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Prosecutors no longer seeking death penalty in killing of Broadwater County Deputy

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HELENA- The Broadwater County Attorney’s Office and the state of Montana have filed a notice saying they are no longer seeking the death penalty against the man accused of killing Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore.

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Rising home prices spur increased rental rates in Bozeman

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There are more renters in the U.S. today than there have been since 1965, according to the Census Bureau.

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Family Promise, Salvation Army help kids with school supply shopping

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Family Promise and The Salvation Army are thinking ahead for families in need.

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Practice campfire safety with advice from the National Forest Service

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With more wildfires starting to pop up across the northwest, it’s important to know how to properly extinguish campfires.

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JKC Golf Scramble honors Bozeman man's memory while helping non-profit

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Johan Pienaar loved Montana and especially loved the game of golf.

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MT DOJ maintains database of missing children and adults

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There are dozens of people included in the database at any given time. 

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FWP wardens extinguished an illegal campfire on Wild Horse Island State Park

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The fire was found in same area as the illegal campfire that sparked a five-acre fire in July 2015.

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Belgrade man sentenced to prison for meth offense

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MISSOULA - A Belgrade man will spend 5 years behind bars after pleading guilty to distributing meth. 

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2 recent deaths and 1 close call highlight the danger of leaving children in hot cars

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Two recent deaths and one close call highlight the danger of leaving children in hot cars.

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Secretary of State has appealed the ruling that blocks the Montana Green Party from November's ballot

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Stapleton’s office filed an appeal this week of the decision by District Judge James Reynolds of Helena.

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Warm and dry heading into the weekend

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Dry and warm weather is expected for Saturday The above on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Meteorologist Carson Vickroy will walk you through the forecast hour by hour for next 24 hours so you can have an idea of what your weekend will look like. City by City Forecast: BOZEMAN: LOW: 53°; HIGH SATURDAY: 88°. Mostly clear with a little bit of haze from western wildfires tonight and tomorrow morning. A few clouds will roll in tomorrow afternoon ahead o... More>>

Rosendale talks about workforce development during a visit to the White House

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President Donald Trump invited Rosendale to attend the signing of an executive order

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Swiss Rolls recalled over potential salmonella contamination

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Flowers Foods has issued a nationwide recall of Swiss Rolls, as well as a brand of bread sold in some Southern states. 

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Shrine Stories: Meet McKenzie

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The top high school football athletes in Montana will take the field for the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.

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Star wrestler loses scholarship after making anti-gay slur during protest

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A star wrestler in California lost his college scholarship after video posted to social media showed him using an anti-gay slur at political rally last month.

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Missoula man stranded after trailer stolen in Utah

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Joe Stone, 33, has been traveling the country helping people with disabilities.

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Interior Secretary Zinke kept some meetings off public calendar

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On May 16, 2016, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke met with Rep. Chris Collins, a New York Republican who was the first in Congress to endorse Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, according to Zinke's official calendar. 

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Smoke and haze possible from regional fires but cooler air by Sunday

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Today's Forecast: The heat continues to build for the region for the next couple of days.  You should expect highs in the upper 80s and low 90s through Saturday with only a slim chance of pop-up showers on Saturday and much cooler air by Sunday.\

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Information sought on missing Flathead County woman

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Authorities are looking for information on a woman who has been reported missing. 

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President Trump says he'd be Putin's "worst nightmare" if things with Russia don't work out

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President Trump said he'll be Russian President Vladimir Putin's "worst nightmare" if things don't go well with Russia. 

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Missing person alert canceled for Stevensville woman

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The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office is looking for 75-year-old Kay Hill Yaskus, who they say went missing from her home in Stevensville on Thursday morning.

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Friday, July 20, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

Tornadoes tear through Iowa

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Clean-up efforts are underway after tornadoes tear through parts of Iowa. The storms brought significant damage to several communities.  More>>

Duck boat capsizes in Missouri, killing 11 people, some of them children

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A duck boat capsized and sank during a severe thunderstorm in Missouri, killing at least 11 people, some of them children.

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Pet & Doll Parade in Great Falls on July 26

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All children are invited to take part in the 84th Annual Pet & Doll Parade on Thursday, July 26 at 7:00 pm.; and pets of course are welcome. This event is FREE to children of all ages and fun for the entire family.

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Changes to federal policies pave way for sudden visa denials, deportation

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A pair of policy memos circulated recently by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services may pave the way for sudden visa denials and referrals for deportation, immigration attorneys say. 

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Missoula man pleads not guilty to assaulting Special Olympian

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Paul Ekstedt pleaded not guilty to felony assault with a weapon during a Thursday appearance in Missoula District Court.

