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Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

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Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses. More>>

Montana GOP Senate candidate says Michael Flynn will join him on the campaign

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Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is expected to hit the campaign trail. Troy Downing, who is seeking the republican nomination for US senate in Montana, said Flynn will join him "very soon". 

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Barbara Bush Funeral: Now Streaming

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NBC affiliate KPRC is streaming the funeral of former First Lady Barbara Bush. More>>

Butte man run over by pickup truck during argument, killed

Butte Silver-Bow law enforcement officers are investigating the death of a 45-year-old Butte man who was run over by a pickup truck during an argument.

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Federal air quality restrictions lifted on Sheridan

A federal restriction imposed on Sheridan in northern Wyoming in the late 1980s has been lifted as the result of decades-long efforts to improve air quality in the city.

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Montana teacher sentenced to over 10 years in federal prison for child pornography

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In the summer of 2013, Morris, of Heron, Montana, met a minor online and began an internet relationship. 

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Big acts coming to MontanaFair Video included

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The MontanaFair is bringing in some big acts between August 10th and the 18th.

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PBR Preparations Video included

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While many people working rodeos have been around them for so long, they still have to understand how bulls are brought into the arena.

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UPDATE: Road continues to slide on Chief Joseph Scenic Highways Video included

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The Chief Joseph Highway continued to slide Friday, but the road remains open.  That’s the word from Wyoming Department of Transportation spokesman Cody Beers.

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North Korea says it will suspend nuclear missile testing

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North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. 

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UPDATE: Suspect in Thursday police chase clipped school bus

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Charging documents state that Joel Wesley Speiser clipped a school bus while trying to elude police Thursday.

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E. coli outbreak warning extended to ALL romaine lettuce

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YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.    The CDC said Friday that consumers are being advised to avoid whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce that may have come from the Yuma region.    Previous warnings only applied to chopped romaine by itself or as part of salads and salad mixes.    Officials say people at an Alaska c...

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Anchor store Herberger's starts liquidation sale

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Liquidation for a big department store chain is underway. 

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Man charged with assault after an attack using a skateboard

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The victim told police she was able to escape out a back door which she barricaded. The woman claimed she had found an air rifle and was prepared to shoot the suspect to protect herself.   

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U.S. Marshals issue BOLO for Rashaad Collins

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Collins is wanted for by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force on a felony warrant for a probation violation based on a conviction for Assault with a Weapon. 

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Motorist trapped by flood waters calls rescue a miracle

A Montana woman who was saved from a vehicle that was nearly submerged by floodwaters is calling her rescuer's heroics a miracle.

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With murder conviction overturned, man seeks daughters

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A Montana man whose murder conviction was overturned after he spent 23 years in prison says he'd like to find his daughters.

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WANTED: Suspects in armed home invasion

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in their search for 27-year-old Melissa Shurtliff and 34-year-old Jamie Milsten. 

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Bret Michaels puts some "poison" into MontanaFair

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Bret Michaels is a multiplatinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a multi-faceted brand that encompasses record breaking touring sales, Reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold over 32 million records, product endorsements as well as being a devoted philanthropist, all supported and followed by three generations of loyal fans.

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Live fire training scheduled for Billings Logan International Airport

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The Billings Logan International Airport will be conducting live fire training next week.

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Flu Season Sees Second Surge

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The CDC is warning that the flu is getting a second surge this season, but it's a different strain than the one that rocked the nation earlier this year. 

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Red Lodge-New street name

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The city of Red Lodge now has a new street name.  11th St. in downtown Red Lodge will be renamed "Mount Maurice street", after a local mountain and Red Lodge icon. The city has been taking entries for this contest to help bring the city of Red Lodge into compliance with the Carbon County grid, as well as to help allow for growth.  This new street name will make it easier for emergency services to identify locations throughout the city and make routes and addresses... More>>

Herberger's liquidation sales to begin Friday

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Herberger's announced liquidation sales will start Friday, April 20.

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Internet Parent Presentation Video included

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Ofc. Earl Campbell with the Billings Police Department was the speaker for the presentation. He told KULR-8 that when it comes to internet safety, his job is to go online and find ways to keep children safe.

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Fitz and the Tantrums t-shirt celebrates Drum Coffee in Missoula

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A new Fitz and the Tantrums t-shirt celebrates Missoula among the band's favorite places to get coffee.

