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The Reynolds Lake Fire (inciweb.org photo) The Reynolds Lake Fire (inciweb.org photo)

Little change seen at Reynolds Lake fire

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The lightning-sparked blaze remains at 1,068 acres since being started by lightning on July 17.

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Slight growth seen in Highway 37 fire near Libby

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The Highway 37 fire burning near Libby has shown some slight growth and now stands at 51 acres. 

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Road construction on I-90 east of Missoula continues

The construction will take place between Beavertail Hill and Bearmouth on I-90. (MTN News photo) The construction will take place between Beavertail Hill and Bearmouth on I-90. (MTN News photo)
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The construction will take place between Beavertail Hill and Bearmouth on Interstate 90.

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Water main installation to close Scott Street

A section of road near the Scott Street Bridge will be closed until Sept. 7. (MTN News photo) A section of road near the Scott Street Bridge will be closed until Sept. 7. (MTN News photo)
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A section of Scott Street in Missoula will see road closures and detours beginning on July 23.

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Power lines damaged by Missoula flooding being repaired

Work to repair power lines damaged by flooding west of Missoula will begin on Monday. Work to repair power lines damaged by flooding west of Missoula will begin on Monday.
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Work to repair power lines damaged by flooding west of Missoula will begin on Monday.

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Survey: Montana #34 in top state's for business

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A recent survey from the financial network CNBC puts Texas as the top state for business with Montana coming in at #34. 

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MT combat veteran finds strength through Knuckle Buster challenge

The first Knuckle Buster, which was hosted by the Montana Vet Program, took place outside of Belt over the weekend. (MTN News photo) The first Knuckle Buster, which was hosted by the Montana Vet Program, took place outside of Belt over the weekend. (MTN News photo)
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The very first Knuckle Buster, which was hosted by the Montana Vet Program, took place outside of Belt over the weekend. 

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Donation helping preserve Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout population

Yellowstone National Park is receiving a $500,000 grant to help replenish the native cutthroat trout population. (MTN News photo) Yellowstone National Park is receiving a $500,000 grant to help replenish the native cutthroat trout population. (MTN News photo)
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The National Park Foundation is giving a $500,000 grant to Yellowstone National Park to help replenish the native cutthroat trout population. 

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Storm causes severe damage in eastern Montana

A storm that rolled through portions of eastern Montana on Saturday caused severe damage. A storm that rolled through portions of eastern Montana on Saturday caused severe damage.
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A storm that rolled through portions of eastern Montana on Saturday caused severe damage.

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Toronto shooting rampage leaves 2 dead, 12 wounded and a city baffled

Three people were killed -- including the gunman -- in a shooting in Toronto on Sunday night. (Source: Cole Burston/Getty Images) Three people were killed -- including the gunman -- in a shooting in Toronto on Sunday night. (Source: Cole Burston/Getty Images)
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A second victim has died after a gunman opened fire in a popular Toronto neighborhood late Sunday night. 

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Augusta Rodeo kicks up dirt after June flooding

Nothing at this rodeo was out of the ordinary — except the date. The event was rescheduled after Augusta was hit with serious flooding. (MTN News photo) Nothing at this rodeo was out of the ordinary — except the date. The event was rescheduled after Augusta was hit with serious flooding. (MTN News photo)
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Nothing at this rodeo was out of the ordinary — except the date. The event was rescheduled after Augusta was hit with serious flooding. 

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Montana Ag Network: Keeping horses healthy in summer

Summertime can present some health challenges for horses and their owners. (MTN News photo) Summertime can present some health challenges for horses and their owners. (MTN News photo)
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Summertime can present some health challenges for horses and their owners.

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Event at Rebecca Farm continues raising money to fight cancer

Halt Cancer at X has contributed more than $500,000 to various cancer-halting causes over the years. (MTN News photo) Halt Cancer at X has contributed more than $500,000 to various cancer-halting causes over the years. (MTN News photo)
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Halt Cancer at X has contributed more than $500,000 to various cancer-halting causes over the years.

