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The day the sun disappears is here

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It's a story that could eclipse all other stories. There is no way you can stop today's total solar eclipse from happening. It is celestial, and we have no control over it. The only way to stop it would be to extinguish the sun or knock the moon or Earth out of orbit.

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Montana Hate Free Zone promotes message of love in Bogert Park

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Montana Hate Free Zone hosted a Hate Free Zone Unity Love Rally in Bogert Park yesterday afternoon. Montana Hate Free Zone hopes to promote love, equality and social justice through the community.

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Cancer support community, MSU Rugby, team up for good cause

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For the past seven years, the Cancer Support Community organization has put on ‘Cruisin’ On Main,’ Montana’s biggest car show, with around 6,000 people attending each year. Cancer Support Community provides support services to those with cancer and their families, all for free.

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First responders host Fire in the Park and 1st annual 5k

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The first annual Firefighter 5k and third annual Fire in the Park took place this morning at Bozeman Fire Station 3. The first-ever race began at 10 a.m. and it was developed as a way for Bozeman Fire to give back to the community.

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Montana students cook with top chefs at Vine & Dine

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The kitchens in Big Sky are heating up for Vine & Dine, and 8 Montana students have sharpened their knives to learn amongst the nation’s top chefs. Global program chef for Google Foods, Scott Giambastiani, along with other chefs at Big Sky Resort, selected students from the Prostart program to cook alongside them.

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CBS Live News Coverage

The solar eclipse as seen in Western Montana. (MTN News/Kent Luetzen photo) The solar eclipse as seen in Western Montana. (MTN News/Kent Luetzen photo)
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Live coverage from CBS News.

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Total solar eclipse: What to know

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On Monday, the sun will disappear, for a short time, across America.

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Transient who fatally stabbed Billings man in 2015 dies while incarcerated

Bauer was convicted of mitigated deliberate homicide (MTN News) Bauer was convicted of mitigated deliberate homicide (MTN News)
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A transient sentenced to prison in September for fatally stabbing a man in downtown Billings has died.

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Vandals hit fire trucks in Poplar

Photo from Poplar Volunteer Fire Department Photo from Poplar Volunteer Fire Department
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Three of the department's "ready reserve" trucks were damaged by vandals.

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Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

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10 US Navy sailors missing after destroyer collides with merchant ship

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Ten US Navy sailors are missing after a US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore early Monday, the fourth incident/accident in Asia waters involving a US warship in 2017. 

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Ranch family receives help replacing fence lost in Lodgepole fires

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Volunteers helped a family replace fencing damaged in the Lodgepole Complex of fires that started on July 19 and burned more than 270,000 acres. About 200 volunteers came out to help on a ranch near Moseby in Garfield County. 

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Photo of boy taking nap with cow wins internet's heart

Jeremy Miner took a photo of his son, Mitchell with his heifer, Audri as they slept together after their Iowa State Fair contest on Sat., Aug. 12, 2017. (JEREMY MINER) Jeremy Miner took a photo of his son, Mitchell with his heifer, Audri as they slept together after their Iowa State Fair contest on Sat., Aug. 12, 2017. (JEREMY MINER)
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A boy and his cow didn't snag the top prize at the Iowa State Fair last weekend, but a photo of them taking a nap together after the contest has won over the internet.

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Trump to make announcement on strategy for Afghanistan

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President Trump has decided on a strategy for Afghanistan that also takes a broad approach toward tackling competing interests in South Asia.

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Garage Sale For Good raises money for Children's Receiving Home

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Hundreds of people shopped at the first 'Garage Sale For Good,' which raised money for the Great Falls Children's Receiving Home on Saturday morning. 

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Heavy traffic on Wyoming highways as motorists flock to path of totality

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol has seen a substantial increase in traffic on Wyoming’s highways during the 2017 Solar Eclipse event.

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Wolverine Fire still burning in Glacier County

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Thirty-two firefighters are working to stop the fire from spreading.

