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New tech center underway in the Old Sawmill District

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The Old Sawmill District continues to expand and grow with new buildings.

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Missoula Church displays campaign yard signs

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A Missoula Church is grabbing the attention of Garden City residents, and it's not for what's said during services, but signs the organization put on their yard. 

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White nationalist's wife says he physically abused her

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The wife of white nationalist leader Richard Spencer has accused him of physically, verbally and emotionally abusing her throughout their eight-year marriage.

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No injuries in Butte duplex fire on Copper Street

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BUTTE - No one was hurt in a fire at an apartment on Copper Street and Excelsior Avenue this afternoon. A little girl and at least two cats were among the family members affected by the fire, the department says.

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Sheriff candidate says he's treated unfairly by McDermott

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MISSOULA - A complaint against Sheriff TJ McDermott says he's treating an employee unfairly for running against him in the election.

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Veterinarian: Stop driving trucks with dogs unsecured

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There's one thing that Dr. Brian Hunter can't stand. "This is my pet peeve. Of all the injuries that I see, it's the thing I hate to see the most," Dr. Hunter, a veterinarian and owner of Hunter Veterinary Clinic, said. Hunter is talking about drivers of pick-up trucks who travel with their pets unsecured in cargo beds. A dog flew out of the back of the pickup truck and was left behind in Spokane Valley Monday morning. Dr. Hunter said it's a matt...

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Washington woman identified as victim in University of Utah shooting; Suspect is dead

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The mother of Lauren McCluskey, the Pullman woman who was murdered on the campus of the University of Utah Monday night released a heartbreaking statement to KSL Tuesday morning. 

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$1.6 billion Mega Millions Jackpot draw Tues night

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What would you do with 1.6 billion dollars?

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Tobacco company spends $5M more to fight Montana initiative

A tobacco company has dumped nearly $5 million more into the campaign to defeat a Montana ballot initiative in the final weeks before the Nov. 6 election.

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ELECTION ALERT: Mailer incorrectly says ballots count after election day

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BUTTE - A mailer circulating Montana communities incorrectly states when ballots can be returned and counted. Elections officials want to remind everyone that ballots must be returned by 8 PM on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018.

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Montana receives $800K grant for caregiver respite services

The state of Montana has received a three year federal grant totaling $800,000 to help pay for respite services for family caregivers of children or adults with special needs.

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Search resumes for missing Canada man in Yellowstone County

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Yellowstone County Deputies, search dogs, and man trackers are searching a property near 5100 Pryor Road for Cameron Collin. 

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Missoula organizations host talk on sexual violence coverage Tue. Oct 23

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A group of Missoula community organizations hopes a night of conversation can introduce some coping strategies for handling the mental and emotional effects of constant sexual violence coverage in the news. 

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Bozeman, Missoula competing for USDA's new research headquarters

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BOZEMAN - MSU is hoping to be chosen as the new headquarters for two USDA research centers.

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Missing hunter found in the Skalkaho area

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A hunter missing since Saturday night in the Skalkaho area has been found.

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Frenchtown Fire helps injured cattle rancher

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Mending Fences -- Frenchtown Rural firefighters took the phrase literally over the weekend when a Western Montana rancher needed some help after an accident. 

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Montana Treasure: Custodian helps kids learn for 34 years

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Garth Gabriel has been a custodian with Great Falls Public Schools for 34 years and counting. He first started when he was 19 years old after graduating from Great Falls High School.

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Montana governor sues attorney general over land authority

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is suing the state's attorney general over whether the Democratic governor has the authority to unilaterally approve conservation easements.

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2.4M pounds of taquitos recalled over possible salmonella, listeria contamination

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More than 2.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat taquitos have been recalled due to possible contamination with salmonella and listeria.

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12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

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BOSTON (AP) - A 12-pound chunk of the moon that fell to the Earth as a lunar meteorite has been sold at auction for more than $600,000. 

