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Evening Newscast 08-08-19

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

An attorney says a Montana man charged with assaulting a 13-year-old boy who refused to remove his hat during the national anthem at an event in Superior believed he was doing what President Donald Trump wanted him to do.

Wet thunderstorms expected to sweep western Montana through the weekend could provide wildland firefighters their best reprieve of the season yet.

Montana authorities say unidentified human remains have been found near the Continental Divide west of Helena. 

The publisher of the neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer must pay more than $14 million in damages to Whitefish real estate agent Tanya Gersh.

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality alert for Lincoln County until 8 tomorrow morning because of wildlife smoke from fires in Washington state and British Columbia.

Kevin is a UM Journalism graduate student and reporter for MTPR.
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