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Evening Newscast 06-11-2019

Jun 11, 2019

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.

Montana lawmakers have failed to override Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto of a bill that would have allowed private companies to run sports betting operations.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is no longer considering using Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls to house unaccompanied migrant children from the southern border.

The Montana Standard reports that the Butte Rescue Mission held a ribbon cutting today for its Center of Hope in Butte.

A former executive of a Montana bank currently faces federal charges for money laundering, blackmail and two counts of bank fraud.

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