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Montana's ballot return rates remain lower in Indian CountryIn parts of the state, though, those numbers are still lagging. According to data from the Montana Secretary of State’s Office, several of the counties with the lowest return rates so far have been in Indian Country.

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Missoula council to send tobacco ban back to committee for more review ~ Missoula CurrentMissoula City Council member Mirtha Becerra, one of the sponsors of an ordinance proposing a complete ban on the sales of flavored tobacco in Missoula, has sent the measure back to committee for more review.

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The Gazette's Feculent Gianforte Endorsement Proves that Only Voting for Mike Cooney Will Protect Montana's Way of LifeI could tell the citizens of Montana that the Billings Gazette is best used to line their puppy's new kennel, but that would be overreaching, as today the Billings Gazette has proven it has no worth, not even to catch a dog's shit, after its bought and paid for endorsement of Greg Gianforte.

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Montana's ballots are flowing in during historic electionFrom the dome to your home. Ramblings, mutterings, keen observations and things you ought to know out of Helena from the mind of Phil Drake.

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Montana reports 12 additional deaths, 647 new COVID-19 casesThere are now 9,412 active cases of the virus in the state.

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Montana Coronavirus ReportThe latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic in Montana, including updated case count maps and original in-depth reporting.

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Working Underwater: Surprising Facts About These JobsThe following are a few of the most surprising jobs out there that allow you to work underwater.

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What to Do if Your Child Has Been Injured in an AccidentThis step-by-step guide will help you be a little more prepared if your child is ever injured in an accident.

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Types of Therapies that are Ideal for Children with AutismChildren living with autism often have a difficult start and need to be assisted as much as possible.

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COVID-19 response leadership in Montana on the Nov. 3 ballotWhile much of the nation's focus is on who will be president come January, voters who are deciding the next occupant of their governor's mansion are also effectively choosing the next leader of their state's COVID-19 response.

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Snow piles up in Western MontanaMISSOULA — The National Weather Service office in Missoula is confirmed what we're seeing - there's quite a bit of snow on the ground!

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Teck Supports a Science-based Selenium CriteriaRegarding the recent article in the Flathead Beacon, “New Water Quality Standard Rule Proposed in Lake Koocanusa and Kootenai River, ” I wanted to provide an update on the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan.

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Herd Immunity isn't the AnswerWe can do better than waiting for herd immunity. We're not in the 1300s when herd immunity was the only option for handling a pandemic; let a disease run rampant...

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Powers Experienced and QualifiedI am all for young people getting involved in politics, but that does not excuse them from being qualified.

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Community Collaborates to Renovate Young Single Mother's HomeWhen Makynzie Kurns dropped out of high school during her sophomore year and became pregnant at age 17, she moved to Butte to be closer to her mom.

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Montana-style ranch, less than two hours from SF for sale for $5.6MIf leaving a desk in the city for a dude ranch in the country seems like your next pandemic move, this 296-acre ranch in Hopland is just two hours north of downtown San Francisco.

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Montana's ballots are flowing in during historic electionFrom the dome to your home. Ramblings, mutterings, keen observations and things you ought to know out of Helena from the mind of Phil Drake.

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Montana files court action to enforcement of mask mandateKALISPELL, Mont. — State and county health officials have started cracking down on businesses that aren't enforcing Gov.

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Officials advise patience, caution after snow creates dangerous road conditionsMontana Highway Patrol is warning drivers of dangerous road conditions after the unofficial return of winter hit western Montana on Friday.

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Montana Chatterbox Shower Curtain for Sale by Mick AndersonOur shower curtains are made from 100% polyester fabric and include 12 holes at the top of the curtain for simple hanging from your own shower curtain rings.

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Coronavirus bears down on a small Montana townTowns like Whitefish, Mont., once could afford to view the coronavirus as a distant big-city problem.

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State Cross Country: Class A RecapClass A boys When Colter Purcell moved from Virginia to Montana for his junior year of high school, he didn't expect to be running a state meet during a snowstorm....

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Johnny on the Montana Throw Yoga Mat for Sale by Mick AndersonThis yoga mat is 24" x 72" in size and made from natural rubber with a blended microfiber top surface.

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As Montana mail votes come in, return rates remain lower in Indian CountryIn parts of the state, though, those numbers are still lagging. According to data from the Montana Secretary of State's Office, several of the counties with the lowest return rates so far have been in Indian Country.

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Whitefish to Consider Special Halloween Restrictions on Bars, RestaurantsThe city of Whitefish is set to consider an emergency ordinance to enact temporary restrictions on certain business establishments as well as social gatherings over a two-day period spanning Halloween, citing concerns about the development of a potential COVID-19 “super-spreader” event.

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Montana State Prison Identifies More COVID-19 Cases Among InmatesMontana State Prison remains on lockdown after a coronavirus outbreak ballooned since being discovered last week.

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As Montana mail votes come in, return rates remain lower in Indian CountryIn parts of the state, though, those numbers are still lagging. According to data from the Montana Secretary of State's Office, several of the counties with the lowest return rates so far have been in Indian Country.

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Montana, Yellowstone County Step Up Health Order Enforcement MeasuresMontana and Yellowstone County officials on Thursday announced new measures to enforce public health orders like mask mandates and business capacity restrictions as the state recorded its largest single day new case count of the COVID-19 illness.

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Hunters need to prepare for snow and below freezing temperatures opening weekendHELENA — If you are anything like me, hunting consumes most of your thoughts, and you're counting down the hours until you can get out for general firearm season this weekend.

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Montana State Prison Identifies More COVID-19 Cases Among InmatesMontana State Prison remains on lockdown after a coronavirus outbreak ballooned since being discovered last week.

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Montana, Yellowstone County Step Up Health Order Enforcement MeasuresMontana and Yellowstone County officials on Thursday announced new measures to enforce public health orders like mask mandates and business capacity restrictions as the state recorded its largest single day new case count of the COVID-19 illness.

