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Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

Newscast 09-25-2013

Sep 25, 2013

Montanans' opposed to more coal trains are taking their concerns to a Washington hearing. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the commission that hears complaints about judges. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Climate Scientist Steve Running about the new U.N. climate change report coming out this Friday.

Newscast 09-24-2013

Sep 24, 2013

A standoff with police in Missoula ends peacefully. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye takes us out with some young volunteers in Glacier National Park. And in our feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with Congressman Steve Daines about cutting more trees - and food benefits.

Newscast 09-23-2013

Sep 23, 2013

Montana's food banks expect a huge increase in demand if federal legislation to cut food stamps becomes law. We'll also tell you why environmentalists want federal protection for fishers, which are members of the weasel family. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with an expert in international law, about the American response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Newscast 09-20-2013

Sep 20, 2013

The Ravalli County Family Planning Clinic will close in a few days. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us what kind of tourism season it's been. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the founder of the Missoula chapter of "Dress for Success" about the relationship of clothes to self-confidence.

Newscast 09-19-2013

Sep 19, 2013

Two men in eastern Montana have died due to West Nile virus. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us how the Montana Developmental Center is dealing with budget cuts. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye explains a disagreement over the management of non-native lake trout in Flathead Lake. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the co-chair of the Montana Partnership to End Childhood Hunger about the twenty percent of Montana kids who struggle with hunger.

Newscast 09-18-2013

Sep 18, 2013

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about Montana's two year colleges that are receiving a  big grant to help train skilled workers. Reporter Kindra McQuillen looks into new research on how knapweed affects how birds sing. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea about the importance of diplomacy in the region and in the Middle East.

Newscast 09-17-2013

Sep 17, 2013

An expansion by Boeing will bring a couple dozen new jobs to Helena. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has today's action from the economic summit in Butte. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye looks at why Whitefish has been named an "E-City" by Google. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with an expert on sustainable land management.

Newscast 09-16-2013

Sep 16, 2013

Firefighters get the upper hand on a 200-acre fire that threatened homes south of Missoula last night. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us what the business heavy hitters had to say today at the Butte Economic Summit, and in tonight's feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Constitutional Scholar Melvin Urofsky about the value of dissent on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Newscast 09-13-2013

Sep 13, 2013

The first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court was honored at the University of Montana today. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce takes us to a special camp out. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a researcher at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories about a successful new treatment of a deadly infection.

Newscast 09-12-2013

Sep 12, 2013

A graffiti threat prompts increased security at a Missoula high school. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye has an update on the effort to keep aquatic invasive species out of Montana's waters. And in our feature story, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce takes us to Fort Belknap, where not everyone is happy about the tribe's acquisition of some Yellowstone Park Bison.

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