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Crews respond to wildfire in Park County

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Crews are on the scene of a wildfire in Park County. 

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High winds caused headaches for firefighters at Vaughn wildfire

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A power line came down sparking a wildfire near Medicine River Road in Vaughn at approximately 2:30 this afternoon. The property owner said he believes the high winds are what caused the power pole to go down. The fire quickly picked up speed and spread across the river and onto an adjacent property. Fire departments who responded include Vaughn, Fort Shaw, Sun River, Cascade County Rural, Manchester, Sand Coulee, Black Eagle, Gore Hill, Montana Air National Guard, and Malmstrom AFB...

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Downed power line sparks fire 16 miles north of Great Falls

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A downed power line sparked a fire near Power Road East, just 16 miles north of Great Falls. Sources close to the newsroom told KFBB the power line came down from the wind. This then caused the fire to rapidly spread east. Carter, the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, and Power Volunteer fire departments all responded to the fire. According to viewers, the fire was out by around 5:30 this evening. There were no injuries or structures damaged by the fire. More>>

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

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

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Community Spotlight: Upper Missouri River Heritage Area

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Gayle Fisher from the Upper Missouri River Heritage Area stopped by the KFBB Studio to tell us about some classes coming up this May.

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Crews respond to a river rescue

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Shortly after 5 p.m. the Gore Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Cascade County Search and Rescue saved a man on Flood Rd.

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Big acts coming to MontanaFair Video included

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

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PBR Preparations Video included

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

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Safari Club donates $2,400 to Grace Home

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The Safari Club presented a $2,400 check to the Grace Home Friday afternoon. The money will go towards food, transportation and other basic necessities for the veterans. The Safari Club decided on $2,400 after matching the donations from a banquet they held last month. They say they are happy to help, because they are grateful for veterans. The Grace Home works with homeless veterans and helps them get back on their feet. More>>

North Korea says it will suspend nuclear missile testing

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

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UPDATE: Suspect in Thursday police chase clipped school bus

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

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E. coli outbreak warning extended to ALL romaine lettuce

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

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Son threatens father with machete

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GREAT FALLS - Lamar Francis is being charged with assault with a weapon and partner family member assault (PFMA) after court documents say he threatened his father with a machete.   This is the 2nd PFMA charge for Francis and this encounter with the police marks several encounters over the last few weeks.  Police say on one occasion Francis was arrested for disorderly conduct after he was seen jumping in and out of traffic while intoxicated. On April 19th, G... More>>

Man charged after running woman over with a car

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GREAT FALLS - Jason Saliva is facing assault with a weapon and criminal mischief charges after court documents say he pinned a woman between two cars in February. The victim says Saliva approached her at a car wash on 10th avenue south and demanded that she get into his vehicle.  When she refused he slashed her front left tire with a knife.  Court documents went on to say he got into his vehicle and deliberately drove it at her, pinning her between the 2 cars. Witnesses ca... More>>

Sip N’ Dip calling for extras for music video

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The Sip N’ Dip is calling for 10-15 extras to play as bar patrons for an upcoming music video. They’ll be shooting this coming Monday April 23 from 8;00 am- noon. If chosen you’ll receive $25 and a free lunch. the lounge can not disclose who the artist is just yet.  If interested email a photo of yourself to Sandra at omi@mcn.net. You’ll also need to sign a release.  More>>

4,000 and more of Montana's children need your help

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There is a desperate call for your help by some of youngest voices in Montana. A staggering numbers of children without permanent homes. 4,000, that is the number of children in Montana who need foster care according to Victoria Roberts with Youth Dynamics. 

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Public comment sought for accessible playground grant

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 Montana State Parks is looking for public input on proposed Accessible Playground Grant applicants.  The Montana Accessible Playgrounds Grant Program was established to help municipalities and school districts throughout the state secure additional grant funding for the development of accessible playgrounds where children of all abilities can learn, play and grow. Montana State Parks administers the Accessible Playgrounds Grant Program with $100,000 in funds appropri...

