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    Blackfeet man missing; found safe

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    BLACKFEET RESERVATION: A Missing and Endangered Persons alert (MEPA) has been issued for 31-year-old Justin Patrick Spotted Bear.  

    BLACKFEET RESERVATION: A Missing and Endangered Persons alert (MEPA) has been issued for 31-year-old Justin Patrick Spotted Bear.  

Tiger Creek Bridge in Sluice Boxes closed indefinitely

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According to Montana State Parks, the Tiger Creek Bridge at Sluice Boxes State Park is closed indefinitely. 

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Cesar Millan coming to Great Falls Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Pam Volk with the Maclean Cameron Animal Adoption Center stopped by the KFBB studio to talk about the upcoming special appearance by Cesar Millan in Great Falls.  The event will take place on Friday, September 7th at 7:30pm. Tickets are required. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. 

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Helena Fire Department receives large federal grant

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The Helena Fire Department received some very exciting news yesterday. After decades of being short staffed and ill equipped, the department found out it has been awarded a large federal grant. $800,000 in federal funds will help pay for six new firefighters. A couple of months ago, voters approved a yearly mill levy. This grant will essentially help pay for an entire year of that levy, which will help ease costs for taxpayers.   "The amount of incidents we run is going u... More>>

Bookmobile helps kids love reading

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While many kids have been racing to the swimming pool this summer. One set of elementary school students in Helena have been racing toward something unexpected: books. Our Bliss Zechman has the story.   Students at Bryant Elementary aren't responding to the ring of the school bell this summer. Instead, another sound signals them. “Beep, beep!” "Some kids we see every single week and they get so excited. They're like yay bookmobile," said Emily Hilliard... More>>

Free to use life jackets at Helena state park

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We're not done with summer yet, and many Montanans are spending the last few days on the water. now a popular swimming destination in Helena is making sure those who are on the water, are safe. There will be more than 100 free to use life jackets available to children and adults at Spring Meadow Lake State Park. This watering hole used to be a gravel pit. Now, it is a popular place for families to swim. Folks with the Lewis and Clark County Search and Rescue say because of its uni... More>>

Senator Daines tours Montana, speaks out on several issues

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U.S. Republican Senator Steve Daines had a long day in the air and on the ground, making several public appearances throughout Montana. Daines made his first stop in Helena, where he rallied support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. However, he was also in Great Falls today, discussing the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. President Trump signed that bill into law around noon on Monday.   The bill authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defens...

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Upcoming concerts at Giant Springs State Park Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Clark Carlson-Thompson stopped by the KFBB studio to talk about two upcoming concerts at Giant Springs State Park.  On Saturday, August 18th, Rob & Halladay Quist will be playing from 5:30-7:30pm. On Sunday, August 19th, the Paul Lee Kupfer Band will be playing at the same time. Both concerts are free and open to the public. Food vendors will be present.  For more information, head over to the Montana State Parks website. 

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Daines rallies support for conservation bill

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Monday morning, Republican Senator Steve Daines took a stroll through a popular state park in Helena, but it was all business for the lawmaker. Our Bliss Zechman had a chance to speak with him about a bipartisan plan to uphold funding for a prominent conservation effort. Spring Meadow Lake State Park is a treasure in the Helena community. The area is free for tax payers, instead money from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, or LWCF, is used for any needs. However, projects like t... More>>

Gianforte tours fire aviation center, looks to help rural EMS

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The flames bursting from this aviation simulator are so intense, spectators have to take shelter behind this glass casing. Meanwhile, the professionals in training rush to put the fire out. "I was excited to learn we were going to light a plane on fire. That doesn't happen every day," said Representative Greg Gianforte. Gianforte is getting an education on the Rocky Mountain Emergency Services Training Center. The facility in Helena is one of only three of its kind wes... More>>

Train derails behind GFPD

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Ross Lane, public affairs director for BNSF, has confirmed a BNSF train has derailed five empty cars near the Great Falls Police Department.

