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Missoula News:
Eric Whitney, News Director: 406-243-4075, @mtprnd

Edward O'Brien, Assistant News Director: 406-243-4065

Helena News:
Corin Cates-Carney, Capitol Reporter: 253-495-5193, @clccarney

Flathead News:
Nicky Ouellet, Flathead-area Reporter: 603-568-6155 or 406-730-2264, @nickydoesradio

Evening Newscast 06-12-19

Jun 12, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence is pushing a combination of tough law enforcement and treatment for addicts to combat Montana's methamphetamine crisis.

A three-year fight over a proposed water bottling plant near Kalispell continues on several fronts.

A jury in Seattle has awarded $4 million in damages to a Montana woman for injuries she suffered after being ejected from a duck boat tour vehicle in a crash that killed five college students and injured dozens.

Democratic House Minority Leader Casey Schreiner announced his candidacy for Montana governor, June 11, 2019.
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A second Montana Democrat has announced a run for the governor’s seat.

State House Minority Leader Casey Schreiner of Great Falls announced his bid in an email release Tuesday, along with a slew of endorsements from state senators and representatives.

Elsie Arntzen is Montana's superintendent of public instruction.
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Republican Elsie Arntzen says she’ll seek re-election next year as Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. 

The company that operates Colstrip's coal-fired power plant says it will close two of the four units this year. Talen Montana said in a statement today the older units of the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, will be permanently retired on December 31.

House Minority Leader Casey Schreiner of Great Falls is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Montana.

Evening Newscast 06-10-19

Jun 10, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear an appeal from the Atlantic Richfield Co.

A judge awarded more than $500,000 to the family of a quadriplegic man who died from complications from an injury he suffered inside a Montana care facility.

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