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Kalispell Processing Center to be Closed

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service now plans to close its Kalispell sorting center while leaving facilities in Butte, Helena and Wolf Point open.

The agency had previously warned of impending cuts, and announced Thursday it was moving forward with the plans since Congress remains deadlocked over potential fixes

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Ingomar Affected Postal Decision to Avert Closure

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The tiny town of Ingomar may be relieved to hear its post office isn't closing, but the state's U.S. senators think more should be done.

The Postal Service is abandoning its plan to close 3,700 post offices around the country, including 80 in Montana

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Do You Approve of the Federal Government? — Survey of the Day

While approval of all tiers of government has fallen over the past decade, it seems Americans are most dissatisfied with the federal government.

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Taxpayer Money Spent on iPods for Government Workers

iPods purchased with tax payer money and handed out to government employees are just the start of a new government spending brouhaha. Firings and resignations caused by the General Services Administration scandal won't leave the Obama Administration unscathed.

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Lawsuit to Uncover Public Employee Pay Explained

The Montana Policy Institute was recently granted access to Department of Administration records regarding payments to Montana State employees. KGVO News spoke with the C.E.O. of the Montana Policy institute, Carl Graham who took the time to explain why a lawsuit was necessary to obtain the information.

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What Do Americans Think About Sacrificing Rights to Fight Terrorism After 9/11?

The terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 left an indelible mark on Americans. But even as the first responders climbed through the rubble in New York, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, the country embarked on a “War on Terror.” With that war came years of conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq, indefinite detention of terror suspects without charges or trial, enhanced interrogation techniques, extraordinary rendition and the passage of the USA Patriot Act.

Ten years later, Americans are still wondering if it was wise to sacrifice some privacy and freedoms in order to fight terrorism.

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