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Montana VA goes pink for breast cancer screening awarenessHELENA — In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Montana VA Health Care System went all out in pink in October to raise awareness and encourage screenings.

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Campaign Beat: Rich Candidates And Poor Coronavirus PlansGreg Gianforte writes himself another big check in the governor race. Neither candidate for that office wants to answer hard questions about dealing with the pandemic.

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Western Montana hunters reminded to be "storm safe" for opening dayMISSOULA — With this "full on" winter storm pressing into Montana, hunters anxious for the opening day of General Deer and Elk Season on Saturday are being reminded to be prepared for the snow and cold.

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With winter coming early to Montana, a warning about space heatersBILLINGS — Space heaters can be a lifesaver in the wintertime, especially in Montana, but they can turn deadly if mishandled.

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Montana League of Cities and Towns: LR-130 removes local decision-makingThe bipartisan Montana League of Cities and Towns, which represents all 127 incorporated municipalities in our state, opposes LR-130, and you should, too.

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Election officials wrangle early ballot returns — and false rumorsOne of the most aggravating challenges of Montana's 2020 mail-in election cycle, several election officials said, is the voter misinformation that staffers are forced to intercept and correct.

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Partial Superfund Deal For Anaconda Smelter Site Heads To Federal CourtThe parties in charge of the sprawling 300 square mile Anaconda Smelter Superfund Site Friday lodged a partial legally-binding cleanup deal in federal.

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Election officials wrangle early ballot returns — and false rumorsOne of the most aggravating challenges of Montana's 2020 mail-in election cycle, several election officials said, is the voter misinformation that staffers are forced to intercept and correct.

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Montana files court action to enforcement of mask mandateKALISPELL, Mont. — State and county health officials have started cracking down on businesses that aren't enforcing Gov.

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Montana nurse issues urgent plea as hospitals near 'breaking point'A nurse from St. Peters Health issued an urgent plea to residents across Montana Tuesday during Gov.

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NY Times poll shows Republicans leading in MT's major racesHELENA — A poll released Friday by the New York Times shows Republicans leading in all of Montana's major statewide races - although not by much.

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COVID crunch putting hospitals on high alert"If we continue as a state to escalate with the number of cases that we are seeing, my fear is that we could enter a crisis state." — Billings Clinic Chief Nursing Officer Laurie Smith.

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New poll gives Daines slight edge in U.S. Senate race in MontanaNcumbent Republican Sen. Steve Daines holds a slight lead over Democratic challenger Steve Bullock in the Nov.

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Montana State Prison confirms another 116 inmates, 22 staff with COVID-19The Montana Department of Corrections confirmed another 116 inmates and 22 staff members at the Montana State Prison tested positive for COVID-19.

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Good Thing She Brought Her Phone in There7:10 a.m. A cow was on the wrong side of the fence. 7:19 a.m. An abandoned lawnmower was found.

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Oregon Supreme Court affirms dismissal of climate change lawsuitThe lawsuit in Lane County Circuit Court argued state inaction on halting the climate crisis violated a legal duty to hold natural resources like the land, water and atmosphere in a protected trust for current and future generations.

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Montana officials announce launch of COVID-19 violation complaint formMontana officials announced Friday an online complaint form has been launched for residents to report violations of COVID-19 health orders.

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State Health Department Files for Restraining Orders Against Four Flathead County BusinessesThe Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has sought court approval to force four Flathead County businesses to come into compliance with a statewide mask directive intended to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Stay-at-home order extended again on the Blackfeet ReservationThe Blackfeet Tribal Business Council on Friday extended its "stay at home" order through November 8th due to COVID-19.

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Treasure County reports first COVID-19 deathThe Treasure County Public Health Department reported Friday its first COVID-19 death.

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Tester pushes bill preventing DOJ from defending Pendley in Bullock caseWilliam Perry Pendley's refusal to step down as acting head of the Bureau of Land Management in accordance with a court ruling last month has prompted Sen.

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Relentless work ethic pays off for Bozeman's Luke Fedyk with Montana State Bobcats commitmentBOZEMAN — A few months ago the Montana State Bobcats received a commitment from Bozeman High defensive end Kenneth Eiden, and on Thursday they received a commitment from the Hawks' other defensive end, Luke Fedyk.

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The Billings Gazette Endorses Violence Against Reporters, Commits Violence Against the TruthIn an election cycle characterized by inadequate coverage, misplaced priorities, theft of stories from lowly blogs, and some of the worst endorsements since the Copper Kings owned the papers that endorsed them, the Billings Gazette's editorial board dragged the paper's remaining credibility out into the backyard and sent it to a better place.

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Enjoy the Ride with Holland the Pup: Greetings from Snowy MontanaHolland the Pup is back with her latest adventures in snowy Montana the subject of her most recent "Enjoy the Ride" column.

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Parties' Late Spending on Senate Races Shows GOP's JeopardyWASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats are unleashing millions in eleventh-hour spending to contest Senate seats in states that read like a list of reliable GOP strongholds: Alaska.

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Three New COVID-19 Deaths Confirmed in Flathead CountyThe Flathead City-County Health Department has confirmed three additional deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the county's total up to 26.

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Support Browning for House District 12I am writing to encourage you to vote with me for Gerry Browning, the Democratic candidate running for Legislature in House District 12.

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Support Kalispell Public SchoolsI am honored to be a trustee for Kalispell Public Schools for the past six years.

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Socialism Has Never WorkedThe USA is the greatest most benevolent country ever to exist. Today the leadership of the Democratic Party is controlled by radical socialists.

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Bitterly cold temperatures predicted in eastern Idaho; Winter weather warning issued near Wyoming, Montana bordersIDAHO FALLS  A winter weather advisory has been issued along the Montana and Wyoming borders for this weekend.

