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Morning Newscast 04-22-16

MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

 A suspect is scheduled to appear in tribal court today in the death of a 1-year-old girl on Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

A former Lewis and Clark County sheriff's deputy charged with hitting and pulling a gun on a man while drunk at a party has received a deferred sentence.

It may be a while before a 2,000 gallon gasoline spill is fully cleaned up outside Alberton.

A federal judge is demanding jailed former billionaire Tim Blixseth reveal what happened to hundreds of millions of dollars he diverted from a luxury Montana resort.

A federal magistrate judge is considering whether trial can be held next month in Las Vegas for rancher Cliven Bundy and 18 other defendants in an armed confrontation with government officers two years ago.

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte said in recent campaign speeches that Facebook passed over Montana as a location for a data center mainly because of the state's business equipment tax.

A new report shows that visitors to Yellowstone National Park spent nearly half a billion dollars in communities around the park in 2015.

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