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2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

WEST GLACIER – A rash of medical emergencies in the past two days – including the deaths of two visitors due to cardiac arrest – prompted Glac…

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Fundraiser combines craft beer, live music and tennis

Fundraiser combines craft beer, live music and tennis

For once, George Moncure can combine all of his passions — craft beer, music and tennis.

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Grandsons motivated Grandma to shed 42 pounds

Grandsons motivated Grandma to shed 42 pounds

When Nancy Darling’s mother died in 1994, Darling quit smoking. When her sister died in November 2012, Darling vowed to lose weight and get healthy.

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Fans dance in the aisles at McGraw concert

Fans dance in the aisles at McGraw concert

Almost 9,000 screaming fans packed the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark on Tuesday to see country star Tim McGraw in a rare sold-out show.

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Walsh: Voters should look at entire record

Walsh: Voters should look at entire record

Attempting to move beyond the plagiarism scandal that’s engulfed his campaign, U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., said Tuesday he’s hopeful voters…

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Wildfire burns 100-150 acres near Roundup

Wildfire burns 100-150 acres near Roundup

A fire in the Roundup area near Bender Road has burned between 100 and 150 acres, according to the Roundup Disaster and Emergency Services Fac…

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Police search Billings stores for fake narcotics

Police search Billings stores for fake narcotics

Billings police searched several businesses Tuesday morning, finding what they believe is evidence of selling synthetic drugs, commonly known …

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Woman accused of killing newborn ruled competent

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A federal judge has ruled that a 20-year-old woman accused of killing her newborn son on the Wind River Indian Reservation is…

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Wyoming VA employees face discipline for manipulating data

Wyoming VA employees face discipline for manipulating data

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Department of Veterans Affairs says six employees at a clinic in Fort Collins and the VA Medical Center in Cheyenne,…

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Names of 3 attorneys seeking work-comp judge job forwarded to Bullock

HELENA – The Judicial Nomination Commission on Tuesday unanimously voted to submit the names of three attorneys to Gov. Steve Bullock for cons…

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Former Griz hoops player accused of selling Adderall pills

Former Griz hoops player accused of selling Adderall pills

MISSOULA — A former Montana Grizzlies basketball player faces felony charges for allegedly selling prescription drugs to undercover Missoula p…

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Down to 4, columnist challengers focus on tomatoes

Down to 4, columnist challengers focus on tomatoes

The hunt for the next cooking columnist is on at The Billings Gazette.

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Hot dry weather continues in Billings

Hot dry weather continues in Billings

The parched Billings area will continue to bake in the sun as temperatures in the Magic City hover near 90 for the remainder of the work-week.

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Haystack Mountain: Nondescript summit rewards with views

Haystack Mountain: Nondescript summit rewards with views

BUTTE — Although the 2.5-mile hike to the top of Haystack Mountain, northeast of Butte, is a little on the strenuous side, the reward at the s…

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Frenchtown 10-year-old's stir-fry recipe earns her lunch with first lady

Frenchtown 10-year-old's stir-fry recipe earns her lunch with first lady

FRENCHTOWN — A Frenchtown youngster’s tofu stir-fry earned her a trip to the nation’s capital and lunch with the first lady.

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Legion baseball: Royals, Scarlets set for state tourney showdown

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta -- The Royals and Scarlets will rekindle their rivalry Wednesday at the State AA Legion baseball tournament.

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Idaho suspends plan for hired wolf hunter

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Fish and Game officials say they’re suspending a plan to use a hired hunter to kill wolves in the Frank Church River of N…

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Bail set at $500K in Interstate 90 shooting

MISSOULA — A Washington state man is charged with shooting another man in an apparent dispute over stolen drugs and leaving him for dead on a …

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Boys and Girls Clubs looking to boost exposure, youth involvement

Boys and Girls Clubs looking to boost exposure, youth involvement

Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County has joined up with a national campaign to provide its services to more local youth and increase its…

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Driver accused of nearing 100 mph in downtown Billings pleads guilty

Driver accused of nearing 100 mph in downtown Billings pleads guilty

A man accused of reaching speeds nearing 100 mph in downtown Billings while fleeing from police in April pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving und…

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Pilot killed in crash west of Lolo Pass was bound for experimental aircraft fly-in

MISSOULA — The pilot killed Monday in the crash of a small plane in the Bitterroot Mountains west of Lolo Pass was head of the staff of an eng…

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Worker killed at western Wyoming construction site

AFTON, Wyo. — An accident at a construction site in western Wyoming has claimed the life of a 23-year-old man.