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Maclay Ranch easement sought for wildlife migration across Bitterroot ValleyThe Montana Department of Transportation needs to know that both sides of Highway 93 will remain undeveloped before it will consider building an animal crossing.

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Missoula reports 10th COVID death, record cases; new restrictions coming next weekHealth officials in Missoula reported the county's 10th coronavirus death on Friday and 93 new cases, a new single day record.

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Butte woman and her two dogs rescued after being lost in the woods overnight"if we didn't find her that night, we didn't think we'd find her alive in the morning"

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Bozeman hairstylists adjust to doing business with face coveringsThe CDC sent out a picture saying two hairstylists, with Covid-19 spent at least 15 minutes with 139 clients between the two of them.

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Belgrade man sentenced, fined for wire fraud in dumping of radioactive drilling wasteGREAT FALLS — A Belgrade man who admitted dumping radioactive contaminants from oil drilling at an abandoned gas station in North Dakota instead of properly disposing of the waste as hired to do was sentenced today to four months in prison, which was the time he had served in custody, and two years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Kurt...

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MDT repairs three bridges near Big Sky before winterSome good news for drivers traveling to and from Big Sky.

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Daines asks CDC for resources to aid Yellowstone County in fight against COVID-19U.S. Senator Steve Daines on Friday urged Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield to deploy medical personnel in Yellowstone County to provide contact tracing assistance as the county sees a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases, according to a press release.

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Bullock, Felton announce new tools to boost enforcement of COVID health ordersUpdate 6 p.m. - On a day that Montana smashed its single-day record for most Covid cases with 932, Gov.

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Billings doctor brings home COVID experience from New YorkA Billings doctor came out of retirement to provide relief for the critical care physicians treating COVID-19 patients.

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Officials address trends as COVID-19 spikes in Missoula CountyOn Thursday Missoula County health officials held a press conference updating the public on some of the recent spikes in COVID-19 numbers.

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Hard-fought recall campaign taking a personal toll in StevensvilleThe bitter fight to recall Stevensville Mayor Brandon Dewey has not only been polarizing for the town's government and local residents.

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McGarvey Law discusses lawsuit against Whitefish Care and Rehab CenterA lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Flathead County District Court on behalf of families whose loved ones passed away from COVID-19 at the Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation Center.

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Stevensville recall reaches the tipping pointThe bitter political fight that has divided Stevensville hits the tipping point, with voters deciding whether Mayor Brandon Dewey should be recalled over a controversial computer services contract.

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Montana families can't afford another poor investment in NorthWestern EnergyPublic comment has been underway at the Montana Public Service Commission regarding NorthWestern Energy's request for pre-approval to make an additional investment in Colstrip Unity 4.

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Montana Reported 863 New COVID-19 Cases, 93 New Cases in MissoulaAs of Friday morning, Montana has confirmed 26,503 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 863 new confirmed cases.

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Montana reports 4 additional deaths, 863 new COVID-19 casesThe number of new cases is the second highest single day total.

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863 new COVID-19 cases in MontanaMontana state health officials report 26503 total cases of COVID-19 for Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, 282 people have died of the virus.

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Despite pandemic, gubernatorial hopefuls avoid COVID recovery detailsMike Cooney's plan to navigate the pandemic is one of only a handful being offered by candidates in the 11 U.S. governor's races about how they'll approach what's certain to be the dominant issue of their terms, should they win.

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Montana Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit to Block Legalization InitiativeThe Montana Supreme Court has rejected a challenge by Wrong for Montana against the ballot initiative to legalize adult-use cannabis& Read More.

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Trump, Biden Fight Over the Raging Virus, Climate and RaceNASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus during the campaign's closing debate, largely shelving the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlighted their vastly different approaches to the major...

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Yellowstone National Park to Pilot Automated Shuttle ProgramJACKSON, Wyo. – Park officials have said a shuttle program using automated electric vehicles is expected to launch at Yellowstone National Park next year.

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EPA awards MSU nearly $500,000 grant to fund pollution prevention projectsMSU, working with the Montana Pollution Prevention Program and the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center, will use the EPA Pollution Prevention grant to assist Montana's small businesses in the food and beverage industry.

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Sustainable Missoula: Building a better community through recycling ~ Missoula CurrentIn this week's Sustainable Missoula, Jonas Munson writes, "Montanans generate an average of 8.8 pounds of trash per day — almost twice the national average — and recycle only 17.1% of it, which is less than half of the nationwide recycling rate."

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4 Steps to Recovery After an InjuryWhen a person experiences an injury it can be quite traumatic. Whatever the cause - and whoever was to blame - the implications can be long lasting.

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Red Lodge police seeking help finding missing womanAmey F. Markel was last seen in Red Lodge on Sunday, Oct.

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Tester, Daines, economic leaders press Amtrak president on cuts to Empire BuilderAmtrak President and CEO William Flynn on Wednesday said the route reductions were necessary to address a sharp drop in revenue tied to decreased ridership during the pandemic.

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How to Optimize Resale Value When Building a Custom HomeThinking about selling your house during the development phase is a good idea if increasing savings and boosting profitability are top priorities.

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3 Factors Small Businesses Need to consider to prevent ransomware attacksSmall businesses have taken the brunt, and just when we thought that things could not get more complicated, along comes a threat that you're unaware of and would like to keep out of sight and out of mind; ransomware.

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Perpetual Candidate Matt Rosendale Has Worked an Hour or Less 69% of the Days Since Announcing His Bid for CongressHouse candidate and current State Auditor Matt Rosendale has taken a $92,000 annual salary while putting in workdays that would embarrass a gentleman real estate developer pretending to be a rancher.

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Smokey Loc Links with Montana of 300 for New Single 'All I Know'Smokey Loc is putting New England on his back and moving forward with his new single "All I Know." Linking with Chicago's Montana of 300, Loc showcases what is capturing ears across the country in his voice and style, perfectly aligned with the bars of Montana.

