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Update: One Woman Critically Injured in Shooting, Neighbors React

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A shooting as been reported in Great Falls.  According to the Great Falls Police Department, the first call came in just before 9:00pm. It is unclear at this time how many people were involved, or if anyone was seriously injured.  We will update you when we receive more information. 

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Electric City Roller GrrrlZ team up with Toys for Tots at upcoming bout Video included

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Come on out and support your local roller derby team at the annual Block-toberfest with Electric City Roller GrrrlZ! This month’s bout will take place on Saturday, Oct. 21st at Montana ExpoPark beginning at 6:00pm. Tickets are $10/advance, $12/door. Children under the age of 10 are just $1 or a canned food donation. The GrrrlZ will face off against Heart Mountain Wreck on Wheels from Wyoming. Also featured at this weekend’s bout is a costume contest for the kids, and a ...

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Car Crash on 8th Ave North

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One man was sent to the hospital after his pick up truck hit a parked car and rolled onto its side. At approximately 11:30 today, 8th Avenue North was shut down for about 2 hours while the wreckers and first responders were removing the cars from the road.  According to witnesses the driver of the truck passed out at the wheel and drove into the westbound lane before striking a parked car. the man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Traffic rerouted due to fire in storm drain

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Great Falls Fire Department dispatched Wednesday around 3 p.m on reports of smoke coming from the storm drains on 9th Street N and 7th Ave N. When crews arrived they determine that something was on fire in the drain. It only took them a short time to get the fire under control. Traffic was delay only a few minutes and no homes were affected. There is no word on what cause the fire but traffic is flowing again in that area More>>

Wildfire burns nearly 80 acres in Harlem

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One firefighter is injured after an out of control wildfire broke out in northwest Montana last night, that required multiple agencies to respond. The fire was near Harlem, just north of the Fort Belknap Reservation. Firefighters not only had to deal with the fire itself, but crews also had to fight against high winds. According to the Craig Hansen, Chief of the Chinook Volunteer Fire Department, they were dispatched around 9 p.m. to assist with the fire. He says the fire jumped the ... More>>

Montana US Senate hopefuls make large loans to campaigns

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Two Montana Republicans seeking to challenge incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in 2018 are chipping in large amounts of their own money to jumpstart their campaigns.

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Update: Pondera County Sheriff refuses to resign

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Pondera County Sheriff Carl Suta had until  Tuesday to file for resignation. According to the County's Clerk and Recorder, he did not file, and now Pondera County residents must vote on whether or not they want to keep him as sheriff. Sheriff Suta has until October 23rd to submit a letter stating why he should remain sheriff for Pondera County. If he does meet that deadline, then the information he provides will be on the ballot. If he is voted out the county commission will ap... More>>

Interactive map: Favorite Halloween candy by state

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Using 10 years of sale data, CandyStore charted the top sweets for each state. Some choices are unsurprising: Reese's, M&M's, Snickers. 

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Montana gets 1-year extension to comply with REAL ID

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The Montana Department of Justice’s Motor Vehicle Division has received an extension from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Wednesday, for the implementation of the federal identification law, REAL ID. 

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US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmers

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has killed a rule designed to protect the legal rights of farmers who raise chickens and hogs for the nation's largest meat processors.

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Pair charged with murder, dismemberment threatening to kill guards Video included

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Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst is asking for Augustus Standingrock’s and Tiffanie Pierce’s access to the law library be revoked. Standingrock and Pierce are facing charges for the murder and dismemberment of 15-year-old Marilyn Pickett and 24-year-old Jackson Wiles. 

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Coroner: Wyoming man killed by falling tree in NW Montana

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a 61-year-old Wyoming man was killed earlier this month when a tree fell on him in western Montana.  

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Strong winds leave hundreds without power in western Montana

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More than 100 people are waking up without power after fierce winds swept from the Bitterroot Valley through the Flathead Valley.  

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UPDATE- Officers on 'leave', suspect in critical condition after Billings shooting

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BILLINGS- An officer involved shooting at the Lazy KT Motel in Billings has left a suspect in critical condition this morning and two officers on leave. The shooting took place early Wednesday morning at the motel which is located on 1st Avenue North. 

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UM Report: Visitors to Montana spend $3 billon in one year

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The University of Montana says they have gathered the numbers for the economic contribution of visitors to Montana. The report finds 12.4 million visitors spent $3.04 billion in 2016 alone. 

