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15-year-old Eagle Scout candidate fighting 'invisible epidemic'

15-year-old Eagle Scout candidate fighting 'invisible epidemic'

A 15-year-old’s project to get unused and potentially deadly prescription drugs out of homes has received an endorsement from the state’s chief law enforcement officer — Attorney General Tim Fox.

October 14, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Attorney general, former political practices commissioner settle lawsuit

Attorney general, former political practices commissioner settle lawsuit

HELENA — Attorney General Tim Fox’s office and former Political Practices Commissioner Dave Gallik settled a case Tuesday involving allegations that Gallik was paid for hours he didn’t work as commissioner.

September 03, 2014 6:50 am Photos

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Attorney general's photo used in dating scam

Attorney general's photo used in dating scam

HELENA — State officials say a photo of Montana Attorney General Tim Fox was used in an online dating scam that cost an Indiana woman $150,000.

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State asks court to uphold Montana’s ban on same-sex marriages

State asks court to uphold Montana’s ban on same-sex marriages

HELENA — The state of Montana asked a federal judge on Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four gay and lesbian couples challenging Montana’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

July 17, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Eck to head Montana consumer protection office

HELENA — Former University of Montana law school dean Edwin Eck has been named head of the attorney general's office of consumer protection.

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Attorney general turns over fracking letter info

Attorney general turns over fracking letter info

GREAT FALLS — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox on Wednesday gave a conservation group the records it wanted about Fox's decision to join other states in protesting plans to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal land.

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Attorney general to defend cap on court awards

Attorney general to defend cap on court awards

HELENA — Montana's attorney general intends to defend the state's $10 million limit on the punitive damages a judge or jury can award an individual after a district judge ruled the cap is unconstitutional.

April 23, 2014 11:49 am Photos

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Knievel complaint offers no specific accusations

Knievel complaint offers no specific accusations

BUTTE — Kelly Knievel’s request for the Montana Attorney General’s Office to investigate the nonprofit group that staged Evel Knievel Days does not mean an inquiry will be made.

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Scammers tricking businesses into pay for false services, AG says

Scammers tricking businesses into pay for false services, AG says

Scammers impersonating utility companies are tricking businesses into paying for false services, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is warning.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Attorney general agrees that Medicaid initiative’s fiscal note is flawed

Attorney general agrees that Medicaid initiative’s fiscal note is flawed

HELENA — Republican Attorney General Tim Fox says he agrees with allegations that part of a voter initiative to expand Medicaid coverage for poor Montanans is legally flawed, and has asked the state Supreme Court to order it corrected.

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Wyoming urges judge to dismiss gay marriage suit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming has asked a district judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four gay couples and a gay rights advocacy group seeking to force the state to recognize gay marriage.

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Attorney general reviewing language of ballot measure proposed by Charter

HELENA — Charter Communications is proposing a state ballot measure to reclassify cable television companies’ property in Montana for tax purposes and block a tax increase of more than 300 percent.

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State attorney chastises Rambold for suggesting victim is to blame for rape

State attorney chastises Rambold for suggesting victim is to blame for rape

A former Montana teacher convicted of rape wrongly blamed his 14-year-old victim when he argued that she bore responsibility in the case, an attorney for the state said Thursday in a court filing.

March 27, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: A public safety option worth fighting for

In the decades long effort to curb Montana's DUI problem, no measure has garnered wider support than the 24/7 Sobriety Program. Steve Bullock, then Montana's attorney general, borrowed the idea from South Dakota and helped Lewis & Clark County officials start a successful pilot. An inter…

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Bullock disagrees with ruling striking 24/7 Sobriety Program

Bullock disagrees with ruling striking 24/7 Sobriety Program

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday he disagrees with a state judge’s recent decision that struck down the law authorizing the state’s 24/7 Sobriety Program.

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MEIC sues attorney general over access to documents

MEIC sues attorney general over access to documents

HELENA — The Montana Environmental Information Center has sued Attorney General Tim Fox to gain access to certain documents related to the public position he took on hydraulic fracturing.

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Guest opinion: Washington coal port EIS jeopardizes Montana jobs

When the state of Washington announced they were taking the unheard-of step of including Montana mines and transportation networks in the scope of an environmental analysis related to a costal port in Washington, a lot of Montana industries took notice. The move was designed to undermine coa…

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Wyoming's Greg Phillips picks up a federal gavel

Wyoming's Greg Phillips picks up a federal gavel

CHEYENNE — If you walked into Greg Phillips' office when he was an assistant U.S. attorney, you could usually find him at his desk, deep in thought, with a legal document and multicolored Hi-Liters lined up neatly before him.

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Montana building to be renamed honoring Joe Mazurek

Montana building to be renamed honoring Joe Mazurek

HELENA — Montana's Justice Building will be renamed in memory of former Attorney General Joe Mazurek.

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Gazette opinion: A crime-fighting team for Yellowstone County kids

Prosecuting crimes against children requires special skills and techniques that will gather evidence without causing further harm to the young victims.

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