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Angela Hsieh / NPR

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates will participate in the first primary debate of the 2020 cycle on Wednesday and Thursday night from 7-9 p.m. MST each night.

Evening Newscast 06-26-19

Jun 26, 2019

The deputy secretary of state told lawmakers today that Corey Stapleton used a state vehicle to travel to his family home in Billings to 'tele-work,' and that legislative auditors were incorrect in saying he was commuting — which would violate state law.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is using his recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border to promote his campaign for governor, but state Department of Justice officials maintain the visit was for official business only.

Republican Troy Downing says he'll run for the open state auditor's office now that incumbent Matt Rosendale is campaigning for U.S. House.

Angela Hsieh / NPR

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates will participate in the first primary debate of the 2020 cycle on Wednesday and Thursday night from 7-9 p.m. MST each night.

Evening Newscast 06-25-19

Jun 25, 2019

The owner of the Yellowstone Club, and co-owner of three of the resort’s four liquor licenses that the Department of Revenue threatened to revoke, is a campaign donor to Gov. Steve Bullock.

A coroner's inquest determined that four Great Falls officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a man who pointed a gun at them during a standoff.

A Montana candidate for attorney general violated state campaign practices law by sending campaign-related emails to the work addresses of nearly 2,500 University of Montana employees.

Evening Newscast 06-24-19

Jun 24, 2019

Montana's House speaker and other Republican lawmakers are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend.

The Yellowstone Club in Big Sky agreed to pay a $370,000 fine for multiple state liquor-license violations at club restaurants and bars.

A second white-tailed deer in the northwestern Montana town of Libby tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

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