Montana Evening Edition

Montana Evening Edition
5:02 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Newscast 11-21-14

 Same-sex Marriage Appeal

A deadline’s been set for opening arguments against the court order striking down Montana’s gay marriage ban. State Attorney General Tim Fox says its his duty to uphold Montana’s constitution. The gay marriage ban is a constitutional amendment.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals has given Fox until February 27 to submit his arguments for why the law does not violate the U.S. Constitution.

Open Meeting Laws

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Montana Evening Edition
6:40 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Newscast 11-17-2014

The budget Governor Steve Bullock released today calls for the state to expand Medicaid. He says doing so would keep Montana’s tax money at home.

A lawsuit filed in Missoula today challenges protection of the Canada lynx in the lower 48 states. Attorney Matthew Bishop says the US Fish and Wildlife Service should have done more science before concluding Lynx have enough habitat to survive.

Court records show that a man charged with shooting and killing a German exchange student in his Missoula garage has a criminal record in Seattle and Missoula.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Newscast 11-14-2014

The second year of buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act starts tomorrow - we've got a couple of stories on that on tonight's Montana Evening Edition. We've also got news from the state capitol, and it turns out a federal judge in Great Falls won't hear arguments challenging Montana's gay marriage ban.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:49 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Newscast 11-13-2014

The Democratic party has chosen Jon Tester to lead their campaign efforts for the 2016 election. We’ll also hear from Democrats in the state legislature who are calling for climate change policies, and from folks helping out with the transfer of a herd of former Yellowstone Bison from Ted Turner’s ranch to the Fort Peck Reservation. News about getting Native Americans to buy health insurance, too.

 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:35 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Newscast 11-12-2014

This just in: It’s still really cold. We get a little insight from a meteorologist on that. We’ll also hear what’s new and not-new about buying health insurance in Montana as opening day for healthcare.gov approaches. We also have a story on a new scorecard that ranks Montana cities on their policies regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:32 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Newscast 11-11-2014

Forecasters say the current cold snap could break records before things warm back up again. A Kalispell man is charged in a Halloween assault on Whitefish's police chief, and veterans in Missoula and from around Montana talk about what today means to them.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:25 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Newscast 11-10-2014

Two hunters reported missing near Whitehall have been found. The attorney general will hold a hearing next week in Missoula on the sale of Community Medical Center. Sen. Tester talks about election losses, and leading the Democratic Party's Senate campaign in 2016.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:07 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Newscast 11-07-2014

We have more on the “crowd-shooting” incident outside Helena last weekend where hunters shot more than thirty elk. Our Campaign Beat analysts talk about what candidates did right and wrong this year - and look ahead to next year’s legislative session. We’ll also hear from educators and businesspeople in Helena who’re working to get more girls into science careers.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:08 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Newscast 11-06-2014

Thirty elk were killed last Sunday near Helena in an incident of questionable ethics. We'll also take a look at Montana's new tourism campaign, and human error has been ruled out in the train derailment that dumped the bodies of six jumbo jets into the Clark Fork river.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Newscast 11-05-2014

Voter turnout in Montana was basically the same this election as it was in the last mid-term contest in 2010. A round-up of election numbers is our top story. We'll also tell you which six counties John Lewis and Amanda Curtis won, and Edward O'Brien has an interview with a researcher who's speaking tonight at the University of Montana - about wildlife in the anthropocene.

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