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Newly discovered armored dinosaur lived on a lost continent

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The fossil of a previously unknown 76 million-year-old armored dinosaur that once roamed the lost continent of Laramidia is finally going on display after being found in the scenic Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah in 2008. 

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Six nurses in same hospital unit find out they're pregnant

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A North Carolina oncology clinic is jokingly telling people to not drink the water as six nurses get ready to bring newborns into the world

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Salmonella outbreak in 26 states tied to raw turkey

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An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.

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I-15 crash in Beaverhead County leaves one dead

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The Montana Highway Patrol reports that one person is dead after a single-vehicle crash north of Dillon on Thursday.

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Mission Valley family's "Grizz Cam" provides unique look at grizzly bears

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If you are walking through Bob Throft's property you are likely not alone - it's also home to grizzly bears.

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Lincoln County fire holding steady

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The Zulu Fire which is burning outside of Libby in Lincoln County is still holding at 20 acres. 

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WATCH: Brady Bunch House For Sale

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Ever wanted to live like the Brady Bunch? Now you can! The TV family’s home is up for sale. More>>

"Spirit Ride" aims to raise awareness of "Slow Down, Move Over" laws

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According to the Federal Highway Administration, 70% of drivers are not aware of the law, while others simply ignore it.

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Grizzly bear euthanized after apparent fall in Glacier NP

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A grizzly bear has been put down at Glacier National Park after apparently falling onto the Going-to-the-Sun Road. 

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Reynolds Lake Fire grows to 1000+ acres

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The lightning-sparked blaze is estimated at about 250 acres Wednesday evening up from an initial estimate of 11 acres.

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Shrine Stories: Meet Grant

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The top high school football athletes in Montana will take the field for the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.

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Sen. Tester: Trump tariffs hurting Montana farmers

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Sen. Jon Tester said Wednesday that farmers are suffering in the trade war between the United States and China.

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Report: Montana drug use is a "crisis"

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Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says the state is in the midst of a substance abuse crisis

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Man accused of raping 3-year-old in Missoula County

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A 38-year-old male is in police custody and is being charged with felony sexual intercourse without consent.

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Trump and Putin morph into the same person in Time magazine cover

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For the second month in a row, Time magazine has put a provocative photo illustration of President Donald Trump on its cover -- this time, morphing him into Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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This Week in Fish and Wildlife: Cheatgrass program underway at Caverns

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Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Riley Bell joins Chet to explain a program to reduce cheatgrass at the Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park. More>>

Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Thursday, July 19, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

Gianforte, Williams report latest fundraising numbers in Montana U.S. House race

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Both the Republican and Democratic candidates for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat reported raising more than $400,000 since mid-May. 

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Report: Inspector General launches investigation in Zinke land deal in Montana

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A real estate deal between Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the chairman of oil field service company Haliburton is now the subject of a formal investigation by the Interior Department's Inspector General. 

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Pence visit to Billings bumped back one day

Vice President Mike Pence will be at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on July 25. Vice President Mike Pence will be at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on July 25.
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Vice President Mike Pence will appear in Billings Wednesday, July 25, a day later than previously announced.

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Distracted driving dangers even higher during peak Montana traffic season

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Fifty-six percent of U.S. motorists who admitted to distracted driving don’t think that it’s dangerous, according to a new survey.

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BOLO Alert issued for Montana man traveling with woman who may be in danger

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The United States Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be-on-the-Lookout) for a Montana man who has fled authorities and may be traveling with a woman who could be in danger.

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Crews battling Bitterroot NF blaze

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The Reynolds Lake Fire has grown substantially after being pushed by gusty winds.

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Shrine Stories: Meet Bob

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The East-West Shrine game raises money for the Shriners Hospital for Children

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Higher Fire Danger Wednesday Afternoon & Evening For Bozeman

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City by City Forecast: BOZEMAN: LOW: 53°; HIGH THURSDAY: 82°. Watch for increasing surface winds this afternoon and evening. WSW winds 10 to 20 mph are likely with slightly stronger peak gusts at times. Low humidity, warm temperatures and increasing wind will bring higher fire danger through sunset for Bozeman.  BUTTE: LOW: 48°; HIGH THURSDAY: 82°. Mostly dry and windy for Butte this afternoon. There could be a few nearby mountain rumbles thro... More>>

2 people hit by suspected drunk driver in Whitefish

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A Whitefish man is in custody and accused of hitting two pedestrians with his vehicle while driving drunk.

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Gianforte bill to protect portion of East Rosebud Creek passes House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte of Montana to conserve 20 miles of East Rosebud Creek passed the House Tuesday with bipartisan support.

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Couple files lawsuit against Customs & Border Protection for Montana incident

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The couple is seeking damages for emotional and mental distress.

