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Sheriff's sergeant resigns amid investigation into Deadwood incident

A Yellowstone County Sheriff's sergeant on paid leave during an investigation into an assault charge in Deadwood, S.D., has resigned.

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Lame Deer murder trial set to start Monday for one defendant

Lame Deer murder trial set to start Monday for one defendant

A jury trial for a South Dakota woman accused in the murder last year of a Lame Deer woman, whose body was found in a ditch near the rodeo gro…

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Morning break-in causes resident to flee

Morning break-in causes resident to flee

The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Thursday morning incident in which a woman ran from her house on Highway 3 after fi…

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Montana Supreme Court gives state 30 days to respond to Beach petition

Montana Supreme Court gives state 30 days to respond to Beach petition

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has ordered the state to respond to convicted murderer Barry Beach's petition to revise his sentence.

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Retrospective: Halloween costumes

Retrospective: Halloween costumes

Halloween costumes often mirror popular culture, giving insight into popular TV shows, movies, celebrities, politicians and other personalitie…

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Exchange student getting a kick out of Roundup's rare playoff berth

Exchange student getting a kick out of Roundup's rare playoff berth

ROUNDUP — The longest road trip the Roundup football team made this fall was to Choteau — just more than 230 miles.

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VA Montana erroneously releases patients' confidential information

VA Montana erroneously releases patients' confidential information

A Glendive veteran says his confidential medical diagnosis, birth date, address and Social Security information were compromised when the VA M…

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Level 2 sex offender arrested for alleged probation violations

Level 2 sex offender arrested for alleged probation violations

A Level 2 sex offender convicted in 2007 for raping a 15-year-old girl was arrested recently after he allegedly violated multiple conditions o…

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Grass surface at Cal Poly not among Bobcats' concerns

Grass surface at Cal Poly not among Bobcats' concerns

Cal Poly’s intricate and high-powered running game — and Montana State's week-to-week inconsistency on defense — could put added pressure on q…

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Billings Home Center fundraiser near its goal

Billings Home Center fundraiser near its goal

This week’s celebration for the fledgling Billings Home Center has pushed fundraising to $92,700 — about $30,000 short of what’s needed to fun…

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Yellowstone County tax bills to hit the mail

Yellowstone County tax bills to hit the mail

Yellowstone County’s 2014 property tax bills will go in the mail Friday to more than 68,000 taxpayers.

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Guest view: Just tell her she is doing a good job

Guest view: Just tell her she is doing a good job

When I was pregnant with my daughter, my husband and I signed up for birthing classes offered at the hospital we would be delivering at.

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Missoula airport on alert for Ebola virus; safety sheet a national model

Missoula airport on alert for Ebola virus; safety sheet a national model

MISSOULA — That sneezer in the seat next to you as you fly into Missoula?

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FedEx plans new facility in Cody

CODY, Wyo. — FedEx Ground plans a new hub to serve northeastern Wyoming that could bring up to 70 jobs to Cody.

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'You’re a fighter. And you’re strong': Pink belts help students fight cancer 1 kick at a time

'You’re a fighter. And you’re strong': Pink belts help students fight cancer 1 kick at a time

A monthlong self defense class aimed at fighting cancer as well as bad guys came to an end Wednesday night at Billings Chi-Tu Do.

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What type of Halloween candy are you?

What type of Halloween candy are you?

Does James T. Kirk = Butterfinger? Take our quiz to find out!

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No jail time for man who pepper-sprayed woman, dog

No jail time for man who pepper-sprayed woman, dog

MISSOULA — His victim spent five hours in the emergency room, suffered chemical burns on her eyes, and now experiences anxiety every time she …

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300-bed jail planned for Lewis and Clark County

300-bed jail planned for Lewis and Clark County

HELENA — A two-day session to consider what a new detention center for Lewis and Clark County should look like produced a preliminary plan to …

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County contractor at center of Butte mineyard 'break-in' controversy

County contractor at center of Butte mineyard 'break-in' controversy

BUTTE — The Montana Attorney General’s Office says no criminal charges should be filed in connection with a festival coordinator’s forced entr…

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Windy and 50s on Thursday, 60s Friday and Saturday

Temperatures in the upper 50s are possible on Thursday, and Friday and Saturday highs be in the upper 60s, but a cold weather front off the Pa…

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Missoula County must pay $565K for inmate's death

MISSOULA — Missoula County must pay $565,500 in damages to the family of a woman who died of a seizure in the county detention center in 2009.

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Man killed in crash near Thompson Falls ID'd

BUTTE — Authorities have released the name of a 51-year-old man who was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Thompson Falls.

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Early morning fire destroys shed

Early morning fire destroys shed

A shed was destroyed in an early morning fire behind 131 Alderson Ave., on Thursday.