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BREAKING NOW: Officer involved shooting reported at Billings motel Video included

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BILLINGS- The Billings Police Department is investigating n officer-involved shooting at the Lazy K-T Motel in Billings. 

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Special Bozeman City Commission meeting to be held tonight for Black Olive Project

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Bozeman City Commission is holding its second controversial meeting of the week, this time about the Black Olive project. 

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"Large and Erratic" fire breaks out near Harlem

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A wildfire has broken out near the Fort Belknap Reservation.  The Chinook Volunteer Fire Department posted several photos on it's Facebook page. According to the post, the fire broke out near Harlem, and is described as a large fire with erratic winds.  Right now, several agencies plus ranchers in the area are working to put out the flames. It is unclear at this time what caused the fire, or the level of containment. We will continue to update you as we learn mor...

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Teen hit with 15 charges following high speed chase

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Great Falls, MT  - An 18-year-old allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Great Falls and is now facing upwards of 15 charges. 

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The critical role you play in catching poachers

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks have come across a dozen poached deer this season so far.  Eight of them in McCone County this week.  Sadly, poachings are not uncommon in Montana. FWP Region 4 Education and Information Manager Bruce Auchly says we're seeing an average number of illegal killings based on years past. 

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Hunting Tips: Know before you go!

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The opening day of any hunting season is a much-anticipated one.  Here in Montana hunters are gearing up for the start of general rifle season for big game.  Whether it's your first time out or you're a seasoned hunter Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks say there are a few things you need to know. 

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Montanan ID’s won’t fly come January

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Montanan ID’s won’t fly come January, as they don’t comply with the Real ID Act. There is one simple solution that will get you through security and on your next flight. The Montana Motor Vehicle Division has plans in place to become compliant with the Real ID Act, in the meantime, a passport is your safest bet to get you on your next flight. “it's definitely a good idea to apply for your passport now because if you have any issues with it could delay it... More>>

Extra security measures being taken at high school football games

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If you live in Great Falls, chances are you've been to a few games at Memorial Stadium cheering on your favorite team and usually, the last thing anyone is worried about is safety. 

After a recent incident resulting in five students getting expelled, some are raising the question about safety at the stadium.A few teens allegedly brought a b-b gun pistol, brass knuckles and a 7-inch blade to a game at Memorial Stadium.

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2nd Annual "Barkfest" with Dedman Animal Foundation Video included

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Join the Dedman Animal Foundation in Fort Benton for the 2nd Annual "Barkfest," happening Saturday, Oct. 21st. The night kicks off at 6:30 at the foundation in Fort Benton, and is completely free and open to the public.  Roger Corder, chairman of the foundation, says the foundation hopes to make a little money on the event, but it's mostly to serve as a "thank you" to community members who have helped keep the no-kill shelter open for the past 20 years. The ...

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First graders across Great Falls get pumpkins

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For the 12th year in a row, one local farm equipment dealer made it their mission to bring a little agriculture into first grade classrooms. Torgersons takes 2 days to deliver over one thousand pumpkins throughout the electric city and beyond. They call it their day of giving as the red tractor goes school to school delivering a pumpkin to each first grader in the Electric City “The purpose is to kinda give back to the community, as well as get the kids interested in agricu... More>>

Cracking down on criminal activity

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Tuesday The Attorney General's office announced a new program called the Criminal Interdiction Team. The CIT's goal is to crack down on organized crime in Montana.  

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Power lines beware of the high winds

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The windy conditions make  it tough on everyone.  In Cascade County there is a burn ban in affect because of the high winds. Within city limits of Great Falls there have been reports of gusts up to 60 miles per hour. 

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The Latest: Senators announce plan for insurance markets

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Republican and Democratic senators have announced a plan aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies.

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The Latest: Trump speaks with kin of troops killed in Niger

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The White House says President Donald Trump has spoken to the families of all four soldiers killed in Niger.

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Trump's lawyers to ask judge to toss emoluments lawsuit

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's lawyers want a federal judge in New York to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the president of violating the Constitution by letting his businesses accept money from foreign governments.

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Fall of Islamic State group's 'capital': 5 things to know Video included

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BAGHDAD (AP) - U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria say they have captured Raqqa, once the seat of power for the Islamic State group, on Tuesday after a grueling four-month battle that left the city in ruins.