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Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament helps build another Montana skate park

Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament has also helped build skateparks in Missoula, Polson and Stevensville. (MTN News photo) Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament has also helped build skateparks in Missoula, Polson and Stevensville. (MTN News photo)
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Evergreen Skateparks and Jeff Ament partnered to construct a skate park for the Rocky Boy and Box Elder communities.

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Montana DNRC prepares for later, longer wildfire season

The Reynolds Lake Fire (inciweb.org photo) The Reynolds Lake Fire (inciweb.org photo)
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The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is ready to go into action as fire danger rises across the state. 

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Weather Forecast: Sunny and warm start to the week

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Good Monday everyone, The sunny, dry and warm summer pattern will continue throughout this week. 

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Event at Rebecca Farm boosts local economy

The Event at Rebecca Farm is expected to bring up to 10,000 spectators to the Flathead. (MTN News photo) The Event at Rebecca Farm is expected to bring up to 10,000 spectators to the Flathead. (MTN News photo)
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The annual Event at Rebecca Farm brings upwards of 8,000-to-10,000 spectators to the Flathead Valley.

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Substation Fire has burned nearly 80,000 acres, now 82% contained

The Substation Fire, the top priority wildfire in the country, has grown to almost 80,000 acres and is 82 percent contained. (Source: KPTV) The Substation Fire, the top priority wildfire in the country, has grown to almost 80,000 acres and is 82 percent contained. (Source: KPTV)
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The Substation Fire, the top priority wildfire in the country, has grown to almost 80,000 acres and is 82% contained.

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Helena's historic lime kilns vandalized

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The historic lime kilns south of Helena have been vandalized and repair costs are estimated to be around $4,000.

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Rollover crash leaves one dead, four injured

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1 person died and 4 others are in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a Sunday morning rollover on Interstate 90 near Park City.

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ZACC celebrates 10 years, last Northside block party

The Zootown Arts Community Center is moving to a new location downtown. (MTN News photo) The Zootown Arts Community Center is moving to a new location downtown. (MTN News photo)
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The Zootown Arts Community Center celebrated ten years of progress and growth by hosting local music and artists in the street.

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Annual cherry festival returns to Polson

The streets of  Polson were filled with people Saturday or the annual Cherry festival. (MTN News photo) The streets of  Polson were filled with people Saturday or the annual Cherry festival. (MTN News photo)
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The streets of  Polson were filled with people Saturday or the annual Cherry festival.

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Annual Good Old Days celebrations returns to St. Ignatius

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The day kicked off with a parade which ended with fire trucks spraying their hoses up into the air creating a cool mist that covered the crowd.

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Reynolds Lake fire continues to hold steady

Resources are continuing to arrive to battle the Reynolds Lake fire in the Bitterroot. (MTN News photo) Resources are continuing to arrive to battle the Reynolds Lake fire in the Bitterroot. (MTN News photo)
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The lightning-sparked blaze did not grow on Friday and remains at 1,068 acres and is 5% contained. 

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Animeals hosts Dog Days of Summer fundraiser

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Animeals hosted an auction on Saturday to raise money and gather resources like food for our furry four-legged friends.

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Wildfire near Libby continues burning amidst asbestos concerns

The Highway 37 fire is burning approximately 1.5 miles from the old WR Grace vermiculite mine. (courtesy photo) The Highway 37 fire is burning approximately 1.5 miles from the old WR Grace vermiculite mine. (courtesy photo)
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The Highway 37 fire is burning north of Libby approximately and 1.5 miles from the former WR Grace vermiculite asbestos mine.

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Man walks away from Missoula Pre Release Center

Armund Bulltail (MT Department of Corrections photo) Armund Bulltail (MT Department of Corrections photo)
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Armund Bulltail, 29, failed to return from his place of employment at 6 p.m. on Friday. 

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Montana law enforcement face several challenges in rural areas

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Montana is a large, rural state and few understand that as well as law enforcement.