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Governor declares drought disaster in 31 counties, 6 reservations

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Governor Steve Bullock issued an executive order on Friday declaring a drought disaster in 31 counties and six Indian Reservations in Montana.

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Total solar eclipse: What to know

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On Monday, the sun will disappear, for a short time, across America.

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National Guard arrives to help at Lolo Peak fire

The 155 soldiers will staff 35 security checkpoints around the Lolo Peak fire. (MTN News photo) The 155 soldiers will staff 35 security checkpoints around the Lolo Peak fire. (MTN News photo)
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The 155 soldiers will staff 35 security checkpoints around the Lolo Peak fire.

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Senator questions Trump's ability to lead if "moral authority remains compromised"

Sen. Tim Scott on "Face the Nation" / CBS NEWS Sen. Tim Scott on "Face the Nation" / CBS NEWS
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Republican Senator Tim Scott is calling into question President Trump's ability to lead the country following his divisive comments on violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, saying his moral authority has been "compromised."

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Air Quality Update & Timing of Tomorrow's Partial Solar Eclipse Video included

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Smoke, Haze, and Clouds rolling in this afternoon causing some Moderate to Unhealthy for Sensitive Group Air Quality at 2 pm.  We will warm up in the 70s and low 80s this afternoon with partly cloudy skies.  Also, here is a look at the timing of tomorrows Partial Eclipse for all the big cities in SW Montana provided by NASA Interactive Solar Eclipse.   For what you can expect for tomorrow's weather with the Partial Eclipse, tune back in tonight at 5:30 and 10 pm on KBZ... More>>

Ride to Remember honors prisoners of war and those missing in action

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About 300 motorcyclists crowded the parking lot at Memorial Park in Helena this morning for the annual Ride to Remember event. 

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No winner in massive Powerball jackpot

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Don't despair if you didn't match the Powerball jackpot in Saturday's drawing.

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Injury accident at E. Valley Center Road and Bison Trail

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An accident involving two vehicles was reported around 10 a.m. this morning at the corner of E. Valley Center Rd. and Bison Trail. According to MHP trooper Cody Ruane, a passenger car rolled through a stop sign and was struck by a box truck traveling westbound.

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Second officer dies in Florida police shooting

Sgt. Richard "Sam" Howard died Saturday afternoon. (photo credit: Kissimmee Police Dept.) Sgt. Richard "Sam" Howard died Saturday afternoon. (photo credit: Kissimmee Police Dept.)
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A second Florida police officer has died from wounds he suffered in a shooting Friday night, Kissimmee police said on its Facebook page. 

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Sen. Daines tours Lolo Peak fire

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Sen. Daines was given a full tour of the Lolo Peak fire and the new command center at the Florence Carlton School. 

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Sunrise fire at 24,000 acres

The Sunrise fire has forced evacuations in Mineral County. (inciweb.org) The Sunrise fire has forced evacuations in Mineral County. (inciweb.org)
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The Sunrise fire burning 11 miles southeast of Superior is now sitting at over 24,000 acres and remains 35% contained.

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Burn survivor shocked by orangutan's curious reaction to her scars

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Days after undergoing treatment for severe burns, Darci Miller headed to the Indianapolis Zoo with her fiance, Jason Costello, looking for a distraction. 

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Obituary: Yvonne Bost Pickett

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Yvonne Lillian Bost Pickett passed away suddenly at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital August 14, 2017, after 101 years of a wonderful life. Bonnie, as her husband Frank nicknamed her, was born at home to Dr. and Mrs. Ernest (Ella Elizabeth Hoffman) Bost in New Orleans, LA, 

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Confederate monument vandalized

A monument dedicated to the women who supported the Confederacy has been vandalized in Kansas City, Missouri. (ERIC SMITH/KCTV) A monument dedicated to the women who supported the Confederacy has been vandalized in Kansas City, Missouri. (ERIC SMITH/KCTV)
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A Confederate monument dedicated to the United Daughters of the Confederacy has been vandalized with graffiti in Missouri.

