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Regional Headlines: Net Neutrality; Barry Beach; Special Olympics; Idaho Gay Rights Rally; Missing Girl's Body Found

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

FCC Net Neutrality Proposal Could Affect MT Businesses - The Federal Communications Commission voted to move forward with a proposal that would allow broadband providers to charge large companies for high speed internet. Many small business owners with a large internet presence worry the higher price for quality internet could hurt them too. http://bit.ly/1gw7E0P

Barry Beach Rally in Great Falls - Signs, songs and prayer were all apart of the Barry Beach rally at the Great Falls Civic Center. Beach was let out of prison after his sentenced was reversed by a County Court. That decision was then later reversed by the State Supreme Court and Beach was sent back to prison. Supporters hold out hope that beach will once again be free through an appeal to the Governor's office. http://bit.ly/1gwNOT6

Special Olympics Dance - The Special Olympics State Summer Games celebrate a job well done with a dance and carnival. http://bit.ly/1jmMrqn

Idaho Gay Rights Backers Swap Weddings For Rally - Nearly 200 gay rights supporters have flocked the steps of a Boise, Idaho, courthouse in celebration and protest over the latest development in a same-sex marriage lawsuit. http://bit.ly/1lwK0Nw

Missing Selah Teen's Body Found Floating in Canal Near Moxee
- Search and rescue crews confirm they have found the body of a missing Selah teenager. A jogger found the 18-year-old Thursday evening floating in a canal near Moxee.  http://bit.ly/1lwK8fW
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