Montana

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Court Officials Ordered To Preserve US Judge’s Racist Emails

Federal judicial officials must preserve hundreds of racist and inappropriate emails that prompted Montana’s former chief U.S. district judge to step down, under a Wednesday court order in a case brought by attorneys for American Indians intent on challenging the judge’s past rulings.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Montana’s House Narrowly Endorses Proposal To Update Immunizations

Lawmakers have narrowly endorsed a bill to add the chickenpox vaccine to those required for public school students and remove any exemptions to the law.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2015

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Washington Bill To Study Impacts Of Closing Montana Coal Plant

Washington lawmakers say they want to study the impacts of closing a huge coal-fired power plant in southeastern Montana that provide powers to the Northwest.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2015

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Great Falls Boy Injured In Fall From 3rd Story Window

A young boy was injured after falling out of a third-story apartment window in Great Falls.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2015

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Man On Probation For Rape Gets 30 Years For Meth Explosion

A 27-year-old man who was on probation after serving prison time for two rape charges faces 30 years in prison for causing an explosion while trying to make methamphetamine in a Bozeman motel room where he was living.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2015

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Great Falls Homeowners Found Dead Identified

Cascade County authorities have identified the two people found dead in their Great Falls home last weekend.

CBS Seattle–03/11/2015

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80 MPH Speed Limit Proposal Heard In Montana Senate

A Republican senator from Bozeman has proposed higher speed limits and higher fines for speeding on Montana’s highways.

CBS Seattle–03/05/2015

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Montana Lawmakers Consider Bill Criminalizing Careless Gun Handling

Montana lawmakers are considering a bill to make careless gun handling a criminal offense.

CBS Seattle–03/05/2015

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Supreme Court Upholds Restitution In Kidnapping Case

The Montana Supreme Court has rejected a Glasgow man’s arguments that he should not have to pay restitution for his kidnapping victim’s mental health counseling because it is being paid for by state-assisted programs.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2015

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Missoula Man Pleads Guilty To Killing His Grandmother

A 25-year-old Missoula man has pleaded guilty to beating his grandmother to death with a chair in December 2013, shortly after he was released from the state psychiatric hospital.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2015

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