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Lava from the Kilauea volcano has added nearly 700 acres to Hawaii's Big Island

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The National Guard in Hawaii is warning of new, immediate dangers to people living near the Kilauea volcano some two-and-a-half months after the eruption started.  

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Bozeman Health Foundation receives grant to expand mental health resources

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The Bozeman Health Foundation has received a two-year, $150,000 grant from the Montana Healthcare Foundation

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Daines vows support for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh, knocks Democrats' opposition

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Steve Daines said Tuesday he plans to vote for President Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and he lamented that Democrats were already lining up against the jurist.

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Video Extra: Bear takes a dip in the pool

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A bear made its way into a neighborhood in Granada Hills, California. 

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

Reaction in Russia: President Trump praised

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While President Trump's performance with President Putin is getting almost universally panned in the US and abroad, the view from Russia is quite simply, glowing. More>>

Daines vows support for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh, knocks Democrats' opposition

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Steve Daines said Tuesday he plans to vote for President Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and he lamented that Democrats were already lining up against the jurist.

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America, its flag and a possible 51st star

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What happens if the American flag needs to accommodate another star? Or five? There are various efforts across the country to create new states.

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Helena man allegedly breaks into Humane Society, tries to steal dog

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A 56-year-old man is accused of breaking into the Lewis and Clark Humane Society just before 1 a.m. on July 16.  
 

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Gehring Ranch celebrates addition to National Register of Historic Places

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The century-long heritage has been officially recognized as the Gehring Ranch was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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MSU to enact clear bag policy at Bobcat Stadium

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This football season at Montana State University will mark the beginning of a clear bag policy at Bobcat Stadium.

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Spate of fatal Montana crashes prompts helmet use reminder

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Anyone under the age of 18 is required by law the wear a helmet in Montana and all riders are highly recommended to use a one.

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Father/son duo accused of selling heroin to parents of toddler

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A father and son arrested in Bozeman are charged with dealing drugs to a couple with a two-and-a-half-year-old child. The state allegations and court documents outline that the child was likely home at the time of the drug transactions and usage.

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Colorado mom warns about kids and washing machines

Front-loading washing machine Lindsey McIver and husband bought in which one of their young children got trapped / LINDSEY MCIVER/FACEBOOK/CBS DENVER Front-loading washing machine Lindsey McIver and husband bought in which one of their young children got trapped / LINDSEY MCIVER/FACEBOOK/CBS DENVER
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A Colorado mother posted a scary warning on Facebook after purchasing a front-loading washing machine.

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Papa John's founder John Schnatter says resigning was "mistake"

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John Schnatter is adding his resignation to his lists of regrets. 

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WATCH: Young wolverines caught on film in Bitterroot National Forest

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A wildlife monitoring project has captured what they believe may be the first documentation of wolverine kits in the Bitterroot National Forest. 

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MGM sues Las Vegas shooting victims and survivors, claiming no liability

Surveillance video shows the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017, the night of a deadly mass shooting on a country music festival below the resort. / COURTESY LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE Surveillance video shows the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017, the night of a deadly mass shooting on a country music festival below the resort. / COURTESY LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE
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MGM Resorts International is suing more than 1,000 victims and other survivors of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas, claiming it has no liability for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. 

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Missoula police arrest man after 80 grams of meth discovered

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A 44-year-old is in custody after police say they discovered over 80 grams of meth in his possession along with over $2,500 in cash.

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Trump now says he accepts intelligence community's findings after Putin meeting

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President Trump on Tuesday claimed he accepts the findings of the U.S. intelligence community that Russians interfered in the 2016 election. 

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Eagle gets some TLC after being found near lake

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The eagle was taken to Central Valley Animal Hospital where it was examined and given fluids to help it recover.

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Stroke-like symptoms prompt Sage Creek rescue of North Carolina man

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The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office reports that a 36-year-old man from Sanford, North Carolina was rescued off the Sage Creek trail on Monday after his horseback group reported he was experiencing stroke-like symptoms.

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Helena Police confirm man and woman died from gunshot wounds

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Police said both bodies were taken to the state crime lab for autopsies.

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Missoula PD: Missing woman might be held against her will

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Jermaine Charlo of Dixon -- who also goes by the name Liz -- was last seen early on June 14 in Missoula.

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Crews douse wildfire near Fish Creek

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Frenchtown Rural Fire District and US Forest Service crews battled a wildland fire in the Fish Creek area west of Missoula on Monday.

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Search continues for teen accused in Sentinel HS shooting

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Dylan Conat, 17, is accused of shooting two teenagers behind Sentinel High School on June 24.

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Montana Made: Aqua Creek Products

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Aquatic wheelchairs, pool lifts and shower seats have given those with mobility issues opportunities to access pools, lakes, baths, showers and even the ocean.