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NICU Flight Education Day Video included

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"This helps us take our basic skills and build on that foundation. It helps us continually work on those skills, run through scenarios. Perfect practice in these scenarios, so when that patient does arrive, we are better equipped and better trained to handle these at-risk premature infants."

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UPDATE: WYDOT reports road slide on Chief Joseph Scenic Highway

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The Chief Joe Slide is northwest of Cody, about 20 miles west of Wyoming 296's intersection with Wyoming 120.

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Three easy tips for spring gardening Video included

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Well, it feels like spring is finally here in the Magic City. We've seen April showers but will they bring May flowers? Overnight temperatures are still reaching close to freezing some days so we have some tips for those gardeners out there to make sure that your green thumb doesn't turn brown. Deb Murphy with Billings Hardware and Garden Center said gardening is intimidating to some but it is really rather simple. She says to make sure you water your plants. She said morning ... More>>

Governor Bullock hosts roundtable to discuss impacts of Medicaid Expansion Video included

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Montana Governor Steve Bullock hosted a roundtable on Medicaid in Montana at RiverStone Health on Thursday. The Governor along with representatives from RiverStone Health, St. Vincent Healthcare, and Yellowstone County discussed a recent report highlighting the benefits of Medicaid. The Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana released a report this month on the economic impacts of expanding Medicaid in Montana. One local doctor shared his patient's ... More>>

Man claims self defense, now facing attempted deliberate homicide charges

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KFBB is receiving reports of shots fired in Great Falls Sunday evening.  Just before 9:30pm, it was reported that a shot was fired on the 500 block of 22nd Avenue Northeast in Great Falls, near the Walmart Shopping Center.  It is unclear at this time if anyone was injured, or if there is a suspect. Neighbors in the area tell our reporter on scene they heard at least a gunshot, but thought it was from their TV, until they saw approximately 14 police cars swarm the area. An ...

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Missoula school employee resigns after drug charges

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A Missoula middle school employee has resigned after being charged with crimes related to opioid abuse.

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The life of the City of Billings landfill Video included

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Over the past seven years, the City of Billings Landfill has extended it's lifespan from 20 years, to 55 years and counting. But the landfill has done more for the environment than just compacting garbage. 

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Teen throws student into file cabinet, gets tased

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Yesterday, police say they arrested a teen when she failed to stop assaulting the SRO officer after being tased. 

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Suspect in car chase, daylong search expected in court

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A man arrested in Missoula after a chase and daylong search Wednesday, is expected in court Thursday afternoon.

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Fundraisers to be held for motorcyclist hit by vehicle Video included

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A fundraiser is organized to help the man who was injured during a crash that happened one week ago on Aprill 11th. 

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Senators Daines and Tester ask for DOJ to strengthen law enforcement on reservations

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U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester joined others in sending a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging the DOJ to uphold its responsibilities to Indian tribes and implement the recommendations outlined in that report as quickly as possible.

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Jess Lockwood looks for 2nd home state win at PBR

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The PBR kicks off right here in Billings Friday, April 20 at the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark.  

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Incredible Hi-Line flood rescue caught on camera

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A man in Montana is being called a hero after a video showing a flood rescue on the Hi-Line. 

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No charge in Prince's opioid death

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The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died says he's filing no criminal charges in the musician's death. 

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Facebook Coming to Helena for Digital Training

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In the coming months Facebook will be visiting Helena as part of their Community Boost Project.

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Missoulians build bikes for kids on the Blackfeet Reservation Video included

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Dozens of volunteers from Missoula's Free Cycles program and Essential Eats Distributors are teaming up to assemble bikes for kids in Heart Butte on the Blackfeet Reservation.

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Bald eagle rescued after being hit by car

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A bald eagle with an injured wing was discovered off the Highway near Park City on Tuesday and taken to the Montana Raptor Conservation in Bozeman. 

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Security procedures at MetraPark will include metal detectors during PBR

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Any item on the prohibited list will not be allowed in the arena. If these items are found during the security check, they will need to be returned to your vehicle or thrown away.

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Tester, Daines Honor Senator John Melcher’s Life

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Senate Passes Resolution Commemorating Melcher’s Commitment to Montana

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Wanted felon apprehended in Missoula after daylong search

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Police apprehended a wanted felon at an apartment complex in Missoula more than 12 hours after he led police on chase through town and took off on foot.