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Man killed in Billings apartment fire identified Video included

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The Billings Fire Department reports a fatality as a result of a late night fire Saturday. Deputy Fire Marshall Andrew McLain says the fire was reported at 2202 2nd Ave. North at 11:47 p.m. 

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Names released of Missoula hotel shooting victims Video included

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MISSOULA - The sheriff's office has released the names of two people who were shot and killed at a West Broadway motel on Friday.

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Man killed in eastern Oregon while checking tire pressure

A man was killed on Oregon Route 86 near Baker City while checking the air pressure on his trailer's tires.

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Bobcats release QB coach Bob Cole over 'predictability,' losing streak

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In a mid-season staffing shake up, Bobcats head coach Jeff Choate announced Monday that quarterback coach Bob Cole is no longer a part of the team's coaching staff. 

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Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

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LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans.

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Man killed in accidental shooting identified

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According to the Helena Police Department, just before 12:30 Sunday afternoon several officers responded to reports of gunshots heard in the old K-Mart parking lot located at 1700 Cedar Street. Upon arrival, police found a 48-year-old man with a gunshot wound. The man was transported to the hospital, but died shortly after.  Little information is available, but police say it appears as though two adult males arrived at the parking lot after a hunting trip, and one was being drop...

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Man dies when rifle discharges after hunting trip

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A 48-year-old physician died when his rifle discharged after he returned to Helena from a hunting trip.

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Bozeman pair arrested for meth lab at fishing access

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BOZEMAN - Two people are jailed in Gallatin County on charges of running a meth lab at a fishing access.

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Madison Co. undersheriff challenges sheriff facing criminal charges

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Incumbent Sheriff Roger Thompson is suspended with pay for three months as he faces criminal charges of tampering with evidence, official misconduct, and perjury, all related to a meth-trafficking conviction. Thompson’s undersheriff Phil Fortner is now offering himself as a write-in candidate.

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77-year-old hunter missing in Ravalli County

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Search and rescue teams are combing Ravalli county after a 77-year-old hunter went missing. 

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Organization brings free healthcare to Bozeman for weekend clinic

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Liz Thomsen, Clinic Director of AMEN Clinic, says that the goal of the clinic is to “love patients, serve them, help them feel like someone cares.”

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Missing Belgrade woman found in Manhattan

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Michaela Douglas is no longer considered a missing person after walking into the Manhattan, Montana Police Department Saturday.

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Climate Smart Missoula hosts Clean Energy Expo at Caras Park

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Climate Smart Missoula hosted their first annual Missoula Clean...

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Missoula families celebrate 18th Annual Fall Family Fest

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Missoula Parks and Recreation hosted their 18th annual Fall Family Fest and Kaboom! 

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Second suspect apprehended after double homicide

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One suspect has been arrested in a Missoula double homicide case and a warrant has been issued for a second suspect.

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Butte Civic Center hosts 43rd annual Hillcrest Bazaar

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BUTTE- The Butte Civic Center hosted the 43rd annual Hillcrest Bazaar to raise money for Hillcrest Elementary. Over 1,600 people attended the bazaar Saturday afternoon. Admission to the Civic Center was a dollar and proceeds will go to improving Hillcrest Elementary. 

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Person of Interest Update in Missoula City Police Department Murder Investigation

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A post from the Missoula County Sheriff's Office on Facebook provides us with an update on the Missoula murder suspect.

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Toyota Play of the Week: Week 8

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For this week's Toyota Play of the Week we go out to Missoula where the Sentinel Spartans execute the perfect TE pitch inside the red zone for the score. Rylan Ortt pitches it to Brock Field in a Kansas City esque type play. 

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Angela Marshall speaks exclusively with President Trump while in Missoula

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Montanans witnessed history on Thursday when the 45th President of the United States stopped in Missoula, marking the first visit by a sitting U.S. president in the 21st century. ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall and Photographer Joe Lesar were able to get a unique viewpoint of this rally as members of the presidential press pool. Angela was also given the exclusive chance to speak with President.