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Political thriller that showcases Montana premieres in Helena

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A film that features Montana’s role in documenting dark money in politics is about to release for a screening in Helena. The documentary called Dark Money will premiere at the Myrna Loy in Helena on Friday.

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Helena named most generous small city in nation

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In addition to the Queen and Capital City, Helena has earned new title. Because efforts in a recent food drive, Helena is now being called the most generous small city in the nation. Helena raised the most food in the nation to support the non-profit; Stamp Out Hunger. The Capital City can thank the area USPS carries for its new title. Earlier this May, they collected almost 150,000 pounds of food. All of those goods will benefit the Helena Food Share. Nationwide, more than 70 m... More>>

Hikers find decomposed body near Gates of the Mountain Video included

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Lewis and Clark County sheriff's office is investigating a death after two hikers found a body near Gates of the Mountain Friday evening. Sheriff Leo Dutton tells us the body was found to the north of gates of the mountains. Dutton said they can't determine the gender because the body was so badly decomposed. He added the body was probably out here for a week or more and it is unclear of the age of the person. Search and rescue crews had to be deployed to retrieve the body because of...

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Driver ejected from pickup, lands vehicle in creek

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A driver, who has not been identified, is in the hospital after they were ejected from a truck that rolled into a creek near Helena. According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the pickup rolled three times before it landed in Ten Mile Creek. The pickup was headed north on Rimini Rd. just before 7:00 P.M. yesterday. That's when the vehicle went off the right side of the road.   Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Dave Gleich said the driver overcorrected. That's when the pickup swun... More>>

Group sues over ballot tobacco tax

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One tobacco-funded group is looking to change the wording on a citizen ballot initiative that would significantly raise taxes on tobacco in Montana. The group called Montanans Against Tax Hikes filed a lawsuit on Monday against Attorney General Tim Fox. The lawsuit argues wording on the ballot will confuse voters. AG Fox's office responded to our inquiries by saying they stand by their legal sufficiency review. If passed the initiative would raise the state tax on packs of cigaret... More>>

Blaine and Hill Counties to enter Stage 1 fire restrictions on Friday

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According to the Bureau of Land Management, Blaine and Hill Counties will enter Stage 1 fire restrictions beginning August 10th at 12:01 a.m. 

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Police: Woman breaks into apartment, chases man with baseball bat

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According to the Helena Police Department, an assault was reported around 10:29 pm on August 6th. When officers arrived on the 1600 block of Lyndale, the victim said he was inside his apartment when a woman from a neighboring apartment came in through his window. 

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Shakespeare in the Parks on stage in Helena

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Shakespeare! Shakespeare! Where for art thou Shakespeare?! Well, this week one of the most famous playwrights of all time's work will take the stage in Helena. Montana Shakespeare in the Parks is playing in the Capital City. Actors performed the tragedy Othello on Monday. Tuesday they will lighten things up with the comedy Love's Labour's Lost. The troop has been traveling around the treasure state performing free shows for more than 40 years. Their goal is to bring professional ...

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Florence Crittenton to host Support Our Girls event

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Release courtesy of Elizabeth Flynn, Marketing Director for Florence Crittenton:  HELENA, Mont.,- Florence Crittenton announced the 8th annual Support Our Girls event on Thursday August 16th at The Atrium at the Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds. Florence Crittenton provides support and service to families with young children.  Services include residential programs and treatment, outpatient services and programs for children 0-5.  This event, sponsored by Crafted A... More>>

HPD takes new, proactive policing approach

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The Helena police department is taking a unique initiative to stop crime in the Capital City. The department is taking to the streets with a hands-on approach. Instead of waiting for folks to call in crimes, one special task force is aiming to prevent them from ever happening. Three officers are focusing on proactively patrolling high traffic and crime areas, like downtown. Detective Sergeant Danny David spearheaded the effort. He says often patrol officers get plagued with paper ... More>>

The New Frontier: Six-Legged Employees

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Dennis Flynn, owner of Valley Farms in Helena, loves his job. And, his staff. “They’re great employees, they do their job and then they’re gone.” But the “employees” he’s referring to are creepy, crawly, and super teeny-tiny. “...a lot of people today are getting plants that have ladybugs on them.” Ladybugs are Flynn’s not-so-secret weapon to fight off insects. And the process is almost too simple. Every Monday night a...

