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Local TV Station Addresses Security Issues After Virginia Shooting [YouTube]

Following the fatal shooting of two Virginia TV station employees by a disgruntled ex-employee, KGVO News contacted our television news partners at NBC Montana about security for their reporters in the field.

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Huey Lewis Surprises ‘Out To Lunch’ Attendees with Performance

Wow. We did not see this coming! '80s pop idol Huey Lewis performed on stage this Wednesday afternoon at Caras Park during the weekly 'Out to Lunch' event. Lewis' appearance was unannounced as many people who attended the local gathering were pleasantly surprised to even see him!

Lewis is a part time resident in Hamilton, Montana and rarely makes local appearances which is why this was such a treat

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Photo courtesy of Keith Hardy via YouTube
Photo courtesy of Keith Hardy via YouTube
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TV Station Crew Shot and Killed While on Air in Virginia

A disturbing video on the internet is the last footage of a local Virginia television crew that was shot and killed while filming what appears to be a standard interview.

Seven shots can be heard in the footage, which was apparently taken early Wednesday morning, August 26

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Move-In Day and Griz Game Day Creates Busy Upcoming Saturday at University of Montana

Students moving into residence halls at the University of Montana. Check. A sold-out, nationally televised Griz football game against the four-time defending FCS champs. Check. Probable delays in regards to parking and getting around campus. Check. Combine that with the River City Roots Festival downtown on Friday and Saturday just goes to show Missoula is the place to be this weekend!

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Missoula City Council Lowers Tax Increase

The Missoula City Council received their taxable value numbers from the Department of Revenue this week and some good news came from the report back.

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Plum Creek Restricts Use on Land in Multiple Western Montana Counties

Montanans that want to access Plum Creek land will face new restrictions this week according to Plum Creek Vice President Tom Rey.

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Griz Official – Smoky Conditions a Game-Day Decision [YouTube]

Will the Montana Grizzly - North Dakota State football be cancelled by the dense smoke from area wildfires? The chances are slim and none...and slim just left town.

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Missoula Police Talk Safety For First Day of School [YouTube]

Missoula schools will open for the first day of  classes on Wednesday, and Missoula police will be keeping a close eye on kids and school zones.

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Montana Ranked 16th For Women’s Equality

The power and influence of women in America has grown exponentially over the years ever since the introduction of the 19th Amendment. But even still, many women are not treated fairly, let alone equal to their male counterparts.

Which state in America is considered best for women's equality? Hint: Not Montana.

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Hitch Hiked Her Way Across the USA

Christina Klein (Petrovski)  walked, ran and made her way from Chicago (via train) all the way to the Treasure State starting in June, 2015.  Listen and see how this 57 year old (her birthday was Aug 22), proud smoker, marathon runner and devout drinker of 1 gallon of water a day, makes her way across our beautiful state on foot

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