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Evening Newscast 12-04-17

Dec 4, 2017

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against the manufacturer of OxyContin. 

Special Olympics Montana has canceled its 2018 State Winter Games in Whitefish and plans to instead hold regional games that require less travel and allow more athletes to compete. 

A 21-year-old Billings man has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence of marijuana, in an agreement that recommends he be sentenced to 20 years in prison. 

State and county election officials will meet with Secretary of State Corey Stapleton on Tuesday, December 5, to review data from a survey of ballots Stapleton initiated. 

The University of Montana notified 30 lecturers last week that their contracts will not be renewed, and then quickly rescinded the notices. 

Local environmental organizations are worried about what President Donald Trump’s decision on national monuments in Utah means for Montana's public lands.