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Community comes together to produce classy 'La Traviata'

Community comes together to produce classy 'La Traviata'

What’s black and white and Verdi all over?

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GOP group leaked Walsh plagiarism news to New York Times

GOP group leaked Walsh plagiarism news to New York Times

HELENA — The National Republican Senatorial Committee leaked to the New York Times an analysis showing that Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized mu…

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VanDyke’s background: Conservative ties and practicing appellate law in Texas, D.C. and Montana

VanDyke’s background: Conservative ties and practicing appellate law in Texas, D.C. and Montana

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-day series looking at the records of Supreme Court justice candidates Lawrence VanDyke and Jus…

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Recent deaths bring Crow people together to pray

Recent deaths bring Crow people together to pray

CROW AGENCY — After a spate of deaths of Crow tribal members from illness, motor-vehicle accidents and tragedy, tribal leaders decided to turn…

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Man sentenced to 40 years prison for killing over supposed dog dispute

Man sentenced to 40 years prison for killing over supposed dog dispute

Just more than a year after Mahpevana-Hane Lorne Bearcomesout shot and killed another man on Billings’ North Side — in what police were told w…

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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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Suspects in Lame Deer murder expected to plead guilty

Suspects in Lame Deer murder expected to plead guilty

A man and woman accused in the murder of a Lame Deer woman last year are expected to plead guilty to charges on Friday in U.S. District Court.

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One killed, another injured in oil tank explosion west of Cheyenne

CASPER, Wyo. — A welder was killed and another person injured Thursday after an oil tank exploded west of Cheyenne, according to the Wyoming O…

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4 UW colleges still searching for permanent deans

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming is still trying to fill four college dean positions that have not had a permanent leader for about a year.

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Flurry of mailers on state legislative races prompting complaints

HELENA — A last-minute flurry of attack mailers targeting Montana legislative candidates is prompting some formal complaints — and Commissione…

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Gov. Mead eyes congressional fix on wolf delisting

Gov. Mead eyes congressional fix on wolf delisting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Congressional action appears to offer Wyoming its best chance at regaining state management of wolves, Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday.

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Winter shuttle from Bozeman to Mammoth to continue

Winter shuttle from Bozeman to Mammoth to continue

A shuttle service from Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport to the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park will be continu…

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VanDyke’s background: Conservative ties and practicing appellate law in Texas, D.C. and Montana

VanDyke’s background: Conservative ties and practicing appellate law in Texas, D.C. and Montana

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-day series looking at the records of Supreme Court justice candidates Lawrence VanDyke and Jus…

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Billings woman accused of driving drunk with young son in SUV

A Billings woman was charged Thursday for drunken driving with her infant son in the vehicle.

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ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

For five days in mid-November, ZooMontana will give military veterans, and the group that comes with them, discounted admission in honor of Ve…

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Pick-6: Trio providing great returns for Skyview

Pick-6: Trio providing great returns for Skyview

The Pick-6.

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New indictments unsealed against ex-tribal leader

HELENA — A federal court has unsealed new theft and tax evasion charges against a former chairman of Montana's Chippewa Cree tribe who already…

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Day 2 of the homeless summit given to brainstorming what might work

Day 2 of the homeless summit given to brainstorming what might work

Attendees and organizers alike left day two of the Community Innovations Summit clamoring for more.

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Walborn promoted to deputy director at Revenue

Walborn promoted to deputy director at Revenue

HELENA — Gene Walborn, a veteran employee and administrator with the Montana Department of Revenue, will become the agency’s new deputy direct…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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