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Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

Evening Newscast 12-08-17

Dec 8, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana wildlife managers have approved a special hunt to learn more about the prevalence of Chronic Wasting Disease in south central Montana.

Actor and Blackfeet Tribe member Steve Reevis, who had roles in the movies "Fargo" and "Last of the Dogmen" has died.

Evening Newscast 12-07-17

Dec 7, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A federal appeals court has upheld a Montana law that says judicial candidates cannot seek, accept or use political endorsements in their campaigns.

The state Department of Corrections will soon need to minimize the number of state inmates being held in county jails while awaiting room in state facilities.

A medical clinic in Missoula plans to charge patients a monthly fee for routine medical care starting in January.

Montana firefighters are answering the call to help battle wildfires burning in Southern California.

A federal jury in Montana has found a man guilty of strangling a woman, pouring gasoline on her and setting her on fire, leading to her death more than two months later.

Evening Newscast 12-06-17

Dec 6, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The small Montana company that landed and then lost a contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid has reached a settlement in a dispute over money it said it was owed for the work.

Two Flathead County residents over the age of 65 have died due to complications from influenza.

A Laurel man has become a city council member without running for office.

Evening Newscast 12-05-17

Dec 5, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

State Revenue Director Mike Kadas said the tax bill passed by the U.S. Senate early Saturday could cost the state about $122 million a year.

U.S. wildlife officials say the white-tailed prairie dog does not need special protections under the Endangered Species Act because it's in no danger of extinction across the U.S. West.

A 16-year-old Hamilton high school student has died, and a 15-year-old boy is hospitalized after they apparently overdosed on prescription medication.

A conservation group attempting to piece together the largest private wildlife reserve in the United States says it will allow eight hunters a chance to kill bison on the grasslands of north-central Montana.

A Belgrade girl has donated part of her Christmas money to help pay other students' school lunch debts.

Evening Newscast 12-04-17

Dec 4, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against the manufacturer of OxyContin. 

Special Olympics Montana has canceled its 2018 State Winter Games in Whitefish and plans to instead hold regional games that require less travel and allow more athletes to compete. 

A 21-year-old Billings man has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence of marijuana, in an agreement that recommends he be sentenced to 20 years in prison. 

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