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Evening Newscast 04-03-20

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday that current business and school closures, as well as his stay-at-home order, will likely be extended for another two weeks to April 24th.

Montana's June 2th primary will be conducted by mail in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Gov. Steve Bullock announced Friday the state will use federal aid money to bolster Montanans’ access to food during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

The U.S. government has agreed to pay $1 million to a Montana water district to settle a lawsuit over the amount of arsenic coming into its system from Yellowstone National Park.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday it will temporarily reduce its hours of operation at six ports of entry into Montana starting April 6th.

Another iconic Montana event has been cancelled because of the coronavirus: The Board of Governors for the 70th annual Miles City Bucking Horse Sale announced its cancellation Friday.

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