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Group of college students performing experiments using microscopes in science lab.
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A bill in the state Legislature seeking to regulate science curriculum in public schools got its first hearing Monday. The legislation’s sponsor says by banning scientific theories, the policy aims to prevent kids from being taught things that aren’t true.
President Biden delivers the State of the Union address as U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) look on last March.
President Biden is delivering his State of the Union address on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. MST. You can watch live here or listen on MTPR.
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A listener wants to know how many cattle die due to extreme cold each year in Montana. And what's the story behind "The Great Die-Up" of 1887?
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Get a recap of this week's action at the Montana Legislature with news and analysis from Sally Mauk, Rob Saldin and Holly Michels. Online Friday afternoons. On air Saturdays at 9:44 a.m.
The campaign rhetoric, power struggles and 2022 election results converge in the 68th Montana Legislature. Join us Mondays at 7:45 a.m. for a breakdown of what we’re watching in the statehouse.
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I am always surprised to see moss exposed in wintertime. Hiking on trails or backcountry roads, I encounter moss-covered rocks, or mossy ledges that crop out on the slope, like a bed where the quilt has been pulled back part way and you can see the sheets peeking out underneath.
Beyoncé accepts best dance/electronic music album for <em>RENAISSANCE</em> during the 65th Grammy Awards. The prize gave her 32 Grammys, the most of any artist in the awards' history.
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President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address last March.
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The speech represents a chance for Biden to address the nation on where he thinks the country stands, where it is headed and what his priorities are ahead. Here, several issue areas to look out for.
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