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State announces program to crack down on organized crime Video included

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officials have announced a program to crack down on organized crime in Montana, mainly through increased efforts to stop drug trafficking.

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Bozeman City Commissioners unanimously vote to join bathroom bill lawsuit

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Bozeman City Commissioners voted unanimously to join a lawsuit against a controversial bathroom bill. The bill requires transgender people to use the bathroom of their birth gender.  

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Concerns raised about emergency notifications after terrible fire season

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After a devastating wildfire season across our state And deadly wildfires now happening in California, Concerns are being raised about emergency notifications and the ability to communicate during the danger and chaos. 

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2 dogs shot and one man arrested in Wolf Creek

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Two dogs are shot, one of them dies and a Wolf Creek man is now arrested, after allegedly assaulting his neighbor. It started on the 15-hundred block of highway 434 on Friday morning, when David Meyer’s dogs were found attacking a neighbor's chickens.  Meyer’s neighbor then shot the two dogs, leading to the confrontation, and Meyer’s eventual arrest. According to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton, Meyer’s two dogs were allegedly attacking c... More>>

Homeless man allegedly calls in an "extinction bomb" threat

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Great Falls, MT - Brian Ragland told officers he called in a bomb threat to a local store because they mistreated him for being homeless. Yesterday at approximately 9:30 pm, GFPD went to a store for a report of a bomb threat. 

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Fire sends plume of smoke above Great Falls

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Great Falls, MT - A call came over the scanners at approximately 5:30 pm today for a structure fire and the Gore Hill Volunteer Fire Department responded to the corner of 69th Street Southwest and 66th Avenue Southwest. The Black Eagle Volunteer Fire Department also responded.  ...

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Sportsman's Night Out with Ducks Unlimited Video included

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Join the local chapter of Ducks Unlimited for the Sportsman's Night Out Party! This year's event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 19th from 6:00-9:00pm at the Do Bar in Great Falls. The night will feature food, drinks, and a raffle. There will also be "the finest names in hunting and fishing equipment, along with other outdoor gear." Tickets are $10, register early online here. For more information, or for tickets, call Gail at 406-453-5866. By registering in advance, you...

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Man charged with strangulation, assault, and resisting arrest

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Great Falls, MT - Man allegedly strangled a woman and punched her husband in the face, then attempted to strike a police officer while handcuffed to a hospital bed. 

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Me too: Social media shares thousands of sexual harassment stories in viral movement Video included

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Me too. Two short words have triggered a movement across social media platforms this week and are helping raise awareness of sexual harassment people experience on a daily basis. Actress Alyssa Milano is credited with sparking the conversation with a tweet on Sunday afternoon. 

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MHP traffic stop uncovers 80 pounds of marijuana

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A Washington man is being held in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility following a traffic stop Thursday morning that uncovered 80 one-pound sealed bags of marijuana in his car.

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Mule deer poached outside of Conrad

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Conrad, MT- Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks says they are asking for the public's help in solving the case of a mule deer buck that was poached outside of Conrad last week. 

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Montana wildlife officials say poached deer likely suffered

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife officials say one or more poachers illegally shot eight mule deer in eastern Montana with a type of ammunition used for small game that likely caused the animals to suffer considerably.

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Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works - just too slowly

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NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect - though that finding comes with a major caveat.

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Researchers discover vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi security

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Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software while someone is logged into a computer or mobile device.

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Pet of the week: Genghis

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This week KFBB is featuring Genghis as our Pet of the Week. He's available for adoption right now at the Maclean Animal Adoption Center (MAAC) in Great Falls. Genghis is a 4-year-old large mixed breed dog.  He is very lovable, drools over attention, and has a lot of energy. “He is very playful so he might not know how big he truly is so he might need to be supervised around younger kids but I don't see why he couldn't live with them. he has lived with other kids and d... More>>

Here's how you can become a professional pizza taster

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Could you be the right choice for this gig?

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Wyoming woman gets probation for giving pot gummy to child

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming woman will serve four years of probation for giving a marijuana gummy to her daughter. 

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Off-road vehicle deaths are rising: Here's what you should know to keep your kids safe

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Many kids and even adults are cruising around on off-road vehicles.

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#MeToo: Tweets draw attention to sexual assault and harassment

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Milano cited a friend and asked people to reply "me too" to the tweet if they've experienced sexual assault or harassment.

