YPR Evening Newscasts

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  • U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is scheduled to administer the oath of office to Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte next Wednesday
  • Montana's incoming congressman, Greg Gianforte, is calling for civility in politics as heads to Washington with a conviction for assaulting a reporter
  • An earthquake shook a backcountry area in the northwest part of Yellowstone Park last night

  • Republican Greg Gianforte was officially declared the winner of Montana's special congressional election today, allowing the Bozeman entrepreneur to be sworn into his first public office and as the state's only representative to the U.S. House
  • Montana would lose nearly $5 million in federal funding if the current health care bill in Congress is enacted
  • U.S. officials are launching an expanded review of predator-killing cyanide traps and additional guidelines for workers deploying the devices after accounts of sick children and dogs across Idaho and Wyoming

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  • Federal legislation that calls for expanding the Amber Alert system in Native American Communities across the country has cleared its last hurdle before heading to the full U.S. Senate for consideration
  • Low oil prices continue to stifle activity in Wyoming's oil industry
  • A coalition of environmental groups has petitioned the U.S.

  • Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says he will not run in 2018 for the U.S. Senate seat now occupied by Democrat Jon Tester
  • The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a Montana court's ruling that two BNSF Railway workers could sue the company for their injuries in the state, even though the men never worked in Montana
  • Major snowmelt is causing minor flooding in low-lying areas of western Wyoming

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