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Evening Newscast 12-11-19

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The Senate has confirmed a top Justice Department lawyer with ties to Montana as a federal appeals court judge, despite a “not qualified” rating from the American Bar Association and sharp opposition from a home-state senator.

A University of Montana council has formally recommended the removal of a swastika-like tile arrangement on the walls of a school hall. 

Flathead County is canceling its decade-old shuttle service in Glacier National Park.

Montana Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines jointly introduced legislation Wednesday that would settle thousands of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ water rights claims and also transfer management of the National Bison Range.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has been elected the 2020 president of the National Association of Attorneys General during its meeting this week in Washington.

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