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Evening Newscast 02-05-20

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana’s U.S. Senators split their votes along party lines, as expected, on the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

The speaker of the Montana House is conceding the Legislature will likely do nothing to sanction a state representative for his comments about socialism.

Coal mining in the top U.S. coal-producing region was down sharply at the end of 2019 compared to the year before. 

A former Montana legislator is accusing a fellow Democrat of being ineligible for the office of state attorney general, alleging he hasn’t practiced law in the state for long enough.

A Whitefish broker was convicted in federal court Tuesday for his role in a multi-million-dollar scheme involving a fake Swiss investment company.

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