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Missoula Rises reflects on successful community event Video included

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The Missoula's Rises community event in response to President Trump's visit...

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Sen. Daines tours Edith Peak project

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MISSOULA - Sen. Steve Daines is helping channel funds to a project to provide Montanans with more access to public lands.

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Patagonia throws support behind Sen. Jon Tester

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Patagonia is throwing support behind Sen. Jon Tester's reelection campaign, saying his reelection is vital for the preservation of public lands.

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Butte Firefighters show kids tricks of the trade

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BUTTE- The Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department stopped by the Butte Public Library Friday morning to teach local children fire safety. 

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YWCA Missoula hosts 'Coping with Sexual Assault Coverage in the News Cycle'

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MISSOULA - A local nonprofit is hosting an event for people who feel affected by the sexual assault discussions in the news.

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Gov. Bullock says body-slamming incident "unacceptable" Video included

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MISSOULA - Montana's governor denounced President Trump's approval of Greg Gianforte's body-slamming a reporter. 

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Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1B as drawing nears

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DES MOINES, Iowa - The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion, as the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history gets even bigger. Lottery officials increased the grand prize just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing. 

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Russian national charged with interfering in U.S. political system, 2018 midterm elections

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A criminal complaint was unsealed in Alexandria, Virginia, today charging a Russian national for her alleged role in a Russian conspiracy to interfere in the U.S. political system, including the 2018 midterm election. 

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Free dental, vision and medical clinic at Gallatin Fairgrounds Oct 19, 21

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Everyone is welcome to a free health clinic on Friday and Sunday at the Gallatin Fairgrounds, with services including dental cleanings, eye exams, health exams and more.

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The Latest: Association chides Trump for praising Gianforte

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The White House Correspondents' Association is accusing President Donald Trump of celebrating a crime when he praised a Republican Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter before his election last year.

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'Armed and dangerous' person of interest sought in Missoula hotel killing

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MISSOULA - Police are searching for a person of interest in the Friday morning killing of two people at a hotel on West Broadway. 

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Montana unemployment rate holds at 3.6 percent in September

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Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.6 percent in September, the lowest rate in just over 11 years.

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Search for 3 suspects after a double murder at Missoula's Mountain Valley Inn

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Authorities are searching for three suspects, after two people were found dead at Missoula's Mountain Valley hotel. The reports came in around 1 a.m. Friday morning. Authorities arrived at the inn on West Broadway St. and began investigating. They confirmed there was possible use of a firearm associated with the murders. They say they have found a car associated with the suspects, but have not released the identities of those suspects. Authorities say there is no threat to the ge...

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President Trump jokes about Gianforte body slam incident

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For the second time in his visits to Montana, President Donald Trump made light of an incident in which Republican congressman Greg Gianforte body slammed a British reporter.

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Great Falls annual leaf pick-up need-to-knows Video included

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Great Falls' annual leaf pick-up is going to be this Monday, October 22 - November 7.  The Natural Resources Division will be vacuuming up leaves in conjunction with the City Street Division to sweep the roadways from 7 am -3 pm, Monday- Friday. If you live in the Boulevard district, you’ll need to put your leaves on the Boulevard curb instead of in the storm gutters. The reason for this is because rain and/or snow will make it extremely difficult to ...

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Gallatin sheriff announces opposition to Bozeman Public Safety Center, fire and police chiefs respond

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With just a few weeks left until the game-changing vote, the Bozeman Public Safety Center saga continues, now raising questions about how public resources work together.

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Angela Marshall interviews President Trump one-on-one after Missoula rally

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During Thursday's campaign rally in Missoula, ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall got the only opportunity to interview President Donald Trump.

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Proposed new hotel and conference center in Powell, WY

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Powell - Powell is one step closer to a new hotel and convention center.  The state of Wyoming approved a three million dollar grant to build a conference center, and a Montana investor plans to build an adjacent hotel. 

