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Alcohol education now mandatory at all Montana universities

Alcohol education now mandatory at all Montana universities

MISSOULA — Students at the University of Montana who aren’t old enough to purchase alcohol are required to take a new statewide tutorial this semester on the dangers and consequences of drinking.

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Idaho sheriff: UM student died in crash near Stanley Lake

Idaho sheriff: UM student died in crash near Stanley Lake

MISSOULA — A missing University of Montana student died on impact when his Subaru went off a 60-foot embankment on Highway 21 near the turnoff for Stanley Lake, the Custer County, Idaho, Sheriff’s Office reported Friday morning.

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Krakauer, state seek ruling on University of Montana rape case records

Krakauer, state seek ruling on University of Montana rape case records

HELENA — Attorneys for author Jon Krakauer and the Montana University System are asking a judge to decide whether the state should release documents on how the commissioner of higher education handled a rape case against the University of Montana quarterback.

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Former NPR reporters take lead journalism posts at University of Montana

Former NPR reporters take lead journalism posts at University of Montana

MISSOULA — Two former National Public Radio reporters will have a hand in directing the news at Montana Public Radio and shaping the next generation of journalists at the University of Montana.

August 27, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Search continues for UM student missing a week

Search continues for UM student missing a week

MISSOULA — The search continued Tuesday for a 21-year-old college student who disappeared in southwestern Idaho while traveling to the University of Montana in Missoula.

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Guest opinion: U.S. DOJ agreements benefit Missoula women

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, together with its U.S. Attorney’s Offices, enforces the nation’s civil rights laws to protect against unlawful discrimination. When civil rights are violated, the department has authority to act, as it did in Missoula. Had the departmen…

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Guest opinion: Billings council should assert city's right to self-government

I met the kid who would quickly become my best friend in the world about 35 years ago. We were sophomores at Hellgate High School in Missoula, both products of middle-class homes. We liked to go to basketball games and see movies with our gang of friends and hang out and do all the things hi…

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McCartney, UM officials pleased with Missoula performance

McCartney, UM officials pleased with Missoula performance

MISSOULA — It bodes well for business when the boss is pleased. And after Tuesday night’s record-breaking concert in Missoula, Paul McCartney was pleased indeed.

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UM expert: Montana's economy slowing in 2014

Montana’s growing economy is slowing this year, largely because of federal cutbacks, softening commodity prices and low wages, a University of Montana economist said Tuesday in Billings.

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900 boxes of Baucus' papers arrive for archiving at UM

900 boxes of Baucus' papers arrive for archiving at UM

MISSOULA — A semitrailer carrying the legacy papers of former U.S. Sen. Max Baucus arrived at the University of Montana on Monday, bolstering the school’s already robust legislative collection.

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Billings Senior grad who wrote 'Hippy Hippy Shake' headed for McCartney show

Billings Senior grad who wrote 'Hippy Hippy Shake' headed for McCartney show

MISSOULA — Chan Romero remembers the first time he played “Hippy Hippy Shake” in public.

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UM breaks ground on new South Campus softball stadium

UM breaks ground on new South Campus softball stadium

MISSOULA -- Jamie Pinkerton was sitting in a Kansas City, Missouri, traffic jam last August when his phone rang. It was the University of Montana offering him a job coaching the school’s new women’s softball team.

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Former Griz basketball player pleads not guilty

Former Griz basketball player pleads not guilty

MISSOULA — A former University of Montana basketball player pleaded not guilty Thursday morning in Missoula County District Court to a felony drug charge for allegedly selling Adderall pills.

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UM student seeks to join suit over 'astronomical' fees to access aid

UM student seeks to join suit over 'astronomical' fees to access aid

MISSOULA — A University of Montana student is attempting to join a class-action lawsuit against Higher One Holdings, accusing the firm of deceptively charging fees to college students who want to access their financial aid refunds.

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Former Griz hoops player accused of selling Adderall pills

Former Griz hoops player accused of selling Adderall pills

MISSOULA — A former Montana Grizzlies basketball player faces felony charges for allegedly selling prescription drugs to undercover Missoula police officers.

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Guest opinion: GOP aims to sell our public lands to highest bidder

Elected officials take an oath to uphold and defend the constitution of the state of Montana. Unfortunately, that oath is being cast aside when it comes to upholding the Montana Constitution and our public lands.

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Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Montana State Parks celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

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Gazette opinion: Montana succeeds in covering needy kids

Gazette opinion: Montana succeeds in covering needy kids

To fully appreciate what Healthy Montana Kids has accomplished, remember the way things used to be:

July 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ex-Griz star to assist at Rocky

Torry Hill, who wrapped up a stellar four-year basketball career as a guard at Montana last season, will be assisting with the women’s program at Rocky Mountain College in the fall.

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UM sets fundraising record with $53.7 million

MISSOULA — The University of Montana received a record $53.7 million in private donations in fiscal year 2014.

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