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Evening Newscast 01-24-19

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says it's the right time for a conservative Republican to take over as governor - and that he's that candidate.

Montana's Senate has approved a policy prohibiting legislators and legislative employees from subjecting someone to discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and created a confidential reporting and investigation process.

An auction of assets from a bankrupt U.S. coal company that operates three mines in Montana has been cancelled after no new offers were submitted for its mines and other holdings.

A new report estimates a full-blown invasive mussel infestation could cost the state more than $230 million each year in lost revenue and mitigation costs.

The state of Montana has won award for not wasting food.

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