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Ur-Energy: 8.8M pounds of uranium at Wyoming site

RAWLINS, Wyo. — A Colorado mining company says it has identified more than 8.8 million pounds of uranium at a site it recently acquired in Wyoming's Shirley Basin.

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2 ag-gag laws facing federal court challenges

2 ag-gag laws facing federal court challenges

DES MOINES, Iowa — The yearslong fight between farm organizations and animal rights activists over laws prohibiting secretly filmed documentation of animal abuse is moving from state legislatures to federal courts as laws in Utah and Idaho face constitutional challenges.

July 19, 2014 11:30 pmLoading…

8 Mountain West bank branches closing

First Interstate BancSystem Inc. plans to close eight Mountain West Bank branches in Montana when the companies complete their merger in October, the bank announced.

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E.J. Dionne: Why Paul Ryan should love Americorps

E.J. Dionne: Why Paul Ryan should love Americorps

WASHINGTON — We are at a point where we will soon have vicious ideological debates over motherhood and apple pie.

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Simplifying taxes fastest way to grow our economy

NEW YORK — The modern income tax was passed 100 years ago on a simple premise — it would apply only to the top one-half of 1 percent of the population and it would be easy to fill out — just one page.

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Researchers test possibility of canola as biofuel

Researchers test possibility of canola as biofuel

MANDAN, N.D. — North Dakota canola could become a fuel source for military and commercial jets.

April 06, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Severance agreements: Suit against CVS could be test case

CHICAGO — When corporate America downsizes, the pink slips usually come with a lot of fine print.

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Great Lakes Airlines to leave North Dakota

Great Lakes Airlines to leave North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — Great Lakes Airlines will be leaving North Dakota by the end of the month after serving the state for more than two decades.

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

February 20, 2014 4:05 am

Guest opinion: Snowden’s action protected democracy

WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden is a courageous American hero and will be remembered as one long after the “war on terror” is replaced by some other pretext for violating Americans’ constitutional rights and the rest of the world’s national sovereignty, privacy and, sometimes, security.

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Guest opinion: When it comes to health care, IRS should be IRX

WASHINGTON — The scandal-plagued Internal Revenue Service is “overtaxed” in its new role as the key enforcement agency for Obamacare.

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Making sense of office life

Making sense of office life

Delta Air Lines president Edward H. Bastian had good news for analysts gathered for a recent industry conference sponsored by JPMorgan.

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Guest opinion: Costly, outdated Farm Bill requires major reforms

Congress is once again taking up the farm bill — and continuing to treat agriculture like it was 1933, not 2013. The result: billions of taxpayer dollars going to waste.

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Betrayed? Citizen-soldiers losing jobs despite protective law

Betrayed? Citizen-soldiers losing jobs despite protective law

LOS ANGELES — The jobs of the nation’s citizen-soldiers are supposed to be safe while they are serving their country: Federal law does not allow employers to penalize service members because of their military duties.

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Ex-bookkeeper in Riverton ordered to pay $1.5M in restitution

Ex-bookkeeper in Riverton ordered to pay $1.5M in restitution

RIVERTON — The former financial manager of two Riverton companies has been sentenced to six to 10 years behind bars for stealing from his employers.

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New law requires insurers to cover cancer trials

BOZEMAN — Gov. Steve Bullock has signed into law a measure that prohibits insurance companies from denying coverage for cancer patients participating in clinical trials.

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Stillwater Mining Co. fights takeover bid involving Schweitzer

The directors of a Montana mining company are urging shareholders to reject a takeover bid by a group that includes former Gov. Brian Schweitzer.

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Colstrip power plant sued over pollution controls

Colstrip power plant sued over pollution controls

Environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the owners of Montana's massive Colstrip coal-fired power plant, seeking to force the installation of more pollution controls at the decades-old facility.

March 06, 2013 6:26 pmLoading…

Robert J. Samuelson: The U.S. government's vendetta against S&P

WASHINGTON — My comments on the federal suit against the bond-rating rating agency Standard & Poor's drew some critical reactions that are worth sharing with readers. I argued that S&P, which badly erred in rating bonds tied to home mortgages, was being made a scapegoat for the finan…

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Obama administration plan for curbing gun violence

Proposals for curbing gun violence announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama:

January 16, 2013 1:10 pmLoading…

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