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Edward O'Brien

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Edward O'Brien is Montana Public Radio's Associate News Director.

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Fifteen thousand people in Crow Agency are without water after vandals this week essentially destroyed the town’s water treatment plant.
Josh Burnham

Fifteen hundred people in Crow Agency are without water after vandals this week essentially destroyed the town’s water treatment plant.

Its manager calls it an act of terrorism and thinks she knows who may have done it.

Seth Bodnar

 

The man who was named the University of Montana’s new president Tuesday, Seth Bodnar, has packed a lot into his 38 years.

Montana Capitol
Eric Whitney

Wednesday and Thursday will see a lot of debate over the state budget in Helena as an interim legislative committee takes up spending cuts proposed by Governor Steve Bullock.

Nick Bilogorskiy

“Cyber terrorism is an emerging threat that has become all too real in Montana.”

That’s Senator Steve Daines talking to FBI Director Chris Wray about last month’s cyber threats that shook the Flathead Valley.

Hackers breached Columbia Falls school district servers September 13th, stealing personal information belonging to students and staff, demanding payment of a digital currency called bitcoin in exchange for its safe return.

The culprits then proceeded to threaten physical violence against several targets including Flathead Valley Schools.

The University of Montana campus, Missoula, MT.
Josh Burnham

 

The University of Montana released its fall enrollment numbers Wednesday, and the incoming freshman class is bigger than last year's at this time - by 24 students.

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