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Montana Unemployment Rate Rises, State Ecomomist Says “It’s a Good Sign”

Montana’s unemployment rate rose last month, jumping from 4.5 to 4.6 percent, and Montana Department of Labor and Industry Economist Barbara Wagner says this jump in the unemployment rate is actually a good thing.

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Montana Dept. of Revenue Settles Tax Dispute With Verizon, Sends $10. 5 Million back

The Montana Department of Revenue and cell phone service provider Verizon have reached a settlement over 32.8 Million dollars of contested taxes.

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National Gas Prices at a Six Year High, Montana Better Off

Independence Day is on the way, and, for some, so are some really high gas prices. However, gasbuddy.com petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan says prices may begin falling again soon.

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UM Economic Bureau Chief Advises Montana Businesses to Factor Climate Change Into Expenses [AUDIO]

The cost of climate change will affect businesses across Montana, and the entire country, according to the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research. 

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Montana Gas Prices Near Ceiling, Should Come Down Soon

Gas prices went up yet again over the last week of April, but there may be hope in sight for consumers.

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Montana Gas Prices Spike Up Seven Cents

Although Montana still has some of the lowest gas prices in the country, fuel prices have had a dramatic spike over the past week, April 14 - 21.

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Missoula Company Receives $26 Million Investment to Expand Facilities

On April 9, a group of investors announced a plan to invest $26 million to expand a Missoula Company.

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Snowy February Brings Jobs to Montana, but Increases Unemployment in U.S.

A stormy 2014 February brought increases in the snow-pack and the U.S. unemployment rate, but despite receiving blizzards and avalanches, Montana actually posted big job gains through the weird weather.

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Montana Landboard Unanimously Decides to Extend Bull Mountain Coal Mine Operation

This morning, March 18, Montana Land Board officials opened the door to more coal mining in eastern Montana by signing off on an extension of the Bull Mountain coal mine located in Musselshell county.

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Gas Prices Still Climbing, but Should Decelerate Soon

Gas prices in Montana continue to climb through mid-March, however, there is hope that a shift in oil prices may keep prices from climbing too much in the near future.

"Our survey incorporates 615 different gas stations across the State of Montana," said Gasbuddy

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