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Evening Newscast 02-29-16

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
MTPR Evening Newscast

Governor Steve Bullock has formally filed to run for a second term.

A major component of this year’s legislative election in Montana will be contests between conservative and moderate Republicans.

Tomorrow, local organizations are rallying in six cities across Montana in response to recent anti-Muslim and anti-refugee activity.

Tomorrow, Montana Lawmakers will hear testimony on the growing concern that Native Americans are disproportionately represented in state prisons and jails.

Federal officials are seeking public comment on a proposed $200 million project to upgrade the Hungry Horse Dam over the next decade.

Authorities say they have arrested five people on the Rocky Boy reservation in connection with a methamphetamine investigation in Washington state.

Grizzly bears are emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area.

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