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Morning Newscast 03-23-16

MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

The final defendant named in the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge hasn't been arrested, and his family in Montana isn't giving up his location.

Montana Department of Justice officials say two Browning boys who were taken by their non-custodial father last month have been found safe.

The Montana Board of Medical Examiners this week indefinitely suspended the license of a Helena doctor they say over prescribed narcotics.

A Flathead High School student has been designated a serious juvenile offender after admitting that he brought a gun to campus.

Enrollment in Montana’s expanded Medicaid program is exceeding expectations, and, so far, has refunded three million dollars to the state’s general fund.

Attorneys for Montana and the state Republican Party have filed their arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court about whether or not the GOP should allow only registered party members to vote in its June 7 primary elections.

Carolyn Squires had almost 30 years of experience in the Montana legislature.

The president of the Northern Cheyenne tribe has declared a state of emergency due to drug-related activity on the reservation, including a weekend shooting in Lame Deer involving two people he says are known drug users.

A national gun-rights group is challenging Montana's new campaign finance laws, saying they violate free-speech rights.

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