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Evening Newscast 04-12-18

Apr 12, 2018

The Interior Department is increasing fees at 17 popular national parks, including Glacier and Yellowstone, to $35 per vehicle, backing down from an earlier plan that would have forced visitors to pay $70 per vehicle.

Autumn Sienna Heinz was charged today with criminal endangerment, possession of dangerous drugs and criminal mischief. Heinz is a Missoula daycare worker. Prosecutors say she was using meth while caring for infants. 

An Idaho mining company is due in a Montana courtroom as it seeks to reverse its designation by state officials as an industry "bad actor" because of pollution tied to its CEO.

A U.S. magistrate judge says Amtrak can be held liable for damages caused when a sleeper car attendant raped a North Carolina woman as the train traveled through northeastern Montana. 

Montana Republican Senator Steve Daines says he’s encouraged that President Trump appears interested in the U-S returning to negotiations to become part of Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal.

A Great Falls group trying to stop a large new livestock slaughter facility from coming to town is hosting a public forum Saturday night.

Local college student entrepreneurs are competing this Friday for $50,000 in prize money, but they need a really savvy business idea first