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Evening Newscast 03-20-15

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

On tonight's evening newscast, Two Republican Medicaid expansion bills got hearings in the state legislature today.

Montana regulators say they won't move forward on a proposal for a major new coal mine until sponsor Arch Coal, Inc. addresses hundreds of deficiencies in its application.

The University of Montana says it’s been notified of a case of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Missoula County. Hantavirus can cause severe respiratory symptoms and death.

The board responsible for distributing nearly $75 million in proceeds from the sale of Missoula's Community Medical Center has withdrawn a proposal to donate $10.5 million to the University of Montana Foundation.

Idaho’s Senate has approved spending $400,000 to kill wolves.

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