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Fatal Accident Hinders Billings Traffic on Main Street

A fatal car accident has brought traffic nearly to a halt on Main Street and Lake Elmo Drivers, according to a Billings Police Department 911 dispatcher.

Officers were attempting to divert drivers from the area, she told Hot Rod Thompson, host of the afternoon program on Cat Country 102

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What We All Really Need is Free Admission to MontanaFair [Opinion]

MontanaFair starts this week in Billings. I still think that everyone in Yellowstone County should get into the fair free.

Think about it: $8 at the gate is a deterrent for many who want to go. If MontanaFair organizers could get another 10,000 people through the gate and each would spend just $20, they would double the revenue otherwise collected at the gate

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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert
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Country Music Royalty And D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Divorce in our industry isn't new. It's just sad.

With Monday'sa nnouncement that Reba and Narvel have separated, it makes me wonder. Blake and Miranda announced their split a couple weeks ago, and they've only been together about four years

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Children who have died of heatstrroke in cars
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Montana Health Officials Caution Never Leave a Child In a Car Alone, Not Even for a Minute

On average, 38 children in the United States have died each year since 1998 from being left in a sweltering car.

National statistics show that as of July 27, 2015, there have been 11 reported fatalities due to children being left in the car

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Fill the Boot
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Lockwood Firefighters and Muscular Dystrophy Association Rally Behind 60-year Tradition, Fill the Boot for Local MDA Families

Get ready to fill local firefighters' boots with cold hard cash and help fight muscle disease in the process.

Lockwood Fire Fighters, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will kick off the firefighters' annual "Fill the Boot" fundraising campaign to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease in the Lockwood and Billings areas

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Find Out Which Man is ‘Best in Bed’ in Montana State

Wouldn't every man like to know how well they performed in bed? Well, now there is an app for that.

Fellas all wondered at one point or another, "how well did I do?" when the deed was done, and Lulu was invented for that very purpose. In fact, the app is so wildly popular among millennials it's been reported that nearly 1 in 4 women have perused through the site already.  

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The Outpouring of Outrage and Sympathy for Cecil the Lion Was Out of Proportion and Misplaced [Opinion]

As I watched all the media coverage last week about Cecil the lion, I was struck by the outpouring of rage by people appalled by this cruelty.

The national media also ran with it, fueling the fire with heart-warming video of this majestic beast

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Sturgis Rally Draws Bikers To South Dakota
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The Annual Sturgis Bike Rally, Vacation Travel and Traffic — Beware

I drove I-90 from Missoula to Billings on Saturday and I don't know if I've ever seen traffic that heavy on an interstate in Montana.

I saw quite a few out of state plates and motorcycles. Hundreds upon hundreds of Motorcycles headed for Sturgis and the 75th revival of this particular madness

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Is Your Child Ready for the New Rules on School Immunizations that Take Effect This Fall in Montana

All parents of school-age children need to be aware that the immunization requirements in Montana have been changed and those changes affect the 2015-16 school year.

So, parents, it is not too early to start thinking about back-to-school immunizations

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Michael Mezmer
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Phenomenist Brings Show as Unique as the Name to MontanaFair in Billings [Video]


Can you use that in a sentence, please?

A phenomenist is one who believes in phenomenalism.


What we do know is that it is a valid Scrabble word.

What we also know is that you can a phenomenist live at MontanaFair.


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Billings Driver Harassing Bicyclists [VIDEO]

I was driving on Fourth Avenue a headed toward MetraPark when I saw a White Ford diesel truck purposefully covering bicyclists and pedestrians in plumes of exhaust. I know that this can't be new.

In fact, I would imagine this happened shortly after diesel-powered vehicles were invented, but I had never actually witnessed it until I saw it here in Billings

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Montana Hates California, Here’s More Proof

This is nothing new for locals of Montana state. For every eye-roll each California license plate receives to the "Who cares! Go away!" responses on social media whenever we post a Hollywood celeb sighting in the area, it's a fact: Montana downright HATES California.

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