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Evening Newscast 12-13-18

Dec 13, 2018

Police in multiple Montana cities including Missoula and Havre received reports of bomb threats Thursday morning in what appears to be a nationwide scare.

A Montana man was sentenced to 15 years in the state prison for squatting in the home of a military service member deployed to Iraq.

Federal investigators say tests results on a public water system serving 1,300 residents on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation have indicated fecal material contamination in excess of safety standards.

A former Montana high school athletic trainer accused of sexually abusing students under the guise of boosting their athletic performance was arrested Thursday after investigators found child pornography in his room in a Miles City retirement home, authorities said.

A federal judge in Great Falls Thursday heard arguments over whether the Trump administration lawfully lifted a ban on coal leasing federal lands.

An online auction of oil and gas leases by the Bureau of Land Management has landed more than $530,000 in bids this week.