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Gubernatorial elections

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New Lewis ad accuses Zinke of wanting to cut education, Medicare

New Lewis ad accuses Zinke of wanting to cut education, Medicare

HELENA — In a new TV ad Monday, Democratic House candidate John Lewis promotes his ideas and accuses Republican Ryan Zinke of wanting to cut education and Medicare to pay for tax breaks to corporations and billionaires.

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Roosevelt County sheriff found sleeping on sidewalk, suspected to be intoxicated

Roosevelt County sheriff found sleeping on sidewalk, suspected to be intoxicated

Two Wolf Point police officers on patrol found Roosevelt County Sheriff Freedom Crawford, who they suspected was intoxicated, sleeping on a sidewalk in Wolf Point on Aug. 14.

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Secretary of state hopefuls discuss recapture of SLIB funds

Secretary of state hopefuls discuss recapture of SLIB funds

CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming secretaries of state fulfill a broad range of roles, from chief elections officer to securities commissioner. But one of their most important duties is serving on the State Loan and Investment Board.

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Montana gets $5 million-plus job training grant

HELENA — Montana received a $5.125 million federal grant to help with job-training programs for long-term unemployed residents, two U.S. government agencies said Wednesday.

June 26, 2014 10:30 am
Hardy not actively fundraising for Enzi challenge

Hardy not actively fundraising for Enzi challenge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Charlie Hardy says he's not actively fundraising even though incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi has even more campaign cash than usual as he seeks re-election to a fourth term.

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Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Election Day isn't until June 3, but Yellowstone County primary races could already be decided by early absentee voters who have submitted nearly three-quarters of the expected turnout.

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Massive state health dept data bases hacked

HELENA — Hackers got into a state health department computer that contains huge amounts of personal data on public clients and state employees, state officials said Thursday, but there’s no indication yet that any information was stolen.

May 29, 2014 9:45 pm
Nationwide scam targeting doctors and others hits Montana

Nationwide scam targeting doctors and others hits Montana

James King, a former physician living in Billings, did what he was supposed to this tax season. His only regret is that he didn't do it earlier.

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Charges re-filed in Montana hit-and-run death

GREAT FALLS — State prosecutors have re-filed negligent homicide and criminal endangerment charges against a north-central Montana man charged with backing over three people with his pickup, killing one.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Will Putin's Ukraine gamble backfire?

WASHINGTON — It’s a stunning comparison that, in some ways, explains everything about the crisis in Ukraine. Back in 1990, average per-person incomes in Poland and Ukraine were roughly equal, about $8,000 in each country. By 2012, they no longer were, reports economist Anders Aslund of the P…

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Robert J. Samuelson: America's future hinges on fearsome mega-trends

WASHINGTON — Just why is American politics so dysfunctional?

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Castellanos jury selection scheduled to start

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - About 500 potential jurors are being summoned to court for the upcoming trial of a Cheyenne man accused of shooting and killing two people in 2011.

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Wyoming Senate introduces special session bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — After initially failing to garner enough support, a bill aimed at dealing with the fallout from the state Supreme Court decision in the superintendent of public instruction case won introduction from the state Senate on Thursday.

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Former sheriff's office worker admits embezzling

KALISPELL — A former Flathead County sheriff's office employee has pleaded guilty to felony theft after embezzling thousands of dollars from the sheriff's office employees association.

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Longtime fishing guide Richard Montella

Longtime fishing guide Richard Montella

Longtime fishing guide Richard Montella talks about the effect of access closures on the upper Bighorn River. The closures have affected the busy fishing business on the river.

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Bighorn Angler owner Steve Galletta

Bighorn Angler owner Steve Galletta

Bighorn Anglers owner Steve Galletta has been calling booked clients about the closure of the upper Bighorn River access sites due to the government shutdown. The closures have affected the busy fishing business on the river.

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Closure tape surrounds just the interpretive signs

Closure tape surrounds just the interpretive signs

Closure tape surrounds interpretive signs near the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area outside Fort Smith as part of the federal government's shutdown.

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Barricades block access

Barricades block access

Barricades block access to the Afterbay campground outside Fort Smith on Wednesday.

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