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Evacuations ordered in Harlem

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   4:45 p.m.    The mayor of the town of Harlem has ordered the evacuation of a handful of homes that are threatened by flooding.    Mayor K.M. Hansen says Wednesday's order affects about four homes surrounded by water north of the railroad tracks. He says another three or four families have already evacuated and he wanted the others to leave while they still can.    Hansen says the rest of the town of 800 near the Fort Belknap Indian Reservat...

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Suspensions ordered for 3 Billings police officers for having sex on city property

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Billings Police Chief Rich St. John confirmed three Billings police officers admitted to having sex on city property with an employee of the department.

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Mother says MET bus nearly hit children heading to school Video included

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Students crossing Lake Elmo Drive to get on their school bus were nearly hit Wednesday morning. It wasn't a car that allegedly nearly hit the kids but a Billings MET Transit bus.

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Catholic priest creates a stir over Mayfair 2018 chairs

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A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings created a stir about this year's Billings Catholic Schools Mayfair invitation. The invitation for the 2018 Mayfair Gala and Auction lists the attire, how to buy tickets, and event chairs. Father Ryan Erlenbush took an issue with two of the event chairs. In a Facebook post, he said, "You know a Catholic School has lost its way when a prominent homosexual couple is advertised as the chairs for the annual fundrais...

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Governor declares State of Emergency for flooding

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of the northern part of the state.

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Recycle your old electronics to reduce waste Video included

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In observance of Earth Day this weekend, Yellowstone E-Waste Solutions is encouraging the Magic city to reduce, reuse and recycle. 

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Korean War Veteran receives donated vehicle Video included

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In partnership with Big Sky Collision Center and State Farm, a Korean War veteran and his wife received keys to a donated vehicle. 

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Liquidation firms win bid for The Bon-Ton Stores

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The Bon-Ton Stores, which operates 260 department stores in the U.S., is expected to go out of business after two liquidation firms became the highest bidders at an auction for the bankrupt company's assets Tuesday. 

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MSUB Baseball First Home Games this Weekend Video included

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34 games played this season with zero home games, so far, for the MSUB Yellowjacket baseball team. That all changes this weekend when the jackets are home for a three games series against Concordia.

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UPDATE: Stockman Bank robbery suspect identified

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GREAT FALLS -  The Great Falls Police Department has confirmed they have taken a suspect into custody regarding the bank robbery earlier this afternoon. 

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USS Helena wreckage located 75 years after sinking

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage.   The March 23 discovery revives stories of the battle-tested ship's endurance and the nearly unbelievable survival story of 165 of its crewmen. In all, 732 of the 900 crew survived the July 5, 1943 sinking.

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Herberger's to close in Great Falls

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GREAT FALLS - Another store is shutting its doors in the Electric City.  This time it's due to the liquidation of its parent company.  All Herberger stores across the nation will be closing.  A U.S. bankruptcy judge is expected to decide today on the acquisition of the Bon-Ton stores chain. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. was operating 260 stores in 24 states, largely in the Northeast and Midwest, when it filed for bankruptcy in January. Stores in Havre, Kalispell, Billings,...

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UPDATE: Escaped bear located

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A 3 to 4-year-old female black bear has escaped from Montana Wildlife Center overnight.  

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Youth Transition Center to close in Great Falls

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GREAT FALLS - Budget cuts are forcing the closure of Great Falls Youth Transition Center.  The center is a 7-bed facility houses boys between the ages of 15 - 17, all of whom are on juvenile parole. “It’s unfortunate that, as a result of cuts mandated by the legislature, we had to make this difficult decision. We have taken a hard look at programs and found that this is the most cost-effective solution,” Department of Corrections Director Reginald Michael ... More>>

Number of Montana E. coli cases climbs

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There are now six confirmed cases of E. coli in Montana. 

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Pearl Jam launches Rock 2 Vote project ahead of Missoula show

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Pearl Jam announced a new project to encourage people to vote in the 2018 election.

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Latest from BIA on the officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass Video included

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Sunday night, KULR-8 broke news that a man allegedly armed with a knife was shot and killed by a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer. Tuesday, KULR-8 also learned BIA's protocols when it comes to police shootings involving their agency.

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Community begins healing process after officer-involved shooting Video included

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Sunday night, a man was shot and killed by a Bureau of Indian Affairs Officer. KULR-8 headed to Lodge Grass to see how the town is holding up.