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13-year-old boy with Down syndrome finds friendship in personal trainer

Sammy Callari and his client, 13-year-old Parker Seward, pose with matching LeBron James jerseys -- their favorite player. (INSTAGRAM/@SAMMYCALLARI) Sammy Callari and his client, 13-year-old Parker Seward, pose with matching LeBron James jerseys -- their favorite player. (INSTAGRAM/@SAMMYCALLARI)
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To personal trainer Sammy Callari, 13-year-old Parker Seward is more than a client. He's his "little bro." 

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United Way setting up fund to help fire evacuees

The lightning sparked Lolo Peak fire is now burning between Lolo and Florence. (MTN News photo) The lightning sparked Lolo Peak fire is now burning between Lolo and Florence. (MTN News photo)
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The United Way of Missoula County has been tapped as the best way to make donations to help folks who have been hit hard this fire season. 

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Great Falls Symphony surprises Farmer's Market with flash mob

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The Great Falls Symphony Orchestra and members of the Symphonic Choir surprised the Great Falls Farmer's Market this morning with a flash mob.

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USS Indianapolis discovered 18,000 feet below Pacific surface

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It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.

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Helena students join the Angel Fund for Stuff the Bus fundraiser

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Area high school students joined the Angel Fund for the 11th annual Stuff the Bus drive around Helena and Townsend. 

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Speakers at Butte rally decry hatred and racism

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About 100 people gathered outside the courthouse in Butte Saturday evening in an anti-hate and anti-racism rally. The rally was organized by the Butte Rising Coalition, a grassroots political action group, in response to the violent Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VA.

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Ground-breaking ceremony held for Rocky Boy Water Treatment Plant

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Once the Rocky Boy Water Treatment Plant is complete, it will serve 30,000 residents in North Central Montana.

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Waters of Seeley Lake reopen

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Seeley Lake waters are open again to recreators after being shut down to help with firefighting operations on the Rice Ridge fire.

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Dry Cold Front Passing Through Today

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Wildfire smoke is noticeable for Bozeman and much of SW Montana Saturday afternoon and a dry cold front is passing through the state producing critical fire weather concerns. In your on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist you will find a detailed forecast through Saturday evening for Bozeman and SW Montana. RED FLAG WARNING for SW Montana Saturday afternoon and evening: CLICK HERE Air Quality ALERT Saturday Afternoon: CLICK HERE More>>

Air Quality Could Worsen Over SW Montana

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Air quality check for SW Montana at 2 pm Saturday afternoon. You can see and smell the smoke over most of SW Montana however the worst air quality continues to go up and over SW Montana today as a stronger Westerly flow aloft is pushing the majority of the smoke into Helena and Lewistown. A dry cold front is passing the state and later today a NW flow is likely to return meaning conditions could worsen. What you need to know about local and statewide air quality is covered in ... More>>

Critical Fire Weather Continues Into Saturday Evening

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RED FLAG WARNING continues across SW Montana into Saturday evening. The combination of heat, low humidity and gusty winds is increasing fire danger today. What you need to know about this critical fire weather forecast to stay safe is included in the above special on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard. More>>

Behind the Lens: Climate Refugees

The turquoise Kiribati sea is central to the lives of Kiribati residents, and an ever-increasing threat to the future of their homeland. (CBS News) The turquoise Kiribati sea is central to the lives of Kiribati residents, and an ever-increasing threat to the future of their homeland. (CBS News)
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Kiribati is on the frontier. On a map, this tiny island nation looks like a little speck in the middle of the South Pacific. Just over the international date line from America, it's one of the first countries in the world to see a new day and scientists say it'll be among the first to feel catastrophic effects of climate change.

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Air quality improves in Great Falls, but not for some other areas

Air quality ratings as of Saturday morning (August 19, 2017) Air quality ratings as of Saturday morning (August 19, 2017)
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The air quality in Great Falls on Saturday is listed as "code orange," which means it is "unhealthy for sensitive groups."

