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Evening Newscast 02-08-18

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
Evening Newscast 02-08-18

Montana wildlife officials are recommending against a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after the animals lost their federal protections across a three-state region around Yellowstone National Park.

The publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website has until next week to notify a federal magistrate of his whereabouts as part of a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic internet trolling campaign against a Montana family.

An arctic cold front is pushing into western Montana, bringing with it a wintery mix of snow, wind and bitterly cold temperatures.

A backcountry avalanche warning is in effect for the mountains near Cooke City, just north of Yellowstone National Park.

A woman who had supervisory responsibilities at the Butte Pre-release Center has been given a deferred sentence for having sex with an inmate in late 2016.

Time is running out. Congress still needs to approve a must-pass budget bill tonight or else the government shuts down. The Senate version doesn’t include a fix for the DACA program.

Missoula officials are considering a proposal that would ban vaping indoors and give businesses the option to ban smoking outside their entrances.

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