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Man accused of pointing pistol at people, stealing their American flag

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A Missoula man is now facing charges after two people say he pulled out a gun during a roadside argument.

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Man airlifted to hospital after motorcycle accident

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One person  sustained serious injuries Saturday morning in Powell County after running into a median. Montana Highway Patrol was dispatched to I-90 east, near the town of Jens. Once crews arrived they found a male motorcycle driver from out of state . The trooper on the scene said the man's injures were so serious he was airlifted to the nearest hospital. The man was wearing a helmet and riding gear. He is expected to survive and MHP said this is still an ope... More>>

Garden Creek Fire Information

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 GARDEN CREEK FIRE INFORMATION August 4, 2018 The lightning-caused Garden Creek Fire is burning on the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Lolo National Forest in timber, along steep, rocky, rugged terrain. 

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State of Montana receives cyber threat

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State officials are dealing with the aftermath of a cyber threat earlier this week.  We're not told about the details of the threat, just that they were working through the process. Here's what little we do know: Amber Conger, Communications Director for the department, said they cannot provide details because of security reasons. She added that the state will not comment on matters related to security of any kind or  provide specific details. She did say that the Sta...

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Smash Mouth headlines Helena concert

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Lewis and Clark Brewing Company is gearing for one of its biggest events. This Saturday the Helena beer hot spot will host early 2000s hit band Smash Mouth. The band known for hits like "All Star" and "I’m a Believer" will headline the brewing company's Summer Camp Concert Series. The 10th annual event will also feature local talent. Helena local Dan Murphy will open for the big band. Ten Years Gone, The Clintons and other musicians will also light up the s... More>>

Train cars carrying grain derailed near Cut Bank

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At around 1:30 pm on August 2nd, 12 train cars carrying grain derailed just outside of Cut Bank. 

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Carroll College announces new major in Nursing Leadership

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HELENA, Mont.,- Carroll College announced they will offer a new major on Thursday. Students can now earn a master’s degree in Nursing Leadership. Officials say the program will help meet the demand for healthcare professionals in The Treasure State. Carroll has teamed up with the University of Incarnate World out of San Antonio, Texas to offer the online program. According to the Montana Department of Labor and Industry, there are approximately 17,300 Registered Nurses ...

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MDT construction proposed on I-15 near Brady

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Press release courtesy of The Montana Department of Transportation:  BRADY, Mont.,- The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to overlay about 11.6 miles of Interstate 15 near Brady in Teton and Pondera counties. The project begins approximately one mile south of the Pondera County line at reference post 322.3 and extends north for 11.6 miles, ending at reference post 334.3 approximately 1.2 mil... More>>

Take a walk through history: Helena's historic summer walking tours

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HELENA, Mont.,- Explore the Queen City's exquisite architecture, get the insight on millionaire mansions and the characters who inhabited them. Every Sunday in August, the Montana Historical Society will take you on a guided tour that will tell you how Helena earned its Capital City stripes.  MHS has run tours throughout the summer. However, this month the Old South Central Neighborhood is the featured hot spot. Guides will walk you through Helena's oldest neighborhood, which fe... More>>

Free, family bird walks

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HELENA, Mont.,- Every Saturday in August, you can join one downtown Helena shop for a free two-hour morning bird walk. Join the Birds & Beasleys get a close look at local birding hot spots like Spring Meadow or the Fairgrounds Pond.  Meet at 7:30 am in front of Birds and Beasleys at 2 South Last Chance Gulch in Downtown Helena.  Families and novice birders are most welcome.  More>>

