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North Dakota officials denounce New York Times report on the Bakken

North Dakota officials denounce New York Times report on the Bakken

BISMARCK, N.D. — State officials Tuesday denounced a monthslong investigative report conducted by The New York Times that ran last weekend as …

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Snow, slick roads arrive for Thanksgiving drive

Snow, slick roads arrive for Thanksgiving drive

Wet snow and slick roads are blanketing southcentral Montana just in time for Thanksgiving travel.

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With cancer treatment in Billings, 12-year-old with lymphoma doesn't miss a beat

With cancer treatment in Billings, 12-year-old with lymphoma doesn't miss a beat

They knew Dusty was getting better when she started singing again.

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Man charged with putting camera in ex’s shower says he was filming chickens

Man charged with putting camera in ex’s shower says he was filming chickens

When a woman confronted her 41-year-old live-in ex-boyfriend in early August about a camera hidden in a hole in her shower, he told her he had…

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Bleskin injury further tangles Bobcats' QB situation

Bleskin injury further tangles Bobcats' QB situation

Dakota Prukop has languished on the shelf with a knee injury, and Montana State’s quarterback situation has been in flux.

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Opening times for Billings stores on Thanksgiving, Black Friday

Opening times for Billings stores on Thanksgiving, Black Friday

Here is a listing of when Billings stores open for Black Friday shopping. For a map of locations, visit this story online at billingsgazette.com

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New Meridian store seeks to set itself apart in Billings retail scene

New Meridian store seeks to set itself apart in Billings retail scene

When Lisa Wyss began planning a new Meridian Boutique in the Shops at Shiloh Crossing, she was aiming for a store with a modern, distinctive l…

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Free app shows Montana road conditions, weather

Free app shows Montana road conditions, weather

The Montana Department of Transportation is making it easier to prepare for holiday travel and winter roads with a free mobile application tha…

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Group: Montana Developmental Center botched rape report

Group: Montana Developmental Center botched rape report

HELENA — An advocacy group says staff at a Montana facility for the developmentally disabled didn't follow agency protocol or state law and al…

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Body of 1 missing person pulled from Montana lake

GREAT FALLS — Law enforcement officers say the body of one of three people who failed to return from a weekend fishing trip has been recovered…

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Man gets life sentence for sexual assault

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A Stevensville man who was discharged from the military and later spent 18 months in prison for sex crimes against youn…

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Center issues avalanche warning in 3 ranges

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center has issued a backcountry avalanche warning for its whole advisory area.

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Montana to provide services for crime victims

Montana to provide services for crime victims

The Montana Board of Crime Control and Legal Services Association say a $300,000 federal grant will help provide victims of crime with no-cost…

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Board of Canvassers certifies election results

Board of Canvassers certifies election results

HELENA — The state Board of Canvassers has certified Montana's general election results.

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Suicide prevention productions transformed into videos

Suicide prevention productions transformed into videos

Two original Billings theater productions have become the centerpiece of “Let’s Talk Billings,” a suicide prevention campaign that uses media …

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Slideshow: Today In History

Slideshow: Today In History

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 26. Today's Highlights in History:

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Cats, Griz playoff games on pay-per-view

Cats, Griz playoff games on pay-per-view

Saturday’s first-round FCS playoff games for Montana and Montana State will be broadcast via pay-per-view on ESPN Game Plan.

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Staying sharp: Fencing is no bowl of ice cream

Staying sharp: Fencing is no bowl of ice cream

With his back foot planted and turned horizontally, Kole Fosse lunges forward with his right leg, bends at the knee and simultaneously extends…

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Flu, enterovirus have potential to cast pall over Thanksgiving travel, family gatherings

Flu season is settling in across Montana, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, travel and family gatherings.

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Bank of America settles mortgage case with White Sulphur Springs couple

HELENA — A Meagher County couple has reached a confidential settlement with Bank of America in its lawsuit alleging the bank engaged in fraudu…

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Ice, slush cause Laurel water intake problems; FEMA to help with new intake

Ice, slush cause Laurel water intake problems; FEMA to help with new intake

Ice, slush and lower seasonal flow levels in the Yellowstone River combined last week with a reshaped river channel from 2011 flooding to caus…

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Judge sentences man to 5 years of probation for 4th domestic assault

Judge sentences man to 5 years of probation for 4th domestic assault

A 49-year-old man who has pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife, his fourth domestic-violence offense, was sentenced Monday to five years probation.

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Yellowstone allows online comments on fee hike

Yellowstone allows online comments on fee hike

After receiving criticism from the public and some media, Yellowstone National Park is allowing the public to submit comments online on a prop…

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Grizzlies taking non-scholarship San Diego seriously

Grizzlies taking non-scholarship San Diego seriously

MISSOULA — All signs point to a smooth ride for the Montana football team Saturday when it opens postseason play against heavy underdog San Diego.

