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Black Bear Bites Hunter’s Friend After Being Shot With Arrow

Montana wildlife officials say a black bear wounded by a bow hunter bit the arm of the hunter's companion before dying of its injuries.

State Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman John Fraley says a man was hunting Tuesday near Thompson Falls when he shot the 150-pound female black bear with a bow and arrow.

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How Accurate is the ‘i Before e’ Rule?

Back in elementary school we were all taught the rhyme and rule "i before e except after c" to help us spell words like "friend" and "receive." While the rule works in these examples, I always scratched my head over the many others such as "ancient", "abeigh" and the class across the hall "science."  So is this rule actually helping or is it inefficient?

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Category: Humor, Newsletter
Equality Rally at MSU 9/9

Equality Rally on Campus Beamed With Love, Hugs and Acceptance [PHOTO GALLERY]

A certain group of individuals, one that I am avoiding to mention by name, picketed on the Montana State University campus today. While many students opposed the protesters with their own hand-made signs, most were across campus at a different rally. At this counter-rally, hundreds of students gathered just behind Montana Hall to hold an equality rally full of music, inspiration and hugs.

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Gearing Up for HUSHUSH 2013 – Revisiting Last Year in Photos [PHOTO GALLERY]

What does the Gallatin Valley's largest electronic music festival HUSHUSH look like? We have loads of photos from our photographer and even members of the audience to show you exactly what last year's fest looked like! This year's HUSHUSH is on October 5th featuring Beats Antique, VibeSquaD, Gladkill and more!

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Westboro Protest
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Ice Cream Social Planned to Counteract Westboro Baptist Church’s Anti-Gay Protest at Montana State University

Westboro Baptist Church has gained nationwide notoriety through their controversial protests of same-sex-marriage and picketing at funerals of veterans. The group plans on protesting in Bozeman later this month. 

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Pit Bull Shot by Bozeman Police Labor Day Weekend

This is the second incident this summer in which a dog was shot by a police officer in Bozeman. The incident occurred when police approached a man illegally camping near Peet's Hill. This time, the Associated Press is reporting that police were responding to a party complaint at a mobile home when a pit bull would not respond to verbal commands which led to the dog being shot. 

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Tom's Tongue
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Montana Makes the List of Top Ten Most Corrupt States

Montanan's are some of the nicest people in the country, right? I like to believe that is a true statement based on the people I've met, however, us Montanans have a bit of explaining to do. According to Business Insider, Montana ranks in the top 10 for most corrupt states.

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Miner Paradise Complex Fire 2013
Miner Paradise Complex

[UPDATE] Forest Fires Continue to Grow South of Bozeman

The Minor Paradise Complex Incident consists of four fires, Emigrant, North Eightmile, Horsetail and Sheep Creek, South of Bozeman. The cause of the fire is reported to be lightning and is currently over 11,800 acres in size at 55% containment. More info on closures and fire containment inside.

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