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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 Police Department Saturday.

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Billings apartment fire claims life

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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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1st Annual Missoula Clean Energy Expo

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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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One suspect arrested, warrant issued for second suspect in Missoula 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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Crow Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid and Judge Kari Covers Up removed from office

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This information just into our newsroom, Crow Nation Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid, and Associate Judge Kari Covers Up have been removed from office by the Crow Legislative Branch. 

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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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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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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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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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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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GOP member says Trump attendees should carry weapons against protesters

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MISSOULA - A former chair of the state Republican party is making headlines for a suggestion that Trump supporters bring weapons to Thursday afternoon's rally.

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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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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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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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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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Clinton School District running $4M bond in Nov. election

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Clinton Schools are asking voters to approve a $4 million bond. 

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Missoula organization coordinating Trump counter-event

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One Missoula organization is coordinating what they call a "community event" in response to President Trump's visit on 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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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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Earthquake hits while Montana school practices earthquake drills

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BELGRADE - It was a once-in-a-lifetime coincidence when an earthquake rumbled Belgrade while students were practicing for that very event.

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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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Williams outraises Gianforte by $1M in Montana House race

New campaign finance reports show Democrat Kathleen Williams raised $1 million more than Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte over the last fundraising period.

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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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Officials identify woman who died in Butte jail

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Butte-Silver Bow County officials have released the name of a woman who died while in the county jail.

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Trump should pay for Montana visit, county commissioner says Video included

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MISSOULA - A county commissioner says he's looking into charging the Matt Rosendale campaign for any costs to taxpayers incurred by President Trump's Thursday visit.

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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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Missoula City bans firearms from several public spaces

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The Missoula City Council passed two ordinances about banning firearms in several public spaces on Monday. An emergency ordinance takes effect immediately, and another ordinance will take effect in several weeks. 

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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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Female inmate dies at Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center

A female inmate died at the Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center over the weekend.

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The Latest: Governor: Coal export idea is 'harebrained' plan

The Latest on the Trump administration considering the use of military bases or other federal facilities to export fossil fuels (all times local):

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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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The Latest: Grizzly attack survivor to have 2nd surgery Video included

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A hunter who survived a grizzly bear attack in Montana is having a second surgery for his injuries.

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Warren DNA analysis points to Native American heritage; Trump denies offering $1M for test

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BOSTON - President Donald Trump is falsely denying that he offered $1 million for Sen. Elizabeth Warren to take a DNA test to prove whether she had Native American ancestors. Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, is a widely rumored 2020 presidential candidate.

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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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Man's body found in Missouri River in Great Falls

A man's body was found in the Missouri River in Great Falls over the weekend.

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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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Bozeman's Alpacas Of Montana holding #NameTheBabyAlpaca contest

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Alpacas of Montana celebrated both National Alpaca Day and their 15th Alpaca Open House - and they're holding a #NameTheBabyAlpaca contest.

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Local band, L.A. bound

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GREAT FALLS- Five guys from Great Falls, one band, and a shot at recording in L.A. They're called Call Of The Awakened. They've been together since high school jamming out to hard rock and metal music, and now they're heading to L.A. in February for three weeks to record their second album. However, this journey didn't come easy. Besides the struggle of breaking into one of the toughest industries in the world, two members also dealt with major heartbreak.  "We were gettin...

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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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Music is Medicine singer visiting 50 states, 50 hospitals

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GREAT FALLS- A man is traveling across the country, stopping in one hospital every state to spread his mission of Music Is Medicine.

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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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President Trump coming to Missoula

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Details on President Donald Trump's third visit to Montana have been released.

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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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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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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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UPDATE: Sex offender hired at Roosevelt Medical Center has been terminated Video included

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Update: RMC announced on their Facebook page Wednesday that the Board of Directors has chosen to terminate Denise Carlson's employment with the medical center.

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Republican lawmakers want work requirement for Medicaid

Republican lawmakers want Montana to require able-bodied adults to work in order to qualify for health insurance under Medicaid expansion.

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Montana voters to decide on ballot collection restrictions

Montana voters will decide whether to make it illegal for one person to turn in another's absentee ballot unless they have a personal relationship with each other.