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Cody School Board approves arming staff members Video included

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The Cody School Board voted 4 to 2 Tuesday to move forward with a policy allowing school system personnel to conceal carry. The vote followed an amendment upping mandatory training from 12 to 18 hours. For more on the ordinance see our previous report here.

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Earthquake in Lincoln Tuesday was aftershock from quake last summer Video included

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Lincoln residents were jolted awake Tuesday morning by an earthquake that shook the ground around 5:00 a.m. And believe it or not, scientists say the quake was actually an aftershock from a much larger earthquake that shook the area last summer.

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Missoula school resource officer re-assigned to administrative role

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A school resource officer who was placed on leave after firing his gun on school grounds at Big Sky High School, has returned to the Missoula Police Department in an administrative role.

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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

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Former first lady Barbara Bush has died. She was 92.

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Flooding on the Hi-Line

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Flooding is taking over the Hi-Line for the second straight day. 

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Deadly flight: Southwest flight loses engine Video included

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A Southwest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia Tuesday after its engine blew.

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Man Goes Canoeing in Natural Runoff

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Flooding continues to have a big impact along the Hi-Line, with water affecting farmers and buildings. Despite the negatives, one resident in Big Sandy is using this as an opportunity to go canoeing. Josh Danreuther and his friends have been visiting the natural runoff around Big Sandy and enjoying time on their canoes and kayaks. Danreuther said his father used to go canoeing on the runoff back in the day, and he's been waiting for the opportunity to go himself. The only way thes... More>>

Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - One of the four cities in Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will be tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament.

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Daines Calls for Immediate Action on National Parks Maintenance Backlog Video included

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During a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the National Park Service deferred maintenance backlog, U.S. Senator Steve 

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Hi- Line Flooding Video included

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Small streams hug the side of roadways across the hi-line as flooding continues to plague the surrounding areas. New bodies of water seemed to have formed overnight in fields as warmer temperatures melt the remnants of this record-breaking winter.  However, the recent flooding has had a major impact on local farmers for a variety of reasons; one of which is the delaying of their seeding.  The hi-line community here in Montana isn't used to seeing such devastating floo... More>>

Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass identified Video included

KULR-8 reporter Briana Monte interviews Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney following an officer-involved shooting. KULR-8 reporter Briana Monte interviews Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney following an officer-involved shooting.
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One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass. Reports of the shooting came into the KULR-8 newsroom shortly before 8:00 PM.

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Court docs: Meth smoke permeated YMCA daycare Video included

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MISSOULA - A drug cleanup expert estimates that a YMCA daycare has been permeated with methamphetamine fumes and the cleanup could cost more than $80,000.

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Montana Treasure: Serving up 130+ burgers at Parker's in Drummond

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Just off of Interstate-90 in the small ranching community of Drummond, sits Parker's, a small, family-owned and operated restaurant that is serving up an eye-popping array of burgers. 139 burgers to be exact.

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Pinwheels for Prevention

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The Montana Children's Trust Fund in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana are planting pinwheels to support national Strengthening Families Month. 

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Volunteer to become a skywarn spotter Video included

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If you want to be more involved when you see severe weather in your area, now's your chance. Now that spring is here, Billings faces another season of severe weather.

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Comparing SD2 and Freehold Township Video included

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Comparing Billings School District 2 to Freehold Township District out of New Jersey.

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Montana consumers warned to throw out romaine after E. coli outbreak Video included

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MISSOULA - Montana has three confirmed cases of E. coli illness tied to an outbreak on chopped romaine lettuce mix. Do not eat any store-bought chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona area, health officals say. 

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WHP seizes an estimated $285,000 in marijuana

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Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers arrested two Washington state residents after finding 114 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $285,000 in their vehicle on Saturday, April 14.

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BIA officer-involved shooting protocol Video included

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While Billings has seen several officer-involved shootings, the most recent one in the state of Montana happened on Crow Reservation.

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Immunotherapy shows new promise for treating lung cancer Video included

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Two new studies find immunotherapy could be the new standard of care for lung cancer patients who are often diagnosed after their disease has spread.

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Health agencies investigating E. coli cases in Montana

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The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) says state and local health agencies are investigation several reports of E. coli illness likely linked to romaine lettuce.

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Seeley Lake 3-year-old diagnosed with terminal brain cancer

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SEELEY LAKE - A western Montana family is battling the unthinkable after their three-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor.

