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Evening Newscast 07-14-16

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
MTPR Evening Newscast

An oil company has agreed to plead guilty to two criminal charges, and pay a $100,000 fine for a 2011 spill on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

Montana health officials have fired two employees for giving the Social Security numbers and other personal information about 185 childcare providers to three state legislators.

A Manhattan man who saw a judge dismiss charges that he killed his wife while driving under the influence has filed a lawsuit against the investigators and prosecutors of the case.

Yellowstone County authorities say they have found the body of a 12-year-old Lockwood girl who was reported missing after going swimming with friends in an irrigation canal near Huntley.

Senator Jon Tester is meeting with local community and business leaders in Columbia Falls on Friday to discuss job training for workers impacted by impending timber mill closures.

A jury has determined that a Beaverhead County sheriff's deputy was justified when he shot 22-year-old Andrew Blake of Dillon during a traffic stop last November.

Montana officials have again closed public access to parts of the Missouri River after extensive partying in the area.

The Montana Highway Patrol has released the name of a 24-year-old woman who died of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash near Libby Dam.

The Montana Bicycle Celebration starts Friday. 

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