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NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Paslay is a married man. People magazine reports Paslay married music publisher Natalie Harker on Sunday on a farm in Charlotte, Tennessee. Their first dance was to Frank Sinatra’s version of “Moonlight Serenade,” a nod to Paslay’s grandfather and brothers, who played in a band by that name. The couple […]
House votes to adjourn, Senate says no HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Senate has refused to adjourn for the session after lawmakers in the House voted down a $150 million infrastructure bill and moved to go home four days early. Senators voted 33-14 Monday to nullify a House motion earlier in the day to […]
‘New rebels’ seek state control of federal land GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A growing movement to transfer federal land to state control in western states is being debated in Montana and other states amid concerns from conservation and sportsmen groups over who should control millions of acres managed by the U.S. Forest Service and […]
Today is Friday, April 24, the 114th day of 2015. There are 251 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 24, 1915, what’s regarded as the start of the Armenian genocide began as the Ottoman Empire rounded up Armenian political and cultural leaders in Constantinople. On this date: In […]
House endorses budget including state employee pay plan | Judge who was censured over rape comments to receive award
Judge who was censured over rape comments to receive award BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge who was censured by the state’s high court for his comments about a 14-year-old rape victim has been chosen for a lifetime achievement award by his local bar association. Yellowstone Area Bar Association President Jessica Fehr said Thursday […]
Today is Thursday, April 23, the 113th day of 2015. There are 252 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 23, 2005, the recently created video-sharing website YouTube uploaded its first clip. Titled “Me at the Zoo,” the video consisted of 18 seconds of YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim standing in […]
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A man charged with striking and killing a Cascade County deputy during a police chase is seeking new defense attorneys, arguing they didn’t provide adequate investigation into a possible defense and that one told him he would be convicted and that he should “just be concerned with sentencing.” The Great […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The families of 11 people killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings say the families will not directly benefit from a Tim McGraw concert planned for July 17 in Hartford, Connecticut. McGraw has said the concert will benefit Sandy Hook Promise, an advocacy group that involves the families of several […]
Gov. signs campaign finance bill into law HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The governor has signed a measure he says will make Montana elections the most transparent in the nation. Democractic Gov. Steve Bullock signed Senate Bill 289 into law Wednesday at the Capitol. Sponsored by Republican Sen. Duane Ankney of Colstrip and backed by Bullock, […]
NEW YORK (AP) — More people watched Taylor Swift accept an award from her mother and Luke Bryan being named entertainer of the year than any other TV show in the past week. The Academy of Country Music Awards was the top-rated show of the week, with just under 16 million viewers. It beat out […]
- 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....