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Woman walks away from Missoula Pre-Release Center

Jessica Stejer (MT Dept. of Corrections photo) Jessica Stejer (MT Dept. of Corrections photo)
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Jessica Stejer walked away from the center’s designated smoking area at 9:30 p.m. on Friday.

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Lolo Peak fire explodes to 28,000 acres

The Lolo Peak fire burning on 8.18.17 along Highway 12 west of Lolo. (photo credit: Christi Thorsell) The Lolo Peak fire burning on 8.18.17 along Highway 12 west of Lolo. (photo credit: Christi Thorsell)
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The blaze has now charred nearly 28,000 acres -- adding 9,000 acres on Friday alone.

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Oregon wildfire spreads in prime eclipse-viewing area, hundreds evacuated

A tree explodes into flames during a wildfire near Sisters, Oregon on Thursday (CNN) A tree explodes into flames during a wildfire near Sisters, Oregon on Thursday (CNN)
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About 600 residents were evacuated Friday in a prime eclipse-viewing area in Oregon because of a rapidly growing wildfire. The Milli Fire began Tuesday and has since burned about 6,888 acres just 9 miles west of Sisters, a town in the path of the total solar eclipse, according to Central Fire Info.

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"Support Our Girls" auction helps Florence Crittenton

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Thursday’s event included a silent auction of designer handbags from brands like Louis Vuitton, Coach, and Michael Kors.

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Seven weeks into fiscal year, Montana's $62M firefighting fund is almost empty

Forest fires continue to burn in MT -- and eat up firefighting fund Forest fires continue to burn in MT -- and eat up firefighting fund
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The federal government covers much of the cost of firefighting on federal lands, but Montana also bears a portion of the cost.

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Couple takes puppetry to new heights with Animal Cracker Conspiracy at MontanaFair Video included

The couple dances in 3.5 ft stilts (Animal Cracker Conspiracy) The couple dances in 3.5 ft stilts (Animal Cracker Conspiracy)
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You're bound to see some characters at MontanaFair, but one couple truly walks on the wild side. 

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A look at the Lolo Peak Fire containment line Video included

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The smoke gets thicker as you head towards the containment line dug by firefighters to stop the spread of the Lolo Peak Fire.

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Missoula Animal Control steps up to help fire evacuees

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Missoula Animal Control is coordinating care for evacuated animals and have a list of people who need help and those who can offer it.

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Redding Farms has unearthed dinosaur fossils for decades

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Dan and Lila Redding of Redding Farms, located north of Rudyard, have opened their private land to paleontologists for the past 35 years. One section of their land has produced more than a dozen skeletons of dinosaurs.

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Bogert Park hosts Hate Free Zone Unity Love Rally

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A Hate Free Zone Unity Love Rally is being held Saturday at Bogert Park. The Montana Hate Free Zone organization is holding a rally to promote diversity, inclusivity and social justice within the Bozeman community.

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Sons of Confederate Veterans work to protect Southern heritage

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Since 2007, John Culpepper had been anticipating this moment: the unveiling of a statue to the common Confederate soldier in his hometown of Chickamauga, Georgia.

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Great Falls man gets a second chance to photograph total solar eclipse

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Anderson will be driving through Yellowstone National Park to scout out some locations to shoot on his way to Riverton, Wyoming.

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Murder investigated in Missoula

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Authorities are investigating what's being called a case of homicide in Missoula.

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7:30 pm Air Quality Check For SW Montana

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Air Quality ALERT continues into Saturday. Air quality did improve a little late afternoon across SW Montana compared to the unhealthy air quality from this morning. Wildfires are burning actively late this afternoon and early evening and with a dry cold front moving into Montana increasing surface winds fires in western Montana will likely continue to burn actively overnight. In the above special on demand STORMTracker forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard you will se... More>>

Warning: Leaving bottled water in your car could start a fire

In a video online, Idaho Power explains why it's dangerous to leave a plastic water bottle inside a car when it's sunny outside. (IDAHO POWER) In a video online, Idaho Power explains why it's dangerous to leave a plastic water bottle inside a car when it's sunny outside. (IDAHO POWER)
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While working outside in blistering 100-degree heat in Boise, Idaho, Dioni Amuchastegui unknowingly made a dangerous mistake when he left bottled water in the front seat of his truck.