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Missoula armed robbery suspect charged with attempted deliberate homicide

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A man arrested for an armed robbery in Missoula is charged attempted deliberate homicide. Prosecutors also charged Stephen James Antill, 56, with robbery and criminal endangerment for the incident last Friday night. 

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Attorney General Tim Fox is battling cancer

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Montana's attorney general is battling cancer.  

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Keystone XL developer to meet with landowners

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline plans to meet with landowners along its planned route through Nebraska this week and will start surveying for the project in Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana.

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Solar Panel Plant Video included

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If you live in the Electric City, you might be seeing a few changes not only to the landscape, but possibly your electric bill. 30 of the 112 acre land along Bootlegger Trail has just been approved by the Cascade County Zoning Board to be made into a photovoltaic solar power generation facility. Otherwise known as a solar power plant. The new source of energy will be contracted through Pacific Northwest Solar Company and produce as much as 3 megawatts of alternating curren... More>>

Crime and Safety Video included

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Crime has been on the rise over the past few weeks in Great Falls and has caused many of us to ask the same question, "How do I stay safe?" Whether you’re simply walking to your car or taking your kids to the park, you want to have that feeling of security.  And that feeling starts…with you. According to Sheriff Bob Edwards, community involvement is key to having a safe neighborhood. Reporting any suspicious activity, even if you’re unsure...

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Sentinel student group DECA needs help with funding

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The state’s largest business organization for high school students may not be able to send its students to state and national competitions in the coming year. 

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May in Montana is New Awareness Month for Rare Disease

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Dandy-Walker Syndrome is a rare illness with little known about it, which has inspired a Helena mom to spread awareness in Montana.

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One dead after Gallatin County avalanche Video included

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One person has died after an avalanche in Gallatin County Today. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Search and Rescue were dispatched to the Saddle Peak area south of Bridger Bowl Ski Area at 11 Saturday morning for an avalanche. Witnesses said they saw the avalanche on the skyline run off Saddle Peak. Search and Rescue volunteers at Bridger Bowl, with support from 25 rescuers, avalanche dogs, and a helicopter responded. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and the Gallatin National Forest...

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American Red Cross needs smoke alarm volunteers Video included

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The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to install smoke alarms throughout the Billings area. 200 smoke alarms are set to be installed in 60 Billings homes on the 18th and 19th of May and the Montana Red Cross is searching for volunteers. 

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Golden Knights Trainer Mike Muir Remembers Beginnings in Billings

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Back in 1995, Mike Muir was just looking a foot in the door as he took an athletic training position with the Billings Bulls under then head coach Bliss Littler. Little did he know, that job would change his life.

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New Addiction Treatment Video included

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CODY – Eleven years after KULR 8 reported exclusively on the deadly effects of prescription drug addiction in Montana and Northwest Wyoming, it is still killing people in the region. A new kind of treatment is being offered to people who are fighting addiction, and it uses another opioid medication. 

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One person dead, five injured after head-on collision

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Around 1:30 Sunday afternoon, a report came in of a two-vehicle head-on collision 4 miles south of Fort Benton on Highway 87. 

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Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, Moody Blues make it into Rock Hall

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Bon Jovi, the Cars and four first-time nominees, including Nina Simone, will be inducted as the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class. More>>

Nursing assistant goes from helping patients to becoming one Video included

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A certified nursing assistant at Billings Clinic has spent years helping others, but now is need of help herself. The job of medical workers is to help the sick or disabled.

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Bounty hunters broke in, handcuffed Lolo man over $115

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Unlike some states, Montana has no regulations concerning bounty hunters. They are not licensed, trained, or overseen by any state agency, and there are no laws expressly allowing their existence or governing their limits. 

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Barbara Bush in failing health, being cared for in Houston home

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A source tells CNN that former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health. The 92 year old matriarch of the bush family has been in and out of the hospital several times over the last year. She's been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. The source told CNN that Bush doesn't want to go back to a hospital and is being cared for at her home in Houston. She's been married to former president George Herbert Walker Bush for 73 years. More>>

Residents cause scare after mistaking flares for dynamite

Authorities say flares found inside a Butte home were mistaken for sticks of dynamite, causing evacuations of the immediate area.

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National Weather Service looking for storm spotter volunteers

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The National Weather Service has several training classes scheduled over the next month to help prepare volunteers for the upcoming severe weather season.