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Gazette opinion: Nonpartisan research veers into election influence

Gazette opinion: Nonpartisan research veers into election influence

Montanans received a rude introduction to questionable political science research methods last week.

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On the bighorns of a dilemma: Montana wild sheep plan draws fire

On the bighorns of a dilemma: Montana wild sheep plan draws fire

Repeatedly stifled in efforts to transplant bighorn sheep in new locations in Montana over the past few years, the state’s wildlife commission…

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Billings educators make pitch for 'teacher-leaders'

One by one, seven Billings teachers explained their ideas to administrators who had dropped by to listen.

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Safron-led Sac State seeks redemption versus Griz

Safron-led Sac State seeks redemption versus Griz

MISSOULA -- Garrett Safron and his pals put up 48 points on Montana’s defense a year ago, so you know they’re not going to be intimidated comi…

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Wheat’s Supreme Court record under attack; what’s actually in the record?

Wheat’s Supreme Court record under attack; what’s actually in the record?

HELENA — From high-profile criminal cases to multimillion-dollar business decisions, Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat has ruled many ways on s…

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Arch revises Montana coal mine application

State regulators say Arch Coal Inc. has submitted a revised application for a major coal mine near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

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Little Bighorn battlefield seeks ideas on a new or expanded visitor center

Little Bighorn battlefield seeks ideas on a new or expanded visitor center

Officials at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument are seeking ideas from the public to address what Superintendent Denice Swanke c…

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Treatment helping to heal Ugandan youth's wounds

Treatment helping to heal Ugandan youth's wounds

Twelve days after Rogers Ssembatya was admitted to St. Vincent Healthcare, the Ugandan youth was sitting in a wheelchair with a smile on his face.

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RiverStone confirms 1st case of flu this season in Yellowstone County

RiverStone confirms 1st case of flu this season in Yellowstone County

The first confirmed case of the flu this season appeared Tuesday in Yellowstone County, according to a news release from RiverStone Health.

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Confident Cathey leads Falcons into state soccer tournament

Confident Cathey leads Falcons into state soccer tournament

Three years ago as a headstrong freshman, Caylin Cathey scored a hat trick in a match against Great Falls CMR.

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11 men sentenced for online child porn group

HELENA — A Montana man who created an online bulletin board that allowed members to exchange child pornography is one of 11 men from eight sta…

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Wyoming Supreme Court censures Cody lawyer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday censured a Cody lawyer who represented a surgeon in a defamation lawsuit filed by anot…

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Montana Developmental Center aide accused of abusing disabled client

A psychiatric aide at the Montana Developmental Center in Boulder is accused of abusing a disabled person, which is a felony, for allegedly pu…

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Looking for new ways to help Billings' homeless and transient population

Looking for new ways to help Billings' homeless and transient population

Billings has the pieces in place to stem its transient and homeless problems, a panel of experts from San Antonio and San Diego said during a …

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Halloween is almost here, and there is plenty to do

Halloween is almost here, and there is plenty to do

Here is a roundup of Halloween events happening in the Billings area:

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Man pleads guilty to burglarizing Markus Kaarma's garage

Man pleads guilty to burglarizing Markus Kaarma's garage

MISSOULA — The 18-year-old accused of burglarizing Markus Kaarma's home in the days prior to the fatal shooting of another teenager in Kaarma'…

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Casper daycare owner convicted in Billings for writing bad checks

A jury Tuesday convicted an owner of a Casper day care center — who used to own day cares in Billings and Bozeman — of a felony for intentiona…

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Hamilton man faces felony assault charge for alleged advances on hunting partner

MISSOULA — Robert Dale Saunders, 32, of Hamilton, was charged with felony assault with a weapon after he allegedly threatened his hunting part…

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North Dakota could receive Ebola waste from California

North Dakota could receive Ebola waste from California

FARGO, N.D. — California health officials have given notice that North Dakota is one of six states that could receive Ebola medical waste in t…

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Human trafficking trial set for January

WILLISTON, N.D. — A man accused of forcing women into prostitution in the western North Dakota oil patch is to go on trial early next year.

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All patients at Missoula-area hospitals now screened for Ebola

All patients at Missoula-area hospitals now screened for Ebola

MISSOULA — Western Montana health professionals have been diligently screening all patients for the deadly Ebola virus for the past several we…

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Grizzly bear wounded by hunter found dead

Grizzly bear wounded by hunter found dead

GREAT FALLS — A grizzly bear wounded by an elk hunter southeast of Glacier National Park was found dead about 150 yards from where it was shot…

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Teen hit by car on Monday likely had obstructed vision

Teen hit by car on Monday likely had obstructed vision

A 14-year-old boy who was hit by a car Monday near Riverside Middle School had obscured vision when he tried to cross the street. 

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Old Works Golf Course unlikely to close

Old Works Golf Course unlikely to close

Backup money available; facility planning for Christmas, spring

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