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U.S. Marshals issue BOLO for Rashaad Collins

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

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Helena High students lack numbers in scheduled walkout

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Students at Helena High School were expected to walkout of class this morning in conjunction with the 19th anniversary of Columbine. However, only a couple of kids chose to step foot outside. The National Student Walkout is a nationwide protest that aims to point out, what the organization calls,  our leader's failures to pass laws that protect students from gun violence. More than 500 schools were expected to hold protests, but it seems the memo was lost on most students ... More>>

With murder conviction overturned, man seeks daughters

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

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WANTED: Suspects in armed home invasion

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

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Bret Michaels puts some "poison" into MontanaFair

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

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Flu Season Sees Second Surge

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

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Red Lodge-New street name

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

Herberger's liquidation sales to begin Friday

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

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Car engulfed in flames on Vinyard Rd

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Around 8:30 p.m. a controlled burn caught a parked vehicle on fire on Vinyard Rd. Great Fall Police Department tells KFBB there are no reported injuries and the fire is now under control. More>>

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

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

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1 injured in single vehicle rollover on 6th St. NW and Vineyard

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A single-vehicle rollover occurred on 6th St. NW and Vineyard around 4:30 this afternoon. 

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Man claims self defense, now facing attempted deliberate homicide charges

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

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From snowed in to floods, Browning is ready

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With the flooding already impacting the Hi-line, residents along the Rocky Mountain front are worried they will be in a similar situation soon. Preparations are underway to make sure the areas most at risk are ready for the potential flooding threat. 

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Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputies

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TRENTON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say someone fired through the window of a restaurant and fatally shot two Florida deputies.  

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Missoula school employee resigns after drug charges

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

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Teen throws student into file cabinet, gets tased

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

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Suspect in car chase, daylong search expected in court

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

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Jess Lockwood looks for 2nd home state win at PBR

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

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Incredible Hi-Line flood rescue caught on camera

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

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Facebook Coming to Helena for Digital Training

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

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Missoulians build bikes for kids on the Blackfeet Reservation Video included

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

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Bald eagle rescued after being hit by car

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

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Street sweeping continues in Great Falls

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GREAT FALLS - Street sweeping is set to continue throughout the Electric City next week.  The city is asking that you remove your vehicles from the streets during the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00pm on your scheduled day.  You can see the set schedule below but be advised it may change or be canceled due to inclement weather. More>>

Wanted felon apprehended in Missoula after daylong search

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

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Evacuations ordered in Harlem

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

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

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

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What's next for the Arlee Warriors?

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After making waves across the nation with a viral video about suicide prevention, coach Zanen Pitts of the Arlee Warriors, made a stop in Great Falls to continue sharing their message.

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The History Museum honor the legacy of Great Falls

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It is that time of year again when the History Museum holds their Legacy Awards. This is the 27th time local businesses and individuals are recognized for their work in our community. 

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Governor declares State of Emergency for flooding

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

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University of Providence presents "A Night at the Opera Gala" Video included

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Join the University of Providence and fellow community members for "A Night at the Opera Gala" Saturday, April 20th-Saturday, April 28th.  Times of each show vary.  The night will feature four different operas, with several solo performances as well. There will also be "talk-back" opportunities on Saturday, April 21st at 7:00pm and Saturday, April 28th at 1:30pm.  Shows are "kid-friendly." For more information or to purchase tickets, cl...

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UPDATE: Stockman Bank robbery suspect identified

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

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USS Helena wreckage located 75 years after sinking

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

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Herberger's to close in Great Falls

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

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UPDATE: Escaped bear located

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

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Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico; officials probe cause

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory.    

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Youth Transition Center to close in Great Falls

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

Number of Montana E. coli cases climbs

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

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Pearl Jam launches Rock 2 Vote project ahead of Missoula show

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

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

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

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CDBG and HOME Funds discussed at City Commission meeting

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In Great Falls, a public hearing was held today at a City Commission meeting, on how to use the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME partnership program funds. Numerous members of the public came out and spoke to the city commission about what they would like to see done with the funds. Topics discussed included investing in early childhood education, ways to promote economic development downtown, providing more ADA accessible facilities, but a topic many discussed was ...

