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Montana Gas Still Cheapest in Nation, Only State Below Three Dollars Per Gallon

Montana's gas prices dropped a bit over the last week in January and the state is still boasts the lowest statewide gas price in the U.S.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy [AUDIO]

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, January 31, amid hundreds of claims by clergy members of sexual abuse over five decades.

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Montana Gets Low Grade for Traffic Laws in State-by-State Study

A new state-by-state study claims that Montana has some of the worst traffic safety laws in the country.

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Dunrovin Ranch in Court Again, Owner Says Missoula County Officials “Target” Her Business

SuzAnne Miller, the owner of the Dunrovin Ranch in Lolo, has struggled for years to make her ranch compliant with the law, even going so far as to get new laws carried by local representatives and passed by the state legislature. Now, after yet another day in court, Miller believes her efforts have made her and her business a target.

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Most Montana Eight-Year-Olds Not Proficient at Reading, Study Says

The recently released National Association of Education Progress report for 2013 used standardized test results to show that most American eight-year-olds (66 percent) were not proficient at reading. The numbers, as collated by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, show that Montana children fare little better.

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Montana Unemployment Rate Stuck at 5.2 Percent for Third Straight Month

Montana finished out 2013 with an unemployment rate stuck at 5.2 percent in December.

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Monsanto Wants Wheat Testing Site Near Great Falls

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Cascade County commissioners have voted to re-zone property on the northwestern edge of Great Falls to allow seed and herbicide maker Monsanto Co. to locate a wheat breeding testing site there.

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Congressman Steve Daines Touts Balanced Budget Bill [AUDIO]

Montana U.S. Representative Steve Daines spoke to constituents on Monday evening during his weekly conference call.

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Montana Mountain Man Sent to Jail After Refusing to Remove Hat

Ernie Wayne Tertelgte, the self proclaimed "natural man" who became an internet sensation for his pro se defense of his fishing rights in a Montana courtroom, was sent to jail on January 27 for refusing to remove his hat in court.

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Idaho Could Be Next State to Allow Guns on Campus

If Idaho allows guns to be carried on college campuses, would Montana follow suit and do the same? Should we?

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