Missoula became even harder in the last few months of 2020.

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Bill Would Exempt Law Enforcement From Enforcing Public Health GuidelinesMontana lawmakers are bringing a slew of bills this session to modify the power of local health officers in a declared state of emergency, like the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Gianforte rolls back some COVID-19 restrictionsThe governor said he intends the new orders to be easier for businesses to understand and follow.

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Avalanche warnings in effect for Western Montana backcountryMISSOULA — The Flathead and West-Central Montana avalanche centers have both issued a warning for the backcountry, listing avalanche danger as high.

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Who enforces whom?A bill heard by lawmakers Wednesday would formally put local boards and commissions under the jurisdiction of the state's top political watchdog.

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Record-Breaking Winds Knock Out Power To Thousands In MontanaPowerful winds whipped across the state Wednesday toppling trees, power poles and knocking out electricity to thousands of Montanans.

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White-Nose Bat Syndrome Found in MontanaThe little flying animals are victims of a disease.

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Rexburg man killed in fiery Montana semi-truck crashBASIN, Montana  A Rexburg man is dead after a fiery crash on Interstate 15 in Montana Tuesday evening.

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Record-Breaking Winds Knock Out Power To Thousands In MontanaPowerful winds whipped across the state Wednesday toppling trees, power poles and knocking out electricity to thousands of Montanans.

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Tense gun law debate continues on House floorThe tense debate over a measure to expand the right to carry a concealed gun in Montana spilled onto the House floor Wednesday afternoon, at one point descending into a disagreement over decorum and halting the proceedings to clarify the appropriateness of a question posed by a lawmaker.

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House Democrats, Republicans impeach Trump for inciting insurrectionPresident Donald Trump spent his single term touting the exceptionalism of his presidency but the distinction that may well define his legacy happened Wednesday as the House voted to impeach him, again, 232-197.

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Governor Rolls Back Some COVID-19 RestrictionsGov. Greg Gianforte is lifting some public health regulations put in place by his predecessor in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, including removing capacity limits at bars, restaurants and other businesses, and eliminating a requirement that those businesses close by 10 p.m.

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Flathead County had Most Home Schooled Students in MontanaDuring the Jan. 12 meeting of the Flathead County Commission, Superintendent of Schools Jack Eggensperger reviewed the latest 2020 statistical report on school enrollment in the county.

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Montana House committee to hear bill aimed at restricting transgender athletesHELENA — A bill that would require public school athletic teams in Montana to be designated based on biological sex will be heard before the House Judiciary Committee at the Capitol on Monday, according to the bill's sponsor.

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Class AA Wrestling Rankings: Jan. 13The 2020-21 AA wrestling rankings are based on season results. Billings West takes over the top spot in the team rankings, followed by Flathead High.

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'Right-to-work' returnsCandidates didn't have much to say about unions and labor law on the campaign trail, but a slate of bills and a new public-influence push show fresh energy behind a perennial Republican priority.

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Massive Windstorm Downs Trees, Leaves Thousands Without PowerA major windstorm tracked across northwestern Montana on Wednesday, leaving thousands of households and businesses without power in Flathead and Lincoln counties.

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High winds halt Union Pacific trains in Wyoming, set records in Montana. Thursday will bring more of the same, forecasters say.More than 300,000 people were still without power in Oregon and Washington on Wednesday night after a powerful storm killed one person.

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Trump Impeached After Capitol Riot in Historic Second ChargeWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

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Suspects Plead Guilty in 2019 Helena-area Stabbing DeathHELENA — Two people charged in the 2019 beating and stabbing death of a Helena man have reached plea agreements with Lewis and Clark County prosecutors just weeks ahead of their trials.

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Gov. Gianforte provides update on Montana's response to COVID-19The new directive acknowledges the diversity of challenges businesses face in this pandemic and affords them the flexibility to develop and implement appropriate policies based on industry best practices, a news release states.

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Strong winds wreak havoc in HelenaHELENA — Strong wind wreaked havoc in the Helena Valley on Wednesday, knocking out power, damaging homes and uprooting landmarks.

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Bobcats Travel to Portland StateThe Bobcats will face Portland State, Thursday, Jan. 14 at 8:05 p.m. and will conclude its series with PSU on Saturday, Jan.

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Montana governor relaxes COVID-19 restrictions on businessesHELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Wednesday that he is removing existing health mandates issued by his predecessor, saying the restrictions are harmful to the state's businesses.

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Governor Tests Negative After Possible Virus ExposureHELENA — Montana Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte has repeatedly tested negative for the coronavirus after a potential exposure at the state Capitol building, his spokesperson said.

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Powerful winds causing havoc across parts of MontanaTipped semi trucks, downed trees, and power outages.

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Missoula law enforcement: 'We're prepared' to address any civil unrest ~ Missoula CurrentIn a joint statement on Wednesday, Missoula Police Chief Jaeson White and Missoula County Sheriff TJ McDermott confirmed that their agencies would be prepared to respond to any civil insurrection that unfolds around next Wednesday's traditional swearing in ceremony.

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Home sessionMissoula Democratic Rep. Marilyn Marler on the challenges of lawmaking from afar.

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Cannabis Legislation in Key States: Montana Voters Approve Legalizing Marijuana for Recreational UseIn November 2020, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota in legalizing recreational cannabis use. Montana a pair of ballot initiatives on November 3, the Mariju.

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United Way Holding $4.2 Million Capital Campaign for Gateway Community CenterWith ongoing parking lot improvements, a strong start to a capital campaign and the food bank cementing itself as a permanent anchor, the Gateway Community Center in west Kalispell has entered 2021 with a solidifying path to long-term sustainability.

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