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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The state Attorney General's Office has the green light from the federal government to begin testing hundreds of rape kits that had been sitting untouched in evidence lockers across the state.

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Petroleum Association of Wyoming President Bruce Hinchey is touting a budding rebound for Wyoming oil, especially for the Powder River Basin and Campbell County.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. officials have released an early plan for what could become one of the biggest natural gas fields in the nation.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In April, a Montana woman sued the publisher of a neo-Nazi website for orchestrating an anti-Semitic online trolling campaign against her family. Nearly three months later, her attorneys are still trying to find him.

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 952.

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LINCOLN, Mont. (AP) — An earthquake strong enough to rouse sleeping residents more than 30 miles (48 kilometers) from its epicenter struck western Montana early Thursday.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pushing for more oil and gas development on federal lands with faster permitting and more frequent sales of drilling rights.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Native American tribes, clans and leaders from seven states and Canada say the U.S. government's recent decision to lift protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area violates their religious freedom.

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  • The Fort Peck tribes have filed a complaint against the Wolf Point school district alleging pervasive discrimination against Native American students in violation of federal law
  • President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back coal and climate-change regulations aren't discouraging a Wyoming utility from making a $3.5 billion investment in wind energy
  • The assessed valuation of Campbell County in northeastern Wyoming has dropped by $1.1 billion between 2016 to this year
  • Montana's chief political watchdog has ruled that Gov. Steve Bullock's re-election campaign violated state law by failing to timely report expenses stemming from his use of a state aircraft

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