U.S. Senate Race
4:04 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Interview With U.S. Senate Candidate Steve Daines

U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines joined MTPR for an interview on Oct. 21.
Credit Courtesy photo

Tonight we have the fourth in a series of in-depth interviews with the four major party candidates for Montana’s U.S. House and Senate seats.

In this extended interview, we hear from Republican Steve Daines, who’s running for Montana’s seat in the U.S. Senate. He spoke with Montana Public Radio News Director Eric Whitney.

Listen to the extended version below. Due to technical problems, the extended interview did not go the full 30 minutes like the interviews with other candidates.

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Political Mailer
4:00 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Montana Secretary Of State Calls Out 'Deceitful' Political Mailer

Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch says this mailer is deceitful because the use of the Great Seal of Montana makes it appear to be a voter guide from the SOS office.

Have you received an official-looking mailer that rates the political leanings of Montana's four nonpartisan Supreme Court candidates?

If so, take a close look at it; the flier features an image of Montana's state seal and compares the candidates' political ideologies to those of President Obama and former Republican Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

Problem is, it's a fake. The state of Montana has nothing to do with these mailers.

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Commentary -October 23rd, 2014
3:06 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Imparted Montana Values and the Election

Yesterday would've been my father's 95th birthday. On Monday, my mother will be celebrating her 95th with all six of her sons and some of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren with her.

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Documentary Special
2:00 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

American Spirit: A History of the Supernatural

10/30/2014 - On this Halloween special, the History Guys explore Americans' relationship with ghosts, spirits, and witches throughout our nation's history. Why were colonists so fearful of New England "witches"? How is it that progressive social reformers found a home in the Spiritualist movement of the 19th century? Why do new media technologies always conjure talk of the undead? Can social upheaval help explain our history with the ineffable?

Montana Evening Edition
6:17 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Newscast 10-22-2014

Our in-depth interviews with the major party candidates to represent Montana in Congress continues - tonight, Amanda Curtis. That's our top story on Montana Evening Edition. We'll also hear the latest on real estate sales in Missoula and elsewhere in Montana, and have a commentary.

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Poetry
4:40 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Comparing Poetry To Bronc Riding

During this program, Paul Zarzyski talks about and reads from his latest collections of poetry and prose, Steering With My Knees and 51: 30 Poems, 20 Lyrics, 1 Self-Interview, both published by Bangtail Press.

Including:

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Wait Wait Don't Tell Me
3:44 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

All The Laughs Are Real On Wait Wait...

Ever wonder what Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! jokes sound like before they’re edited? You can't fix everything in post.

Real laughs aren't cheap. Make a donation to MTPR today!

Missoula Housing Market
3:33 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Missoula Realtor: Fewer Home Sales No Cause For Worry

Fewer homes sold in the Missoula area during the first three quarters of this year compared to the same time last year, but a local real estate official says he's not too worried.

In fact, Brint Wahlberg says Missoula's housing market continues its steady recovery.

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U.S. Senate Race
3:00 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Interview With U.S. Senate Candidate Amanda Curtis

U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis joined MTPR for an interview on Thursday, Oct.16.
Credit Christopher B. Allen

Tonight we have the third in a series of in-depth interviews with the four major party candidates for Montana’s U.S. House and Senate seats.

In this extended interview, we hear from Democrat Amanda Curtis, who’s running for Montana’s seat in the U.S. Senate. She spoke with Montana Public Radio News Director Eric Whitney. We'll post our interview with her opponent, Republican Steve Daines tomorrow.

You can listen to the 10-minute broadcast version of our interview above, or the 30-minute extended version below.

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Commentary - October 22nd, 2014
1:02 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Out Of State Money In Montana Supreme Court Races

Last month seven former Montana Supreme Court justices had an opinion piece published in the Missoulian. The title of the piece was Will Montana Judges Be For Sale?

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