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Evening Newscast 11-20-17

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana Athletics Director Ken Haslam says he's not renewing the contract of football coach Bob Stitt for the 2018 season.

The Montana-based company that won, and then lost, a $300 million contract to restore power in Puerto Rico says its on-the-ground workers are starting to pack up and go home. 

The Montana State Fund is suing to block a $30 million patch to the state budget passed by lawmakers last week. 

A Hamilton pain doctor plans to appeal his convictions on 22 felonies, including two counts of negligent homicide for the overdose deaths of two of his patients.

The U.S. State Department is looking into whether Nebraska's approval of a modified route for the Keystone XL pipeline will affect the federal permit that pipeline developer TransCanada received in March.

Authorities say a 41-year-old man whose body was found at an abandoned transient camp on the west edge of Billings had been beaten and decapitated. 

The medical records of several Montana chronic pain patients were seized last week during a federal raid of a medical clinic in a strip mall in southern California.

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