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World's largest geyser erupting repeatedly Video included

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The world’s largest geyser has erupted six times in Yellowstone recently.

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West Fork Trail at Camp Senia closed due to carcass found nearby Video included

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Now that winter is over, many animals have come out of hibernation - including bears.

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Tuesday standoff suspect involved in 2014 standoff with GFPD Video included

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The Great Falls Police Department has apprehended a male suspect after he barricaded himself in an apartment building on the 11-hundred block of  7th Avenue South for almost four hours Tuesday. The incident occurred right outside the south entrance of Longfellow Elementary School. Neighbors on the scene told KFBB they witnessed GFPD try to pull over a vehicle, when the man driving jumped out and ran into the apartment complex. Police did tell reporters on scene that this was a ...

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Smith River drowning victim identified

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At approximately 1 P.M. today, first responders were called to mile marker 20 on Milligan Rd. near the Smith River. The initial investigation shows 3 men, who have not been identified were on the Smith River with 2 boats.   The 2-man boat rounded a corner on the river and struck a large rock which caused the boat to capsize.  One of the men was able to swim to shore and is in good condition. The other man who was in the boat was not...

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Nurse alleges she was fired for reporting a sexual assault

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A nurse files suit in federal court after claiming she was fired from her job after reporting a sexual assault. 

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Charter Spectrum in Billings addresses layoffs

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According to Charter's Senior Director Communications of the Northwest Region, Bret Picciolo, the call center in Billings will no longer be handling video repair calls and employees in that specific function were affected by today's decision.

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Plane crash blocks eastbound lanes on I-90 at Lookout Pass

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An accident is blocking the eastbound lanes on I-90 at Lookout Pass, just half a mile east of the border with Idaho. Authorities reported the accident at 3:16 PM Tuesday. Drivers are warned to expect delays and reduced speeds.

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19-year-old Missoula man sentenced for raping 5-year-old

A 19-year-old Montana man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for raping a 5-year-old girl in Helena.

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Four people missing after vehicle overturns in the Selway

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Crews in Montana and Idaho are looking for four people who have not been seen since their vehicle turned over into the Selway River Monday morning.  

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Iowa man starts daddy daughter hair factory Video included

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From buns to braids, and even ponytails, Johnson offers classes exclusively for dads to teach them how to style their little girls' hair. 

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Judge to decide on anti-transgender bathroom proposal case

A Montana judge soon will decide on issues in a case against a proposed anti-transgender bathroom initiative.

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Man shot in neck in Billings South Side

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Police are investigating a domestic disturbance that left one man injured after being shot in the neck.

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Some apps allow kids to "play" plastic surgeon

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Some apps depicting plastic surgery are now targeting kids as young as eight. 

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Convicted Montana pain doctor back in custody

A 69-year-old former Montana pain doctor convicted of overprescribing opioids leading to the deaths of two patients is back in custody after missing an appeal filing deadline with the state Supreme Court.

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Montana family's Cancun vacation derailed by serious injury

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A family from Malta on vacation in Cancun has had their dream vacation come to a terrible conclusion after a dive off of a dock resulted in a broken spine.

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Montana Treasure: Bozeman's Julius Lehrkind Brewing celebrates its roots

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BOZEMAN - The Gallatin Valley's newest brewery can boast roots going back more than a century. The great-great-grandson of German settler Julius Lehrkind is re-launching the brewery brand started by his family.

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Student Sues Over T-Shirt Suspension

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A high school student suspended after refusing to cover a t-shirt supporting President Trump's border wall is suing the school district. 

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Peeping Tom Makes Chilling Confession

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Diego Lopez-Herrea is accused of watching McMenamin through the window of her home. He even came back to her house weeks later to confess.

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Stranger Leaves Waitress $3,000 Tip Video included

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Bozeman shared some of the tip with co-workers, but plans on putting the rest towards home improvement projects, spoiling her seven grandchildren and taking a trip to Ireland.

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Bozeman hires new spokeswoman for city commission

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The City of Bozeman has hired the cities first ever communications coordinator. 

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Helena man convicted in girlfriend's shooting death

A jury has found a 22-year-old Helena man guilty of deliberate homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend last year.