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Hikers find man’s body near Gates of the Mountains

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Two teenage boys hiking in the hills north of the Gates of the Mountains marina discovered the body of an adult man Friday evening.

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Norovirus hits Missoula

Local health officials report that the norovirus Local health officials report that the norovirus
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The highly contagious Norovirus has made an appearance in Missoula in recent days 

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FWP wardens extinguished an illegal campfire on Wild Horse Island State Park

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The fire was found in same area as the illegal campfire that sparked a five-acre fire in July 2015.

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NFL puts the brakes on policy requiring players to stand for the national anthem

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In a joint statement they are now saying: "No new rules relating to the anthem will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks while these confidential discussions are ongoing."

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KPAX Country: The Event at Rebecca Farm

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Flathead valley anchor Don Fisher and reporter Nicole Miller join us from The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell

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Death penalty no longer sought in killing of MT deputy

Lloyd Barrus in court on May 26, 2017. (MTN News file photo) Lloyd Barrus in court on May 26, 2017. (MTN News file photo)
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In court documents filed on June 19th, prosecutors cite an extensive analysis of Lloyd Barrus' history of mental health issues.

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Crews battling wildfire near Libby

The Highway 37 fire is burning approximately 1.5 miles from the old WR Grace vermiculite mine. (courtesy photo) The Highway 37 fire is burning approximately 1.5 miles from the old WR Grace vermiculite mine. (courtesy photo)
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The Highway 37 fire is burning approximately 1.5 miles from the old WR Grace vermiculite mine near Libby.

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Reynolds Lake fire holds steady at 1K+ acres

The Reynolds Lake fire was sparked by lightning on July 17, 2018. (MTN News photo) The Reynolds Lake fire was sparked by lightning on July 17, 2018. (MTN News photo)
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There are now 175 people assigned to battle the lightning-sparked fire which is near the Lake Reynolds trailhead.

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Body pulled from Clark Fork River in Missoula

A body was found by rafters near the Reserve Street Bridge. (MTN News file photo) A body was found by rafters near the Reserve Street Bridge. (MTN News file photo)
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Authorities pulled a body from the Clark Fork River near the Reserve Street Bridge in Missoula on Thursday afternoon.

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Salute the Badge: Missoula officer making personal connections

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"This is a total change from what I was doing the first 14 years of patrol work. It's more community policing," said Randy Krastel. "I get a lot of 'thank you's', a lot more than I expected."

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Interior Secretary Zinke kept some meetings off public calendar

US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (file photo) US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (file photo)
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke kept about a dozen meetings off his public calendar, calling into question the details of these appointments.

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Rosendale discusses workforce development, health care in White House visit

Republican US Senate candidate Matt Rosendale (MTN News photo) Republican US Senate candidate Matt Rosendale (MTN News photo)
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The U.S. Senate candidate was at the White House to discuss issues like workforce development and health care. 

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DPHHS asks for help locating harmful Montana algae blooms

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No human deaths have been caused by harmful algal blooms exposure, but some animal deaths have been linked to it.

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Missoula Co. Commissioners send letter to judge seeking improvements

The Missoula County Courthouse (MTN News file photo) The Missoula County Courthouse (MTN News file photo)
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Missoula County released a letter to Judge Marie Anderson outlining improvements they would like to see inside her department. 

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Shrine Stories: Meet McKenzie

Grant is one of the many Montana children who has been helped by the  Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane. (MTN News photo) Grant is one of the many Montana children who has been helped by the  Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane. (MTN News photo)
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The top high school football athletes in Montana will take the field for the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.

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Missoula man stranded after trailer stolen in Utah

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Joe Stone, 33, has been traveling the country helping people with disabilities.

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Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playboy model

Michael Cohen (Cropped Photo: IowaPolitics.com / CC BY-SA 2.0 ) Michael Cohen (Cropped Photo: IowaPolitics.com / CC BY-SA 2.0 )
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The FBI is in possession of a recording between President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen in which the two men discuss a payment to a former Playboy model who has alleged an affair with Trump.

