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

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Greater Montana Foundation; Corin Cates-Carney

Voters Tuesday picked Republican state auditor Matt Rosendale to challenge Democratic U.S. Senator Jon Tester come November. His victory came as a big surprise to few.

Kathleen Williams' victory in the Democratic U.S. House primary on the other hand, that was an eye opener.

The former three-term state lawmaker from Bozeman eked out a two point win over John Heenan for the right to square off against Republican incumbant Greg Gianforte.

University of Montana Political Science Professor Rob Saldin says Williams ran a strong campaign despite being cash poor.

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Missoula Organization Of Realtors

Missoula County is developing a pilot program to help former prisoners find housing.

No small task in a community with a notoriously tight and expensive rental market.

Republican U.S. Senate candidates Albert Olszewski, Russell Fagg, Troy Downing and Matt Rosendale debate in Helena, April 26, 2018.
Greater Montana Foundation

Four Republicans are jockeying to replace U.S Senator Jon Tester in tomorrow’s primary election. The Democratic incumbent is seeking his third term.

Eden Atwood


There are lots of good musicians in the world, but according to jazz singer Eden Atwood, Missoula’s Jodi Marshall was one of the true greats.

Marshall, who was one of Montana’s most renowned pianists, died Friday at the age of 85.

Women and mothers interested in running for political office are getting together over the Memorial Day weekend in Livingston for training on how to run and become more civically engaged.

The group "Moms Clean Air Force," which advocates for conservation, clean air and children’s health issues, is holding what’s they’re calling a "Mama Summit" near Livingston.

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