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County backs plan for industrial taxing district in Lockwood

The Yellowstone County Commission took the first step on Tuesday toward creating a new rural taxing district to encourage industrial developme…

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After an RV tour of 32 states, Red Lodge entrepreneur returns to offer his thanks

After an RV tour of 32 states, Red Lodge entrepreneur returns to offer his thanks

Keith Lauver’s Cooksimple all-natural mixes are on sale, at $4.99 per box, in about 5,700 stores in all 50 states as well as Australia and Can…

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9th Circuit reinstates former Miss Montana's insurance fraud conviction

9th Circuit reinstates former Miss Montana's insurance fraud conviction

KALISPELL — A federal appeals court reinstated the fraud conviction of a former Miss Montana who authorities said bilked her homeowner's insur…

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Speaker names legislators Montana House committees

Speaker names legislators Montana House committees

HELENA — House Speaker Austin Knudsen, R-Culbertson, has announced the following chairs and members of Montana House committees for the 2015 L…

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Lawsuit filed over fed's coal lease program

Lawsuit filed over fed's coal lease program

Conservation groups have sued the government to force federal officials to undertake the first broad environmental review of the government's …

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MDU to purchase wind farm in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. announced Monday that it has agreed to purchase a the wind farm to be developed outside of Hett…

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Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

DEER LODGE — A man convicted of shooting his brother to death in Missoula in 1980 has died at the Montana State Prison.

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'I really learned from my mistakes': Man gets probation for check scheme, skipping court date

'I really learned from my mistakes': Man gets probation for check scheme, skipping court date

A Billings judge on Tuesday ordered 15 years of probation for a Georgia man who pleaded guilty in an elaborate check-cashing scheme and admitt…

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MSUB to offer new programs to meet licensing rules for pre-K accreditation

MSUB to offer new programs to meet licensing rules for pre-K accreditation

Montana State University Billings announced on Tuesday that it will launch new and updated early childhood education licensing programs.

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Man who offered heroin to burglary victim pleads guilty to 2 felony counts

Man who offered heroin to burglary victim pleads guilty to 2 felony counts

A man prosecutors said broke into a home and offered to share his heroin with the homeowner when he was caught pleaded guilty Tuesday to felon…

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Discovery Ski Area to open Thursday

Discovery Ski Area to open Thursday

After receiving 10 inches of snow over the weekend, Discovery Ski Area near Anaconda will open Thanksgiving Day.

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New speaker says Republicans have followed legal advice on caucuses

New speaker says Republicans have followed legal advice on caucuses

HELENA — The incoming House speaker said legislative Republicans have followed the advice from the legislative legal staff on open-meeting req…

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Proposed N.D. oil refinery would produce 20,000 barrels per day

Proposed N.D. oil refinery would produce 20,000 barrels per day

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- A Canadian energy company unveiled plans Monday for a $200 million, 20,000-barrel-a-day clean fuels oil refinery that cou…

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BNSF commits to upgrades in Casselton area

BNSF commits to upgrades in Casselton area

WASHINGTON – BNSF Railway has agreed to reinforce tracks in and around Casselton, N.D., where several trains have derailed in recent years, ac…

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Billings Catholic Schools announces plan for new building for 1st-8th-graders

Billings Catholic Schools announces plan for new building for 1st-8th-graders

After quietly raising nearly $10 million over two-plus years, the Billings Catholic Schools announced plans for a new school at Colton Bouleva…

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'It's devastating': Man pleads not guilty in Oct. 2 killing, later assault case

'It's devastating': Man pleads not guilty in Oct. 2 killing, later assault case

A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to a homicide charge alleging he shot and killed a man in downtown Billings on Oct. 2 and to three…

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A vintage and junk extravaganza at Kim & Eddy's

A vintage and junk extravaganza at Kim & Eddy's

Nestled among other unique shops, galleries and restaurants, Kim & Eddy’s (2413 Montana Ave., 406- 850-4036, Facebook) has given new life …

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3 missing after fishing trip to Montana lake

3 missing after fishing trip to Montana lake

KALISPELL — Law enforcement officers in northern Montana are searching a lake for three people who were reported missing when they failed to r…

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Man hit by car in medical corridor

No injuries were reported after a 34-year-old man was hit by a Ford Mustang driven by a 32-year-old man near the intersection of North 30th St…

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Snow likely Tuesday night

Snow totaling about 4 inches is expected to make an appearance in Billings over the next 24 hours, though a majority of the powder will likely…

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Gazette opinion: Court clerks can’t opt out of filing legal documents

Gazette opinion: Court clerks can’t opt out of filing legal documents

A marriage equality celebration commenced on the seventh floor of the Yellowstone County Courthouse Thursday where 15 same-sex couples obtaine…

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Retired doctor: 'New hospital is most important nonprofit project in modern history of community'

Retired doctor: 'New hospital is most important nonprofit project in modern history of community'

LIVINGSTON — Construction on a new, two-story, $43.5 million critical-access hospital and clinic is progressing on schedule and set to open by…

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Slideshow: Today In History

Slideshow: Today In History

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 25. Today's Highlights in History:

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