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Montanans urged to be careful with campfires

Rising fire danger is prompting a reminder from the US Forest Service. (MTN News photo) Rising fire danger is prompting a reminder from the US Forest Service. (MTN News photo)
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With more wildfires starting to pop up across the northwest, it’s important to know how to properly extinguish campfires.

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Osprey chicks help biologists gauge waterway health in Montana

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Biologists recently tested three osprey chicks at the Warm Springs Ponds just northwest of Butte. 

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Missoula residents sentenced on federal drug charges

Missoula federal courthouse (MTN News photo) Missoula federal courthouse (MTN News photo)
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Allen Harwood, 41, and Dezmen Patron, 20 -- both of Missoula -- were sentenced on Thursday in federal court.

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Missoula man's conviction overturned in shaken baby death

Robert Wilkes was given 40 years in prison in 2009 after prosecutors say he killed his three-month-old son by violently shaking him. Robert Wilkes was given 40 years in prison in 2009 after prosecutors say he killed his three-month-old son by violently shaking him.
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Robert Wilkes was given 40 years in prison in 2009 after prosecutors say he killed his three-month-old son by violently shaking him.

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MRA board will fund improvements for affordable home project

Homeword purchased the 10 "tiny homes" when they weren't needed as housing for the Bakken oil fields. (MTN News photo) Homeword purchased the 10 "tiny homes" when they weren't needed as housing for the Bakken oil fields. (MTN News photo)
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Homeword purchased the "tiny homes" when they weren't needed as housing for the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota two years ago.  

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Crews working to stop spread of Reynolds Lake fire

Resources are continuing to arrive to battle the Reynolds Lake fire in the Bitterroot. (MTN News photo) Resources are continuing to arrive to battle the Reynolds Lake fire in the Bitterroot. (MTN News photo)
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Fire managers say they are working to stop the fire while plenty of resources are available, and before this summer’s fire season takes off.

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Missing Stevensville woman found safe

Kay Hill Yaskus, 75, who went missing from her home in Stevensville was found on Thursday evening. (Ravalli County Sheriff's Office photo) Kay Hill Yaskus, 75, who went missing from her home in Stevensville was found on Thursday evening. (Ravalli County Sheriff's Office photo)
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75-year-old Kay Hill Yaskus -- who suffers from dementia -- was found by authorities on Thursday evening.

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MRA board delays consideration of new funding for Mercantile hotel

The new Marriott hotel being built in downtown Missoula. (MTN News photo) The new Marriott hotel being built in downtown Missoula. (MTN News photo)
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The MRA will take more time to review information supporting a request for additional funding to complete the new Mercantile Residence Inn.

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Info sought on missing person in Flathead County

Alex Ruth Beltran (courtesy photo) Alex Ruth Beltran (courtesy photo)
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Authorities are looking for information on a female who has been reported missing. 

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Storm sinks duck boat in Missouri, killing 13 people, including children

Crews from multiple Missouri agencies are on the scene of a mass casualty incident with a "tourist-type boat involved." (photo credit: Southern Stone County Fire Protection District) Crews from multiple Missouri agencies are on the scene of a mass casualty incident with a "tourist-type boat involved." (photo credit: Southern Stone County Fire Protection District)
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The Ride the Ducks Branson duck boat capsized and sank on Table Rock Lake near Branson during a storm that "came out of nowhere."

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Secretary of State Stapleton appeals ruling blocking Montana Green Party from ballot

Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton (MTN News file photo) Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton (MTN News file photo)
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Montana Supreme Court Clerk Ed Smith said Thursday that the court will likely consider the appeal quickly, because of its time-sensitive nature.

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The definitive ranking of 2020 Democrats

Dennis Bragg photo. Dennis Bragg photo.
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In a CNN power ranking of 10 potential 2020 Democratic candidates for president, Gov. Steve Bullock now sits at at No. 7.

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Developer of Billings mansion pleads not guilty to federal wire fraud charges

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The developer of the city's largest mansion accused of faking his own kidnapping in Virginia to flee massive debts pleaded not guilty in federal court in Billings Thursday to wire fraud charges.