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Hundreds turn out to Missoula Love Trumps Hate rally

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A rally against President Trump's visit to Missoula Thursday, brought out hundreds of Missoulians, as well as people from other parts of the state. 

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UM says it does not condone "M" protest signs

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MISSOULA - The University of Montana says it doesn't endorse messages displayed on the side of Mount Sentinel.

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Sen. Tester says Trump should visit veterans' clinic

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BUTTE- U.S. Senator Jon Tester held a press conference at the Finlen Hotel Thursday afternoon. Sen. Tester addressed the crowd to talk about his record of “fighting for Montana’s Veterans.” 

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WATCH LIVE: President Trump in Missoula

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MISSOULA - ABC FOX Montana and Angela Marshall are on the scene as President Donald Trump arrives in Missoula. Watch our live stream of the event here.

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Presidential plane lands in Great Falls

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KFBB is receiving reports that a presidential plane has landed in Great Falls at the Montana Air National Guard. It is unclear what exactly the plane is doing at MANG, although it is suspected the plane could be apart of the President's fleet and there wasn't room at the Missoula International Airport for the entire fleet to land.  Our Ricky Blackburn is currently on the scene at the airport, and is working to bring us more information as it becomes available.  More>>

PHOTOS: Trump supporters line up outside Missoula rally

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MISSOULA - Thousands of supporters awaited President Trump's third visit to the Treasure State. 

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Trump's battle over Montana gets personal

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President Trump's visit to Missoula on Thursday is his third stop in the Treasure State in just three months.  

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Grizzly tranquilized and relocated after it would not leave garage

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A 900-pound grizzly bear was tranquilized and removed by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks after it would not leave a garage near Valier yesterday.

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Montana county has error in absentee ballot instructions

A western Montana county mailed inaccurate ballot instructions with absentee ballots for the Nov. 6 general election.

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Buffalo Wild Wings releases pumpkin spice chicken wings

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You've heard of pumpkin flavored coffee and pumpkin scented candles but have you heard of pumpkin spice chicken wings? 

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Trump protest signs displayed on Missoula mountainsides

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MISSOULA - Some of the valley's most prominent hillsides were targeted Thursday morning with anti-Trump messages. 

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Missoula Rises prepares for Trump's visit

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One Missoula political action organization spent Wednesday ....

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Grizzly Sports Report: October 17, 2018

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Watch the eighth episode of the Grizzly Sports Report! Head coach Bobby Hauck joins show hosts Shaun Rainey and Riley Corcoran after Montana gets beat up on the road against North Dakota, losing 41-14, to bring their overall record to 4-3 on the year. They talk about turning the ball over on three straight possessions to start the game, and how the team could never get into their gameplan, They also take a look at the upcoming bye week by talking a lot about the recruit...

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Butte community helps stranded couple in need

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BUTTE- The community of Butte came together this past weekend to help a couple after they were stranded in a snow storm.  Kim Hoey and James Robinson were on there way from Belgrade to Oklahoma when they decided to stop at Pigeon Creek Campground near Butte. 

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Hotels in Missoula nearly full during Trump visit

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Finding lodging when President Trump is in Missoula on Thursday may be difficult to find. As the president plans his first visit to Western Montana, hotels in Missoula are nearly full. 

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UM professors holding teach-in during Trump visit

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Several professors at the University of Montana won't be watching President Donald Trump's speech in Missoula on Thursday, and the reason isn't to protest, but rather to teach. 

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Jeff Bridges speaks at MSU in support of Sen. Jon Tester

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BOZEMAN - "The Dude" appeared at Montana State University on Wednesday in support of Jon Tester and Kathleen Williams.

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NorthWestern Energy says customers lost $3k in scam

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BUTTE - NorthWestern Energy is warning of a new phone scam involving a false claim of overdue utility bills.

