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Evening Newscast 07-12-19

Jul 12, 2019

Montana State University officials say an employee will undergo a mental health evaluation after making threatening statements that caused a campus-wide lockdown yesterday.

Developers of a 400-megawatt energy storage system proposed in central Montana say they expect to start construction as soon as next year after reaching a financing agreement.

Missoula County employees say county officials illegally recorded their private conversations with digital audio and video recording devices installed in public works vehicles last year. 

Montana Democratic Party delegates are meeting in Helena to examine their party's rules and elect officers.

This weekend Montana Democrats will convene in Helena to begin strategizing how to appeal to voters in the 2020 election.

Montana’s Libertarian Party is also starting its 2020 election planning this weekend with a convention.