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UM Professor: Look Outside Campus For Solutions To Budget Woes

A prominent University of Montana professor says that faculty needs to look outside campus for help in the face of a budget crisis that will cut 52...

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Australian Company Buys Controlling Interest In Black Butte Mine Project

An environmental group is raising the alarm because a central Montana mining project is now in the hands of offshore owners — owners who, they say, won...

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Thousands Still Without Power In Spokane After Nov. 17 Storm

Thousands in Spokane, Washington have been without power for over a week since a devastating windstorm buckled the region's power grid. The November 17...

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UM Faculty Voice Concerns Over Proposed Job Cuts

Today is the deadline University of Montana President Royce Engstrom has set for public comments on his proposal to cut 201 jobs because of declining...

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Motl Files New Campaign Finance Rules With Secretary Of State

Political Practices Commissioner Jonathan Motl today formally filed the state's new campaign-finance rules with the Secretary of State. The new rules,...

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Winter Weather Could Impact Holiday Travelers In Montana

The season's first widespread winter weather pushes into Montana from Canada on Tuesday and it could create some dicey travel conditions.

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Interior Plans To Cancel Drilling Leases In The Badger-Two Medicine

Federal officials say they are prepared to cancel a long-suspended oil and gas lease in the Badger-Two Medicine area near Glacier National park.

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BBER Defends Gloomy Clean Power Plan Analysis for Montana

Last week a study of what could happen to Montana's economy under President Obama's Clean Power Plan came out of the University of Montana's Bureau of...

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Barry Beach Freed After Governor Grants Clemency

Convicted murderer Barry Beach is today a free man. Governor Steve Bullock issued an executive order granting Beach's clemency request at noon, and a...

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Smith River State Park Food Storage Regulations Are Changing

Smith River State Park will be implementing some changes in food storage regulations for the coming float season. About 5,000 Smith River travelers will...

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