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New massive 'Most Stuf Oreos' coming soon

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If the 'stuf' in Oreos is the stuff of your dreams, get ready. TheJunkFoodAisle recently unveiled what it says is an actual product photo of the Oreo's newest, biggest incarnation: The Most Stuf.

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California students baked cookies with human ashes; police investigating

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Police say they are investigating a report that a Northern California high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade cookies and shared them with several classmates. 

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Company behind Black Butte Copper Mine facing campaign allegations

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Sandfire Resources, the Australian-based company behind the Black Butte Copper Mine in White Sulphur Springs, is getting some heat tonight from proponents of Initiative 186. I-186 is a ballot initiative that would increase mining regulations, specifically with regards to water pollution.

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U of Montana says 22 faculty members leaving by 2021

The University of Montana says 22 faculty members have agreed to leave their jobs within the next three years.

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Missoula Rural Firefighters train to prepare for winter wrecks Video included

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Missoula Rural Firefighters spent Wednesday practicing extracting victims of a multi-vehicle crash.

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Trump family secret service code names

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MISSOULA - As Secret Service agents and government officials arrive in Montana for another presidential visit, we decided to look up President Trump's Secret Service code name. 

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Laurel school resource officer resigns after "inappropriate" texts, sexual contact with student

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A Laurel High School resource officer resigns after an internal investigation by the city reveals he was exchanging "flirtatious and inappropriate" text messages with a 16-year-old student at the close of the 2017 school year. 

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Montana man gets 105 years in prison for frying pan slaying

A Montana man who hit his wife in the head with a frying pan, slit her throat and tried to dispose of the body at a landfill has been sentenced to 105 years in prison.

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Missoula passes amended emergency gun ban in public places

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The Missoula City Council passed two ordinances banning firearms in public places.    Both ordinances, passed Monday, ban firearms at all polling places, schools, parks, museums, libraries and the city council chambers.    The first was an emergency ordinance that went into effect immediately due to the fact the general election is Nov. 6, while the regular ordinance will go into effect in 30 days.    The amended emergency ordinance... More>>

Bird migration is causing a headache for many in Great Falls Video included

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If you’ve noticed a little more bird poop on your car, don’t worry, they aren’t just targeting you. When birds migrate to the south in the winter, they travel in large concentrated groups.  As a result, there will be more bird feces around the area.  Every bird species is different in how they decide when it’s time to spread their wings and fly south for warmer weather. According to Montana's FWP, Great Falls is the perfect place for birds to take... More>>

YWCA Missoula fights family homelessness

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Family homelessness is a big issue in Montana, but it’s not always a visible one. One Missoula organization is trying to create more options for homeless families in need. 

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Belgrade dog shot in backyard; owners, police search for suspects

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A Belgrade family is looking for answers, after their 2-year-old Great Pyrenees, Kuva, was shot in the chest their fenced backyard last Thursday. 

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Mattress Firm Student of the Week: Hellgate's Burke McGowan

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Imagine entering your senior year of football having never won a football game. "Coming in as a freshman and seeing our varsity get beat 79-0, and just watching that from the sidelines and saying wow, this is going to take a lot." Burke McGowan says with a laugh.

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Billings police ask for help in Laura Johnson missing person case Video included

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The Billings Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado. 

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Arrest made in molestation of miniature horse in Delaware

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Delaware State Police have charged a suspect in the sexual assault of a miniature horse and a subsequent burglary at the same barn several weeks later. 

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First child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI's Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year when another passenger noticed child pornography on his laptop screen.

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Mississippi officials investigate toddler found dead in oven

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A grandmother is being questioned after her dead granddaughter was found inside a heated oven in a Mississippi town. 

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City of Laurel investigating SRO after reports of sexual contact with student

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A Laurel school resource officer has been placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexual contact with a student.  

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BREAKING: Man found in Missouri River identified

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GREAT FALLS- The Cascade County Coroner has identified the man whose body was found in the Missouri River over the weekend.

