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

Evening Newscast 05-02-18

May 2, 2018

Montana's campaign contribution limits will stay in place for the June 5 primary elections after a federal appeals court decided against revisiting the issue. 

The state health department will hear testimony Thursday on a proposal to modify the amount of growing space medical marijuana providers can have per registered patient. 

Governor Steve Bullock today declared a statewide emergency due to flooding. 

The White House is taking President Donald Trump's beef against Sen. Jon Tester to Montana's airwaves.

Three Billings police officers who were disciplined for having sex with a civilian department employee on city property argue that releasing their names would give them a bad reputation and affect their ability to do their jobs.

A former Washington deputy has been given a three-year deferred sentence after he drove through a crash scene and led police on a chase in western Montana while inebriated.

Evening Newscast 04-30-18

Apr 30, 2018

A lawsuit that challenges Green Party candidates’ appearance on election ballots later this year will stay in state court after a federal judge refused to pick up the case.

The weekend’s cold front dropped a lot of rain over western Montana and sent the Clark Fork into a minor flood stage by mid-morning Sunday.

Evening Newscast 04-27-18

Apr 27, 2018

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls and Billings reached a 20 million dollar settlement agreement Friday with more than 80 people who say they were sexually abused by clergy as children, according to attorneys in the case.

Students in Helena are hosting a town hall meeting at 5:30pm Friday to talk about solutions to gun violence. But their goal of having large non-partisan representation at the event doesn’t look like it will happen.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will not restore federal protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears.

The four republicans competing in their party's primary campaign with hopes of challenging Democratic Senator Jon Tester this November are debating in Helena tonight.

Montana State University faculty members have voted against establishing an economic research center funded by a five-year grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.

The Billings Gazette and KTVQ-TV are seeking to intervene in a case filed by three police officers who want to keep their names private after they were suspended for having sex with a civilian police employee on Billings city property.

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