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Gazette opinion: Montana’s big stake in Keystone XL pipeline

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would become the biggest taxpayer in Phillips County and the biggest customer for the Big Flat Rural Electric Cooperative.

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Gazette opinion: Congress must refuel highway fund fast

Gazette opinion: Congress must refuel highway fund fast

Back in 1993, gas sold for about $1 a gallon all year. And Congress did something that it has been loathe to do since: Raised the federal fuel tax that builds and maintains our nation’s transportation system.

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Gazette opinion: Start talking out differences over big building bill

Gazette opinion: Start talking out differences over big building bill

House Bill 5 is a 34-page funding plan for building up Montana.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Is the long economic slog over for America?

WASHINGTON — Hello, 2015.

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Gazette opinion: Governing after the fact leaves U.S. behind

Congress went home for Christmas having met Americans’ abysmally low expectations: A government shutdown was avoided when both House and Senate passed a budget for the fiscal year that began three months ago.

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More companies offering holiday bonuses

More companies offering holiday bonuses

More employees are going to see something extra in their stocking from their boss this year.

December 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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'All factors point to very positive' for Billings, Eastern Montana

'All factors point to very positive' for Billings, Eastern Montana

With low unemployment, falling fuel prices, and growing consumer demand, the greater Billings area and most of Eastern Montana have been enjoying a good run, experts say.

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Charter planning to hire 100 new workers in Billings

Charter planning to hire 100 new workers in Billings

Charter Communications is seeking to hire 100 new employees in Billings, primarily in sales and customer retention, company officials announced Wednesday.

December 17, 2014 4:42 pm Photos

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Email outage hits Charter customers

Email outage hits Charter customers

Officials at Charter Communications say they are working to fix problems with the email system for customers with Bresnan.net addresses in Montana.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Understanding the great global oil bust of 2014

WASHINGTON — The great oil bust of 2014 is something to behold.

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Have You Heard: Fitness center on West End to key on classes, training

Zac Linton and Kody Christensen are fitness fanatics who are offering a change from the weights and bars of the traditional gym.

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Have You Heard: Burger Dive special goes national

Have You Heard: Burger Dive special goes national

One of Burger Dive owner Brad Halsten's top creations is on sale nationwide.

November 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Discount retailer Alco shuttering two Eastern Montana stores

Discount retailer Alco shuttering two Eastern Montana stores

Discount retailer Alco Stores announced Friday it is closing 200 stores nationwide and liquidating merchandise, including stores in two Eastern Montana towns.

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Gazette opinion: No change is good news in state business tax climate

Both Wyoming and Montana maintained their ranking in the top 10 best states for business tax climate in an annual report produced by the National Tax Foundation.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Why wages lag in recovery from Great Recession

WASHINGTON — I recently wrote about sluggish and stagnant wages, which are said to weaken the economy's recovery. I argued that workers' fear of losing their jobs is an important, perhaps decisive, explanation. In a nutshell: Frightened of being fired and being unable to find a new job, work…

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Guest opinion: American energy story entirely good news

Seemingly overnight, gasoline prices have plunged. Regular unleaded is approaching $3 per gallon at my local Wawa. That’s the lowest price since just after the recession ended.

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Guest opinion: Small financial steps can break debt cycle

Having credit available affords us the opportunity to get what we need (or want) now and pay for it later. But it can become a trap. If debt is not managed properly, it can snowball quickly, especially if balances aren’t paid off every month.

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Guest opinion: EPA carbon rule would mean fewer jobs, higher costs

The EPA’s new “Clean Power Rule” would impose new limits on carbon emissions that would devastate our coal industry. As a result, these rules will increase energy costs, hamstring job creation and economic growth and reduce the amount of revenue available for Montana’s infrastructure and sch…

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Billings has 3rd-biggest jump in country for September home sales

Billings has 3rd-biggest jump in country for September home sales

Eileen Ziler picked a good time to sell her Billings West End home.

October 26, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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