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Missoula officials gather to present stats from crime-reduction initiative

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Officials think that this collaboration between law enforcement agencies is a good start, but they believe the next step must include substance abuse prevention and mental health treatment.

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I-15 crash in Beaverhead County leaves one dead

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The Montana Highway Patrol reports that one person is dead after a single-vehicle crash north of Dillon on Thursday.

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Salmonella outbreak in 26 states tied to raw turkey

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An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin to be invited to the White House

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According to a tweet from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the administration will be inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington, D.C. in the fall.

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Father/son duo accused of selling heroin to parents of toddler

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Prosecutors allege that a father and son arrested in Bozeman have been dealing drugs to a couple with a 2½-year-old child.

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Lincoln County fire holding steady

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The Zulu Fire which is burning outside of Libby in Lincoln County is still holding at 20 acres. 

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Daines vows support for Supreme Court nominee, knocks Democrats' opposition

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Sen. Daines plans to vote for President Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee and laments that Democrats were already lining up against the jurist.

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VIDEO: Brady Bunch home up for sale

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Ever wanted to live like the Brady Bunch? Now you can! The TV family’s home is up for sale. More>>

Missoula man pleads not guilty to assaulting Special Olympian

Paul Ekstedt during a previous court appearance. (MTN News photo) Paul Ekstedt during a previous court appearance. (MTN News photo)
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Paul Ekstedt pleaded not guilty to felony assault with a weapon during a Thursday appearance in Missoula District Court.

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Latest fundraising numbers released in Montana US House race

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The Republican and Democratic candidates for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat reported raising more than $400,000 since mid-May.

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Reynolds Lake fire grows to 1000+ acres

The Reynolds Lake Fire (inciweb.org photo) The Reynolds Lake Fire (inciweb.org photo)
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The latest numbers show that the Reynolds Lake fire has now burned 1,068 acres. 

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KPAX Archive: 2008 Flathead Cherry Harvest

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This week we look back at the harvest of Flathead Cherries in 2008 from the KPAX Archives. More>>

CBS News poll: Most Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of Putin summit

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Only a third of Americans approve of the way Donald Trump handled his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a CBS News poll shows. 

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MRA corrects erroneous information in regards to downtown hotel

The news Marriott hotel being built in downtown Missoula. (MTN News photo) The news Marriott hotel being built in downtown Missoula. (MTN News photo)
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The MRA has learned that the original bids were submitted without including state prevailing wage rates at the request of the general contractor.

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One person shot in Sun Prairie

One person was shot in Sun Prairie on Wednesday evening. (MTN News photo) One person was shot in Sun Prairie on Wednesday evening. (MTN News photo)
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One person was shot in Sun Prairie on Wednesday evening.

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Shrine Stories: Meet Grant

Grant is one of the many Montana children who has been helped by the  Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane. (MTN News photo) Grant is one of the many Montana children who has been helped by the  Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane. (MTN News photo)
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The top high school football athletes in Montana will take the field for the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.

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Jail overcrowding could mean service for some Butte offenders

Overcrowding in Butte’s jail has been a problem in recent years. (MTN News photo) Overcrowding in Butte’s jail has been a problem in recent years. (MTN News photo)
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A new program is aimed at easing overcrowding in Butte’s jail which has been a problem in recent years.

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Distracted driving dangers rise during peak Montana traffic season

A new survey shows that 56% of U.S. motorists who admitted to distracted driving don’t think that it’s dangerous. (MTN News photo) A new survey shows that 56% of U.S. motorists who admitted to distracted driving don’t think that it’s dangerous. (MTN News photo)
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A new survey shows that 56% of U.S. motorists who admitted to distracted driving don’t think that it’s dangerous.

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Sen. Tester: Trump tariffs hurting Montana farmers

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Sen. Jon Tester said Wednesday that farmers are suffering in the trade war between the United States and China.

