BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Officials with Bozeman Health say the hospital is expected to lose $2.6 million due to state cuts in Medicaid reimbursement rates. Bozeman Health President John Hill says the hospital does not plan any layoffs or reduction in services.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is buying ads on Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television stations that blast Sinclair for forcing reporters to read conservative-leaning corporate statements on air. John Heenan's ad will air starting Monday on stations in Missoula, Bozeman and Butte. In it, he calls Sinclair "a corporation using its power to take advantage of journalists, our democracy and the people of Montana."
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana woman who was saved from a vehicle that was nearly submerged by floodwaters is calling her rescuer's heroics a miracle. The dramatic rescue of 61-year-old April Seubert on Tuesday off U.S. Highway 2 by Seth McCollam was captured in a video posted by his brother, Matt McCollam. Seubert says that she was going at least 60 mph when her sport-utility vehicle hit a patch of water and spun off the roadway into rushing water.
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Butte-Silver Bow law enforcement officers are investigating the death of a 45-year-old Butte man who was run over by a pickup truck during an argument. Sheriff Ed Lester says a woman reported she had been arguing with the man about private property when he ran alongside her pickup and jumped onto the running board. He either fell or jumped off and was struck by the rear of the vehicle.
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