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MHP releases video of near head on collisions with wrong way drivers

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Troopers nearly struck by wrong-way drivers in head-on collisions in two separate incidents.

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Bozeman avalanche victim identified Video included

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The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in an avalanche south of Bridger Bowl Saturday.

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One person dead in avalanche near Bridger Bowl

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One person is dead after an avalanche south of Bridger Bowl Ski area Saturday.

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Flights canceled, roads treacherous amid spring snowstorms

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A potent spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend raked across the Plains and Midwest Friday, spawning at least one tornado in Arkansas as blizzard conditions blanked much of the Northern Plains. More>>

Glacier's popular bear cam shut down for spring

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Much to the dismay of bear cam binge watchers, Glacier National Park has shut down it's popular bear webcam for the spring.

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Missing 3-year-old found safe

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UPDATE: 5:32 P.M. - The Missing Endangered Person Advisory (MEPA) for Lyncia Lalicker has been canceled. The 3-year-old has reportedly been found safe.

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Heavy, wet snow causes flooding in Montana

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GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A fast-moving snowstorm flooded farm fields and washed out roads in Montana.

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Man arrested for armed robbery at Missoula casino

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Missoula police arrested a 56-year-old man Friday night, for allegedly robbing a casino.

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Pro-gun rally draws hundreds to Kalispell park

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Hundreds of people gathered at Depot Park in Kalispell Saturday for a pro-gun rally.

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Montana judge sides with former student over missing emails

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A judge in Montana has ruled a university should have preserved emails involving a conductor accused of coercing a student into having sex.

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The Wallflowers and Sugar Ray to Headline Annual Elk River Reunion Music Festival in Billings

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Sugar Ray, the Toadies, the Wallflowers and Smashmouth coming for Billings music festival this summer.

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Avalanche season came early, continues late in Montana Video included

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Avalanche season began early and is continuing later than usual in southern Montana.    The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center issued an avalanche warning Friday for the Bridger Range after a storm dropped as much as 30 inches (76 centimeters) of snow.    

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SD2 board names Dr. Ross Kasun as choice for next superintendent Video included

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After a two hour meeting Saturday morning, board members with School District 2 voted to extend an offer to Dr. Ross Kasun to serve as the system's next superintendent. 

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Report: Coal fell in Wyoming mine in days before miner death

A report on a fatal mine accident in Wyoming says large slabs of coal fell in the days before a miner was crushed by falling coal.

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Online pharmacy sentenced for illegal imports

A Montana judge has sentenced a Canadian online pharmacy to pay $34 million for importing counterfeit and unapproved drugs into the U.S.

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Wyoming inmates transferred to Mississippi facility

Wyoming corrections officials say 88 of the state's inmates have been moved to Mississippi.

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Two Accused of Drug Crimes Charged Video included

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Official court records are in for two people who are accused of multiple felonies and misdemeanors involving drugs.

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Trump says airstrikes on Syria underway

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President Donald Trump says the United States has "launched precision strikes" on targets associated with Syrian chemical weapons program.

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Student sneak peak at Rocky Mountain Trade Show Video included

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Collision repair facilities from all over Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and North and South Dakota, have come under one roof for the Rocky Mountain Trade show.

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Test results back for YMCA meth contamination

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MISSOULA - Methamphetamine test results are back from the YMCA Learning Center daycare which closed this week.

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Ranchers struggle through calving season Video included

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"It's the worst calving season I can remember in all my life," Rancher John Jansen said. It's April, but it looks more like February. 

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Huey Lewis cancels 2018 concerts after mysterious hearing loss

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Musician Huey Lewis has canceled his performances for 2018 after a mysterious hearing loss. 

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Missoula mom testing 3-year-old for meth exposure after YMCA arrest Video included

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MISSOULA - After an unthinkable week for more than 60 families, parents are scrambling to get their children tested for meth exposure and find alternative childcare. One Missoula mom says she never imagined needing to test her toddler for drug exposure.

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Superintendent candidate meet and greet wraps up Video included

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This afternoon marked the final meet and greet with SD 2 superintendent candidates. 

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Name released of YMCA employee arrested for meth possession at daycare Video included

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MISSOULA- A 30-year-old woman is accused of using meth while working at a YMCA daycare. 

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Heinz asks if America is ready for Mayochup

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A debate started on Twitter after Heinz launched a poll asking Americans if they'd like a pre-made combination of the condiments called Mayochup.