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7 Grizzlies spotted near Choteau

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A surprising video of 7 grizzly bears southwest of Choteau was taken yesterday and it begs the question if it's is normal to see that many bears together like this. KFBB spoke to a bear specialist who looked at the video and suspects it is two adult female grizzlies with their young. He suspects the young are either yearlings or 2-year-olds, and they were in the plains searching for food. a large grouping like this is uncommon but they most likely found livestock carcasses from the ... More>>

Barbara Bush has died at age 92

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died at age 92.  "It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself -- thanks to her abiding faith -- but for others."

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Festival of the Book at Great Falls Public Library Video included

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Jude Smith joins us in the KFBB studios for a look at the 18th Annual "Festival of the Books."  Besides highlighting local authors and their work, the series provides an opportunity to emphasize "reading, literature, and community." For more information and a complete schedule, visit the GFPL website. 

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Missoula school resource officer re-assigned to administrative role

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

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Need a place to say " I do"?

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Listen up Great Falls after four years in the making, there is a new place in town to say your "I Do's" and Tuesday we got a sneak peak.  Inside the Times Square building, downtown on the penthouse floor is the new "Chapel of the Falls." 

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Flooding on the Hi-Line

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

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Man Goes Canoeing in Natural Runoff

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

Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

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

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Hi- Line Flooding Video included

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

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

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

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

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

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Pinwheels for Prevention

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

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Race day Preparations for the Ice Breaker

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It almost race day and with that comes race day preparations. You still need to train and keep those muscles working but not as much as normal. “You really want to cut down your mileage, you could go out maybe 2 days this week and run a short distance maybe one or two miles at a slow pace just to keep yourself moving,” said Jen Brown. Like discussed in previous weeks, nutrition is a key part to performance, and this week is no exception. “Really focus on your nutr...

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Customer relations key to auto sales

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According to the Bleskin family sales is always an interesting experience, especially car sales. They say one of the biggest things you learn in this industry is always expect someone is going to buy. “We always say you never judge a book by its cover. You get all different types of people that come on to the car lot. You have to adapt, you have to change your way of thinking with a lot of that stuff, but everybody is treated the same. That’s kind of the fun of being in t...

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67th Annual Shrine Circus ready to wow Great Falls Video included

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Witness a little bit of everything at the 67th Annual Shrine Circus in Great Falls on Friday, April 20th.  The circus will happen at the Montana Expo Park, with shows at 4:00pm and 7:30pm.  Tickets can be purchased in advance at Kaufman's Menswear, Amazing Toys, and the Shrine Circus Ticket Office located at 610 9th St. North.  For more information about the event, visit the Montana Expo Park website. 

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

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

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Health agencies investigating E. coli cases in Montana

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

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

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

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December 2017 officer-involved shooting found not criminal

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The man shot during the officer-involved shooting on Monday in Great Falls has been identified.

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Missoula armed robbery suspect charged with attempted deliberate homicide

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

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Attorney General Tim Fox is battling cancer

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Montana's attorney general is battling cancer.  

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Keystone XL developer to meet with landowners

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

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Solar Panel Plant Video included

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

Crime and Safety Video included

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

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Sentinel student group DECA needs help with funding

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

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May in Montana is New Awareness Month for Rare Disease

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

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Propane explosion knocks home off foundation

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Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue says a propane leak and explosion knocked a home off of its foundation Sunday.

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One person dead, five injured after head-on collision

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

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Pet of the week: Tony

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This week KFBB is featuring Jerry as our Pet of the Week. He's available for adoption right now at the Maclean Animal Adoption Center (MAAC) in Great Falls. Tony is a 7-year-old large German Sheppard mix who is friendly, very smart, and pretty energetic for an older fellow. “He is considered a senior dog he is our only senior dog right now but he is still very active. He loves treats and he loves tennis balls, he likes to play catch and go on long walks,” said Erin Doran...

