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Distraught mother: 'All they were doing was overmedicating him'

Distraught mother: 'All they were doing was overmedicating him'

A 36-year-old Iraq war veteran was being treated for traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and back injuries with more than 2…

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World champion auctioneer moves beef in Billings

World champion auctioneer moves beef in Billings

It takes a pro to move 60,000 cattle across the auction block in less than 14 hours. It’s a black blur of brands and fur that leaves even good…

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Walk planned to raise awareness for children with apraxia of speech

Walk planned to raise awareness for children with apraxia of speech

Nicholas Ramage and Braylon Brown cruise around the room playing with trucks, tractors and other toys. They play just like any other 2- and 3-…

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Hobby Lobby ruling sparks protest in Billings over contraceptives

Hobby Lobby ruling sparks protest in Billings over contraceptives

On Tuesday, people lined the sidewalks of North 27th Street, expressing their frustration over a recent Supreme Court decision that extended r…

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Billings Clinic meets neighbors wondering about the future of 80 acres on the West End

Billings Clinic meets neighbors wondering about the future of 80 acres on the West End

An 80-acre parcel owned by Billings Clinic and located at the southwest corner of Shiloh Road and Broadwater Avenue is going to be — well, som…

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'Obamacare' court ruling has no impact on Montana

HELENA — For nearly 31,500 Montanans who bought subsidized health insurance on the new, online “marketplace” this year, Tuesday’s federal appe…

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Judge Baugh censured over rape comments

Judge Baugh censured over rape comments

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday publicly reprimanded a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-yea…

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PLASTIC SURGERY: Should individual choices be regulated to curb health care costs?

PLASTIC SURGERY: Should individual choices be regulated to curb health care costs?

“What are you going to do after graduation, honey?”

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Gazette's Cooking Columnist Challenge tackles watermelon

Gazette's Cooking Columnist Challenge tackles watermelon

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

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Lockwood pedestrian safety board recommends projects

The newly formed Lockwood Pedestrian Safety District Advisory Board has identified priority sidewalk and lighting projects to make the communi…

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County gets bids for new MetraPark agricultural building

Yellowstone County received several bids Tuesday for a proposed new multipurpose agricultural building at MetraPark, but all of them exceeded …

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Yellowstone County imposes Stage 1 fire restrictions

Yellowstone County commissioners on Tuesday imposed Stage 1 fire restrictions because of recent hot and dry weather conditions.

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St. Vincent Healthcare updates logo

St. Vincent Healthcare updates logo

St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings revealed its new logo Tuesday. The new logo is part of the hospital’s effort to reflect the growth and deve…

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VanDyke back on ballot for Montana Supreme Court

VanDyke back on ballot for Montana Supreme Court

HELENA—In a 4-3 decision on Tuesday, the Montana Supreme Court overturned a lower-court ruling and put Lawrence VanDyke back on the November b…

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Glacier Park rangers kill black bear that frightened picnickers

Glacier Park rangers kill black bear that frightened picnickers

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park rangers had to kill a black bear that had become too accustomed to raiding picnic areas.

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Former Sidney pharmacist admits causing drug death

A former pharmacist in Sidney admitted federal allegations Tuesday that he distributed a prescription painkiller that caused the death of a lo…

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Pharmacist pleads guilty in overdose death

A former eastern Montana pharmacist has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the overdose death of a 24-year-old Sidney woman.

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Mother of 'Ninja' Dorian pleads not guilty to felony fraud

Mother of 'Ninja' Dorian pleads not guilty to felony fraud

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper mother who allegedly exaggerated her son’s medical condition to collect thousands of dollars from the community pleade…

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Semi crash pours industrial soap into Blackfoot River

Semi crash pours industrial soap into Blackfoot River

BONNER - A semi tractor-trailer truck wrecked on Highway 200 about two miles east of Bonner and spilled industrial soap into the Blackfoot Riv…

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Man gets 5 years probation for robbing Wal-Mart, meth possession

Man gets 5 years probation for robbing Wal-Mart, meth possession

A man who has pleaded guilty to robbing the Heights Wal-Mart in June 2013 and admitted methamphetamine possession is facing five years of probation.

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'Longmire' helps put Buffalo, Wyo., on the map

'Longmire' helps put Buffalo, Wyo., on the map

BUFFALO, Wyo. — Toes were tapping, two-steppers were dusting the dance floor and Rainier beer was flowing freely at the Occidental Hotel, as s…

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Bozeman man pleads guilty, helped escaped suspect

Bozeman man pleads guilty, helped escaped suspect

BOZEMAN — A Bozeman man has pleaded guilty to his role in helping an attempted rape suspect after the man fled police custody.

