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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

Montana Democrats insist the Democratic National Committee is unfairly preventing Gov. Steve Bullock from participating in the party’s first national primary debates later this month.

An appeals court has lifted a judge's injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the US. But it's not clear whether yesterday's ruling will have any immediate effect.

Vice President Mike Pence is planning to travel to Montana and Yellowstone National Park next week.

Earlier this morning, Montana’s attorney general announced that members of a new task force to address the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous people throughout the state.

Gov. Steve Bullock will get a briefing on Montana’s wildfire outlook Friday from a group of interagency fire partners.

The Montana Invasive Species Council wants feedback on its plan for what the state and partners should do if new infestations of weeds, pests and wildlife diseases are detected in the state.

An attempt to force the Trump administration to resume collecting information about donors to certain nonprofit groups is facing a key courtroom test.

A Helena judge says Montana's secretary of state does not have the authority to unilaterally override Gov. Steve Bullock's veto of a bison bill.

A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison. 

A Helena judge says Montana's secretary of state does not have the authority to unilaterally override Gov. Steve Bullock's veto of a bison bill.

District Judge Mike McMahon Wednesday issued a preliminary injunction blocking Secretary of State Corey Stapleton from beginning the process of publishing the vetoed bill in state law.

Schools in Belgrade, Montana were put under a shelter-in-place order Tuesday while law enforcement investigated a video threatening violence toward students. 

An attempt to force the Trump administration to resume collecting information about donors to certain nonprofit groups is facing a key courtroom test.

A Montana judge will hear arguments in a dispute between Gov. Steve Bullock and Secretary of State Corey Stapleton on whether Bullock's veto of a bison bill was valid.

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