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Evening Newscast 07-07-16

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
MTPR Evening Newscast

Several hundred people attended the funeral today at Legion’s Stadium in Kalispell for a man killed by a bear last week outside of Glacier National Park.

A pre-evacuation notice was rescinded Wednesday at noon for the Observation Fire 10 miles south of Hamilton.

Police in Helena say a man was shot to death and officers are searching for a suspect.

Missoula-area veterans now have a new and improved Vet Center at their disposal.

More than two dozen campaign committees currently registered as political party committees in Montana may have to be reclassified as independent campaign committees, or be re-established as official arms of the Democratic, Republican or Libertarian parties.

Four people who were arrested after the Memorial Day weekend stabbing death of a Kalispell man have pleaded not guilty to charges related to the homicide.

The victim of a one-vehicle crash in southwestern Montana has been identified, but Gallatin County officials are trying to identify the hospitalized woman who was driving.

Visitation to Yellowstone National Park for the first six months of 2016 is up 10% from last year.

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