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Missoula looks at new ways to fight bike theft

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The city of Missoula is considering a new social media approach to help fight bike theft. 

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President Trump says he may pick new UN ambassador this month

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he will decide in two to three weeks, if not sooner, who will be America's next ambassador to the United Nations.    The current ambassador, Nikki Haley, announced Tuesday that she is stepping down at year's end. She hinted in her resignation letter that she is headed to the private sector after two years at the U.N. and, before that, six years as South Carolina's governor.    Among those Trump says he is considering is... More>>

Hurricane Michael: Governor 'scared to death' evacuations ignored

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PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the impact of Hurricane Michael will be "horrible," the worst storm to hit the Panhandle in a century.    Scott said Wednesday he's "scared to death" that people in places such as St. George Island along the state's coast had ignored evacuation orders.    He said he hopes that no one kept children with them as they chose to ride it out, but the time to evacuate from coastal areas has "... More>>

Western Wyoming to start using double wide snow plows Video included

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Cody - Wyoming’s Department of Transportation has a new weapon against snowstorms in Northwest Wyoming:  a convertible double wide snow plow. The new system costs $400,000, but WYDOT managers say it saves money and time.

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Bayern Brewing in Missoula now using 100% reused glass

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Montana's oldest brewery reaches a milestone this month. One-hundred percent of beer bottles filled and distributed by Bayern Brewing now come from reused glass. ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall explains how the German brewery is making a big difference in reducing its carbon footprint in Montana and beyond.

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Pita Pit serves up life lessons Video included

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Love, support, generosity, and family are all words employees at Billings local Pita Pits use to describe owners Kristi and Mark Grob.  Christina Boyden and Tami Fire Bear haven't had the easiest of lives.  They're currently both living at Passages pre-release center in Billings and bettering their lives.  Pita Pit is helping them do that.  Boyden said working at Pita Pit "has helped out a lot really and it's awesome to work here." From taking orders to c... More>>

350 Montana pushes for renewable energy in Missoula

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The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's new report says the world needs to make some big changes to address climate change by 2030. 

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Forecasters: Hurricane Michael gaining strength

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MIAMI (AP) - Data from hurricane hunter aircraft flying through Hurricane Michael show the storm is still strengthening over the Gulf of Mexico.    At 11 a.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center said Michael had top sustained winds of 110 mph (175 kph). That's just below the threshold for a "major" hurricane, and forecasters say they still expect Michael to get stronger.    Michael was moving north at 12 mph (19 kph). The hurricane is expected to make land... More>>

President Trump says Haley leaving at 'end of the year'

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley will be "leaving" his administration "at the end of the year."    Trump and Haley confirmed Tuesday in the Oval Office that the president had accepted her resignation. Trump calls Haley a "very special" person "who gets it," adding that she told him six months ago that she might want to take some time off. Trump says that together they "solved a lot of probl... More>>

Man arrested for shoplifting and assaulting an employee at Albertsons

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One man has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting and assaulting an employee at Albertsons.

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Montana Tech celebrates Homecoming Oct. 7-13

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Montana Tech University in Butte is celebrating Homecoming this week, October 7-13.

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One dead, one injured in Whitefish crash

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A 22-year-old man is dead and a woman is recovering from injuries after a crash in Whitefish. 

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Elk poaching investigated in northern Wyoming

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is investigating who is responsible for killing and removing the head of a bull elk in the Bighorn Mountains and leaving all edible portions of the animal to waste.   The headless carcass was reported to Lovell Game Warden Dillon Herman on Sept. 27 by a hunter.   Herman determined the elk was killed by an arrow, likely between Sept. 22 and 24. The head had been removed from the carcass and skinned, with just the skull an... More>>

Limousine Crash: Vigil, counseling after crash that killed 20

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SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) - Grief counseling and a vigil will be held following a devastating accident that killed 20 people in upstate New York.   The crash on Saturday in the town of Schoharie (skoh-HAYR'-ee) killed two pedestrians and 18 occupants of a limousine, including four sisters.   The Times Union says the group of young adults heading for a birthday party all lived in nearby Amsterdam, New York, and grew up together. Two of the couples were newlyweds.   The Amster... More>>

New legislation seeks to ease travel headaches for nursing moms

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New legislation is in the works to make traveling easier for nursing moms, and changes are coming to Missoula's airport.

