GREAT FALLS, Mont. - June is national safety month, and emergency dispatch centers around the state are encouraging families to talk to their kids about what they need to know if they ever have to call 9-1-1.

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(The Center Square) – Democratic Congressman Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor of Florida who’s running as a Democrat hoping to defeat incumbent Gov. Ron DeSantis in November, said Friday that Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached if they lied under oath during their Senate confirmation hearings.

Republicans in Congress were jubilant at the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling overturning decades of precedent to revoke a constitutional right to an abortion, while Democrats were equally despondent about what they called an extremist decision that revoked a long-held right and represented an attack on women’s autonomy. The party-line reaction hints at how lawmakers will approach abortion […]

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FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- You might be getting a little unwanted something extra when you buy a CBD product at your local grocers or supplements store, a new study warns.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that established abortion as a constitutional right.  The opinion by six of the Court’s nine justices will allow each state to set its own abortion laws, leading to a patchwork of access throughout the country. The result is expected to lead […]

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FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- On Thursday, New York City became the first U.S. city to start offering the monkeypox vaccine to those at high risk for the disease.

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CDC panel recommends Moderna COVID vaccine for kids ages 6 through 17. The vaccine had already received emergency use authorization for this age group from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week. Read more

FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An expert panel from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine be approved for kids between the ages of 6 and 17.

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(The Center Square) – While celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Taft-Hartley Act Thursday, which allowed states to enact right to work laws, U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-NC, said “unions didn’t build the Middle Class in America. Entrepreneurs and hard-working Americans did.”

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ARLEE, Mont. - Summer fun is just getting started for the Arlee Rehabilitation Center (ARC) as they work to help children and animals who've faced trauma in their lives, by dedicating a safe space for them to connect and heal each other through their summer Pawsitivity Healing Camp.

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HELENA, Mont. - Impact Montana in Helena is an organization promoting wellness among service members, veterans, first responders and families, and this weekend, they are encouraging the community to come out and support and honor Montana heroes.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York law that made it illegal to carry a firearm in public without showing a special need for protection. The court ruled that the state’s concealed carry law violates the 14th Amendment of the Constitution — a major decision that expands the Second […]

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(The Center Square) – Ahead of a ruling expected to be released at any time on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization in which the Supreme Court is expected to overturn the landmark 1972 abortion case of Roe v. Wade, attacks by abortion activists have increased against a range of prolife targets, including Supreme Court justices.

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Carroll County sheriff’s deputies are asking the public for help in a homicide case involving an 83-year-old woman.

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A 29-year-old man was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital Monday after deputies say he was accidentally shot by his 4-year-old child.

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The University of West Georgia conferred a record number of degrees in a virtual ceremony on Saturday.

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Seniors in the Carroll County School System will have to wait a little longer for graduation after school officials announced Monday that ceremonies will be delayed until June.

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Monday he would have "no problem" shutting down the federal government this year if Congress doesn't agree to provide additional border security funding.

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Wildfires barrel toward lake towns in Northern California

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Trump official encourages Savannah harbor

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy accelerated last quarter at an annual rate of 4.1 percent, the government estimated Friday, as consumers spent tax-cut money, businesses stepped up investment and exporters rushed to ship their goods ahead of retaliatory tariffs.

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Facebook faces a day of reckoning, at least on Wall Street

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POOLER -- Democrat Stacey Abrams refrained from engaging her Republican rival for Georgia governor or his supporter-in-chief -- President Donald Trump -- as she kicked off her campaign for the general election Thursday far from the state's Democratic base in Atlanta.

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WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries.

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White House rejects Ukraine referendum

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ATLANTA -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta this week reaffirmed its decision that workers aren't protected against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, though two of the 11 judges strongly disagreed.

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ATLANTA -- President Donald Trump endorsed Secretary of State Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for Georgia governor Wednesday, just days before voters decide the contentious Republican runoff.

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Judge upholds Georgia candidate disqualification over citizenship

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WASHINGTON -- A Senate battle was brewing Tuesday over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career, with his time in President George W. Bush's White House emerging as a potential focal point of that fight.

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West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in Atlanta area

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Billionaires fuel state charter groups

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ATLANTA -- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal waded into the Republican primary runoff to succeed him Monday, endorsing Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle over Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

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Indictment accuses 12 Russianofficials of meddling in U.S. election

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SAN ANTONIO -- Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually -- a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.

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New round of proposed Trump tariffs could hit U.S. consumers

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BRUSSELS -- Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades.

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WASHINGTON -- The trade war that erupted Friday between the U.S. and China carries a major risk of escalation that could weaken investment, depress spending, unsettle financial markets and slow the global economy. The opening shots were fired just after midnight, when the Trump administratio…

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CONCORD, N.H. -- A life-size bronze statue of the famous comic book character Archie will soon greet visitors at a New Hampshire town in honor of the local man who illustrated the red-haired, freckled teenager.

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WASHINGTON -- Vice President Mike Pence has met with some of the contenders for the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, The Associated Press has learned.

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Trump hails 'American heroes' who helped U.S. win independence

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MEXICO CITY -- Fresh off a landslide victory, Mexico's newly elected leftist president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged Monday to "reach an understanding" with Donald Trump amid uncertain times for two countries that must seek consensus on everything from contentious trade talks to cooper…

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WASHINGTON-- President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all." The White House said he would consult further with allies.

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New Atlanta mayor asks current Cabinet members to resign

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ATLANTA -- An Atlanta man who threw a concrete block through a city contractor's window to discourage him from talking to federal investigators was sentenced to prison Monday for obstructing their bribery probe.

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ATLANTA -- Federal immigration authorities have made it difficult for immigrants held at two detention centers in Georgia and one in Louisiana to access and communicate with lawyers, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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State approves $330M in refunds for Georgia Power customers

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- When he was killed 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was working on a campaign to unite poor people of diverse backgrounds to demand better homes, jobs and education.

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Lawmaker resigns chairmanship over charter school funding

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Georgia judge dies in two-vehicle wreck

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ATLANTA -- During a recent Georgia GOP gubernatorial forum, moderators never brought up the topic of illegal immigration, but that didn't stop Secretary of State Brian Kemp from referring to "criminal illegal aliens" four times while on stage.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- A federal judge has dealt an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino a bad hand in its lawsuit over asymmetrical playing cards that helped pro poker champ Phil Ivey and a companion win nearly $10 million.

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NEW YORK -- Equifax tapped longtime financial industry executive Mark Begor as its new permanent CEO, the company said Wednesday, as Equifax continues to try to recover from fallout surrounding the company's massive data breach.

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Port of Savannah building $127M rail hub to target Midwest

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WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders all but finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives President Donald Trump some of his border wall money and takes only incremental…

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Carter Center: South Sudan stops spread of guinea worm disease

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ATLANTA -- Medical marijuana advocates expressed outrage Monday over the apparent stalling of a proposal that would expand Georgia's medical cannabis oil program to include those with post-traumatic stress disorder or chronic, intractable pain.

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Georgia House backs push to keep lottery winners anonymous

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ATLANTA -- Georgia's highest court on Thursday ruled against Fiat Chrysler, which had appealed a $40 million judgment awarded to the family of a 4-year-old boy who died in a Jeep fire.

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Sketch released of fake officer accused in sex assault