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

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

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Bozeman avalanche victim identified Video included

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

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One person dead in avalanche near Bridger Bowl

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

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Glacier's popular bear cam shut down for spring

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

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Missing 3-year-old found safe

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

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37th annual Schuler Easter Egg Hunt a success

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The famous Schuler Easter egg hunt on the family ranch happened today after being postponed due to inclement weather. For 37 years in a row the Schuler family has hosted an Easter egg hunt on their ranch 30 miles north of great falls. They have grown from just a couple dozen eggs to more than 80,000, and with 2 months of work put into this, why do they do? “It's a great family day, It’s time for people to get away from the business of life nowadays and actually get time... More>>

Heavy, wet snow causes flooding in Montana

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

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Wildlife Film Fest kicks off with WildWalk

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Wild animals took over downtown Missoula Saturday! Or at least people dressed as wild animals.

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Man arrested for armed robbery at Missoula casino

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

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Pro-gun rally draws hundreds to Kalispell park

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

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Montana judge sides with former student over missing emails

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

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Avalanche season came early, continues late in Montana

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Avalanche season began early and is continuing later than usual in southern Montana.

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Online pharmacy sentenced for illegal imports

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

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Test results back for YMCA meth contamination

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

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Ranchers struggle through calving season Video included

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

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Homicide case vacated, men serving life sentence released

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HELENA, Mont.- Two people serving life sentences in prison for a murder from more than 20 years ago were released today. New evidence helped set the men free. Lewis and Clark County Judge Kathy Seeley ordered the convictions of Freddie Lawrence and Paul Jenkins vacated. Lawrence and Jenkins were convicted of aggravated kidnapping and deliberate homicide of Donna Meagher in 1994. The Montana Innocence Project helped exonerate the two men, who were suppose to serve a lifetime se... More>>

Ollie the Owl turns heads

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An unlikely critter is making a name for itself at the Lewis and Clark County Courthouse. Ollie the Owl showed up outside of Judge Mike Menahan's courtroom about two weeks ago Since then, lawyers and clerks alike make the trek up to the courthouse’s second floor just to get a peek at this neat bit of nature. Judge Menahan was going about his busineAs, presiding over his criminal law in motion cases when he looked out the window to see several crows attacking a Great Horned Ow... More>>

DEQ: Lead in public schools report misleading

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A report is circulating the web, claiming lead contaminated water is coursing through many Montana public schools. Now, the department of environmental quality is responding, explaining how many parts of the report are misleading. The department says the report, put out by the Environment Montana Research and Policy Center, uses some outdated information. For example, the report says 16 times the EPA recommended limit of lead was found in water supplies at Jim Darcy Elementary Scho... More>>

Huey Lewis cancels 2018 concerts after mysterious hearing loss

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

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

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

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    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.
    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.
  • Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

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    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.
  • Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

    Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

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    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.
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    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). The U.S., and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building as seen through the portico of the West Wing of the White House, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebr...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). The U.S., and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building as seen through the portico of the West Wing of the White House, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebr...
    Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.
    Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.
  • The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

    The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

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    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.
    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.
  • Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:00 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:57:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.
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    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...
    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.
    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.
  • Journalist among over 2 dozen killed in Nicaragua unrest

    Journalist among over 2 dozen killed in Nicaragua unrest

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    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.
  • World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

    World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

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    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:55:57 GMT
    The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117.
    The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117.
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    Montana teacher sentenced to over 10 years in federal prison for child pornography

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

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

  • What's next for the Arlee Warriors?

    What's next for the Arlee Warriors?

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    After making waves across the nation with a viral video about suicide prevention, coach Zanen Pitts of the Arlee Warriors, made a stop in Great Falls to continue sharing their message.

    After making waves across the nation with a viral video about suicide prevention, coach Zanen Pitts of the Arlee Warriors, made a stop in Great Falls to continue sharing their message.

  • Crews respond to a river rescue

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    Shortly after 5 p.m. the Gore Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Cascade County Search and Rescue saved a man on Flood Rd.

    Shortly after 5 p.m. the Gore Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Cascade County Search and Rescue saved a man on Flood Rd.

  • Teen throws student into file cabinet, gets tased

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

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

  • Man Goes Canoeing in Natural Runoff

    Man Goes Canoeing in Natural Runoff

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