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Reduction in Amtrak service worries some Havre residentsWhile the reduced service is expected to be temporary, Amtrak has not said when the service could return to normal.

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Blackfeet Community College creates website to report missing personsThe website allows families and friends to complete a Contact Information Form about the missing person online.

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Victor's Flying D Ranch woman and child operatedAs a fifth-generation Montanan, Sam Moulding grew up ranching with her family.

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Democrat trails by 3 points in Montana Senate race: pollMontana Democratic Senate candidate Steve BullockSteve BullockPoll shows statistical tie in Montana Senate race Overnight Energy: Barrett punts on climate, oil industry recusals - Ex-EPA official claims retaliation in lawsuit -  Dems seek to uphold ruling ousting Pendley Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid MORE narrowly trails...

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Letters: Wildland firefighters support Tranel for PSCA group of wildland firefighters write, "We know that excellent leaders consider all sides of a problem and work with their teams before making critical decisions."

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Letters: Gianforte's buying his way into the governor's officePhil Hamilton writes, "Archeological evidence suggests that indigenous people inhabited what we now know as Montana as far back as 50,000 years ago."

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Letters: Cooney is the right choice to lead Montana as governorSeveral dozen Montanans write, "As governor, Cooney will continue to protect our public assets—like our lands and schools—from privatization, while supporting equal protection under the law and working for better paying jobs for all Montanans."

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Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, October 23Health Officer Ellen Leahy signaled that tighter restrictions are on the way after Missoula has had increasing numbers of COVID 19 cases.

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Blood Quantum in FocusGrowing up in Ronan on the Flathead Indian Reservation, Tailyr Irvine, a local photojournalist and enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes , knew at an early age...

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The Politics of Public HealthSometimes being a leader requires standing up for others even at political cost. I remember when I was the mayor of Kalispell, the city manager came under public attack for city staff management decisions she made.

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Montana Sports Scoreboard: Girls' prep volleyball resultsHigh school volleyball scores from around the state.

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Montana adds 863 COVID-19 cases Friday, total now 26,503Montana posted 863 new cases of COVID-19 early Friday, pushing the state over the 26,000 mark for total reports of the respiratory illness.

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New Effort to Help with MMIW Cases Launched in MontanaA live virtual concert is also set to mark the launch of the Missing Indigenous Persons reporting portal in Montana.

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Small Montana businesses give update amid COVID-19COVID-19 is having a varied effect on Montana’s small businesses - some are thriving, some are surviving and others are dying.

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Montana Supreme Court quickly dismisses lawsuit over pot initiativeMontana Supreme Court quickly dismisses lawsuit over pot initiative.

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Butte woman and her two dogs rescued after being lost in the woods overnight"if we didn't find her that night, we didn't think we'd find her alive in the morning"

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Sunset on Hebgen Lake, Montana Duvet Cover for Sale by Marcus HeerdtAvailable in king, queen, full, and twin. Our soft microfiber duvet covers are hand sewn and include a hidden zipper for easy washing and assembly.

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Montana's Rural Hospitals Look Out Of State As COVID-19 Strains Local ResourcesMontana's rural critical access hospitals are struggling as COVID-19 patients fill beds and strain staffing resources.

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Flathead County draws COVID enforcementBullock said the state is pursuing enforcement measures against businesses in Flathead County that have repeatedly flouted health mandates.

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Marks Lumber make push for responsible timber as forest management toolTimber operations as forest management tool.

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Flathead County draws COVID enforcementBullock said the state is pursuing enforcement measures against businesses in Flathead County that have repeatedly flouted health mandates.

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Reduction in Amtrak service worries some Havre residentsWhile the reduced service is expected to be temporary, Amtrak has not said when the service could return to normal.

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'Unprecedented' Storm System Moving Into MontanaMontana is about to get a blast of wintery weather the likes of which have never been recorded in mid-October.

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Montana State Capitol 7 T-Shirt for Sale by Bob ChristopherAvailable in sizes S - XXL. Each t-shirt is printed on-demand, ships within 1-2 business days, and comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

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Record Breaking Cold and Snow for MontanaA WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for most of central and western Montana for Friday through Saturday.

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Bozeman High defensive end Luke Fedyk commits to Montana State BobcatsBOZEMAN — On Thursday afternoon, Bozeman High defensive end Luke Fedyk announced on Twitter that he was committing to Montana State to play football.

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Montana man gets 10 years after caught with more than 30 pounds of methA Billings man who admitted to trafficking methamphetamine after investigators found more than 30 pounds of the drug and $11,380 in his vehicle and residence was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison, officials said.

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Cooney and Gianforte present very different approaches to tackling COVID-19As Covid-19 infections continue to surge in Montana, the top two candidates for governor are presenting very different approaches on how they plan to handle the crisis - now, and in the future.

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Montana Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Marijuana Ballot MeasureThe Montana Supreme Court Wednesday rejected a last-minute legal challenge to block a ballot measure that would legalize marijuana sales to Montanans ages.

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GOP advances 5 Trump nominees alongside BarrettWASHINGTON — Moments after advancing Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate, in an unprecedented vote absent of any Democratic senators, Republicans voted Thursday to clear five more of President Donald Trump’s nominees on their way to the federal bench.

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Tester, Daines, economic leaders press Amtrak president on cuts to Empire BuilderAmtrak President and CEO William Flynn said the service reductions to Empire Builder and other long-distance routes were necessary to address a sharp drop in revenue tied to decreased ridership during the pandemic, and that Congress must invest.

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FWP commission approves new Flathead Lake accessOn Thursday, the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission unanimously approved the purchase of almost 15 acres to become the Montebello Fishing Access Site on the west side of Flathead Lake a mile east of Dayton along U.S. Highway 93.

