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Evening Newscast 03-15-16

Mar 15, 2016
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana got an “A” rating today in a scorecard measuring disclosure and transparency requirements for contributions to state campaigns.

A teacher fired from Butte Central Catholic Schools for being unmarried and pregnant has reached a confidential settlement with the school district and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena.

Morning Newscast 03-15-16

Mar 15, 2016
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

Yesterday, on the deadline for candidates to file for public office, a Democrat officially filed to challenge incumbent Republican Tim Fox for the seat of Montana’s Attorney General.

Montana environmental regulators want more details about potential water contamination before they will approve a copper mine that opponents fear could harm the Smith River and its acclaimed trout fishery.

The state Labor Department says Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent in January.

Evening Newscast 03-14-16

Mar 14, 2016
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Today is the final day that candidates can file with the Secretary of State's Office for the 2016 elections.

On the deadline for candidates to file for public office, a Democrat has been convinced to challenge incumbent Republican Tim Fox for the seat of Montana’s Attorney General.

Morning Newscast 03-14-16

Mar 14, 2016
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office says a Gallatin County woman shot and killed her husband and their infant child before killing herself on Friday.

A Billings man is facing multiple charges after being accused of driving under the influence of methamphetamine while three children were in the car.

Scientists are evaluating the environmental impact of nearly 30 million gallons of treated wastewater that spilled into the Gallatin River, posing no threat to human health.

Evening Newscast 03-11-16

Mar 11, 2016
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

In Helena today, medical marijuana advocates filed a petition to delay a ruling that says providers can sell to three patients maximum.

The former head of the Montana Chemical Dependency Center was arrested last night following a hit and run incident east of Anaconda.

Morning Newscast 03-11-16

Mar 11, 2016
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

Flathead County commissioners have voted to send a letter to federal officials opposing the resettlement of refugees in the county.

A Montana man who confessed to breaking into his ex-girlfriend's house and killing her had reportedly broken into the residence on previous occasions.

A sheriff in central Montana says a 41-year-old Colorado woman shot her 5-year-old son and then herself in a murder-suicide.

Evening Newscast 03-10-16

Mar 10, 2016
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Arch Coal will not develop a massive coal mine in southeastern Montana.

Dillon-based restaurant chain Great Harvest Bread Company is suing the Panera Bread chain.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is defending his administration's handling of a major coal mine proposed near the Wyoming border after its sponsor shelved the project.

Morning Newscast 03-10-16

Mar 10, 2016
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

Attorneys for state Rep. Art Wittich plan to appeal a judge's ruling that allows the political corruption trial against the Bozeman Republican to proceed.

The former head of the Montana Job Service Operations Bureau who pleaded guilty to billing the state for nearly $18,000 in bogus expenses has been sentenced to probation.

Carbon County officials have released the name of a man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Joliet.

Evening Newscast 03-09-16

Mar 9, 2016
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A legislative panel is considering changes to Montana's laws on sex crimes by updating the meaning of sexual consent and combating the scourge of explicit photos and videos posted on the Internet without authorization.

Conservation groups today filed a notice with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of their intent to file a lawsuit seeking to force the agency to extend a monitoring program for wolves in Idaho and Montana.

Yellowstone National Park officials today started shipping about 150 bison to slaughter in response to concerns by the livestock industry over brucellosis, a disease carried by many of the animals.

Morning Newscast 03-09-16

Mar 9, 2016
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana court officials are expressing alarm over a steep rise in child abuse and neglect cases.

Montana Officials have hired three full-time medical examiners and say they've put better oversight in place over the state medical examiner's office.

The University of Montana is celebrating a seven-figure estate gift that’s led to creation of a new perpetual scholarship program.

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