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Evening Newscast 08-23-19

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Today is the deadline for public input on the Montana health department’s draft proposal to add work and community service requirements to the state’s health coverage program for low income adults.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced yesterday it won’t pursue federal charges in the death of a young girl whose body was found near Lame Deer on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation late last year.

Billings residents endured another night of power outages, flash flooding and building damage as a severe storm with high winds, hail and heavy rain rolled into the area on Thursday.

Glacier National Park officials are asking visitors to be aware of the risk of rabies following a park resident in St. Mary being scratched by a rabid bat.

Montana health officials released new rules today for private therapeutic homes that previously fell under the authority of a mostly self-regulated board. This comes one month after the state health department removed two dozen children from one of those facilities due to allegations of abuse.

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