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Morning Newscast 02-23-15

Feb 23, 2015

Credit Josh Burnham

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, the federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades.

A new study reports that Montana's high-tech industries are booming, and the growth isn't showing signs of stopping.

Forested counties across Montana are looking at big decreases in their budget after Congress failed to reauthorize the $330 million Secure Rural Schools Act last year.

A former janitor at Montana State University is suing the college over how he was treated by co-workers.

A 38 year old man who shot at a restaurant employee and a Billings police officer last July has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.

The C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls has unveiled the artwork that will be up for auction next month.

Sanjel is closing its oil well services training and maintenance facility in Billings by the middle of March

Khloe and Kim Kardashian are safe after the vehicle they were in slid off a Montana road and into a ditch Saturday.

Two vehicles struck head-on on the Reserve Street Bridge in Missoula, causing the death of a 24 year old woman.

A jury has acquitted the former president of Stone Child College on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and her husband of taking kickbacks from a construction company.

State investigators say the fire that gutted the Sportsman lodge in Ennis last month was accidental