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'A Walk with Sam' honors memory of transgender Bozeman resident

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'A Walk with Sam' took place from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday afternoon to honor 18-year-old Sam Edelman, a transgender Bozeman resident who took his own life last year.

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Dramatic video gives new look at raging Lolo Peak Fire

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Exclusive video courtesy Jim Kinsey/Skullbound TV.

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Solar Eclipse Forecast For Bozeman

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Smoke and haze will continue into the weekend and early next week which could produce a very unique view of a partial solar eclipse Monday morning for Bozeman and SW Montana. The only weather pattern to worry about is considerable cloud cover. A weak disturbance is expected to swing through SW Montana late Sunday into Monday morning. Watch the above video to see what the forecast holds for Bozeman Monday morning and to get a detailed look at the timing of the eclipse for Bozem... More>>

Montana Highway Patrol releases weekly fatal report

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A weekly report showed 124 deaths on Montana roads in 2017 from January 1st to August 17th, which is one above the 123 fatal crashes in the same time period for 2016. 

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Two homes, several structures lost to Lolo Peak fire

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Authorities have confirmed that the Lolo Peak Fire has burned structures off of Highway 12 in Lolo.

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Steve Bannon out at White House

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Steve Bannon is out as White House chief strategist, the White House confirmed Friday.  

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Trails at Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail allow visitors to take in mountains, sculpture Video included

Riders can hit the trails alongside the sculptures (MTN News) Riders can hit the trails alongside the sculptures (MTN News)
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The Tippet Rise Art Center, tucked away in the hills near Fishtail Montana, features a blend of sculptures and music. 

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Critical Fire Weather Forecast Heading Into The Weekend

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Dry cold front will increase surface winds across SW Montana this afternoon and evening and into Saturday morning. A RED FLAG WARNING is up across SW Montana. What does that mean? Find out with the above special on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard. More>>

Air Quality ALERT Continues

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Air quality ALERT has been issued by the Department of Environmental Quality across western and most of SW Montana. Watch the above video to get the latest local and statewide air quality rating and more information on the ALERT with this special on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard. More>>

Dry Cold Front To Pass Through Montana

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Dry cold front to pass through Montana increasing surface winds and increasing fire danger heading into the weekend. The biggest problem with the current weather pattern is the unhealthy air quality for Butte. Watch the above on demand STORMTracker video to see if air quality will improve or worsen through this evening with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard.

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Crash slows traffic on Bozeman Pass

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A single-vehicle rollover crash has blocked one lane on Interstate 90, westbound on Bozeman Pass. Officials say the driving lane is blocked and drivers should expect delays. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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American citizen killed in Barcelona terror attack

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One U.S. citizen was killed in the van attack in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, that left a total of 14 dead and dozens wounded.

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Obituary: Willard John Van Dyke

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Willard John Van Dyke passed away August 1, 2017, in Bozeman, MT. Willard was born May 25, 1936, in Bozeman to Lawrence and Cora (Kline) Van Dyke. He was raised in the Manhattan area and worked at farms throughout the Gallatin Valley before joining the Army in 1955. 

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Paradise Valley project partners mining and conservation

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JARDINE - It's not every day that you see mining and conservation going hand-in-hand. That's why when Kinross Gold mining company recently partnered with Trout Unlimited and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to protect a 549-acre piece of land outside of Yellowstone National Park

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Structures lost in Lolo Peak fire

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Authorities have confirmed that the Lolo Peal fire has burned structures off of Highway 12 in Lolo,

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Protesters gather near Confederate memorial in Helena, one arrested

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A group of about 20 people has gathered near a Confederate memorial fountain in Helena to protest its removal. 