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City of Bozeman to hold controversial meeting tonight discussing "Bathroom Bill"

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Tonight the City of Bozeman will hold a very controversial commission meeting, considering the motion of authorizing the city to participate as a plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the Montana Locker Room Privacy Act. 

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Great Falls pub wins prestigious award

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William and Kerri Tanner are locals at the now award-winning Celtic Cowboy. They both say this place is a almost like home to them and it's no surprise they have won an award. Even Sierra Rosser who's only been working there a month says its one of the most exciting jobs she has ever had. The Tanner family said,"the history its fascinating to hear so many stories that you can learn about the place from when it was built to the stories of it being involved with pr...

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Griz cruise against North Dakota, win 41-17

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The Montana Grizzlies improved to 5-2, and 3-1 in the Big Sky Conference after dismantling the defending Big Sky Champions North Dakota 41-17. 

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Proper CPR training can help save lives Video included

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Knowing how to properly perform the hemlich maneuveur and CPR could mean the difference in saving someone's life. From EMS training to emergency  management planning, Jason Mahoney, an emergency preparedness coordinator from Saint Vincent's Healthcare has more than a decade of experience in his field.

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Cemetery cleanup angers loved ones Video included

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People are furious after coming to the Highland Cemetery right here in Great Falls after finding personal items that they left for their loved ones gone. Amanda Spece, who's son Kayden was buried at Highland, said this is such a heartbreaking experience for her family. Kayden Mickey Mouse was destroyed along with other items she left for her son. 

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The origins of Friday the 13th - - as described in a new documentary about Freemasonry

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Why is Friday the 13th supposed to be bad luck? Most people have no idea that it’s a historic event that actually caused this. A new film called "33 and Beyond - - The Royal Art of Freemasonry" describes the event in history, along with lifting the veil on what is a centuries-old secret society called the Free Masons.

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What Women Want 2017

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The What Women Want 2017 kicks off Saturday at Montana Expo Park this is the 13th annual event that offers everything from health advice to shopping. There are over 200 vendors and activities for women and their families on-site to  partake  in over the next two days. 

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Annual "Day of Caring" with United Way of Cascade County Video included

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Every year, United Way of Cascade County hosts the Day Of Caring.  Day of Caring is an event where teams of 4-8 individuals are sent out to the homes of individuals and families in need of assistance doing basic lawn work and home maintenance that may not otherwise get done.  Organizer Gary Owen says right now, United Way has about 30 volunteers signed up, but they're still looking for more.  HOW YOU CAN HELP: 1. Create a team from your workplace, individually or wit...

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WATCH: Mom buys “Feisty Pet” toy for son, it backfires

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WATERTOWN - A Watertown mom is going viral for a video she posted after she purchased a “Feisty Pet” toy for her kids, thinking it would be a fun surprise.

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Montana provider says it will go broke without subsidy

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's insurance commissioner says two companies offering health insurance through the individual market cannot adjust their rates to take into account President Donald Trump's decision to end federal subsidies for low- to middle-income workers.

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Pondera County Sheriff may soon change

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Pondera County Sheriff Carl Suta is still the acting sheriff for the county but come Tuesday that may all change. He is still getting paid his salary of $50,000 a year.

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Man involved in '72 Mafia slaying waives hearing in Wyoming

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An 81-year-old man who was convicted in the 1970s killing of a nephew of notorious mob boss Carlo Gambino has waived his preliminary hearing on drug charges in Wyoming.d...

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A look at what didn't happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: 

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Montana wine may soon be in high demand

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Those devastating fires in California are not only destroying homes but also livelihoods of people who live in the area. That is because vineyards are threatened and multiple wineries have already burned to the ground. 

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US officials target harassment in park service

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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. officials say a survey of National Park Service employees found widespread complaints of harassment and discrimination and that improved training and enforcement are aiming to combat the problems.      Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and acting Park Service Director Mike Reynolds anno...

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New fire house serves the growing Great Falls community

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After waiting seven years the Gore Hill Volunteer Fire Department finally opened up a brand new firehouse on Fox Farm Road. The ribbon was officially cut to celebrate the opening of this new location

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Bail set for three men accused of Bozeman robbery

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Three men had their initial appearance in Gallatin County Court Friday to set bail. Damien Michael Duffey, Dakota Ryan Hancock (Duffey) and Garret Lee Hamilton are suspected in an October 9 robbery on South 16th in Bozeman.  

