Obama to Announce New Manufacturing Hubs
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is satisfying a year-old pledge by announcing the creation of two Pentagon-led institutes that will combine public and private resources to foster manufacturing innovation.
Student Loan Nonprofit Loses Contract, to Cut Jobs
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A nonprofit company that services federal student loans plans to cut 10 to 15 jobs in Helena after losing a contract under the recent federal budget deal.
Tripp Best Linebacker in 20-yard Shuttle
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Former University of Montana linebacker Jordan Tripp worked out for scouts at the NFL Combine, finishing in the top 10 in five of the six drills.
9-Year-Old Girl Dies of Crash Injuries
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl died at a Missoula hospital a day after suffering serious injuries in a head-on collision south of Lolo.
McDonald’s Eyes Longer Breakfast Hours
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's is in the early stages of looking at whether it can extend its breakfast hours.
1 Killed, 4 Injured in Crash Near East Helena
EAST HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana State University student died and four people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 12 east of East Helena.
Freight Train Hauling Cars Derails Near Saco
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Ten train cars loaded with automobiles derailed in northeastern Montana over the weekend.
1 Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash Near Vaughn
GREAT FALLS, Mont.. (AP) — One person died and another was injured in a head-on collision on Interstate 15 near Vaughn.
Bernie Madoff’s Ex-Secretary May Testify at NYC Trial
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary may testify on her own behalf at the New York City trial of five former employees of the Ponzi king.
GOP Intent on Highlighting Health Care Woes
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans intent on highlighting the woes of President Barack Obama's health care law need to look no further than their own back yards — some of which are traditionally liberal strongholds.
‘Which (Blank) Are You?’ Online Quizzes Go Viral
NEW YORK (AP) — A recent explosion of online personality quizzes has everybody talking about which state they really ought to be living in and which Harry Potter character they really are.
Great Falls Man Convicted of Injuring Toddler
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Great Falls man has been convicted of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son, causing injuries including a ruptured pancreas that were treated at a Seattle hospital.