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Record-breaking October snow and cold in store for Western MontanaMISSOULA — An unprecedented October storm is set to arrive in Western Montana Friday afternoon and last through Saturday afternoon.

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State Taking Enforcement Action Against Five Flathead BusinessesThe Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is taking enforcement action against five Flathead County businesses that officials deemed egregious violators of the states COVID-19 health directives, Gov....

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Montana Sues Businesses Not Complying With Mask MandateHELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday that the state health department is pursuing legal action against several businesses in northwestern Montana after they failed to follow restrictions meant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Gold in them hillsMining for votes in MontanaHow to spend $150m on campaigning in a state of 1m people.

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Montana sues businesses not complying with mask mandateMontana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday that the state health department is pursuing legal action against several businesses in northwestern Montana after they failed to follow restrictions meant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Montana Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to marijuana initiativeThe Montana Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to a marijuana legalization measure on the general election ballot.

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Montana sues businesses not complying with mask mandateHELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday that the state health department is pursuing legal action against several businesses in northwestern Montana after they failed to follow restrictions meant to prevent the spread of the novel ; The announcement came as the state reported 932 new cases of COVID-19, smashing the previous...

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Blackfeet Community College release new portal to report missing personsMONTANA — The Montana Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force and Blackfeet Community College announced the launch of a new Missing Indigenous Persons Reporting Portal.

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Montana Illustrated Travel Poster Favorite Map Duvet Cover for Sale by M BleichnerAvailable in king, queen, full, and twin. Our soft microfiber duvet covers are hand sewn and include a hidden zipper for easy washing and assembly.

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. Selects CPower to Expand Its Commercial Demand Response ProgramBALTIMORE and BISMARCK, N.D., Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Â CPower Energy Management Company, the nation's leader in demand-side energy management, and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.

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Superintendent Arntzen Announces 2021 Legislative PrioritiesOn Wednesday, Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced the Office of Public Instruction's policy priorities for the upcoming 2021 Legislative Session.

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Montana State Capitol 5 Shower Curtain for Sale by Bob ChristopherOur shower curtains are made from 100% polyester fabric and include 12 holes at the top of the curtain for simple hanging from your own shower curtain rings.

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Montana nursing home sued for negligence in COVID-19 deathsA long-term care facility in Montana has been sued after health officials said its staff was negligent and allowed the coronavirus to spread through the facility in Whitefish earlier this year.

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Daines is HypocriticalIn Steve Daines' recent campaign ads, he and his spokesmen decry "the liberal mob," who is supposedly responsible for recent rioting, looting and property destruction.

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Have Confidence in Local Election DepartmentVoting is among Americans' most fundamental rights. Ensuring we, the people, set the course for our nation, state, and community.

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'Right on the Cusp'"We had a meet, I've been setting up the course for state, we've been celebrating the..."

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Montana Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to marijuana initiativeHELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to a marijuana legalization measure on the general election ballot.

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NAIA Passes Landmark Name, Image and Likeness LegislationKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics recently passed legislation to allow its student-athletes the opportunity to be compensated for use of their name, image and likeness.

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Poll shows statistical tie in Montana Senate raceMontana Sen. Steve Daines and Gov. Steve Bullock are in a dead heat in the state's Senate race, according to polling released Thursday by NBC Montana and Strategies 360.

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Bozeman PD continues adjusting to COVID-19 challenges while on the job"We're used to making constant adjustments regarding how we handle ourselves on a daily basis."

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Butte native's business wins national award for woman-owned small businessAs owner of Canty Boots in the small town of Harrison, Butte native Edmundson was awarded Woman-owned Small Business of the Year in Montana by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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5 of the Most Haunted Places in MontanaThere are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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Montana reports 3 additional deaths, 932 new COVID-19 casesThe number of new cases sets a single-day record high, eclipsing the previous record of 734 on Oct.

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Daines praises committee confirmation of SupCo pick Barrett; Tester still undecidedWith Democrats in boycott, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimous confirmed Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday, moving the high court one step closer to a 6-3 conservative majority.

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OLLI at MSU, Belgrade Community Library to host Nov. 5 online presentation on land conservation efforts in Montana's Centennial ValleyBill West will discuss how partnerships that respect the business climate of the local community while also protecting public land can result in a thriving local economy, as well as successful conservation efforts.

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Montana Reported 932 New COVID-19 Cases, New Record HighAs of Thursday morning, Montana has confirmed 25,640 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 932 new confirmed cases.

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Montana Rescue Mission gearing up to help homeless during cold snapBILLINGS — As the weather turns colder, the need to take care of Billings homeless becomes even greater.

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State AA Boys Soccer: Glacier Misses Bid to Title GameMISSOULA — Lars Thorne-Thomsen couldn’t help but take every high five and chest bump that came his way as he ran back toward midfield with a smile on his face and his long hair bouncing behind him Tuesday at Fort Missoula Regional Park.

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Montana Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Marijuana Legalization InitiativeThe Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit seeking to invalidate a marijuana legalization initiative that will appear on the states November ballot.

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How to Get a Reputable Degree OnlineHere are the things you need to consider before choosing your online degree.

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Report: Registered apprenticeship program has been a boon to businesses and job seekersMontana's registered apprenticeship program has sent more than 3,300 workers into good-paying jobs over the past 20 years with another 2,400 on the way, according to a new report.

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6 Steps to Take Towards Healing from a Serious InjuryThe first thing that you should do when trying to heal after you have suffered a serious or major injury is to rest and recover.

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BOBCAT CALENDAR: Today in 1932, Montana State Upended the Grizzlies in ButteMontana State stunned the Grizzlies today in 1932...

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Community Medical Center in Missoula launches $13.5M ER expansionKPAX) Community Medical Center on Wednesday announced a $13.5 million expansion and remodel of its existing Emergency Room.

