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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.
HELENA, Mont. -- With the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on abortion giving legislative power to the states, how does this affect abortion in Montana?
NYE, Mont. - The Sibanye-Stillwater Mine near Nye estimates they will reopen in 4 to 6 weeks, according to Sibanye-Stillwater VP Heather McDowell. The closure came after flooding washed out the access road to the mine.
On June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in Dobbs v. Jackson to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling saying the Constitution of the United States generally protects a pregnant woman's liberty to choose to have an abortion. The outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.
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.
(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.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Several law enforcement agencies conducted compliance checks on sex offenders registered in Great Falls and Cascade County.
Congress on Friday cleared the most comprehensive federal gun safety legislation in nearly 30 years
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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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BOZEMAN, Mont. - Thursday afternoon, Big Sky Ski Patrol called Gallatin County 9-1-1 asking for assistance for a hiker stranded on Lone Peak.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - A suspect fleeing from police injured an innocent person Thursday night in Great Falls.
FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- You and your best friend may have your noses to thank in helping bring you together, a new study suggests.
FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on Friday that overturns the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing a woman's right to abortion.
HELENA, Mont. - Following flooding that has washed away homes and roads in parts of the state, up to $2 million is being put towards addressing flood-related emergencies.
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.
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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HELENA, Mont. - Political leaders and advocates in Montana are releasing statements in regard to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade Friday.
PRAY, Mont. - Governor Greg Gianforte celebrated the reopening of the US Highway 89 bridge and visited with local businesses in Paradise Valley that have been impacted by the flooding on Thursday.
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.
BILLINGS, Mont. - The Yellowstone and Gardiner National Forest Districts are now open, which is good news for anyone who is planning to visit the National Forest.
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.
FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly two-thirds of the world's population has had at least one COVID-19 vaccine, which has prevented nearly 20 million deaths, new research finds.
FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Now that a COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for kids under age 5, a leading medical group urges parents to discuss it with their health care provider.
FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Historically, not much has been recorded on the aging of amphibians and reptiles, unless they live in a zoo.
(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.”
MISSOULA, Mont. - Thousands of runners will cross the finish line in Missoula's half and full marathons this Sunday after a three year hiatus.
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.
(The Center Square) – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, is pleased to have gotten legislation approved by the U.S. House this week to address America’s growing mental health crisis.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is letting the public know of two “unconfirmed” grizzly bear sightings Thursday morning.
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.
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.
FLATHEAD NAT’L FOREST, Mont. - Windows were broken, bear-resistant food storage boxes and more were damaged at the Sylvia Lake Campground on the Tally Lake Ranger District.
(The Center Square) – A bipartisan group of attorneys general from 21 states are urging Congress to crack down on THC-infused edibles that look similar to popular snack items consumed by children.
BOZEMAN, Mont. - A person was helped off the College M Trail after reporting they might be having a heart attack Wednesday night.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) announced they will have available at their facility.
(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law prohibiting governmental entities, including state agencies and local governments, from contracting with carriers that “knowingly transport illegal aliens into Florida,” he announced Thursday.
(The Center Square) – Tourists who visited the country’s national parks spent significantly more money last year compared to 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic slowed down travel, according to federal data released on Thursday.
BILLINGS, Mont. - Montana will be receiving $3 million in Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) emergency aid funding to help repair roads and highways damaged by flooding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal is asking a Georgia hospital and popular insurance company to resume contract negotiations after both failed to reach a deal.
ATLANTA -- The nation's chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation's opioid crisis and save lives.
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.
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.
LOWER BURRELL, Pa. -- Attention all shoppers: wedding in Aisle 13. A couple who met at a supermarket have tied the knot there with canned carrots and peas among their wedding guests.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.