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Newscast 07-12-2013

Jul 12, 2013

A legislative fix to the retirement systems of state employees is in danger of being cut. Reporter Mike Powell tells us about a program that gives Montana high school students a hands-on learning experience. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Missoula County Commissioner Jean Curtiss about her trip to a symposium that showcased childhood obesity.

Newscast 07-11-2013

Jul 11, 2013

State officials discuss a flaw in the pension system for public employees. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce prepares us for the upcoming democratic convention. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about the Student Assistance Program. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the executive director of Mainstreet Uptown Butte about the Montana Folk Festival.

Newscast 07-10-2013

Jul 10, 2013

Montana Wildlife Commissioners have voted on hunting and trapping rules for the gray wolf. Reporter Ruth Eddy tells us about this weekend's Missoula Marathon. Reporter Justin Steck shares his experience at the 115th Arlee celebration and powwow. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Montana Superintendent Denise Juneau about some ongoing challenges with the Student Risk Survey.

Newscast 07-09-2013

Jul 9, 2013

The Black Bear fire near Alberton has grown moderately over the past 24 hours. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce gives us a look at the costs of the Rainbow Family Gathering. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about Governor Steve Bullock's Mainstreet Montana Project. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the owners of Urban American Outdoor Television about their award winning television program.

Newscast 07-08-2013

Jul 8, 2013

Early morning thunderstorms ignited wildfires in Western Montana. Reporter Edward O'Brien tells us about Governor Steve Bullock's energy policy. And in tonight's feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce gives us an inside look on the impacts of the Calgary flood.

Newscast 07-05-2013

Jul 5, 2013

A Montana deputy allegedly shot and killed a man who escaped from Montana State Prison. Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with PETA's Wendy Wegner about pet safety during hot summer days. And in our feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with the Director of the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, Jeff Hagener, about his return to the post.

Newscast 07-04-2013

Jul 4, 2013

A missing one-year-old was found safe in Plains. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has part two of his two-part story on the Rainbow Family Gathering. And in tonight's feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with composer and musician Rob Mosher about his new album.

Newscast 07-03-2013

Jul 3, 2013

The Helena Capitol building was evacuated this afternoon due to a suspicious letter. Reporter Ruth Eddy prepares us for the Southgate Mall fireworks in Missoula. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the U.S. Forest Service assistant director about fire operations and firefighter safety.

Newscast 07-02-2013

Jul 2, 2013

A Montana firefighter was one of the 19 killed in the Arizona wildfire. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye talks to us about lake trout removal. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce gives us an inside look at the Rainbow Family Gathering. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the director of the Montana University System about a rise in student loans.

Newscast 07-01-2013

Jul 1, 2013

The fire danger risk in Missoula County has been raised to moderate. Reporter Ruth Eddy talks about how to deal with outside jobs in the heat. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks about health clinics that provide free primary care services for state employees. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Montana Tech's principal investigator about a restoration ecology project.

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