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Report: Investigation launched in Zinke Whitefish land deal

US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (MTN News photo) US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (MTN News photo)
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A Whitefish real estate deal between Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the chairman of Halliburton is now the subject of a formal investigation.

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The Event at Rebecca Farm kicks off in Kalispell

The four-day event is expected to draw more than 600 competitors and nearly 10,000 spectators. (MTN News photo) The four-day event is expected to draw more than 600 competitors and nearly 10,000 spectators. (MTN News photo)
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The four-day event is expected to draw more than 600 competitors and nearly 10,000 spectators.

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Report: Montana drug use is a "crisis"

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says the state is in the midst of a substance abuse crisis. (MTN News photo) Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says the state is in the midst of a substance abuse crisis. (MTN News photo)
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Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says the state is in the midst of a substance abuse crisis

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Fire danger hiked to "high" in the Flathead

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Continued hot and dry weather in the forecast has prompted officials to hike the fire danger to "high" in Northwest Montana.

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Golden Spike completes Bitterroot Trail

The section of trail is now part of a trail that stretches from Missoula to Hamilton. (MTN News photo) The section of trail is now part of a trail that stretches from Missoula to Hamilton. (MTN News photo)
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The nearly half-mile section of trail called the Golden Spike, runs alongside the railroad from Livingston Avenue to South Avenue.

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Firefighters, police in Butte will carry Narcan for opioid overdoses

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Quick shots of Naloxone up the nose of a Butte woman in the throes of an opioid overdose last week helped Butte firefighters save the victim’s life. 

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12-year-old girl recovering after being hit by car in Missoula

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She suffered a neck injury, a broken pelvis and other broken bones.

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Missoula Co. judge under fire after report ordered by administrators

Judge Marie Anderson. (Connor McCauley/MTN News photo) Judge Marie Anderson. (Connor McCauley/MTN News photo)
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The report was put together by an outside firm and was requested by county administrators after they noticed an alarming turnover rate in the department.

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Pence visit to Billings bumped back one day

Vice President Mike Pence will be at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on July 25. Vice President Mike Pence will be at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on July 25.
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Vice President Mike Pence will appear in Billings Wednesday, July 25, a day later than previously announced.

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Couple files lawsuit against Customs & Border Protection for Montana incident

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A former Montana couple is suing U.S. Customs & Border Protection for what they say was an unlawful arrest and detainment in April 2016.

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Montana Supreme Court grants new trial for man convicted in 2015 Billings murder

Joseph Richard Polak. (Q2 News) Joseph Richard Polak. (Q2 News)
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The Montana Supreme Court ruled that a lower court improperly excluded evidence indicating a key witness may have been on drugs during the crime.

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Mission Valley family bringing grizzly bears to the world

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One Mission Valley family is giving you the chance to get up close and personal with grizzly bears from the safety of your phone or computer. 

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Man accused of raping 3-year-old in Missoula County

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A 38-year-old male is in police custody and is being charged with felony sexual intercourse without consent.

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Montana Ag Network: "Fill Your Freezer" spotlights 4H kids and teens

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The 4H Fill Your Freezer event recently brought many people from across Montana to Great Falls.

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Trump, contradicting top intelligence official, says Russia no longer targeting the US

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President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that Russia is no longer targeting the United States, contradicting his top intelligence official who said the opposite earlier this week.

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Grizzly bear euthanized after apparent fall in Glacier NP

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A grizzly bear has been put down at Glacier National Park after apparently falling onto the Going-to-the-Sun Road. 

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Montana crime survivor launches support group for others to share stories

Sharon Wilson was the victim of an armed robbery at a casino in Butte in 2007 and continues to suffer from the traumatic event. (MTN News photo) Sharon Wilson was the victim of an armed robbery at a casino in Butte in 2007 and continues to suffer from the traumatic event. (MTN News photo)
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Sharon Wilson was the victim of an armed robbery at a casino in Butte in 2007 and continues to suffer from the traumatic event.

