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High temps Wednesday with chance of thunderstorms

Details Wednesday promises to be the warmest day all week but Billings residents shouldn't plan on the high temperatures sticking around long....

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Students, officials tout successes in SD2's fledgling dual enrollment program

Details Students, officials tout successes in SD2's fledgling dual enrollment program When Camille Curran enters college next year, she won't have to take another math class....

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St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation names new leader

Details St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation names new leader Dennis Sulser has been appointed as the new St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation President and CEO....

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Man gets 30-year sentence for repeated rape of 2 girls over a decade

Details Man gets 30-year sentence for repeated rape of 2 girls over a decade A man who raped and sexually abused two girls numerous times over the course of 10 years was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison....

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Woman denies bilking $20K from people with developmental disabilities

Details A Laurel woman entered not guilty pleas to accusations that she stole more than $20,000 from developmentally disabled people while working at the Billings YWCA....

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County PTA meeting to discuss ways to get more men involved

Details County PTA meeting to discuss ways to get more men involved Thursday’s countywide PTA meeting will focus on a challenge that PTA organizations across the country have long faced: how to convince more dads to get involved in their local school PTA....

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2015 Salute to Valedictorians

Details 2015 Salute to Valedictorians The Education Foundation and Billings Gazette Communications are proud to honor businesses that support education in our community and the students who have achieved the status of valedictoria…...

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Feature photos: Gosling gambol

Details Feature photos: Gosling gambol Baby Canada geese graze and rest in the grass along Lake Josephine at Riverfront Park as their vigilant parents keep an eye out for trouble....

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Yellowstone County receives bids for courthouse remodel

Details Yellowstone County receives bids for courthouse remodel Five contractors bid Tuesday on a proposed Yellowstone County courthouse remodel of the second and seventh floors for the county attorney offices....

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Men burned in South Side explosion alive but in critical condition; no charges filed yet

Details Men burned in South Side explosion alive but in critical condition; no charges filed yet Three Billings men remain in critical condition after an explosion on the South Side last Wednesday....

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Billings police investigate homicide in Heights; victim named

Details Billings police investigate homicide in Heights; victim named Billings Police are continuing a homicide investigation after a 29-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound in the Heights early Tuesday....

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Billings Clinic announces incoming residency class

Details Billings Clinic announces incoming residency class Billings Clinic has announced its incoming internal medicine residency class. The physician residents begin in July and will see patients as part of the internal medicine health care team....

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Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputy awarded medal of valor

Details Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputy awarded medal of valor A Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputy who prevented a suicidal woman from shooting herself last fall by inserting his finger behind the trigger of a gun she was holding was honored Tuesday for…...

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Clear and calm conditions expected Tuesday

Details Billings residents can expect warm and calm conditions the next couple days but showers and thunderstorms are possible later in the week....

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Grants available for health care programs

Details The Montana Healthcare Foundation is asking for grant proposals to address the state’s most pressing health problems. The deadline to submit is June 30. Information about how to apply can be f…...

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Man found dead in Heights Tuesday after reported shooting

Details Man found dead in Heights Tuesday after reported shooting Police found a 29-year-old Billings man dead after responding to a reported shooting in the Heights early Tuesday morning....

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Billings City Council debates segregation and other housing barriers

Details Billings has segregation challenges and other barriers to home ownership, the Billings City Council was told Monday, and it’s going to take everyone pulling together to take on those housing c…...

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Local child advocates honored as the state's best

Details Local child advocates honored as the state's best While working with families at their worst, Carol Rash is at her best, and her best is among the very best in the state....

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Officers arrest robbery suspect after pursuit that reached 110 mph

Details Officers arrest robbery suspect after pursuit that reached 110 mph Two robbery suspects are in custody after leading Laurel Police and Yellowstone County Sheriff's deputies on a chase that reached speeds of up to 110 mph and ended on Jellison Road early Tuesday....

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Officers arrest robbery suspects after pursuit that reached 110 mph

Details Officers arrest robbery suspects after pursuit that reached 110 mph Two robbery suspects are in custody after leading Laurel Police and Yellowstone County Sheriff's deputies on a chase that reached speeds of up to 110 mph and ended on Jellison Road early Tuesday....

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3rd provost candidate emphasizes unity

Details 3rd provost candidate emphasizes unity Kathy Parkison, the third of four finalists for provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs at Montana State University Billings, emphasized how a school's unity can help keep it relevant …...

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Buy propane from V-1? Company looking for 5 customers with possible cylinder safety issues

Details Buy propane from V-1? Company looking for 5 customers with possible cylinder safety issues V-1 Propane is looking for five customers who had their 100-pound propane cylinders serviced at its Frontage Road location in the last five months to check for potential safety issues....

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MontanaFair’s Valupasses go on sale May 23

Details MontanaFair’s Valupasses go on sale May 23 MontanaFair’s ValuPasses will go on sale May 23, said MetraPark Manager Bill Dutcher on Monday....

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Baucus to speak at UM graduation

Details MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Max Baucus, the U.S. Ambassador to China, is scheduled to speak at the University of Montana's graduation ceremony on May 16....

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Neighborhood children help set up their own lending library

Details Neighborhood children help set up their own lending library Chuck Barthuly and John Geiger knew just how to give neighborhood children ownership in a new Book Nook they were installing Monday afternoon on the South South....

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Woman accused of leaving children in car for more than 3 hours while drinking in bar

Details A Billings woman is facing accusations that she left her two young children in a car parked in the parking lot of a Lockwood bar for more than three hours while she drank inside the bar....

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Billings woman denies 2 separate meth conspiracy charges

Details Billings woman denies 2 separate meth conspiracy charges A Billings woman suspected of trafficking methamphetamine in two separate conspiracies denied federal charges Monday....

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Man accused of conspiring to distribute meth in Billings

Details A California man on Monday denied federal meth trafficking charges during an arraignment in Billings....

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Naked man admits to stalking, exposing himself to 11-year-old girl

Details Naked man admits to stalking, exposing himself to 11-year-old girl A Billings man accused of trying to grab an 11-year-old girl in 2013 while he was naked admitted to the offense on Monday in District Court....

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Man admits to invading home, pointing gun at woman

Details Man admits to invading home, pointing gun at woman A man pleaded guilty to an April 2014 home invasion, during which he and two others woke a woman up and pointed a gun at her....

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