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Today is Friday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2015. There are 335 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Jan. 30, 1945, during World War II, more than 500 Allied captives held at the Japanese prison camp in Cabanatuan (kah-bah-nah-TOO’-ahn) in the Philippines were liberated by U.S. Army Rangers, Alamo […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim McGraw will sing Glen Campbell’s nominated song at the Oscars. “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from the documentary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” is up for best original song. It’s Campbell’s last recording before he succumbed to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. McGraw says he’s honored to be asked to […]
Billings landfill supervisor resigned after $12K missing | Police recover rest of stolen Boy Scout camping gear
Police recover rest of stolen Boy Scout camping gear BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Some apparently guilt-ridden thieves made it possible for a Montana Boy Scout troop to recover all of the camping gear that was taken when a cargo trailer was stolen from a church parking lot. Billings Police Lt. Mark Cady tells KULR-TV that […]
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Three people escaped an early morning house fire in Missoula by jumping out a bedroom window. Assistant Missoula Fire Chief Jeff Brandt says the fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday. Responding firefighters found the house fully involved, with flames blowing out the front and sides of the house. Officials […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Trisha Yearwood is putting out another cookbook. “Trisha’s Table: My Feel-Good Favorites For A Balanced Life” will be released March 31. Yearwood co-wrote it with her sister Beth. Garth Brooks wrote the foreword. Yearwood has two other cookbooks, “Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen” and “Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood.”
Bullock calls on Legislature to close pay gap | Bullock urges campaign finance reform in speech to lawmakers
Bullock urges campaign finance reform in speech to lawmakers HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Democrat Gov. Steve Bullock says he and Republican Sen. Duane Ankney are partnering to reform campaign finance in Montana. Nearing the end of his biennial State of the State speech, Bullock is addressing both chambers and a captive audience Wednesday from the […]
NASHVILLE (AP) — Eric Church is set to perform at the Grammys on February 8 and is nominated in every country category. Forgive him if he’s not even thinking about the Grammys. Church tells the Nashville Tennessean his wife, Katherine, is due to deliver their second child the week after the Grammys and she’s determined […]
Gov. Bullock to give State of the State address HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock is set to deliver his State of the State address to Montana lawmakers in Helena on Wednesday. Bullock is calling on lawmakers this session to approve his proposals for Medicaid expansion, infrastructure projects and state-sponsored preschool. He also wants […]
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Department of Justice has issued a missing and endangered person advisory for four teens missing from western Montana. Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement says the four boys went missing from the Georgetown Lake area on Monday night after one of the juveniles threatened to commit suicide. They are believed to […]
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