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More than 243K ballots already returned across MontanaWith just under two weeks to go until Election Day, a large portion of Montana's votes are already accounted for.

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Butte native's business wins national award for woman-owned small businessAs owner of Canty Boots in the small town of Harrison, Butte native Edmundson was awarded Woman-owned Small Business of the Year in Montana by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Graybill: Loved ones' matter on the ballot in Attorney General raceRaph Graybill writes, "GraybillI've gone to court and won to protect public access. I've beaten the federal government in court when they broke the law, and took on dark money groups trying to buy our elections."

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Report: Registered apprenticeship program has been a boon to businesses and job seekersMontana's registered apprenticeship program has sent more than 3,300 workers into good-paying jobs over the past 20 years with another 2,400 on the way, according to a new report.

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Jack Ballard: This land is your landJack Ballard writes, "I don't know your income, occupation or whether you fish with bait or flies."

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Report: Registered apprenticeship program has been a boon to businesses and job seekersMontana's registered apprenticeship program has sent more than 3,300 workers into good-paying jobs over the past 20 years with another 2,400 on the way, according to a new report.

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Republic Services Receives Green Light for Methane-to-Energy Proposal in MontanaA co-op between Flathead Electric and Missoula County currently provides energy to 1,600 homes. Republic representatives told the county they "could accommodate two generators of the size the Flathead landfill has in Missoula," said Diana Maneta, the county's energy conservation and sustainability coordinator.

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What's Trending in Glacier National Park?At 6:40 a.m. on Sept. 6, the day before Labor Day, the parking lot at Glacier National Park’s Logan Pass Visitor Center resembled a tailgate party as throngs of visitors either jockeyed for parking spaces or, having secured one, set up lawn chairs in the beds of pickup trucks to watch the sunrise.

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Trial of Miles, Miles of TrialsI met Tony Banovich at the second race I ever ran on Montana soil. It was October, seven years ago, shortly after I moved to Missoula to run cross country for the Griz.

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Montana hits daily high of 934 new COVID-19 cases ThursdayMontana posted a new-daily high of 932 COVID-19 cases early Thursday, topping the previous peak of 734 on Oct.

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Future of Public Schools on the LineFor 28 years, we had the great honor of serving Montana as superintendents of public instruction.

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'Hannah Montana' Alum Jason Earles Has the Best of Both Worlds in Disney Series: First LookIt's the best of both worlds for Hannah Montana alum Jason Earles, who drops by Disney Channel's scripted-unscripted comedy hybrid, Just Roll With It, and honors the classic series with a wink and a nod.

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Montana weighs in on committee OK for Barrett on U.S. Supreme CourtMontanans weigh in on Barrett receiving committee nod for Supreme Court.

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Montana is Filling Up with Californians, Wash Post Front PageBoy, is this article about the Montana COVID housing boom getting attention. That's what NBC Montana's Maritsa Georgiou tweeted out Tuesday afternoon.

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Montana Ag Network: Ranchers busy with fall shippingTraditionally, most Montana calves are sold to buyers in the Corn Belt. The reason being is that northern cattle perform well in Midwest feedlots, staying healthy and growing efficiently.

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Fact Check: Final Presidential Debate Between Donald Trump And Joe BidenPresident Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate Thursday in Nashville, with Kristen Welker of NBC News moderating.

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2020 Candidate Profile: Kathleen Williams For U.S. HouseThis week we're publishing profiles for the candidates running for Montana's lone U.S. House seat.

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2020 Candidate Profile: Matt Rosendale For U.S. HouseThis week we're publishing profiles of the candidates running for Montana's lone U.S. House seat.

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Reservation Facilities Strapped For Space As Regional Hospitals FillAs Montana sees a surge in COVID-19 cases, medical facilities, particularly within tribal nations, are being pushed to their limits.

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County Election Officials On Voting In This Year's Unusual ElectionEarly voting is underway in Montana. The novel coronavirus pandemic has led most counties to conduct an all-mail ballot election, while others are sticking to a traditional polling place election.

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More than 243K Montana ballots already returned, two weeks before Election DayWith just under two weeks to go until Election Day, a large portion of Montana's votes are already accounted for.

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Trump Takes a Beating… in MontanaMontanas Gov. Steve Bullock just chalked up another great win with a victory over Donald Trump's corrupt puppet, Louis DeJoy, who heads the U.S. Postal Service and has crippled that agency with Draconian measures such as dismantling sorting machines, removing postal boxes and generally slowing down delivery of the mail.

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Montana TeePee Photograph Carry-all Pouch for Sale by Kimberly WalkerOur pouches are great. They're availabe in sizes from 6" x 5" up to 12.5" x 8.5".

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Lewis and Clark County feeling economic and health care impacts of increased COIVD casesThere were 457 active COVID cases reported in Lewis and Clark County on Wednesday; higher than Gallatin County one of Montana's early COVID hotspots.

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Report: Registered apprenticeship program a boon to businesses, job seekersOver the past 20 years, Montana's registered apprenticeship program has sent more than 3,300 workers into good-paying jobs, with another 2,400 on the way, according to a new report.

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More than 243K Montana ballots already returned, two weeks before Election DayHELENA — With just under two weeks to go until Election Day, a large portion of Montana's votes are already accounted for.

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Missoula Plans Winter Homeless Shelter To House 150 PeopleMissoula has updated its Emergency Winter Shelter Plan for the homeless with a new temporary location to house 150 people.

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Montana Coronavirus And COVID-19 NewsUpdate 10/21/20 A county health board in north-central Montana Wednesday approved a proposal to set a threshold for new COVID-19 cases that, if surpassed,.

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Judge Denies Tribes' Request To Freeze Keystone XL Pipeline ConstructionA U.S. district court judge on Oct. 16 rejected tribes' request for a temporary hold on construction of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline in northern Montana.

