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Evening Newscast 01-17-20

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

An ice jam that caused flooding along a creek in Chouteau has nearly submerged a town park and is rising into residents' basements and crawl spaces.

A conservation group can seek details from the Trump administration on whether it used the recommendations of a disbanded committee to craft policies on oil, gas and coal extraction.

An investment group from Billings has filed a lawsuit against the Montana Lottery over rules that require businesses wishing to offer sports gambling to have specific alcohol licenses.

An organization that runs warming centers for people experiencing homelessness in Bozeman and Livingston says it needs thousands of dollars in community donations, or they may have to close their doors during winter.

A robbery suspect shot by Missoula police officers on Wednesday died of his injuries Thursday.

A 9-year-old boy was killed Thursday night when a semi hit a disabled pickup on the side of the road in southwestern Montana.

A Helena man was convicted Thursday of taking $390,000 stolen from an armored truck and spending it on gambling, day trading and travel.

A second moose from the Libby area has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease.

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