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Morning Rounds: Plastic Surgery

We answer your medical questions during Morning Rounds Wednesday mornings on Montana This Morning. We answer your medical questions during Morning Rounds Wednesday mornings on Montana This Morning.
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We answer your medical questions during Morning Rounds Wednesday mornings on Montana This Morning.

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Lincoln County wildfire grows to 20 acres

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The lightning-sparked Zulu Fire was first reported on July 15 and is burning about 23 miles north of Libby in the Zulu Creek area 

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Shrine Stories: Meet Bob

Bob is one of the many Montana children who has been helped by the  Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane. (MTN News photo) Bob is one of the many Montana children who has been helped by the  Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane. (MTN News photo)
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The top high school football athletes in Montana will take the field for the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.

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FVCC receives $2.5M gift from anonymous donor

Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell (MTN News photo) Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell (MTN News photo)
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Flathead Valley Community College received a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor to support the development of a new College Center.

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BOLO Alert: MT man traveling with woman who may be in danger

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Law enforcement is seeking information about the whereabouts of Marco Antonio Guzman and Sandra Carris.

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Man killed in weekend crash near Turah ID'd

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Missoula County Sheriff TJ McDermott says Leo Alexander Michaud, 45, of Missoula died fin Sunday's rollover crash.

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New Whitefish elementary school set to break ground

A $26.5 million bond request was passed by voters to build a new elementary school. (MTN News photo) A $26.5 million bond request was passed by voters to build a new elementary school. (MTN News photo)
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Voters approved a $26.5 million bond last October to build the new elementary school and address critical upgrades needed at the aging school. 

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Montana launches perinatal drug and alcohol use initiative

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The three step plan provides support and care throughout a women’s pregnancy.

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Fort Missoula Regional Park offers space to play, gather together

Fort Missoula Regional Park on South Avenue in Missoula (MTN News photo) Fort Missoula Regional Park on South Avenue in Missoula (MTN News photo)
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Work is nearly complete on the final phase of the Fort Missoula Regional Park project. 

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Small fire corralled near Lakeside

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The Somers Lakeside Fire Department responded Tuesday to reports of smoke being seen off of Blacktail Road. 

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Couple sues Customs & Border Protection for Montana incident

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Miriam Rojas-Rosas and Julio Santiago-Ortiz are seeking damages for emotional and mental distress.

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Murder-suicide suspected in deaths of two found in Helena home

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Lewis and Clark County officials identified the two people found dead inside a Helena home Monday in what they believe was a murder-suicide.

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Organizers celebrate Montana Folk Festival success

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Three days of hot music and warm weather made the perfect storm for a successful Montana Folk Festival in Butte last weekend.

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Infant swim class teaches tots to save themselves

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We watched a class in action and learned about infant self-rescue.

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Missoula PD: Missing woman might be held against her will

Jermaine Charlo of Dixon was last seen in Missoula on June 16, 2018. (courtesy photo) Jermaine Charlo of Dixon was last seen in Missoula on June 16, 2018. (courtesy photo)
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Jermaine Charlo of Dixon -- who also goes by the name Liz -- was last seen early on June 14 in Missoula.

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2 people hit by suspected drunk driver in Whitefish

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A Whitefish man is in custody and accused of hitting two pedestrians with his vehicle while driving drunk.

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Hot, dry weather increases Western Montana wildfire risk

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Hot and dry weather in recent weeks has left Western Montana on the brink of a wildfire outbreak.

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VIDEO: Young wolverines caught on film in Bitterroot National Forest

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A wildlife monitoring project has captured what they believe may be the first documentation of wolverine kits in the Bitterroot National Forest. 

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Missoula police arrest man after 80 grams of meth discovered

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A 44-year-old is in custody after police say they discovered over 80 grams of meth in his possession along with over $2,500 in cash.

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Bald eagle gets some TLC after being found near Flathead Lake

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Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks recently shared the story of an eagle that was had apparently become ill.

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Trump claims he misspoke about Russian meddling in Putin press conference

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Mr. Trump appeared to be reading from typed notes — with some handwritten additions — during his remarks in which he stated that Russians were behind the meddling. 

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