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Firefighters attack Lolo Peak Fire with everything they have

Hundreds of residents turned out Thursday evening in Florence to learn more about the Lolo Peak fire. (MTN News photo) Hundreds of residents turned out Thursday evening in Florence to learn more about the Lolo Peak fire. (MTN News photo)
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Lolo Peak firefighters are pressing forward with plans to try and "starve" the big blaze to halt its advance.

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National Guard to help with security for Lolo Peak Fire

Evacuation orders now cover upwards of 1,500 homes in Lolo and Florence. (MTN News photo) Evacuation orders now cover upwards of 1,500 homes in Lolo and Florence. (MTN News photo)
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The Montana National Guard will help secure homes and properties evacuated because of the Lolo Peak Fire.

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Rustless in Montana: A drive through time

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Nestled just miles from Glacier National Park is a field full of vehicles. The metal, wheels, and parts are much more than just a salvage yard. It’s Rustless in Montana.

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Jury clears Columbus police officer involved in deadly New Year's Eve police stop

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A jury took less than 10 minutes to clear the Columbus police officer of wrongdoing in the New Year's Eve traffic stop where the driver fatally shot herself, according to the Stillwater County Sheriff's Office on Thursday. 

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Lolo Peak Fire forecast unfavorable going into the weekend

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The bad fortune continued Thursday afternoon as the fire continued to burn Southeast towards Florence. 

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Montana State University suggests best routes for 3-day move-in period

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Montana State University is suggesting routes that will help students moving to campus Aug. 23-25 to navigate traffic patterns changed for the university’s annual move-in period.

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Boeing Helena celebrates expansion

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Boeing Helena is set to install new machine tools to fabricate critical titanium parts for the 777X. 

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Butte Area Rising Coalition to hold anti-hate, anti-racism rally

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A political action group in Butte is hosting a demonstration this Friday in the Mining City to counter the message from the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville last weekend.

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Excited for eclipse, Bozeman gears up on glasses

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Lots of locals are really fired up for Monday's solar eclipse, as evidenced by the huge turnout at KBZK’s eclipse glasses giveaway on Thursday morning. KBZK meteorologists Mike Heard and Matt Elwell handed out 300 pairs at the Museum of the Rockies and ran out in just a couple of minutes.

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Butte cyclist offers tips for sharing the road with motorists

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Riding his bike to work Thursday morning, Ed Renfro is reminded why cyclists need to be careful sharing the road with motorists. “A guy pulls up to a stop sign, he makes a left-hand turn right in front of me. I see it coming, hit the brakes, I slow down and let him go, so you’ve got to yield,” Renfro said. While cyclists and motorists are supposed to abide by the same traffic laws, people on bicycles need to be extra cautious.

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Man found dead in creek near Lincoln identified

Warren Troy Kimmel. (MT Dept of Corrections photo) Warren Troy Kimmel. (MT Dept of Corrections photo)
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Warren Troy Kimmel has been identified as the man whose body was found in a creek near Lincoln last week.

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Gallatin County Search and Rescue fields multiple calls on busy night

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Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue started a busy Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. when a missing 72-year-old woman with dementia was reported missing in Big Sky.

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Missing Endangered Person Advisory issued for Missoula teen

15-year-old Marilyn Pickett (L) was last seen in the company of 24-year-old Jackson Wiles (R). 15-year-old Marilyn Pickett (L) was last seen in the company of 24-year-old Jackson Wiles (R).
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The Missoula County Sheriff's Office has issued a Missing Endangered Person Advisory for Marilyn Pickett.

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Crews begin removal of Confederate soldier memorial in Helena

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Less than 24 hours after Helena City Commissioners ordered that the Confederate Memorial Fountain be removed, city crews have begun taking it down.

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Caught on camera: Bear snacks on backyard pond plants in Lockwood

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A little brown-colored black bear is making the rounds in Lockwood and was caught on video eating pond plants during his latest appearance. 

