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Evening Newscast 04-18-16

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
MTPR Evening Newscast

Today, the final day for Americans to file state and federal tax forms, Montana Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte announced a tax proposal he dubs his "406 Tax Relief" plan.

A federal judge is considering arguments for and against whether Montana's low campaign contribution limits are justified.

Tomorrow the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on whether federal felony charges can be filed against defendants who were previously convicted of multiple domestic violence counts, in tribal courts that didn't provide attorneys.

Good rain and snow last month improved the streamflow outlook for most of Montana’s river basins.

A Bozeman man who is charged with breaking into his former girlfriend's house and shooting her to death is scheduled to change his plea.

Federal land managers have agreed to restore information about grazing allotments not meeting rangeland health standards in 13 western states after a public lands advocacy group complained about the omission.

Fluctuations inside a huge tank of radioactive waste are raising concerns on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, and workers are preparing to pump out the area of the leak.

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