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UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.N. report says limiting global warming to just under a single degree could mean the difference between life and death for many people and ecosystems.   But the scientists behind the report have little hope the world will rise to the challenge.   The Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued the report on Sunday at its meeting in South Korea.   The nations of the world have set a goal of limiting warming of the planet to 1... More>>

Closure around western Wyoming wildfire lifted

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Rain and cooler weather have allowed officials to lift the closure around a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in western Wyoming.   The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the closure around the Roosevelt Fire was lifted Friday, and Bridger-Teton National Forest lands have reopened to the public.   Forest Service officials say people who enter the area should be aware of the hazards involved with traversing a recently burned area.   The fire... More>>

Artificial sweeteners turn your own body against you Video included

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A new study found that artificial sweeteners could be turning your own body against you.  A new article published in the Molecules Medical Journal documented that six FDA approved foods and drinks containing artificial sweeteners were toxic to the digestive microbes in mice. Researches found that exposing even one milligram per milliliter of artificial sweetener would make the bacteria in the digestive system become toxic. However, this is only one of the many problems wh... More>>

Women's Giving Circle of Missoula to award $10,000 grant

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Organizations that help women and children in Missoula have a chance to earn a $10,000 grant to help their causes. That chance expires when applications close on Monday, October 8. 

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The New Frontier: A Love Affair with Ag Video included

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"Northern Ag Research Center has been a major part of my life for a lot of years." If it sounds like Mark Peterson is having a love affair with ag research, you're probably right. The Northern Ag Research Center has been around since 1915, but when Mark and his colleague, Gregg Carlson, began working more closely in the early 80's to expand the Center, things really started to take off. "He worked very, very well with a lot of people. If you see a lot of things here ...

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Man taken into custody following Butte standoff

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A stand off between officers and an adult male fugitive lasted several hours Sunday, after the man barricaded himself inside a residence on the 400 Block of West Mercury Street.  According to  Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff Ed Lester, the man was eventually arrested and taken into custody. No one was injured. More information is expected to be released Monday. 

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Vaughn Fire & Rescue Volunteer Fire Department honoring fallen firefighters

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GREAT FALLS- Today you may have noticed fire department's around town having their flag at half-staff. This is because every first weekend of October firefighters across the United States ring a bell at 10 a.m. EST symbolizing those who've fallen while in the line of duty.  Every year all of the firefighter line of duty deaths are reported into Emmitsburg, Maryland where the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Service is held. Vaughn Fire & Rescue Volunteer Fire...

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2nd Annual Caesar Showdown

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GREAT FALLS- The Do Bar will be hosting the Second Annual Great Falls Caesar Showdown October 6th, 2018. It starts at 3 p.m. and it's 10 dollars to get in the door. That'll include sampling Caesar’s from various restaurants in Great Falls. Do Bar said all proceeds will be donated to Casa-Can, our local non-profit child advocates.  Whose ever Caesar gets the most votes will win bragging rights, personal trophies, and what's looking like over a 200 cash pot.

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Spectrum services down impacting local businesses

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GREAT FALLS- If you’re a customer of Spectrum, services have finally been restored, but local business owners are still feeling the repercussions. "When we first found out the internet wasn't working, our dispatchers have a backup tablet that runs off of Verizon Network so we were able to get that up and going and so they could at least see the logistics of where our cabs were,” said Ryan Perrin, Owner of BlackedOut 406 TAXI & LIMOUSINE. For the last two days, t...

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Local artist gives GFHS inspirational facelift

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GREAT FALLS- Great Falls High School got an inspirational facelift thanks to one local artist. Eileen Laskowski is using three simple tools to uplift people inside and outside of Great Falls High. By taking a pen, a piece of paper, and a paperclip, she creates messages like the ones you see.  She writes about thoughts, experiences, or emotions stemming all from her personal sketchbook. Eileen explains it's important for high school students to have access to the creative proces...

