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  • Montana, Virginia tribes make case for federal recognition 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 3:03 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Seven Native American tribes in Montana and Virginia made their case Tuesday before a congressional panel to grant them federal recognition that would give them tribal sovereignty and make them eligible for U.S. government benefits from education to health care.

  • New pipeline safety rule pending after increase in accidents story has photos
    Updated: Sep-18-15 4:36 pm

    BILLINGS, Montana - A long-delayed rule to strengthen safety requirements for pipelines that move oil and other hazardous liquids will be unveiled this month following a recent surge in accidents, the U.S. government's pipeline safety administrator said Friday.

  • 34 lawmakers sign letter supporting Obama emissions cuts 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 6:56 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Thirty-four Montana lawmakers have sent a letter to Gov. Steve Bullock saying they support President Barack Obama's plan to cut power plant emissions over the next 15 years.