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Snow fence proposed Adjacent to Montana Highway 297 North of Shawmut

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The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to build about 0.2 miles of snow fence adjacent to Montana Highway 297 (MT-297) north of Shawmut in Wheatland County. 

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Beartooth RD West Fork Rock Creek Trailhead Closure

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The West Fork Rock Creek Trailhead is being closed temporarily for public health and safety due to bear activity associated with a dead moose carcass in the vicinity.

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Water over roadway reported between Bearcreek and Red Lodge

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The Montana Department of Transportation is reporting that a ditch along BearCreek Hill is overflowing causing water to run over the roadway. 

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What To Do When Wildlife Attacks

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Here in Montana the odds of being attacked by wildlife are few and far between, but in a rare case you do come face to face with a wild animal there are several safety hacks when  wildlife attacks.

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Dam Clean Up After Flooding

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Volunteers have been pouring out to help with the intense flooding we've been seeing.  But other unsung heroes have been keeping the power running as the floods attempt to clog up many of Montana's dams. 

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Being proactive can help prevent flooding in your home

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We saw a tremendous amount of rain in the Magic City Thursday, causing water damage to homes in our area.

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Yellowstone County law enforcement investigating possible meth lab

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Billings Police, Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office, and Billings Hazmat are investigating a possible abandoned meth lab.

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1 Killed in 2 vehicle crash on I-15

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Around 11:30 am on Sunday, scanner traffic indicated a rollover crash had occurred in the southbound lane of Interstate 15 near Emerson Junction.

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Leaving keyless cars unattended can be fatal Video included

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If you drive a keyless car, there's a chance you might have forgotten to turn it off.

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GoFundMe created for Libby bear attack victim

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A GoFundMe has been created for the woman attacked by a bear in the Cabinet Mountains May 17.

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VA facilities in Billings and Missoula to be named for Montana veterans

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This legislation recognizes the commitment to duty and personal courage of three Montanans by naming VA facilities in Missoula and Billings in their honor.

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Accident kills 1 north of Great Falls

Montana Highway Patrol says one person has died in a two-vehicle accident.

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Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

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Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. More>>

Washington teacher's Twitter thread on letting student sleep goes viral

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A Washington high school English teacher let a student sleep in his class last week and the thread on Twitter describing the reason has gone viral.

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Wyoming police chase started with a pinged cell phone inside stolen car

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Couple arrested after leading police on a chase through a field and a barbed wire fence.

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Study shows accidental poisoning of children by ADHD medications on the rise

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US Poison Control Centers receive an average of 29 calls per day about children exposed to ADHD medications.

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Washington man suspected of murder arrested in Hardin

Jacob Ozuna: Courtesy of Q13, The Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force Jacob Ozuna: Courtesy of Q13, The Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force
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The Big Horn County Sheriff's Office has arrested and booked a man suspected of first degree murder Saturday. Jacob Ozuna fled the state of Washington. According to Q13 Fox, a Washington news station, The Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force in Yakima said Ozuna is "a six-time convicted felon and a dangerous gang member." according to Q13, Ozuna, a.k.a "Kapone," has a $1 million dollar warrant for first degree murder along with two counts of  assaul...

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USPS adding scratch and sniff stamps for the first time

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The U.S. Postal Service’s first scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other mailings when the Postal Service introduces the Frozen Treats Forever stamps June 20 in Austin, TX. 

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Attorney General Fox Leads Coalition Supporting Stiffer Penalties for Irresponsible Drug Manufacturers

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Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, along with the attorneys general of Ohio and Washington, led a bipartisan coalition of 39 state and territory attorneys general calling on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic and stem diversion.

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Yellowstone bison experiment stopped, disease rules changed

Federal officials shut down an experiment on diseased wildlife from Yellowstone National Park after inspectors questioned government protocols for handling infected bison.

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Yellowstone counts fewer visits so far compared to last year

Fewer people have visited Yellowstone National Park so far this year compared to the same time frame last year.

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Summer Travel Season Kicks Off

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Rising gas prices aren't going to prevent a near-record number of Americans from getting a jump on summer travel this Memorial Day weekend

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Stroke awareness month: How one victim overcame the odds

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Stroke is a leading cause of death and long term disability worldwide and can happen to anyone at any time at any age, something that Kathryn Dunning knows too well.Dunning said, “I felt really good about everything, then went to bed and didn’t wake up. I woke up 2 days later and went to the ER because I had a serious stroke.”

