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Historic Mega Millions Jackpot
Q2 reports the Mega Millions lottery jackpot keeps going up after no one won the drawing Tuesday night. Some Billings convenience store clerks say lottery ticket sales are on the rise. The next drawing is Friday, and it will be the largest jackpot in the game’s history and the second…
Immigration Politics
Issues of immigration and national security loom large in Montana’s 2018 race for U.S. Senate and the lone seat in the U.S. House– particularly for the Republican candidates. Incumbent first-term Congressman Greg Gianforte and Republican Senate nominee Matt Rosendale chastise t…
Jeff Bridges Endorses Tester at MSU
In a race for the U.S. Senate that has drawn national attention and numerous visits to Montana from the president, vice president and members of the first family endorsing GOP nominee  Matt Rosendale, it was incumbent Democratic Senator Jon Tester’s turn on Wednesday...
Countywide Siren Test Today
At 6 p.m. today, Yellowstone County Disaster and Emergency Services will conduct a county-wide emergency siren test, where all 24 sirens will blare for one minutes at all sites. The system is designed to alert people to manmade or natural disasters, extreme weather, chemical emergencies or national …
Safe Neighborhoods Success
Montana U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme announced at the federal courthouse in Billings Tuesday that murders, aggravated assaults and robberies are down 1 percent from the previous two years, following the implementation of a federal program to reduce violent crime through multi-jurisdictional law enforceme…
Epi-pen Shortage Continues
Q2 reports the Epinephren auto-injector, known commonly as the Epi-pen, continues to face a national shortage that started back in May, and people who suffer from life-threatening allergies need to fill their prescriptions for Epi-pens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, the fed…
Trump Rally Location Changed
The organizers of President Trump’s rally in Missoula have changed the location from the Neptune hangar to the Minuteman hangar west of the Missoula International Airport terminal. Neptune is larger, but the area around it can’t hold the weight of Air Force One...
500-pound Grizzly Attack
A roughly 500-pound grizzly bear attacked a Hayden, Idaho, man, and the man lived to tell about it. The Coeur d’Alene Press reports the bear attacked Bob Legasa Saturday while Legasa and his hunting partner, Greg Gibson, were bow hunting elk south of Livingston, Montana...
Military Bases For Fossil Fuel Exports
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden says the Trump administration is “trampling” on the rights of West Coast communities with a proposal to use military bases or other federal facilities for fossil fuel exports. The Democratic Wyden said in a Monday statement that the government should…
Global Peace Forum
Q2 reports that the fourth annual Global Peace Foundation Forum took place at the the Vegas Hotel on Belknap Avenue in Billings on Saturday. The forum brought together local government, nonprofit and faith leaders, on a mission of peace building, while addressing human trafficking as one area that m…

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