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Morning Newscast 12-21-15

MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham
MTPR Morning Newscast

An avalanche in southern Montana buried three snowmobilers from North Dakota, killing a 33-year-old man.

The University of Montana is planning to eliminate about $2 million in tuition waivers because of budget shortfalls.

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have broken ground on a big casino in Evaro.

Researchers are worried that a mother mountain lion is in distress after they found evidence the big cat was struggling to survive in the Buffalo Valley.

A man found guilty of trying to frame a Yellowstone County detective for a fire at his parent's home is facing 25 years in prison.

A judge has set bond at $25,000 for a man accused of assaulting another man with a hammer in Billings.

Montana dairy producers are worried after the state Department of Livestock proposed increases on dairy inspection fees.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a Montanan who was killed in a rear-end collision with a semitrailer.

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