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Shrine Stories: Meet Macy

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The top high school football athletes in Montana will take the field for the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.

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Officials doing damage control following Trump's comments about election meddling

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Senior administration officials said an effort is underway to clean up the mess created by President Trump's comments in Helsinki on Monday. 

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Wanted in Montana: BOLO Alert issued for Joseph Mullaney

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The United States Marshals Service has issued a BOLO Alert (Be-on-the-Lookout) for Joseph Mullaney. 

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New details coming out about Pence appearance in Billings

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BILLINGS - Next week's appearance by Vice President Mike Pence to Billings now has a time and place. Pence will first appear at a rally with Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 24 at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark.  

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - latest local news and headlines from across the world. More>>

Helena man accused of throwing lit fireworks at children

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The 61-year-old man has been charged with three counts of assault with a weapon and one count of lighting fireworks in city limits. 

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Prosecutors charge woman after death of baby blamed on drugs in her breast milk

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Prosecutors have charged a woman with criminal homicide in connection with the death of her 11-week-old son, who they say died because of drugs he consumed through his mother's breast milk.

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West Nile Virus-positive mosquito confirmed in Cascade County

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A WNV positive sample of adult Culex tarsalis mosquitos was collected approximately six miles north of Great Falls

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Why White Sulphur? | Red Ants Pants | Under the Big Sky

Red Ants Pants is an innovative workwear company located in White Sulphur Springs. Red Ants Pants is an innovative workwear company located in White Sulphur Springs.
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In this Under the Big Sky bonus, Sarah Calhoun talks about how she made her way from a small farm in Connecticut to living and working in White Sulphur Springs and started Red Ant Pants. Sarah Calhoun started the workwear for women apparel company Red Ants Pants in an old saddle shop on main street in White Sulphur Springs. It has now grown into a huge annual music festival as well as a foundation supporting leadership roles for women, working family farms and ranches and rural c... More>>

Montana's congressional delegation backs intelligence agencies on Russia election interference

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All three of Montana's congressional representatives backed the assessments of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 election in statements issued Monday.

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New tech business ranking shows Bozeman leading the pack in Montana

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Montana High Tech Business Alliance recently named the top 25 tech businesses in the state of Montana. Bozeman dominated the list with 10 of its businesses on it.

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Camping restriction lifted at Many Glacier; grizzly bear still not caught

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One of the campers sprayed the bear with bear spray from a distance of 15 feet.

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Montana Ag Network: Prairie Heritage Farm Store offers 'Made of Montana' products

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The Cowgills are turning their land near Power into a renaissance.

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Devastating Lolo Peak fire sparked to life one year ago

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Sunday marked the one year anniversary of the start of the Lolo Peak fire which forced thousands of evacuations last summer.

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  • Police: Mom faked daughter's abduction, tried to frame former business partner

    Police: Mom faked daughter's abduction, tried to frame former business partner

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-07-21 02:48:33 GMT
    Authorities say a Pasco mom staged an elaborate fake abduction of her daughter and coached the girl to point the blame at a former business partner.
    Authorities say a Pasco mom staged an elaborate fake abduction of her daughter and coached the girl to point the blame at a former business partner.
  • Missouri duck boat accident among deadliest in nearly 20 years

    Missouri duck boat accident among deadliest in nearly 20 years

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:53:10 GMT
    Crews from multiple Missouri agencies are on the scene of a mass casualty incident with a "tourist-type boat involved," the Stone County Fire Department said in a statement.  Full Credit: Southern Stone County Fire Protection DistrictCrews from multiple Missouri agencies are on the scene of a mass casualty incident with a "tourist-type boat involved," the Stone County Fire Department said in a statement. Full Credit: Southern Stone County Fire Protection District
    Thursday's sinking of a duck boat in Missouri isn't the first time trouble with the tour vessel turned fatal. At least 39 people have died in duck boat accidents in the past 20 years.
    Thursday's sinking of a duck boat in Missouri isn't the first time trouble with the tour vessel turned fatal. At least 39 people have died in duck boat accidents in the past 20 years.
  • NYPD officers in Eric Garner case will face internal trial

    NYPD officers in Eric Garner case will face internal trial

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:07:03 GMT
    Eric Garner died in 2014 after police attempted to arrest the 43-year-old father of six for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally in Staten Island.Eric Garner died in 2014 after police attempted to arrest the 43-year-old father of six for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally in Staten Island.
    The NYPD will immediately begin the disciplinary process regarding two officers involved in the Eric Garner case, city and law enforcement officials confirmed to CNN on Thursday.
    The NYPD will immediately begin the disciplinary process regarding two officers involved in the Eric Garner case, city and law enforcement officials confirmed to CNN.
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