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9-Year-Old Escapes Kidnapper Video included

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A Phoenix, Arizona mother is calling her daughter a warrior after she managed to escape her abductor who took her from her bedroom while she was sleeping early Friday morning.

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Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: Sweet, slightly musky

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Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh. The toy company on Friday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh's distinctive smell with a registered trademark, something rarely issued for a scent.

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WATCH: President Trump participates in the swearing-in ceremony of new CIA Director Gina Haspel.

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President Trump participates in the swearing-in ceremony of new CIA Director Gina Haspel.

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UPDATE: Amber Alert issued for missing Billings boy is canceled, boy found safe

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An Amber Alert has been issued for Christopher Joseph Getsdownoften, an 18-month-old Native American boy. 

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Rescue for Animal Shelter Video included

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People who adopt animals from shelters often call them “Rescues”. Park County’s entire animal shelter needs to be rescued. They’re dealing with mold, cats in tiny cages, and inadequate heating and cooling. 

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OUTDOOR REPORT: Making a career out of wildlife Video included

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In this week's Outdoor Report, Winston Greely introduces us to a wildlife biologist in South Central Montana, who has been at it for a really long time. More>>

Board of Trustees reviews superintendent contract Video included

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Board of trustees will sit down with Mr. Greg Upham to discuss his duties he will serve as the new superintendent of school district 2. \

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Reducing diseases in livestock Video included

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Adjusting to the changing weather is hard enough on humans, but it's especially harder for livestock in the spring. 

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Texas shooting renews debate about American school design Video included

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Texas shooting renews debate about whether school designs make them easy targets. More>>

Temporary relief for Missoula flooding victims

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According to incident Public Information Officer Mel Holtz, the water levels have dropped in the Missoula area after the expected spike in water levels didn't occur. 

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Scientists launch study on wind farm's effects on wildlife

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Scientists in Wyoming have launched a six-year study of the effect of wind-energy development on pronghorn antelopes.

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Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

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HAVANA (AP) - The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba’s national airline.

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St. Vincent Healthcare holds suicide prevention class

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St. Vincent Healthcare teamed up with Primary Children's Hospital in Utah to help put an end to suicide in Montana. Both organizations hosted a suicide prevention class to teach students the warning signs of suicide. Throughout the class, students learned how to talk to someone with suicidal thoughts, and how to get the proper help. Leah Colburn, a suicide prevention coordinator, says there are three things you can do to help someone with suicidal thoughts...question, persuade and re... More>>

MSU Billings receives huge donation for new science building

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MSU Billings celebrated the 26th year of the Wine & Food Festival. President CEO of the MSU Billings Foundation, Bill Kennedy, said Saturday night's turn out on the last day of the 2018 Wine & Food Festival was a success.

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Day one of the Bucking Horse Sale event Video included

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Hundreds of people attended the world famous bucking horse sale event!

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Katie's Garden: How to grow a ripe tomato Video included

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In this edition, Katie talks about how to get the most fruit from your tomato plants.

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Bucking Horse Sale brings thousands to Miles City Video included

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Thousands of people are gathered this weekend in Miles City for the World Famous Bucking Horse Sale.

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Billings company develops technology to detect gunfire and notify authorities Video included

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Billings company Shot Tracer has developed technology that can easily be installed in schools and other public buildings. The devices will detect gunfire and within seconds notify anyone with the app including local police.

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

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WINDSOR, England (AP) - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other’s eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George’s Chapel in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of viewers around the world. The American actress arrived to a fanfare and walked down the aisle accompanied part of the way by Prince Charles and by 10 young page boys and bridesmaids.

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Do's and Don'ts in Bear Country

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SPOKANE, Wash. - People have recently seen a black bear and her cub on the South Hill near the Highland Park neighborhood. We know that Spokane is near nature, but what happens when nature is a little too close? The Department of Fish and Wildlife says that bears tend to avoid humans, but they have some advice if you happen to come across them. If you are recreating in bear country, always remember: Never travel alone, 

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Livingston community concerned about safety when underpass floods Video included

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A thunderstorm over Livingston, Thursday caused some flash flooding around the community.  But it was the flooding that forced the closure of the underpass on North Main Street that really had people talking. 

