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Morning Newscast 03-10-15

MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, House Minority Leader Chuck Hunter says the Republican-led committee trying to kill the Medicaid expansion bill abused its power during a hearing.

A Cascade County division of the Montana Republican Party has censured one of its most senior representatives.

A coroner's inquest has determined that a Missoula police officer was justified when he shot a man to death after a high-speed chase through the city early on New Year's Eve.

The Sears store and its Auto Center at Southgate Mall in Missoula are closing in mid-June.

Today brings round two for a bill at the Montana Legislature to allow guns on college campuses.

Fewer than half of the state's senators are supporting a referendum that would allow Montanans to elect members of the state board of education.

By a slim margin a Republican from Great Falls was able to get a campaign reform measure aimed at shining the light on so-called “dark money” sent to the House Business and Labor Committee for a hearing.

A woman was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a 6-year-old Lodge Grass girl.

A Billings man is charged with stealing nearly $16,000 from a resident of the assisted-living center where he worked.

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