New Bikes n Blues Festival coming to the Capital City

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HELENA, Mont.,- Bikes Brews n Blues, is a new festival coming to Helena. Organizers say the event is completely unique to Helena.  Bikes Brews n Blues will offer world-class blues music in Memorial Park. Well-known local talent such as Ten Years Gone and the Helena Blues Project will be featured. Headliners Tinsley Ellis and Mississippi will also make a musical appearance.  Folks can camp out on the Centennial Park lawn.  A free Trail Rider shuttle for mountain b... More>>

Bat-tastic! at Giant Spring State Park

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Tamara Tollet stopped by the KFBB studio to talk about the upcoming Bat-tastic! event at Giant Springs State Park.  This year's event takes place Saturday, August 4th from 8-10:00pm. The night give folks young and old the chance to learn more about one of the most misunderstood mammals on the planet.  For more information, visit the Giant Springs State Park website.  More>>

130+ cases of mail theft reported

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There have been more than 100 cases of mail theft in Lewis and Clark County reported just this year. The Helena Police Department says these thieves aren't just targeting packages. Lieutenant Cory Bailey says they're taking mail that's just in the envelope as well. Bailey said thieves aim to find checks they can forge. He added that it is difficult to catch these criminals unless there is clear evidence, like catching thieves on camera. HPD says folks can discourage mail thef... More>>

Disability right organization sues state over, officials meet to restore funding

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A disability rights organization has sued the bullock administration. According to the Great Falls Tribune, Disability Rights Montana argues cuts to Medicaid reimbursement are illegal, and could harm people with disabilities. The Tribune reports that the seven-count lawsuit, which was filed in the first judicial district court in Helena, also accuses the state of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. The organization argues that under these cuts, people with disabilities... More>>

School lunch cost increase approved

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HELENA, Mont.,- The Helena School Board approved a five cent increase in the cost of school lunches at a meeting on Tuesday. Their decision brought the new price of school lunches to $2.65. Robert Worthy, Food Services Director for HPS, says the increase is necessary to "fill the gap." That means, the increase will help fund meals for children who are on free and reduced lunch. Worthy says the USDA requires meal cost increases annually. He added that Helena is nearly 30 ... More>>

$1.75 million approved for school construction

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HELENA, Mont.,- The Helena School District approved $1.75 million in contingency funds last night, due to higher tariffs on steel and increased costs of subcontractors. The money will go to help finish building three new elementary schools. The increased construction cost is more than the district planned to pay for. The cost of re-bar has increased by more than $300 just in the last three months. Officials say the contingency fund was necessary to keep the projects on track. The ... More>>

Delays expected- MDT construction on 1-15

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Travelers on I-15 can expect delays in the near future. The Montana Department of Transportation will start chipping operations starting August 6. The construction will stretch from milepost 190 to 196. The operation will include chipping the on and off ramps for South Helena Interchange, Capitol Interchange, Cedar Interchange and Custer Interchange.  During the weeks of August 6 and August 13, drivers should be prepared to take alternate routes. The speed limit during construc...

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Helena woman accused of stabbing man with keys, trying to hit him with vehicle

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A Helena woman is now facing charges after a man claims she assaulted him by stabbing him with keys and trying to hit him with her vehicle. 

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Back to School Supply Drive with Great Falls Rescue Mission Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Jim Kizer with the Great Falls Rescue Mission stopped by the KFBB newsroom to talk about the upcoming annual Back to School Supply Rally with the Great Falls Rescue Mission.  This year, they are still looking for volunteers and donations. Volunteers are needed both for the day of as well as filling backpacks ahead of the August 26th Rally.  For more information on donating, volunteering, or registering your children for a backpack, visit t...

