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Editor arrested at crash scene pleads to disorderly conduct | Wind chills down to 50 below in parts of Rockies
Wind chills down to 50 below in parts of Rockies DENVER (AP) — Wind chills down to around 50 below zero are possible in the Rockies as bitter cold arctic air hangs over the region. Colorado’s Eastern Plains, including Colorado Springs, could see wind chills over 25 to 35 below zero from Tuesday night into […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It doesn’t look particularly good for a country legend. Grand Ole Opry star Little Jimmy Dickens is hospitalized in the Nashville area. And a publicist for the Opry says he is in “critical care.” There’s no word on what is ailing Dickens. He last performed on Dec. 20, the day after […]
Snowmobilers survive Mission Mountains avalanche MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Four snowmobilers survived after being buried by an avalanche in the Mission Mountains northwest of Seeley Lake. Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy Bob Parcell says the men were caught in a slide at about 1:20 p.m. Saturday in the North Fork Bowl area, where about 8 inches […]
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 24, the 358th day of 2014. There are seven days left in the year. This is Christmas Eve. Today’s Highlights in History: On Dec. 24, 1914, during World War I, impromptu Christmas truces began to take hold along parts of the Western Front between British and German soldiers who, in some […]
NEW YORK (AP) — An iconic part of Nashville’s music history has been saved. The alternative newspaper Nashville Scene reports the head of Curb Records has teamed up with a pair of philanthropists to buy RCA Studio A. The building is part of a complex where stars from Elvis Presley, Keith Urban, Kacey Musgraves and […]
Creditors go after jailed developer’s wife | Bail hearing for man convicted of shooting exchange student
Bail hearing for man convicted of shooting exchange student MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A bail hearing is set for a western Montana man convicted of killing a 17-year-old German exchange student who was trespassing in his garage. A Missoula County jury found 30-year-old Markus Kaarma of Missoula guilty of deliberate homicide in the April 27 […]
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 23, the 357th day of 2014. There are eight days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 23, 1954, the first successful human kidney transplant took place at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston as a surgical team led by Dr. Joseph Murray removed a kidney […]
Bergdahl investigation report goes to senior Army commander | Judge says ex-billionaire can stay in jail for now
Judge says ex-billionaire can stay in jail for now BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has denied real estate mogul Tim Blixseth’s request to be freed from a Montana jail after he was found in contempt of court. U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon turned down the emergency request from Blixseth’s attorneys on Monday. The 64-year-old […]
Today is Monday, Dec. 22, the 356th day of 2014. There are nine days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 22, 1944, during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Brig. Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for surrender, writing “Nuts!” in his official reply. […]
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The longtime chairman of the state Board of Pardons and Parole has decided not to seek re-appointment. Lee Newspapers of Montana reported Mike McKee of Hamilton had asked Gov. Steve Bullock in November to be re-appointed as chairman for another four years, but submitted a resignation letter on Wednesday. McKee has […]
- Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wallWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers fund his promised border wall with Mexico in a must-pass spending bill, Congress' two top Democrats said Monday....
- Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'WASHINGTON (AP) -- For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....
- France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoffPARIS (AP) -- France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism....
- Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdownSALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....