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Montana

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

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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

File photo of a black bear.  (credit: Mark Harris/GettyImages)

Mont. Rancher Shoots Bear That Broke Into House

A Montana rancher shot and killed a black bear that scaled a tall fence and broke into his house to rummage for food this week along the Rocky Mountain Front.

08/29/2012

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Montana Man Breaks Leg Trying To Corral Runaway Cow

According to the Billings Gazette, a man was tossed in the air by a cow when he was trying to help police corral the runaway cow.

08/23/2012

An image of Garryowen Montana (Photo Credit: Williams & Williams)

Montana Town Where ‘Custer’s Last Stand’ Took Place Up For Auction

It was where the Battle of Little Bighorn started, and where Chief Sitting Bull camped out, and for deposit of $250,000 this historic town could be yours.

07/24/2012

File photo of a brothel building from the gold rush era.  (credit: Stephen Krasemann/GettyImages)

2 Men Buy Building That Housed Last Butte Brothel

Two Butte men have purchased the building that housed the last brothel to operate in this mining town’s former red-light district with plans to renovate the crumbling property.

07/08/2012

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