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Proposed food processing plant causing quite the stir

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Some residents said they are not happy about the proposed slaughterhouse coming right outside Great Falls. Stacey Hermiller, said her home is about a mile away from the property and said she will do everything she can to fight this plant from coming. She and her husband purchased a 18 acres of land hoping to always enjoy that county living. She said they have invested everything they have in their property they have and their home. She said, " attracting  low income po...

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District erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson plan

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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district.

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The Latest: States to sue Trump on health care decision

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A coalition of state attorneys general is planning to file suit Friday to try to block President Donald Trump from stopping billions of dollars in "Obamacare" subsidies for consumers.

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Havre residents asked to do their part in storm cleanup

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HAVRE, Mont. (AP) - The city of Havre is asking its residents to do their part to help clean up after an early October snowstorm downed trees all over the city.

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Montana may update rule for birth certificate gender change

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's health department is taking public comment on a rule change that would make it easier for transgender and intersex residents to correct the gender on their birth certificate.

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Saturday is National Dessert Day!

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You can make delicious desserts with five ingredients or less!

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In NY town, parents may do time if their child does crime

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A city in New York has a new law that lets authorities send parents of bullies to jail for up to 15 days and fine them up to $250. 

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Turkeys gone wild: resurgent turkeys clash with human neighbors

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Some New England residents now complain that the birds destroy gardens, damage cars and even attack people. 

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Murky timeline is a focus of Las Vegas shooting probe, police expected to release new info today

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Nearly two weeks after the Las Vegas mass shooting, authorities have yet to sort out the basic facts. Las Vegas police are expected to release new information about the case today. 

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Warren Miller Entertainment to host movie premiere in Bozeman tonight

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Grab your popcorn; it’s time for a movie! Warren Miller Entertainment, for the first time ever has chosen Bozeman as one of three locations to host the worldwide premiere of Warren Miller’s latest film “Line of Descent.” 

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Gallatin River cleanup set for Saturday morning

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Local volunteers in Bozeman are coming together to clean the Gallatin River. 

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State Fire Marshal: Fire at old Big Timber high school "human caused"

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Parents turning to technology to boost academic achievement Video included

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Improving education has always been a hot topic among parents. Parents have been using creative methods to boost there child's performance in the classroom. Elena Baugh, a mother of 2, said technology has proven time and time to her that if done correctly it could be the most effective way for your children to succeed. Elena said she saw the need to use computers when she realized all of their testings was done online.  Elena has been using computers t...

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers Video included

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Did you know: Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute offers resources to not only patients, but their caregivers as well?  Caring for someone with cancer or chronic illness can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an education program designed to provide the tools needed to take care of yourself while providing care to a loved one. You will learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate your feelings, balance ...

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WATCH: Mom buys “Feisty Pet” toy for son, it backfires

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WATERTOWN - A Watertown mom is going viral for a video she posted after she purchased a “Feisty Pet” toy for her kids, thinking it would be a fun treat for them. Well… it backfired. If you're looking for a way to traumatize your child, look no further. Jessica Mags uploaded the video to Facebook Wednesday morning, and it’s been shared more than 700,000 times. Jessica noted that her son is just fine, and loves watching the video she took of 

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Scientists correct Yellowstone supervolcano prediction times Video included

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If the supervolcano under Yellowstone erupts, we might not get much of a warning. 

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Properly acclimating new pets keeps them out of shelters Video included

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Properly acclimating pets could mean the difference between them having homes or hundreds more in shelters. Numerous pets are adopted either at the Maclean Animal Adoption Center or at the Great Falls Animal shelter every year, but some animals get brought back because they don't get along with existing pets. According to the Maclean Animal Adoption Center, this happens all the time. Every pet is different so it can take longer for certain animals to get used to each other. Here ar... More>>

Petition to recall Pondera County Sheriff Verified

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The petition to recall Pondera County Sheriff Carl Suta has been verified by the Clerk and Recorder. This petition comes after allegations of leaving the county at risk, creating a hostile work environment, and showing favoritism in crimes involving his children. The Pondera County Clerk and Recorder confirmed the more than 530 signatures on the petition are valid and residents in the county. This leaves Sheriff Suta with 2 different options. He has 5 days to resign starting tomorr... More>>

Power restored on Montana's Hi-Line

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Butte, MT - Power restored on Montana's Hi-Line and damage restoration is estimated to cost more than $2 million. Last week, a winter storm hit Havre and stretched about 90 miles all the way to Malta area. 