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HHS awards $1M to 17 health centers in Montana

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The announcement comes during Health Center Week.

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Bozeman man dies in ATV crash

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A Bozeman man is dead after crashing his ATV in the LIttle Bear area on Wednesday night. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Stanley Hamilton, 76, was riding in the area near the mouth of Gallatin Canyon and was reported overdue by his wife shortly before 9 p.m. 

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Butte Special Olympian DJ Macumber showing meaning of true leader Video included

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Every team needs a leader. For the Butte Special Olympics basketball squad, that leader is DJ Macumber. “I definitely think DJ’s a role model and a mentor on the team,” said head coach Bryan Arntson. “There’s a lot of kids that look up to him.

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BOZEMAN–The Bozeman Hawks football team will be getting the opportunity of a lifetime next season–the chance to play their home games on the turf at Bobcat Stadium.

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Billings area man admits to murdering Glasgow woman

Jay Witkowski is charged with the murder of Evelynn Garcia. Jay Witkowski is charged with the murder of Evelynn Garcia.
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A Billings area man could be facing 80 years in prison after admitting to the murder of a Glasgow woman. 

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  • Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

  • Stafford Animal Shelter 5K set for Sunday

    Stafford Animal Shelter 5K set for Sunday

    Pam McCutcheon from Small Dog Realty joins Chet to promote the Stafford Animal Shelter 5K Fun Run, to support homeless animals and the Stafford Animal Shelter. No dogs are being allowed in this year's event due to the recent outbreak of respiratory illness. Race fees support homeless animals. Register online at racemontana.com or pick up a form at shelter or staffordanimalshelter.org.

    Pam McCutcheon from Small Dog Realty joins Chet to promote the Stafford Animal Shelter 5K Fun Run, to support homeless animals and the Stafford Animal Shelter. No dogs are being allowed in this year's event due to the recent outbreak of respiratory illness. Race fees support homeless animals. Register online at racemontana.com or pick up a form at shelter or staffordanimalshelter.org.

  • Curtain up: Butte’s Orphan Girl Children’s Theater celebrates 2 decades of entertainment

    Curtain up: Butte’s Orphan Girl Children’s Theater celebrates 2 decades of entertainment

    Twenty years ago a children’s theater was born in Butte. “In 1997, the Busch sisters gave $500,000 to renovate the space and now we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of that, which is amazing and exciting for Butte,” explained Artistic Director Jackie Freeman.

    Twenty years ago a children’s theater was born in Butte. “In 1997, the Busch sisters gave $500,000 to renovate the space and now we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of that, which is amazing and exciting for Butte,” explained Artistic Director Jackie Freeman.

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  • Montana Hate Free Zone promotes message of love in Bogert Park

    Montana Hate Free Zone promotes message of love in Bogert Park

    Monday, August 21 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-08-21 14:17:35 GMT

    Montana Hate Free Zone hosted a Hate Free Zone Unity Love Rally in Bogert Park yesterday afternoon. Montana Hate Free Zone hopes to promote love, equality and social justice through the community.

    Montana Hate Free Zone hosted a Hate Free Zone Unity Love Rally in Bogert Park yesterday afternoon. Montana Hate Free Zone hopes to promote love, equality and social justice through the community.

  • Cancer support community, MSU Rugby, team up for good cause

    Cancer support community, MSU Rugby, team up for good cause

    Sunday, August 20 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-08-21 01:22:02 GMT

    For the past seven years, the Cancer Support Community organization has put on ‘Cruisin’ On Main,’ Montana’s biggest car show, with around 6,000 people attending each year. Cancer Support Community provides support services to those with cancer and their families, all for free.

    For the past seven years, the Cancer Support Community organization has put on ‘Cruisin’ On Main,’ Montana’s biggest car show, with around 6,000 people attending each year. Cancer Support Community provides support services to those with cancer and their families, all for free.

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