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Sounding the Alarm in a new way Video included

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The sound of a smoke alarm is...alarming. It's meant to grab your attention, to let you know if there's a fire in your home. For Ron Wachtman, a regular smoke alarm won't do the trick. 

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Georgia man claims son was raped at Special K Ranch

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The Special K Ranch is being accused of negligence after a Georgia man alleges his developmentally disabled son was raped while at Special K Ranch.  

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Only 3 known to have survived Boeing 737 crash in Cuba

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By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press    HAVANA (AP) - A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.    The Boeing 737 went down just after noon a short distance from the end of the runway at Jose Marti International Airport while on a short-hop flight to the ...

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FWP says bear attack victim was field assistant

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KALISPELL - A Fish and Wildlife Service field assistant was seriously injured in a bear attack reported in the Cabinet Mountains on May 17. An update from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks says the woman is a field assistant on a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grizzly bear study. On the morning of May 17, she was attacked in a "surprise defense encounter" involving a bear in the Poorman Creek area.  Officials do not know for sure what kind of bear was involved. The wo...

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Billings Central wins 'War of the Walls'

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MasterLube's 'War of the Walls' annual mural competition has come to a close and it's Billings Central's Claire Woody who took this year's prize.  

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10 confirmed dead in Texas school shooting, explosive devices found nearby

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The police chief at a Houston-area school district says a police officer was shot and wounded during a shooting that killed multiple people at a local high school.

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Mom apparently jumps to death with 7-year-old son

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NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a woman apparently jumped with her 7-year-old son from a window of a boutique hotel in New York City and both died. It's not clear how high up the pair were at the Gotham Hotel when they fell, but the 46-year-old woman and the boy were found on a lower roof or landing at about 8:15 a.m. on Friday. The victims were not immediately identified.   Hotel staff said they had no information.

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Montana Unemployment drops to 4%

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Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montana’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.0% for the month of April.

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People on the Big Island wake up to falling ash after Kilauea erupts Video included

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People in Hawaii woke up to falling ash this morning on the big island after an eruption from Kilauea's Summit sent ash and smoke 30 thousand feet in the air.

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Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

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The White House is joining in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.

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Woman rescued from Rims the same day BFD performs rescue training Video included

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According to Battalion Chief Ed Regele, the woman could not climb back up after attempting to rescue a cat.

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City of Billings sued over franchise fees in utility bills Video included

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A complaint is filed in Yellowstone County District court claiming franchise fees collected by the City of Billings on water and garbage utility bills are illegal. 

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Scenic Beartooth Highway on track to open Memorial Day weekend Video included

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With snow levels as high as 26 feet, clearing Beartooth highway isn't an easy task.

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Floods impact construction

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HELENA, Mont.-  Flooding has caused trouble at some construction sites in the rapidly growing Capital City. Our Bliss Zechman spoke with one construction group that says when flooding comes pouring in like it has over the last several weeks here in Helena, often companies have to halt operations for up to a month. Product Development Manager for the Sussex Construction group in Helena, Soren Koford, says that like all foundations, the house is reliant on the concrete to transf... More>>

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  • West High Track Preps for State AA

    West High Track Preps for State AA

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:49:13 GMT

    West High Track Team Preps for State-AA in Great Falls

    West High Track Team Preps for State-AA in Great Falls

  • Jefferson Track and Field Has Style(s)

    Jefferson Track and Field Has Style(s)

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:55:25 GMT

    Jefferson High sophomore Avery Stiles says he is six months removed from ACL surgery after a football injury and surprised even himself earlier this year.  

    Jefferson High sophomore Avery Stiles says he is six months removed from ACL surgery after a football injury and surprised even himself earlier this year.  

  • Senior Broncs ready for State-AA Softball Opener

    Senior Broncs ready for State-AA Softball Opener

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:56:00 GMT
    Senior faces Glacier in Thursday's opening round of the State-AA Softball Tournament. Lady Broncs enter as the 2-seed, while Glacier enters as the 3-seed. Senior enters the 8-team field as one of the state's most potent offensive teams
    Senior faces Glacier in Thursday's opening round of the State-AA Softball Tournament. Lady Broncs enter as the 2-seed, while Glacier enters as the 3-seed. Senior enters the 8-team field as one of the state's most potent offensive teams
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