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Evening Newscast 09-10-18

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast

Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota say the Trump administration unlawfully approved the Keystone XL oil pipeline without considering potential damage to cultural sites.

Officials say visitation to Yellowstone National Park was down last month but 2018 is still on par with the park's three busiest years.

A southwestern Montana sheriff is charged with evidence tampering and perjury in a case that led to a meth trafficking conviction.

Republicans are criticizing Democratic Senator Jon Tester for taking more money from lobbyists than anyone else in Congress this election cycle.

Seventeen Montana towns, cities and counties are sharing half-a-million dollars in federal grant money aimed at vulnerable populations.

Two big tobacco companies opposing a tobacco tax ballot initiative have violated Montana campaign finance reporting laws.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana is recommending the state make additional changes to its probation and parole system and increase access to services so fewer people are returned to prison for violating the terms of their supervision.

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