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Donald Daters app for Trump supporters aims to 'Make America Date Again'

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A new app aims to help young Trump supporters seeking refuge from "liberal intolerance" - but it's scrambling to fix a security issue that arose when it launched.

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North Carolina man shot after triggering his own booby-trap

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CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. - A North Carolina man has suffered a severe arm injury after getting shot by his own booby trap.

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Eastern Montana deputy charged with sexual abuse of child

An eastern Montana sheriff's deputy, who had been running for sheriff, faces a charge of sexual abuse of a child.

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U.S. Senate candidates now obligated to file campaign finance information online

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The Montana Senate race is attracting nationwide attention, and a new requirement that aims to increase openness about campaign finances breaks it down by the numbers. 

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Montana Treasure: Butte's Dish-ability food truck

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A small Butte business is helping make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities, one taco at a time. The Dish-ability food truck is this week's Montana Treasure.

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Man accused of stealing pain medication from seniors

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Dylan Thomas Burger is charged with criminal possession of dangerous drugs and two counts of theft.

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Idaho man faces child pornography charges

An eastern Idaho man awaiting trial because police say he possessed child pornography has been charged with the same crime again.

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Man accused of inappropriately touching a girl under 12

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Joseph Francis Silva is charged with sexual intercourse without consent after a young girl spoke with police.

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Idaho official faces calls to resign after killing family of baboons

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BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner is facing calls to resign after sharing photos of a recent hunting trip. The photos show Blake Fischer and his wife posing with animals they killed in Africa. 

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President Trump's Rally location changes to Minuteman Aviation Video included

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MISSOULA - President Donald Trump's third visit to the Treasure State is slated to take place Thursday evening at an aviation center near the Missoula airport.

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North Main Street fire in Kalispell blocks traffic

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KALISPELL - No one was hurt during a fire at a business on the 300 block of North Main Street.

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Jeff Bridges visiting Bozeman to support Sen. Jon Tester

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BOZEMAN - Actor Jeff Bridges is appearing at a meet and greet in Montana to support Sen. Jon Tester's reelection campaign. 

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How one school in Great Falls is saying no to bullying Video included

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Loy Elementary school in Great Falls has implemented a program known as Watch D.O.G.S to help stop school bullying. The Watch D.O.G.S program started back in 1998 when two dads wanted to be more involved in their kid's lives. Today, there are over six thousand schools that have the program across the country. The goal is to eventually see the program into every school across the nation. Watch D.O.G.S is a program that aims to give kids a positive male role model while al... More>>

City Club Missoula to host forum on proposed open space bond

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 City Club Missoula will host a forum on the potential Missoula open space bond on October 15. The bond will be up for a vote in November, and the forum will feature speakers on both sides of the issue. 

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Bayern Brewery reaches out to Great Falls for glass recycling Video included

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Jurgen Knoller, the CEO of Missoula's Bayern Brewing, leads the brewery's innovative recycling program and says he wants to start accepting glass from Great Falls.

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Idaho man shares story of Grizzly attack while bow hunting in Montana

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A Facebook post by Bob Legasa of Idaho is going viral after he survived a grizzly attack while bow hunting in Montana. 

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Woman held at Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center dies

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A female inmate has died at the Butte-Silver Bow Detention center where she was being held. According to Sheriff  Ed Lester, the woman was found unresponsive by detention staff at approximately 2 o'clock this afternoon. Efforts to revive the woman were unsuccessful. Detectives from butte and Montana division of criminal investigations are investigating the death. The woman's body has been transported to Montana state crime lab in Missoula where an autopsy will be completed. We... More>>

Toyota Play of the Week #7: Belgrade's Ethan Major

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Week seven of the Toyota Play of the Week is a great piece of special teams trickery on the football field. 

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Man likely got 'brain-eating amoeba' at Texas resort

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WACO, Texas (AP) - Health officials say a New Jersey man who died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba " was likely exposed to it during his visit to a Texas water resort last month.

