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Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Montana Lawmakers Vote To Strike Down Law Criminalizing Gay Sex

The woman who led the court battle to strike down a Montana law that made gay sex illegal knows that having the unconstitutional law struck from the books is a symbolic act.

04/11/2013

File photo of a $100 bill ripped in pieces.  (credit: David Job/Getty Images)

Man Sorts Through Dog Poop To Retrieve $500

Wayne Klinkel had to sort through his dog’s poop to retrieve $500.

04/09/2013

File photo of a deer crossing at a 'deer crossing' sign.  (credit:  KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Montana Senate Backs Bill To Allow People To Salvage Roadkill For Food

Elk, deer, antelope and moose: If Montana residents can scrape it up, they can eat it.

CBS Seattle–03/22/2013

File photo of a Papa John's pizza restaurant.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Made Up Story About Kids In Order To Get Free Pizza

A Montana man whose tearful reluctance to rob a pizza restaurant earned him free food apparently made up the sob story that gained him the clerk’s sympathy.

02/01/2013

File photo of a cook preparing and baking pies at a pizza restaurant.  (credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Reluctant Thief With Hungry Family Gets Pizza

A man who apparently summoned the courage to rob a Montana pizza restaurant changed his mind as the clerk started to hand him money, broke down crying and ended up leaving with a pizza to feed his hungry family.

01/24/2013

Power lines run past a cooling tower at a coal power plant.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opponents Seek To Derail Montana Coal Line

Opponents of a railroad that would open Montana’s coal fields to new mining have asked federal officials to halt their review of the proposal, alleging it would be much larger than disclosed with impacts stretching to the West Coast.

01/12/2013

File photo of the inside of a courtroom.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Montana Man Charged With Waterboarding Boys

A Jefferson County man was charged Thursday after authorities accused him of waterboarding at least two boys and injuring a woman who tried to stop him.

12/20/2012

A member of the Hualapai Indian tribe pa

‘Indian Land Buyback’ Program Will Affect Region

U.S. government officials said Tuesday they are launching a $1.9 billion Native American land buyback program now that a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more than a century’s worth of mismanaged trust royalties is settled.

CBS Seattle–12/18/2012

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Court: Montana Can Pursue Ex-Billionaire Bankruptcy

Montana’s bid to force ultra-luxury resort founder Tim Blixseth into bankruptcy and make him come up with up $57 million in purported back taxes has been resurrected by an appeals court ruling in the case.

12/18/2012

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Canadian Who Flew Pot Into US Gets 10 Years

Just a day after marijuana was legalized in Washington state, a helicopter pilot from British Columbia was sentenced to ten years in prison for flying loads of the drug into the U.S. between 2000 and 2005.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012

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