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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's Board of Regents has raised tuition rates after state cuts in higher education spending. Friday's decisions included a 28 percent hike for resident freshmen and sophomores at the University of Montana-Western, bringing all undergraduate tuition and fees to $5,502 in 2018.

HAVRE, Mont. (AP) - A jury has convicted a 22-year-old Havre man of attempted deliberate homicide in the stabbing of another man. The Havre Daily reports that Friday's conviction of Nevada St. Marks followed three days of testimony.

LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - A 29-year-old northwestern Montana man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for intentionally hitting a bicyclist with his vehicle, causing serious injuries. Brian Norvell was sentenced on May 15 after pleading guilty to aggravated assault for striking 21-year-old Luca Johnson, causing 2 skull fractures and broken bones.

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Great Falls man is charged with deliberate homicide in the May 16 death of a woman whose body was found in a motel bathroom. Stanley Lebeau has been jailed since the woman's death due for parole violations. Court records say he told officers his arrest prevented a killing spree he planned to go on.

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