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Justin Moore has discovered his inner cowboy. The singer’s new video for “You Look Like I Need a Drink” is bringing the Western back to country, and that’s OK with him. CMT exclusively premiered the video directed by Shane Drake, and Moore is very pleased with the results. “This may be my favorite video I’ve […]
Trial for suspect in Missoula fatal stabbing set for August MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A woman charged for her alleged role in the December killing of one woman in Missoula and an assault on another is scheduled to go to trial in August. The Missoulian reports that on Tuesday, a Missoula Count District Court judge […]
Country music heavyweights came together for the 2016 Grammys’ second televised performance last night. Carrie Underwood hopped onstage with Sam Hunt and duetted with the best new artist nominee on his tender, R&B-tinged jam “Take Your Time” and her own “Heartbeat.” Hunt, now sporting a plain white T-shirt after hitting the red carpet in a […]
Trial begins in case of man who shot neighbor HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An ongoing battle over public land access, fences and locked gates in a rural Montana neighborhood ended with one man shot to death and another charged with deliberate homicide. Jurors hearing the case in Helena will be asked to determine whether […]
Economists express optimism about Montana’s economy KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Economists say manufacturing, tourism and consumer spending are expected to keep fueling Montana’s economy this year. Norma Nickerson, of the Institution for Tourism and Recreation Research, projected another big year for national park visitation and ski resorts. Todd Morgan from the Bureau of Business […]
The Property Brothers—yes, the handsome twins from that HGTV show—have swapped their paintbrushes for a set of microphones. Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott are going through a potential career swap, as they released their first ever music video for their country song, “Hold On,” Get a tissue – the video is emotional. The Scott Brothers, […]
Jury rules against Montana woman’s wrongful-birth lawsuit BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana jury has ruled against a woman who sought millions of dollars from health care providers that she said failed to diagnose her unborn daughter’s cystic fibrosis. Kerrie Evans of Gardiner testified that she would have had an abortion if she […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Country music has not had an album or song nominated in the top three categories at the Grammys since 2011 when Lady Antebellum won big, but the genre is back strong, thanks to Chris Stapleton’s overall success and Little Big Town’s megahit, “Girl Crush.” Stapleton, a hit songwriter and former leader […]
Court’s stay on EPA rules gives governor temporary reprieve HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to temporarily freeze the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan gives Montana Gov. Steve Bullock some breathing room as he campaigns for a second term. The high court’s stay allows the Democrat’s re-election campaign to avoid — […]
At the very beginning of this year’s Country Radio Seminar kickoff on Monday (Feb. 8) afternoon, Keith Urban accepted the Country Radio Broadcasters’ Artist Humanitarian Award for his endless compassionate spirit. After last year’s winners, Lady Antebellum, took the stage to present the award, he shared some of his thoughts and a little bit of […]
- 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....