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Defense Department to oversee plagiarism investigation of Walsh

Defense Department to oversee plagiarism investigation of Walsh

HELENA — The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War Co…

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Show up early for Tim McGraw show

Show up early for Tim McGraw show

Doors open Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at MetraPark's Rimrock Auto Arena for fans attending the Tim McGraw concert.

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Officials ID man killed in motorcycle crash

GREAT FALLS — Officials in Lewis and Clark County have identified the Great Falls man who died in a weekend motorcycle crash near Wolf Creek.

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Man pleads guilty in March bank robbery

Man pleads guilty in March bank robbery

A 43-year-old man with a criminal record that includes felony theft, arson, forgery and attempted robbery pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbing a …

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Man charged with 7th DUI

Man charged with 7th DUI

A man with six DUI convictions made an initial court appearance Monday on a seventh charge of driving under the influence.

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About 30 arrested during Evel Knievel Days

About 30 arrested during Evel Knievel Days

BUTTE — Revelers didn’t get too raucous over Evel Knievel Days this year, police say.

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Jockey injured at Great Falls horse race

GREAT FALLS — A jockey is hospitalized in serious condition with head injuries after a weekend horse racing accident in Great falls that injur…

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Ohio man dies in Montana bicycle crash

KALISPELL — Officials in northwestern Montana say an Ohio man died after being thrown from a bicycle on Big Mountain Road north of Whitefish.

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Authorities identify boy who drowned in Bitterroot

HAMILTON — Ravalli County authorities have identified a 3-year-old Stevensville boy who drowned last week in the Bitterroot River.

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Accused I-90 shooter to appear on attempted murder charges today

Accused I-90 shooter to appear on attempted murder charges today

MISSOULA — They allegedly shot the man twice in a dispute over stolen methamphetamine and money, then left him for dead along Interstate 90 la…

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Weather outlook: More of the same

Weather outlook: More of the same

Billings residents intent on keeping their grass green will have to keep watering their lawns this week, because no relief from hot and dry we…

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Glacier officials continue search for bear believed to be shot by hiker

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials continued to search Monday for a bear they believe was shot and wounded Saturday by a tourist f…

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Hells Angels roll into Cody for weeklong 'run'

Hells Angels roll into Cody for weeklong 'run'

CASPER, Wyo. — Members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club rolled into Wyoming on Monday for the start of an annual week-long gathering.

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Nearly all area school construction awarded to local companies

Nearly all area school construction awarded to local companies

This summer is a sprint for area schools to complete millions in building upgrades and repairs during the next few weeks.

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64-room hotel opens in Billings near Cabela's

64-room hotel opens in Billings near Cabela's

Billings’ newest lodging, My Place Hotel, opened last week, a key victory for a development supported by public funds.

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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

DENVER — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant…

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Gazette opinion: Convicted serial rapist forfeits his freedom forever

Gazette opinion: Convicted serial rapist forfeits his freedom forever

Fourteen months after our community learned that a serial rapist had attacked several young women in their homes, he has been sentenced to 22 …

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O'Grady, Sparks go long, Blandino goes up as Mustangs win

O'Grady, Sparks go long, Blandino goes up as Mustangs win

The Mustangs got three-run home runs from two of Cincinnati’s best rookie prospects. Then they said goodbye to maybe its best.

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Billings City Council gives assisted living a big assist

The Billings City Council unanimously gave the go-ahead Monday to allow a nearly 100-unit assisted-living facility at the southeast corner of …

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Who’s behind Draft Schweitzer attempt?

Who’s behind Draft Schweitzer attempt?

HELENA — One man behind the effort to draft former Gov. Brian Schweitzer for president is a 24-year-old Connecticut educator who was impressed…

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In show of trust, SD2 board shuffles committees

In a sign of emerging trust among trustees, members of the School District 2 school board agreed Monday to retool the board's committee struct…

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Leenknecht powers Royals toward 3-peat bid

Leenknecht powers Royals toward 3-peat bid

As the State AA Legion baseball tournament begins Tuesday, Tanner Leenknecht’s career with the Billings Royals is nearing its conclusion. But …

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Remains of man found north of Hardin; no foul play suspected

A human corpse was discovered north of Hardin on Sunday by the Big Horn County Sheriff's office, according to Undersheriff Michael Fuss.

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Veteran pleads guilty in 2 December gas station robberies

Veteran pleads guilty in 2 December gas station robberies

A veteran who reportedly told police he robbed two gas stations in December because he needed the adrenaline rush pleaded guilty Monday to two…

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Man charged with pointing gun at police officer

Man charged with pointing gun at police officer

A man made an initial court appearance Monday on charges that he had methamphetamine and pointed a BB gun that looked like a replica of a pist…

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