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Newscast 08-09-2013

Aug 9, 2013

A petroleum refinery in Great Falls plans to expand and double production. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks about Governor Steve Bullock's Main Street Montana Project. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the Missoula County Fairground's new director.

Newscast 08-08-2013

Aug 8, 2013

The public had the opportunity to pay their respects to former Montana First Lady Betty Babcock at the capitol. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye talks about an upcoming race that supports a cancer community. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a University of California, San Francisco professor who compares the tobacco industry to Godzilla.

Newscast 08-07-2013

Aug 7, 2013

Montana Department of Transportation has issued a permit for a 21-foot megaload. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about Fish, Wildlife, and Park's effort to simplify hunting and fishing licenses. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye has more on a traveling sculpture that highlights banned books. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a  film programmer about Missoula's Roxy theater and it's future plans.

Newscast 08-06-2013

Aug 6, 2013

The Associated Press's request for information available on the state's concealed carry permit holders draws threats. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye gives us a brief about a traveling sculpture. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a coal terminal executive who says shipping coal to Asia won't harm the enviornment.

Newscast 08-05-2013

Aug 5, 2013

Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau makes a decision on running for the U.S. Senate. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has a remembrance of former first lady Betty Babcock. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with three young women who are bicycling across the country.

Newscast 08-02-2013

Aug 2, 2013

Yesterday's stormy weather damaged crops and buildings in southwest Montana. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce takes us to a rehearsal on one of the world's most famous plays. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a young man whose life was changed by a garden.

Newscast 08-01-2013

Aug 1, 2013

Much needed moisture gives firefighters a welcome break. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce takes us on a tour of a major hydroelectric project now operating near Great Falls. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the co-founders of a project to help educate people about those who are born with ambiguous gender traits.

Newscast 07-31-2013

Jul 31, 2013

Weather forecasters say substantial rain is on the way -- offering at least some temporary relief for firefighters. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has an update on this season's firefighting costs so far. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the CEO of a tribal company in the process of buying Kerr Dam.

Newscast 07-30-2013

Jul 30, 2013

Firefighters gain ground on area fires. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us why the Flathead is not getting as many fires as the rest of western Montana. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why an owner of several Great Falls casinos thinks his new smoking rooms comply with the Montana Clean Indoor Air Act. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a rodeo athlete trying to get tobacco out of her sport.

Newscast 07-29-2013

Jul 29, 2013

Firefighters try to make gains on several large fires and hope for help from the weather. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why the state attorney general doesn't think the Associated Press should be given information about who in Montana has a concealed weapons permit. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with author Natalie Brown about her debut novel "The Lovebird."

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