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Group looks to build more affordable housing

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HELENA, Mont.,- There is an affordable housing crisis in Helena, according to several housing non-profits. Now, one group, Rocky Mountain Development Council, is taking steps to help solve that problem. The group is aiming to build 85 affordable housing units as a part of their Red Alder Residences project. The houses will target young professionals and families who are in the “gap.” That is, they make too much money to qualify for things like food stamps, but do not make... More>>

Increased Dental Services thanks to expanded clinic Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Trista Besich, CEO of the Community Health Care Center, stopped by the KFBB studios to discuss the new, expanded Dental Clinic located at 202 2nd Avenue South, Suite 203 of the Renaissance Square Building in Great Falls.  The clinic offers a variety of services, and accepts many different forms of payment. For more information, head over to their website. 

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Boating accident claims one life, one person is still missing

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BOZEMAN- In a Facebook post The Gallatin County Sheriffs office stated the following: Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Captain Jim Anderson was involved in the boat accident that occurred on the Yellowstone River yesterday in Park County. 

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Heat Wave Across the Treasure State

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With Montana reaching into the triple digits this week, heat-related illnesses are a potential risk.  Heat-related illnesses include:  •Heat Stroke •Heat Exhaustion  •Heat Cramps  •Heat Rash It's extremely important to stay hydrated, drinking a minimum of 8 cups a day.  The best way to gauge this is by simply listening to your body.  If your urine is a light yellow, you're hydrated.  However, if your urine is a ... More>>

The famous "Donut Boy" treats Helena police

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One kid has made it his mission to bring sweet treat to his heroes. Our Bliss Zechman sat down with the famous "Donut Boy." She explains how he gave law enforcement in Helena more than just a sweet treat. Posing for pictures, petting K-9 cops, and of course, eating donuts, are all a part of Tyler Carach, better known as The Donut Boy’s job. However, the 10-year-old didn't get that title for his love of sweets. He earned it by showing gratitude to those in the line of... More>>

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  • Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid

    Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:56:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:33:29 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.
  • Report: Pennsylvania priests abused over 1,000 children

    Report: Pennsylvania priests abused over 1,000 children

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:30:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:32:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14...
    A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s.
    A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s.
  • New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

    New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:39:20 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:32:18 GMT
    New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted.
    New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted.
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  • Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:47:17 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:33:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal...
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal battle.
  • Wisconsin state Sen. Vukmir to take on US Sen. Tammy Baldwin

    Wisconsin state Sen. Vukmir to take on US Sen. Tammy Baldwin

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:14:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:33:42 GMT
    (Tyger Williams/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, right, and Kevin Nicholson debate in Milwaukee. Nicholson, running as an outsider, is running against Vuk...(Tyger Williams/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, right, and Kevin Nicholson debate in Milwaukee. Nicholson, running as an outsider, is running against Vuk...
    The Republican primary for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues.
    The Republican primary for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues.
  • Black schoolteacher beats longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

    Black schoolteacher beats longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:50:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:33:38 GMT
    A black woman who campaigned on improving education defeated a longtime Democratic state Rep. Fred Kessler in Tuesday's primary to take his seat representing the northern swath of Milwaukee County.
    A black woman who campaigned on improving education defeated a longtime Democratic state Rep. Fred Kessler in Tuesday's primary to take his seat representing the northern swath of Milwaukee County.
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  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports, escalating feud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:14:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:33:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
  • Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:31:55 GMT
    (Yohei Nishimura/Kyodo News via AP). Worshippers release doves, wishing for the world's peace, at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  Japan marked Wednesday the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II.(Yohei Nishimura/Kyodo News via AP). Worshippers release doves, wishing for the world's peace, at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Japan marked Wednesday the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II.
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.
  • Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

    Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:41:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:31:39 GMT
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.
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  • Pipeline protester must pay over $3K in fines

    Pipeline protester must pay over $3K in fines

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:18 PM EST2017-11-22 01:18:47 GMT
    Tuesday, March 20 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-03-21 00:27:58 GMT

    65 year old Leonard Higgins turned off an emergency valve at a Spectra Energy site last October just south of Big Sandy. Not only did the self-proclaimed activist admit to turning the valve off. He video taped himself as he did it. 

