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'Not Mayberry anymore': Oil patch cops scramble to keep up

'Not Mayberry anymore': Oil patch cops scramble to keep up

New WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Police chief Art Walgren knew how much the oil boom had changed this once-sleepy town when he spotted something that woul…

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Plan would help small business pay for health insurance

Plan would help small business pay for health insurance

HELENA — Business owners, including a Republican state senator, turned out Friday to support a plan by Democratic state Auditor Monica Lindeen…

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Wyoming police department outfits officers with body cams

Wyoming police department outfits officers with body cams

CASPER, Wyo. — You’re being recorded when you walk into the grocery store. You’re on surveillance when you drive in your car. You’re being wat…

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Whitefish man pleads no contest to felony arson

KALISPELL — A Whitefish man has pleaded no contest to charges of felony arson accusing him of setting his ex-girlfriend's house on fire.

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Browning man accused of killing 3 grizzlies must pay $30K

Browning man accused of killing 3 grizzlies must pay $30K

GREAT FALLS — A man accused of killing three grizzly bears near his Browning home last summer has been ordered to pay $30,000 in restitution.

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Bill giving governor more power over clemency for inmates advances easily

Bill giving governor more power over clemency for inmates advances easily

HELENA — A bill giving the governor power to overrule the Board of Pardons and Parole on clemency decisions — spurred in part by the case of c…

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Barriers set up, water tested at site of North Dakota spill

Barriers set up, water tested at site of North Dakota spill

BISMARCK, N.D. — Earthen barriers have been set up across a creek and water was being tested Thursday around the site of a nearly 3-million-ga…

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Snow is dirtier in oil country

Snow is dirtier in oil country

FARGO, N.D. — The snow is dirtier in the Great Plains, especially in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, than in many other places in North America, a r…

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Justin Lindberg

Justin Lindberg

Mills police Lt. Justin Lindberg turns off his body camera after a traffic stop Tuesday in Mills. Mills police officers began wearing body cam…

January 23, 2015 12:56 pm

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