Evening Newscast: Tuesday, September 12

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An appeals court granted a request Monday from President Donald Trump's administration to halt a plan for new pollution controls at Utah's oldest coal-fired power plants aimed at reducing haze near national parks.

The National Park Service will use skilled shooters, capture and other methods to reduce the Grand Canyon's bison population by more than half.

Montana State University officials will ask the state Board of Regents to approve spending to design a new campus residence hall.

On Sunday, lightning caused a fire in the Crazy Mountains near Big Timber. Smoke jumpers and a helicopter are working to keep the 500-acre Blacktail Fire under control. It’s burning in steep and rugged terrain, however, no structures are threatened.

A Montana legislative committee heard concerns over a state health department proposal to reduce the rate at which it reimburses Medicaid providers and end some case management services.

 

A new Veterans Affairs clinic is coming to the edge of downtown Cody.
 

Authorities say there was no increase in alcohol-related issues after the first University of Wyoming football game since the school began selling beer and wine at War Memorial Stadium.