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WHP finds 123 pounds of marijuana hidden in a washing machine

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol seized about 123 pounds of Marijuana with an estimated street value of $307,000 following a traffic stop on Thursday, April 12th.

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Judge overturns 1995 homicide convictions, orders new trial

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A Montana judge has vacated the deliberate homicide convictions of two men in the 1995 death of a Helena woman and ordered new trials.

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Miles City man sentenced for child pornography

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Investigators found William Pulse had uploaded 653 images of child pornography to his Dropbox account.

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University investigated for response to sexual assault

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana recently settled a complaint about the way it handled a student's report of sexual violence and retaliation. 

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Former US Sen. John Melcher of Montana dies at 93

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. John Melcher, a Montana Democrat who narrowly lost his bid for a third term in 1988 just days after a wilderness bill he championed was vetoed, has died at 93.

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City Brew celebrates 20 years, expands to more Montana towns

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Employees say the company has come a long way since their first Billings location at 17th and Grand Avenue in 1998.  

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Snow Plow Damage Video included

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As of April 1st, Montana has spent $29 million dollars in snow plowing expenses out of its $135 million dollar maintenance budget. This is roughly a 30% increase compared to last year's total of $2.3 million.  While this number may seem high, this doesn't even include the amount that is going toward snow plow repairs.  40 plows have been hit by other drivers this year alone, while last year the accidents remained in the low 30’s. Here in Great Falls...

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MSUB students react to the Montana Democrat Congressional Primary Debate Video included

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The Montana Democratic Congressional Debate was held Thursday night. The candidates are hoping to unseat Republican Greg Gianforte.

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Meet the Democratic candidates running for Congress Video included

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It is the night of the Montana Democratic Congressional Primary Debate located at the Babcock Theater in Downtown Billings. There are six democratic candidates looking to unseat incumbent Republican Greg Gianforte.

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Chat with the Chief

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The Billings Police Chief's quarterly meeting with residents was held Thursday night at Lewis and Clark Elementary.

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UPDATE: Mother believed to have taken missing child to Minnesota

The Missing and Endangered person advisory for Aubryella Cordova has expired. Aubryella is still missing at this time. We thank you for your assistance.

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Billings school board continues meet and greet with superintendent candidates Video included

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In education news, the school board continues their meet and greet with superintendent candidates before they select a new superintendent this Saturday. 

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Tester Applauds Successful Push to Prevent Doubling of National Park Entrance Fees

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Tester blasted the Interior Department’s initial proposal to more than double "peak season" entrance fees—from $30 per vehicle to $70 per vehicle—for the 17 most visited national parks.

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Family Tree Center hosts 10th annual Pinwheels for Prevention Video included

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With April being child abuse prevention month, the Family Tree Center hosts their annual display of Pinwheels for Prevention. 

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Living with Multiple Sclerosis Video included

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There may not be a cure for Multiple Sclerosis just yet, but researchers have made great strides in fighting the disease and helping those affected.

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Wyoming delegation urges end to Japanese tariffs on U.S. soda ash

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U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, John Barrasso and Congresswoman Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., sent a letter urging Vice President Mike Pence to prioritize eliminating Japan’s 3.3 percent tariff on U.S. soda ash at the next U.S.-Japan Economic Dialogue meeting.

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Missing Lincoln County woman now considered fugitive

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LIBBY - A missing Lincoln County woman is now considered to be a fugitive. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office seeks the whereabouts on Harlie Marie Mizenberg, who sometimes uses the last name Breiland. Mizenberg is described a white woman, age 27, 5'3", 116 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Mizenberg was on probation for a sentence related to felony possession of dangerous drugs. Since she went missing, she has not been in contact with her probation officer. Anyone wit...

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National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week: A glimpse in the life of a dispatcher Video included

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It is National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week. KULR-8 visited the Billings Dispatch Center and caught a glimpse of a day in the life of a dispatcher.

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St. Vincent holds free head and neck cancer screenings Video included

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St. Vincent Healthcare is once again holding a free neck and head cancer screening. This is year four of the free screenings that can potentially be life-saving. The screenings are being held Thursday, April 12th, from 8 am to 12 pm at the Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates in the Yellowstone Medical Center West Building. Doctors want to remind people it is better to be safe than sorry so if you have a lump or bump make sure you stop by. Dr. Sean Demars said, "The excuse of... More>>

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