Montana Evening Edition

Monday - Friday 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

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Anchors Corin Cates-Carney and Conrad Scheid
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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Newscast 04-29-2014

The state parole board is urged to set convicted murderer Barry Beach free. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye takes us to a special art class. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with journalist and history buff Kim Briggeman about the history of the Mullan Road.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Newscast 04-28-2014

A Missoula man is charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death of a

high school exchange student. We'll also tell you what famous rock musician is

headed to Washington-Grizzly Stadium this summer. And in our feature

interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the editor of National

Geographic about how the magazine has stayed relevant for 125 years.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Newscast 04-25-2014

The Justice Department is allocating three million dollars to help sexual assault victims in the Bakken. We'll also tell you about a large gift to the University of Montana's museum of art and culture. And on "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee Newspaper capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about deceptive ads -- and websites.
 

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The Entire Conversation
11:56 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Leon Panetta at UM

Leon Panetta on stage of Dennison theater
Credit Sally Mauk

The former head of the CIA, Leon Panetta, spoke recently on the University of Montana campus. Panetta has also served as Secretary of Defense, as chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and in Congress as a representative from California from 1977 to 1993.
    As part of the annual Jones/Tamm law school lecture, Panetta was questioned by Washington, D.C. trial attorney Robert Bennett about domestic and foreign policy; here is that conversation in its entirety.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Newscast 04-24-2014

The former head of the CIA tells a Missoula audience what he thinks is the nation's biggest security threat. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye previews some statewide rallies on climate change. Reporter Edward O'Brien gets some tips on scooping dog poop. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with violinist Adele Anthony about her career and upcoming Montana concert.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Newscast 04-23-2014

Governor Steve Bullock wants the Board of Pardons to recommend clemency for convicted murderer Barry Beach. We'll also tell you why a conservation group is suing to get a small population of grizzlies in Northwest Montana listed as endangered. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with two experts on wildland firefighter safety.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Newscast 04-22-2014

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is at odds with an order of nuns over who should potentially pay for child sex abuse claims. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us about efforts to save an access point to Flathead lake. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'brien talks with a human rights expert on an ethnic group in China fighting persecution.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Newscast 04-21-2014

Russian inspectors were in Montana recently visiting dismantled nuclear launch sites. We'll also tell you why congressman Steve Daines was on the University of Montana campus today. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with prominent atheist Ronald Lindsay about maintaining the separation of church and state.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:17 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Newscast 04-18-2014

Montana political leaders are not happy with the decision to delay approval of the Keystone Pipeline. We'll also tell you why a group of Montana health professionals are asking governor Steve Bullock to support new limits on carbon emissions. And tonight on "Campaign Beat", a weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee Newspaper reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about Montana's primary races for U.S. House and Senate.
 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Newscast 04-17-2014

Flathead reporter Katrin Frye reports the shuttered Columbia Falls aluminum plant may end up as a Superfund site. We'll also tell you about federal funding for flood disaster aid in Montana. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the founder of an organization that helps victims of modern day slavery stay free and economically independent.

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