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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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Snow Boosts Montana Employment in January, Up 2,000 Jobs

Montana's unemployment rate went down in January, dropping by one-tenth, to 5.3 percent.

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Over 11 Million Non-Resident Visitors Spent $3.6 Billion in Montana in 2013 [AUDIO]

In case you were wondering how much tourism means to the state of Montana in jobs and revenue, the numbers just released for 2013 should convince you.

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University of Montana Enrollment Drops by 971 Students, Decline “Expected”

The University of Montana released its 2014 spring enrollment numbers today, February 27, and are reporting total enrollment of 13,544 students, a decrease of 971 students from last fall. 

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Montana Gasoline Prices Lower Than Nation, But Higher than Last Year

Nationwide gasoline prices have been climbing for 20 straight days now, and although Montana enjoys the cheapest prices in the country, it is one of the few states experiencing higher prices than last year.

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Over 300 Plum Creek Workers Face Cutbacks Because of Log Supply Issues

Many Plum Creek workers in western Montana were notified this week that they would be losing a fourth of their working hours. 

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