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Park City man dies from injuries sustained in Highway 212 crash

A 59-year-old Park City man died from injuries sustained in a crash on Monday near Roberts. 

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Fruit sold at Costco, Sam's Club recalled after listeria found at packing company

A Cutler, Calif., packing company is voluntarily recalling fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots from retailers, including Costco and Sa…

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Central Montana plane crash kills pilot

LEWISTOWN — A single-engine airplane crashed near the Russian Flat airstrip in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, killing the pilot.

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Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling b…

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Feds give Montana more time on license rules

HELENA — The Department of Homeland Security has granted Montana an extension to meet stringent driver's license rules, but the governor's off…

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Defense wants some proceedings closed in exchange student shooting case

Defense wants some proceedings closed in exchange student shooting case

MISSOULA — Attorneys for a Missoula man accused of shooting and killing a German exchange student want to seal some court documents and procee…

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Montana's child well-being rankings down over last year

Montana's child well-being rankings down over last year

Montana fared worse this year than last in terms of child well-being and remains last when it comes to children’s health rankings, according t…

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Missoula County attorney gets national award for stand against DOJ investigation

Missoula County attorney gets national award for stand against DOJ investigation

MISSOULA — Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg received a national award Sunday for his stand against the U.S. Justice Department’s t…

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Man partially ejected from vehicle in Highway 312 crash

Man partially ejected from vehicle in Highway 312 crash

A man from the Worden area was partially ejected from his car when it rolled on Tuesday morning in Huntley Project near the intersection of St…

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Missoula man sentenced for illegal securities sale

HELENA — A former state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to selling securities in Montana without a license has been given a six-year deferred sent…

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Twin Bridges man pleads guilty in fatal crash

BUTTE — A 20-year-old Twin Bridges man involved in a drunken-driving rollover crash that killed a passenger has pleaded guilty to a felony cha…

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Hot weather sparks fear of fire

The threat of a possible thunderstorm Tuesday will quickly dry out, as temperatures jump 10 degrees Wednesday and Thursday pushing highs near …

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Missoula naked bike ride gets final OK from city officials

MISSOULA — With freedom of speech on their side, organizers of Missoula’s first “Bare as You Dare” public bicycle ride have received their fin…

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Massive industrial fire shuts down state highway, causes flight cancelations

Massive industrial fire shuts down state highway, causes flight cancelations

WILLISTON, N.D. — A massive fire at an oil supply company was burning itself out Tuesday afternoon, 12 hours after it began in an industrial p…

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45 cows killed by single lightning strike near Darby

DARBY – A single lightning bolt killed 45 cattle on a Darby-area ranch last week.

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St. Mary Peak: Sweeping views atop Bitterroot mountain

St. Mary Peak: Sweeping views atop Bitterroot mountain

STEVENSVILLE — St. Mary or St. Mary’s?

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Glacier, Yellowstone voted in top 3 of nation’s national parks

Glacier, Yellowstone voted in top 3 of nation’s national parks

Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks were voted in the top three of all national parks in the country in a new USA Today poll.

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'Keep speaking Crow to me': Teens immerse themselves in Native language

'Keep speaking Crow to me': Teens immerse themselves in Native language

Beneath the shade of a large tent, 29 Crow teenagers repeat Lanny Real Bird's words, trying their best to match his pronunciation and correspo…

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Mustangs eliminated from first-half title contention

OGDEN -- Justin Chigbogu hit his ninth home run, Jose De Leon threw six strong innings and Ogden defeated the Billings Mustangs 8-4 on Monday …

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SD2 board gives preliminary budget approval

School District 2 School Board trustees granted preliminary approval for next year’s elementary and high school budgets Monday.

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City Council hears more heated discussion over NDO

City Council hears more heated discussion over NDO

Once more, into the fray that has become the extended and often heated public debate over the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, dozens of …

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Billings woman facing endangerment, DUI charges

A Billings woman was accused on Monday of driving drunk with her daughter in the vehicle and attacking her husband when he tried to stop her f…

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Crow Tribe fixes problems with municipal water service

Crow Agency ran low on municipal water Monday, sparking a scramble for bottled water as workers tried to the keep the utility service online.

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Billings Clinic partnership with Mayo Clinic has been 'positive for patients,' physician says

Billings Clinic partnership with Mayo Clinic has been 'positive for patients,' physician says

When Billings Clinic opened its first ExpressCare Clinic in December 2013, it turned to a role model in the field. The Clinic sought the guida…

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Missoula sheriff: 2 suspects in I-90 shooting arrested in Seattle

Missoula sheriff: 2 suspects in I-90 shooting arrested in Seattle

MISSOULA — The man and woman suspected of robbing and shooting a man before leaving him on the side of Interstate 90 near Turah are now in pol…

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