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COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise In Montana SchoolsThe number of total COVID-19 cases associated with K-12 schools in Montana has doubled over a two week stretch, according to the most recent state data.

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Swimming hole: Missoula to acquire former gravel quarry-turned pondsA 77-acre property formerly owned by Knife River that is home to two of the few stillwater ponds in the Missoula Valley will come under city ownership, the Parks and Conservation committee voted Wednesday.

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State Unemployment Office Estimates $3 Million In Fraudulent Payments During COVID SurgeMontana has sent over $1 billion in unemployment benefits to residents since the start of the pandemic.

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Montana woman faces attempted homicide charge after allegedly giving 6-year-old boy AmbienA Bozeman woman appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court on Wednesday morning after being accused of giving a 6-year-old boy Ambien in a possible poisoning attempt.

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Wolfpack Will Make First Appearance in State FinalsBOZEMAN — Raegan Brisendines goal in overtime helped lift Kalispell Glacier to a 2-1 semifinal victory over Bozeman on Tuesday and into the championship match of the Class AA state girls...

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Montana Prep Football Rankings: Oct. 21The football season is winding down and playoff berths are slowly solidifying. In one of the most anticipated games of the week, an undefeated Class AA matchup between Missoula Sentinel and Helena High ended in a commanding 48-0 shutout by the Spartans, sending Helena down the rankings.

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Snowy Mountain Development Corporation celebrates "EnVision Center" designationWith as many people as could fit in Snowy Mountain Development Corporation's conference room in Lewistown on Wednesday, and with a few people there virtually, the corporation celebrated being the first economic development corporation in the country to be designated as an EnVision Center by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Gianforte Uses $4M More of his Own Money for CampaignHELENA — Republican Greg Gianforte used $4 million more of his own money to help fund his bid to become Montana's next governor in the November election, bringing the total amount the congressman has loaned himself to more than $7.5 million, new campaign finance reports show.

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Broods in the woodsNature-based outdoor education programs have been gaining steam in the U.S., and in Montana, for years.

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Great Falls woman fights Utah company to save her homeCindy Newman has lived in the Highwoods Manufactured Home Community for 20 years. She owns the home but rents the lot.

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Road conditions deteriorate rapidly across Western Montana Wednesday night2-4" will be likely closer to the Divide in upper elevation valleys like Seeley Lake and Swan Lake and passes on the Idaho/ Montana border, too."

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Unseasonable arctic front bears down on MontanaWeather forecasters are increasingly confident that Northwest Montana will experience record cold temperatures and accumulating snow beginning Friday through the weekend.

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Guide to State Cross Country: BoysAll-Class State Meet Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23-24 Rebecca Farm Kalispell One of the biggest COVID-19 changes to cross country this season was travel restrictions that prevented any Class AA...

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A Wilder View: Wildlife and Lyme DiseaseLyme disease is the most prevalent vector-borne disease in North America - and cases are increasing.

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Slow Spring Gives Way to Busy Summer for OutfittersWhen Glacier National Park closed at the end of March, right when coronavirus lockdowns were gripping the world, outfitters in West Glacier and the Flathead Valley were canceling reservations and received few phone calls for rafting, fishing and trail ride bookings.

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Montana's top prospect Dylan Rollins building good relationshipsMissoula. Sentinel offensive lineman Dylan Rollins is building strong relationships with a handful of schools...

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A Wilder View: Wildlife and Lyme DiseaseLyme disease is the most prevalent vector-borne disease in North America - and cases are increasing.

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Montana prohibitionists ask Supreme Court to kick legalization off ballotTrailing badly in the polls, Montana prohibitionists appeal to anti-legalization judges to bail them out.

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How to Write an A+ EssayWriting an essay doesn't have to be a tedious task. In fact, it can be quite enjoyable once you know the steps in order to write that perfect essay.

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Deadline approaching to apply for rent, mortgage assistanceSince the program's May inception, Montana Housing, with assistance from NeighborWorks Montana, has approved more than 1,300 applications and awarded more than $4.5 million in rental and mortgage assistance to Montana families and individuals statewide.

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Authorities Investigating Suspicious Death in Hot Springs Soaking PoolThe Lake County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death at a soaking pool in Hot Springs, where a woman was found unresponsive on Tuesday night.

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State environmental plan calls to drain Lake Elmo in Billings next winter to fight invasive clamsMontana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment that proposes to drain Lake Elmo in Billings in October 2021 to try and eradicate invasive Asian clams first found in the lake's water in 2019.

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Butte veterans court aims to help military veteran offenders turn their lives aroundButte is a step closer to forming a new court designed to help military veterans who get in trouble with the law.

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Gov campaigns hit with campaign-finance violationsAnd, in an order last Friday, Mangan said the campaign of Democrat Mike Cooney improperly accepted a $710 donation, in excess of legal limits, and didn't report another in-kind donation from the Democratic Governors Association.

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DEA taking back unused prescription drugs on October 24The biannual event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at sites across Montana.

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Guide to State Cross Country: GirlsAll-Class State Meet Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23-24 Rebecca Farm Kalispell One of the biggest COVID-19 changes to cross country this season was travel restrictions that prevented any Class AA...

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Hunting in Grizzly Country: Smart Choices Keep Bears and Hunters SafeLast week, I sat down with John Meyer to discuss some tips for hunting in grizzly country⎼ smart and effective practices that minimize risk, help hunters avoid unwanted bear encounters and, importantly, keep both humans and bears alive.

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Acquisition of old federal building could open downtown properties for redevelopmentThe old federal building in downtown Missoula could become the new hub of local government, though the blend of services offered from the central facility have yet to be determined, county officials said this week.

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Mushroom Cornbread StuffingSo, what do you say, dressing or stuffing? Technically, it's dressing if it's cooked in a pan and stuffing if it's cooked inside the bird.

