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Evening Newscast 02-27-20

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A change in the way the U.S. Department of Education is determining how schools qualify for rural low-income grants could cost 220 Montana schools a total of $400,000.

Montana will receive more than 3 million dollars from the federal government to improve state elections.

One of the last and largest wild bison populations in North America has begun its migration out of Yellowstone National Park.

Election administrators from three Montana counties told lawmakers that a voter-passed referendum that limits who can drop off a person's absentee ballot is frustrating electors and suppressing votes.

Voters in Columbia Falls will see a resort tax proposal on their primary ballots in June targeting non-essential goods such as tourist-related items, alcohol, and restaurant meals.

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