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Evening Newscast 02-23-18

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
Montana Evening Newscast

A student at Stevensville High School who police say made a threat to harm staff and students was arrested Friday.

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed.

A political watchdog organization says Secretary Zinke appears to have violated a conflict of interest law by meeting with executives of a Montana firearms company in which he holds stock.

Yellowstone County is dropping criminal charges in about 40 cases and is no longer pursuing about a dozen others due to the theft of drug evidence from the Billings police evidence locker.

A U.S. District Judge yesterday ordered the reinstatement of an oil and gas industry regulation that aims to lower harmful methane emissions.

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