Gianforte charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly body-slamming reporter

Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly body-slamming a reporter on the campaign trail on Wednesday, the eve of a special election to fill the state’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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In letter, son of deputy killer speaks out about his father’s violence

“The popularity of these movements right now, like the white supremacist alt-right, is a serious concern. These hateful ideas can quickly lead to violence. I hope I can bring this to attention in some little way.”

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Estranged son of man who killed deputy saw radical views building

The son of a man accused of killing a Broadwater County sheriff’s deputy said the racist and extremist views of his father and half brother had been simmering for years, starting decades ago with domestic abuse before escalating to threats of violence against state authorities.

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Tester slams Trump’s budget, calls it “irresponsible”

Sen. Jon Tester on Wednesday panned President Trump’s as irresponsible, saying it will hurt rural America and Montana’s economy while giving tax cuts to the wealthy and wasting billions on an ineffective wall along the Mexican border.

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Dear Montana volleyball fans…

Since becoming head coach in late January, I’ve frequently been asked, “How’s the team? What changes are you making?” All natural questions given the context – a volleyball program that has struggled to find any consistency or identity over the years

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Missoula housing, food assistance programs at risk in Trump budget

Missoula nonprofits that work to provide affordable housing and battle food insecurity expressed concern Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts, saying they’ll hurt the city’s most vulnerable citizens, including its seniors and the working poor.

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Brooks Street work to set new mall entrance, intersection

Traffic delays on Brooks Street will continue over the next few weeks as crews work to realign the entry to Southgate Mall and place a new traffic light at the intersection of Mary Avenue and Agnes Street.

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UM law school grads 15th nationally in landing federal clerkships

The ranking, based upon three years of data, placed the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana 15th in the nation and ahead of other prominent law universities, including Cornell, Notre Dam and New York.

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Montana Voices: Trump budget threatens efforts to fight hunger

With nearly 140,000 Montanans living in homes that struggle with hunger, it is vital that we as a nation invest in strong hunger-relief and anti-poverty programs; instead, the president’s budget includes drastic cuts to the core of our social safety net.

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Whimsical works on display at UM Museum of Art and Culture

The Montana Museum of Art and Culture gears up to open its new exhibit at the University of Montana with works ranging from whimsical to contemplate.

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