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Electronic waste event combats hazardous tech disposal methods

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This Saturday Oreo's Refining is holding an electronic waste collection event in Missoula to cut down on electronic pollution. 

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Dead climber directs recovery team to girlfriend's body

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - An accomplished climber who took his own life after his girlfriend died in a southwestern Montana avalanche left directions to lead a recovery team to her body.

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Another Montana crew of firefighters heads to California

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More Montanans are responding to the call for help from California during its deadly fire season. This morning a 20-person crew from the Bitterroot National Forest left for the NEU Wind Complex fires near Grass Valley, Calif.

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FWP increasing CWD surveillance to prevent disease spread

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Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks is ramping up their surveillance efforts in preparation for disease season. While Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) hasn't been discovered in the state's wild deer, elk or moose populations yet, the FWP expect the disease to eventually expand to the north, south, and east.

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Yellowstone lookout project would hurt views at Mt. Washburn

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say telecommunications towers proposed for the Mt. Washburn Fire Lookout would detract from views at the historic site and popular hiking destination.

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Investigation underway in man burned while gassing up his car in Billings

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A Billings man is currently recovering at a Denver Hospital after suffering burns while trying to gas up his car.

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The Boy Scouts are no longer just for boys

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The organization Wednesday announced it will admit girls to the program.

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House GOP moves to revamp law on national monuments

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WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are moving to revamp a century-old law used by presidents to protect millions of acres of federal land considered historic, geographically significant or culturally important.  

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Bozeman man charged with impersonating animal control

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Bozeman man who faces a charge of assaulting his former girlfriend is now charged with impersonating an animal control officer in an attempt to pick up her cat from a veterinarian's office. 

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Items you need to take with you if exploring in the back country this winter

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Every year we discuss it, but this year seems to be earlier than normal after the shocking death of a renowned climber this weekend that came due to an avalanche. 

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Wife of stabbing suspect charged

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Just before 5:00pm Friday, Great Falls Police confirmed they have located the suspect in a late-September stabbing.  The suspect has been identified as Philip Prindle, AKA Philip Craigie. He is suspected of stabbing a man September 25th behind Park Manor on Central Avenue in Great Falls.  GFPD says they took Craigie into custody just before 4:00pm. Craigie was found thanks to a tip from within the community; the effort was conducted in conjunction with members from the Pa...

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Big Sky Comedy Festival grows to one of the biggest in the Comedy industry Video included

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It's grown to one of the top comedy festivals in the world and it started right here in the Magic City six years ago. It's the sixth annual Big Sky Comedy Festival. 

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The Latest: Man critical after shot by Billings officers

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A man was shot and critically injured after pointing a shotgun at two police officers as he sat in a vehicle outside a Billings motel.

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    Great Falls, MT - According to the police report, an alleged burglar repeatedly resisted arrest so officers were forced to taser him. 

    Great Falls, MT - According to the police report, an alleged burglar repeatedly resisted arrest so officers were forced to taser him. 

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  • Teen hit with 15 charges following high speed chase

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    Great Falls, MT  - An 18-year-old allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Great Falls and is now facing upwards of 15 charges. 

    Great Falls, MT  - An 18-year-old allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Great Falls and is now facing upwards of 15 charges. 

  • Montanan ID’s won’t fly come January

    Montanan ID’s won’t fly come January

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:57:46 GMT
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    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-10-19 00:43:02 GMT

    One man was sent to the hospital after his pick up truck hit a parked car and rolled onto its side. At approximately 11:30 today, 8th Avenue North was shut down for about 2 hours while the wreckers and first responders were removing the cars from the road.  According to witnesses the driver of the truck passed out at the wheel and drove into the westbound lane before striking a parked car. the man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.

    One man was sent to the hospital after his pick up truck hit a parked car and rolled onto its side. At approximately 11:30 today, 8th Avenue North was shut down for about 2 hours while the wreckers and first responders were removing the cars from the road.  According to witnesses the driver of the truck passed out at the wheel and drove into the westbound lane before striking a parked car. the man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.

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