    65 year old Leonard Higgins turned off an emergency valve at a Spectra Energy site last October just south of Big Sandy. Not only did the self-proclaimed activist admit to turning the valve off. He video taped himself as he did it. 

  • Local Business Spotlight: Morning Light Coffee

    Local Business Spotlight: Morning Light Coffee

    Monday, March 19 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-03-20 00:42:26 GMT
    Tuesday, March 20 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-03-20 20:04:01 GMT

    Making latte's and cappuccinos wasn’t even a thought for morning light coffee roasters almost 30 years ago. In fact, they got into the coffee business as wholesalers for local grocery stores. Times have changed however, they opened a coffee shop, continued roasting and haven’t looked back. “We are kind of unique that we roast our own coffee in our store. We started that concept back in 1989 and it was a fairly new concept, nobody was doing it around the countr

    Making latte's and cappuccinos wasn’t even a thought for morning light coffee roasters almost 30 years ago. In fact, they got into the coffee business as wholesalers for local grocery stores. Times have changed however, they opened a coffee shop, continued roasting and haven’t looked back. “We are kind of unique that we roast our own coffee in our store. We started that concept back in 1989 and it was a fairly new concept, nobody was doing it around the countr

  • University of Providence Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    University of Providence Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-01-16 00:43:11 GMT
    Monday, January 15 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-01-16 00:52:59 GMT

    The University of Providence celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. with a special celebration held on campus. It all started at 10:00 a.m. with the ringing of the Chapel Bell. The University of Providence says they do it every year along with the ringing of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. The event also consisted of speeches, music and food.  "Martin Luther King stood for so much of what our campus stands for in terms of a commitment to justice, a commitment to peace, and t...

    The University of Providence celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. with a special celebration held on campus. It all started at 10:00 a.m. with the ringing of the Chapel Bell. The University of Providence says they do it every year along with the ringing of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. The event also consisted of speeches, music and food.  "Martin Luther King stood for so much of what our campus stands for in terms of a commitment to justice, a commitment to peace, and t...

  • Update: Helena missing teen found

    Update: Helena missing teen found

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    Montana Department of Justice has issued a Missing Endangered Persons Alert for 16-year-old Cody Lane James of Helena. James was last seen Sunday at 11:00 pm in Helena.  He is described as a 5 foot 7 inch tall Native American weighing about 145 lbs.  He was last seen wearing black shirt, pants, and shoes. Authorities say he could be in a White 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix; MT license plate 5-16688B.  The vehicle has 3 black rims and 1 chrome rim. James could be with ...

    Montana Department of Justice has issued a Missing Endangered Persons Alert for 16-year-old Cody Lane James of Helena. James was last seen Sunday at 11:00 pm in Helena.  He is described as a 5 foot 7 inch tall Native American weighing about 145 lbs.  He was last seen wearing black shirt, pants, and shoes. Authorities say he could be in a White 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix; MT license plate 5-16688B.  The vehicle has 3 black rims and 1 chrome rim. James could be with ...

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  • Fatal Crash On Highway 395 Just South Of Kettle Falls

    Fatal Crash On Highway 395 Just South Of Kettle Falls

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    KHQ.COM - One person has been killed and one person has been injured in a head-on crash on highway 395 between Kettle Falls and Colville. The crash happened Thursday morning at 5:24am. According to WSP, the driver who caused the crash is the one who was killed, the driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.
    KHQ.COM - One person has been killed and one person has been injured in a head-on crash on highway 395 between Kettle Falls and Colville. The crash happened Thursday morning at 5:24am. According to WSP, the driver who caused the crash is the one who was killed, the driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.
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