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Could flea collars cause chemical burns on cats and dogs?

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The cat's owner says he put a "Sergeant's Dual Action Flea and Tick Collar" on his cat and a few days later noticed that it appeared to have caused a serious chemical burn.

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Former teacher convicted of hiding gun for student

A former high school art teacher has been convicted of hiding a gun that a student brought to school in southeastern Montana.

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Register for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Missoula Montana Oct. 13

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ABC FOX Montana is proud to be a part of this year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, scheduled for Missoula on Oct. 13. Registration opens at Caras Park at 7;30 AM, with survivor photo at 8:30 AM, and 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk at 9 AM. 

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Former Hardin teacher convicted of tampering with evidence

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After a 3-day trial in Big Horn County District Court, Nora Bettina Block, 42, was convicted of felony tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and misdemeanor obstructing a peace officer or other public servant.  

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Independent women a key in outcome of Montana Senate race

Political observers say a key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana's high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 stick with the president and Republicans again...

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Billings police officer injured in morning crash

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A Billings police officer was injured in a Friday morning crash. The 38-year-old officer was parked on the 6th Street overpass on Laurel Road when the veihicle was rear-ended.

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Wake Up Weekends: Events happening across Montana

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Billings Events: HarvestFest Date: 10/13/2018 Time: 9:00 am Location: Montana Brewing Company 113 N Broadway Billings, MT 59101 Sleepy Hollow Haunted Wagon Ride Date: October 5, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm ZooMontana - 2100 Shiloh Road, Billings, MT 59102 Great Falls Events:  Fall Family Fest When: Saturday from 1-4 pm Where: Heritage Picnic area, Giant Springs State Park, 4803 Giant Springs Road, Great Falls, MT Ulm V... More>>

Judge rules in favor of Missoula gun background check ordinance

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MISSOULA - A judge ruled in favor Thursday of a controversial gun ordinance that's contested by the attorney general.

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Great Falls Rescue Mission says part-time jobs aren't enough to end homelessness

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The city of Great Falls is continuing to grow, bringing in several new businesses this year. Despite the recent economic growth, the Great Falls Rescue Mission says the homeless population has stayed the same; serving about 200 homeless every day. According to Becky Nelson at Great Falls Public Schools, from 2017-2018, there were 370 reported homeless students However, recent statistics show that there are over 500 homeless students throughout the city. While recent job ...

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Washington investigating children partially paralyzed with polio-like virus

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OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Health is investigating reports of five children who have been hospitalized after a sudden onset of paralysis of one or more limbs.

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HGTV 2019 Dream Home will be in Whitefish

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Big news for HGTV fans... 2019's HGTV Dream Home has been announced, and it's being built right here in Montana. 

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Five people hospitalized in head-on wreck on South Reserve

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MISSOULA - A wreck is blocking traffic on South Reserve near Shopko on Thursday afternoon.

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Sheriffs find body of missing Big Sky man in river

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The body of a missing 29-year-old Big Sky man was found Wednesday in the Gallatin River.  

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Washington Supreme Court tosses out state's death penalty

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OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state's Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty violates its Constitution. The ruling Thursday makes Washington the latest state to do away with capital punishment.

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Motorcyclist leads deputies on 125 mph chase, sheriff says

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MISSOULA - Sheriff's deputies are seeking tips after an unidentified motorcyclist led them on a 125-mph chase.

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Weinstein in court as judge mulls future of sex assault case

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NEW YORK (AP) - Harvey Weinstein is set to appear before a New York judge as his lawyers try to get the charges dismissed in his criminal case.    Judge James Burke is expected to issue rulings Thursday on defense motions assailing an indictment accusing Weinstein of rape and sexual assault.    The hearing comes a year and a day after The New Yorker first published allegations by one accuser in the case, Lucia Evans.    She says Weinstein forced her into ... More>>

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