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State has 624 new virus cases Wednesday, adds 23 deathsMontana posted 624 new confirmations of the coronavirus and 23 more deaths early Wednesday, bringing the state's total number of COVID-19 cases to 24,712.

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Montana reports 23 additional deaths, 624 new COVID-19 casesThe state death toll increased from 252 on Tuesday to 275 on Wednesday.

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Montana Reported 624 New COVID-19 Cases and 23 New Coronavirus Related DeathsAs of Wednesday morning, Montana has confirmed 24,712 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 624 new confirmed cases.

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Like the House and Senate, Tester and Daines in standoff over relief packageWith the election just weeks away, the finger pointing over a stalled stimulus bill continued to intensify this week, with members of Sen.

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Western Montana Big Game Hunting Forecast From FWPElk aerial surveys in western Montana were interrupted by the COVID virus this spring. While counts were completed in the Upper Clark Fork before the COVID shutdown, elk counts using aircraft were not done in the rest of Region 2.

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Low Culinary ExpectationsThe last time I ate at Arby's was in October 2017, when the fast-food chain offered venison and elk steak sandwiches to celebrate hunting season.

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Be Wary of Efforts to Legalize Recreational MarijuanaThe quality of life valued by Montanans will be dramatically diminished if recreational marijuana becomes legal in our state.

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Find the TimeThe leaves patched the ground. They'd been falling all morning as the cold wind blew across the field.

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Showdown at the BLM corral: Montana senator fires out bill to oust director PendleyA U.S. senator introduced a bill Wednesday to prohibit the Trump administration from appealing a federal court ruling that forbids William Pendley, a deputy director at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management , from continuing to unlawfully exercise the authority of BLM director.

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Best Sporting Events to Watch Over the Holiday SeasonSports fans have plenty to look forward to during the holiday season, with the schedule packed with a host of exciting events.

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Make-A-Wish South Dakota realigns with Montana chapterChipotle reveals it killed the free tortilla side because people were ordering too many during the pandemic.

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Real Estate Market TrendsLast week, per reader request, we looked at Kalispell building permits issued over the past four years.

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Is it Better to Own or Rent a Camper?Whether you want to permanently adopt the RV lifestyle or are simply interested in some enthralling getaways, there are some key factors to consider.

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Fox goes after Google, Daines seeks investigation into Twitter, FacebookIn twin attacks on tech, Attorney General Tim Fox filed a lawsuit with 10 other states accusing Google of monopolizing the internet while Sen.

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Gianforte Donates Another $4 Million to His Campaign As He is Hit with a Major Campaign Finance ViolationCongressman Gianforte was hit with a left hook and a right jab yesterday as Montana press reporters told voters that he dumped another $4 million into his campaign for governor and was hit with a major campaign finance violation.

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Greg Gianforte: Montana success story wasn't his first startupRepublican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, making his second run for Montana governor, is known primarily for his founding of a firm here that helped fuel the high-tech boom that's made Bozeman the fastest-growing city in the state.

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Different blood types may react to Covid-19 differently"There is some data that suggests that being O blood type does provide a little bit of protection, and that maybe your severity of disease is not going to be as great as a different blood type," said Dr. Kerrie Emerick, a pathologist with Bozeman Health.

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Gianforte loans governor campaign another $4M, brings personal stake to $7.57MKPAX) Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte has poured another $4 million of his own money into his campaign for Montana governor, increasing his personal stake in the race to $7.57 million.

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Is It Time To Raise Prices? Part 3Last week, we started the hard work by creating new service levels and then organized your customers into similar groups.

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Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, October 21Bullock talks vaccines, rising job numbers and slams Flathead County's COVID 19 response at a Helena press conference on Tuesday.

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Podcast: Pandemic PortraitsDig even deeper into the biggest stories of the last seven days with the Beacons weekly podcast.

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Montana Is a Rare State With a Competitive Race for GovernorDemocrat Mike Cooney and Republican Greg Gianforte are in a tight election to run the state, though President Trump leads comfortably there.

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Montana's 2020 Senate race between Steve Bullock and Steve Daines a dead heatDemocrats are within reach of a second Senate seat in Montana.

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Pandemic PortraitsPeople who contract COVID-19 can have vastly different experiences: mild or no symptoms to severe illness.

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The Montana Voters Who Could Decide Control of the SenateIn a U.S. Senate race that may end with a vanishingly thin margin of victory, Montana's Native Americans and union members are playing a central role, E.

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What wearing Montana's 49ers jersey meant to Brady as a kidTom Brady will always remember wearing his Joe Montana jersey as a kid.

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Election countdown: Poll suggests voters prefer Biden on most major issuesCN) — With just two weeks to go before Election Day, former Vice President Joe Biden continues to hold on to his lead over President Donald Trump, with most voters saying they trust the former VP to handle the key issues dominating the election cycle in America.

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Greg Gianforte: Montana success story wasn't his first startupRepublican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, making his second run for Montana governor, is known primarily for his founding of a firm here that helped fuel the high-tech boom that's made Bozeman the fastest-growing city in the state.

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Groups plan challenges of BLM actions after courts Pendley decisions in MontanaConservation groups say they plan to pursue the reversal of Bureau of Land Management actions in Colorado and other states after a federal judge in Montana last week ruled that three of the agency’s resource management plans in Montana are invalid because of the role William Perry Pendley played in their approval.

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Be God's You.So many times I see girls, and guys, changing so others like them. They do something different so others wont judge them.

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Montana's Senate race was supposed to be easy for Republicans. It's a dead heat.Daines may appear to have a built-in advantage, as the Republican incumbent in a state President Donald Trump won by 20 points in 2016.

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Shields Valley's Aidan Jenkins signs with Montana Western football programShields Valley standout Aidan Jenkins has signed with the Montana Western football program, according to a Facebook post on Tuesday evening and Jenkins' twitter account.

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