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7 cited after sit-in, protest at Montana GOP office in Missoula

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MISSOULA - Seven people protesting the Senate vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh were cited after occupying the Montana GOP office on Friday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Daines says he will vote for Kavanaugh if needed

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The U.S. Senate voted Friday to move forward with nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh.  In a procedural vote to end debate over the embattled nominee, 51 senators voted "yes" and 49 senators voted "no." The vote ends debate and allows the Senate to move forward with a final vote on nomination.  Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the only democrat to cross party lines in vote in favor of moving forward. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska ...

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  • Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

    Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

    Sunday, October 21 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-10-21 05:15:36 GMT
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    (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP). This undated photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 shows Officer Antwan Toney. On Saturday, Toney was killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious vehi...(Gwinnett County Police Department via AP). This undated photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 shows Officer Antwan Toney. On Saturday, Toney was killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious vehi...
    2 men charged in connection with fatal shooting of Georgia police officer.
    2 men charged in connection with fatal shooting of Georgia police officer.
  • "I don't feel real": Mental stress mounting after Michael

    "I don't feel real": Mental stress mounting after Michael

    Sunday, October 21 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-10-21 16:05:07 GMT
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    (AP Photo/David Goldman). A resident walks past a shattered window of a room at a damaged motel, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla., where guests continue to stay in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.(AP Photo/David Goldman). A resident walks past a shattered window of a room at a damaged motel, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla., where guests continue to stay in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.
    Health workers say they are seeing signs of mental fatigue in residents more than a week after Michael, and problems could continue as a short-term disaster turns into a long-term recovery that will take years.
    Health workers say they are seeing signs of mental fatigue in residents more than a week after Michael, and problems could continue as a short-term disaster turns into a long-term recovery that will take years.
  • Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

    Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

    Sunday, October 21 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-10-21 16:43:49 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-10-21 16:55:25 GMT
    Charles Wang, the technology company founder who formerly owned the New York Islanders hockey team, has died.
    Charles Wang, the technology company founder who formerly owned the New York Islanders hockey team, has died.
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  • Actor Bruce Willis sells central Idaho ranch for $5.5M

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:26:38 GMT
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    HAILEY, Idaho - Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million. KTVB-TV reports in a story on Wednesday that's far below the original asking price of $15 million when the home was put up for sale in 2011. Travis Jones is a listing agent with Engel & Volkers Sun Valley who took over the job of selling the home in the small town of Hailey two years ago. 

    HAILEY, Idaho - Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million. KTVB-TV reports in a story on Wednesday that's far below the original asking price of $15 million when the home was put up for sale in 2011. Travis Jones is a listing agent with Engel & Volkers Sun Valley who took over the job of selling the home in the small town of Hailey two years ago. 

  • Man arrested for DUI, threats to kill works at Kadlec, Richland hospital says

    Man arrested for DUI, threats to kill works at Kadlec, Richland hospital says

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-10-16 23:58:21 GMT

    There is new information tonight on the lock down at Kadlec in Richland Monday night, where a man threatened to kill himself and others.

    There is new information tonight on the lock down at Kadlec in Richland Monday night, where a man threatened to kill himself and others.

  • ESPN College Gameday location in Pullman set

    ESPN College Gameday location in Pullman set

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:23:13 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash. - If you're planning on traveling to Pullman this Saturday to take part in the ESPN College Gameday festivities and are wondering where they will be broadcasting from, look for the giant crowd by the stadium with all of the ESPN College Gameday logos.  If you're the kind of person who likes exact intersections, then head to the corner of Stadium Way and Ferdinad's Lane. 

    PULLMAN, Wash. - If you're planning on traveling to Pullman this Saturday to take part in the ESPN College Gameday festivities and are wondering where they will be broadcasting from, look for the giant crowd by the stadium with all of the ESPN College Gameday logos.  If you're the kind of person who likes exact intersections, then head to the corner of Stadium Way and Ferdinad's Lane. 

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