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'Are you looking for me?': Missing hiker tells how she and her dog survived days in the wilderness

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'Are you looking for me?': Missing hiker tells how she and her dog survived days in the wilderness

- CHICAGO — Chicago-area native Madeline Connelly spent seven days and six nights lost in the beautiful but brutal wilderness of northwest Montana. Planning only a short hike on a sunny afternoon while in town visiting family, the 23-year-old from River Forest set off along the trail May 4 without food or water, with only her dog Mogi at her side. A couple of hours later, after stopping to swim, she got turned around and hiked deeper into the wilderness in search of a way out

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Study: The more expensive the ring, the shorter the marriage

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Study: The more expensive the ring, the shorter the marriage

- MACON, Ga. -- Emory University professors recently surveyed 3,000 people who have been married and found that the more a couple spends on a wedding ring, the shorter the marriage. The study found that men who spend $2,000 to $4,000 on a ring are 1.3 times more likely to get divorced compared to men who buy rings worth $500 to $2,000

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Woman calls cops worried semen in thermos might explode

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Woman calls cops worried semen in thermos might explode

- NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and dry ice might explode. Felicia Nevins sought the Pasco County Sheriff's Office help after she forgot to remove a rubber O-ring from the container. The next thing Nevins knew, the incident was all over social media

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Monday Montanan: Michael Workman co-programs a doc fest, makes docs

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Monday Montanan: Michael Workman co-programs a doc fest, makes docs

- In 2010, Michael Workman screened his first film at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. "An Anonymous Rebellion" was a 10-minute movie about two teenage graffiti artists in Missoula. Workman was their age — 15 and a junior at Hellgate High School — and he made it as part of a youth mentorship program at Big Sky. His mentor was Travis Morss, a festival staffer who recalls that Workman's attempt was better than many films he'd made in his first couple years of college

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Man faces multiple charges after he's accused of wearing clown mask, scaring motorists

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Man faces multiple charges after he's accused of wearing clown mask, scaring motorists

- WITCHER CREEK, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — West Virginia State Police arrested a man after receiving reports that someone wearing a clown mask was scaring motorists in Kanawha County. Kevin Wayne Hancock, 45, of Belle was arrested after he was accused of violating the state mask law after an incident Thursday night in the Witcher Creek area in the eastern end of the county, State Police said

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Missoula weaver embeds spiritual, personal messages into her work

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Missoula weaver embeds spiritual, personal messages into her work

- As a weaver, Bonnie Tarses has noticed how her art form is used as a metaphor for coming together. "It's what community is," she said. "It's a ubiquitous word. It's used as a metaphor for bringing together disparate elements and making something that's a synergy, that whole concept is beautiful. That's what it's all about." Tarses, 75, weaves on looms at her home studio here in Missoula, keenly aware that around the world people weave not for pleasure but for food

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$6.8 million in Fentanyl and Ketamine found in secret car compartment

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$6.8 million in Fentanyl and Ketamine found in secret car compartment

- FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (Fox26) — A man is under arrest after the Fresno County Sheriff's Office says agents found $6.8 million in Fentanyl and Ketamine in a secret compartment in the car he was driving to Los Angeles Tuesday. According to a news release, High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area unit, Fresno Methamphetamine Task Force and Central Valley Marijuana Investigation Team agents pulled Eduardo Lopez, 26, over on Highway 99 after undercover agents set up a deal to buy the 4

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Police: Woman found with lizard in her bra faces DUI charges

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Police: Woman found with lizard in her bra faces DUI charges

- TAUNTON, Mass. (WJAR) — A 39-year-old Massachusetts woman was arrested after she allegedly vandalized six mailboxes and then crashed her car while carrying an exotic lizard in her bra. Taunton police said Amy Rebello-McCarthy is facing the following charges: Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor Driving to endanger Marked lane violation Police said they responded to a crash Monday just before 1:30 p

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RompHim: The new Kickstarter that aims to revolutionize men's fashion

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RompHim: The new Kickstarter that aims to revolutionize men's fashion

- CHICAGO (WSYX/WTTE) - A new fashion trend for men is turning some heads. The makers of what is being called the first-ever romper for men say it "may just be the start of a fashion revolution." ACED is a Chicago-based company and the creator of RompHim. Just two days after launching its Kickstarter campaign, the company has raised more than $50,000 and gained the support of more than 500 backers

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Austin man sues woman for texting during date at movie theater

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Austin man sues woman for texting during date at movie theater

- AUSTIN, Texas (KEYE) - An Austin man is suing a woman - for the cost of a movie ticket - after he says she was texting during a movie the pair was seeing on a date and left the theater when he asked her to stop. Brandon Clarke Vezmar is asking for damages in the amount of $17.31. In the lawsuit, Vezmar says he purchased two tickets for the movie on May 6, and that after the movie began, the woman activated her phone 10 to 20 times in the first 15 minutes to read and send text messages

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Cold, wet weather forecast is forcing some Special Olympics celebrations indoors

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Cold, wet weather forecast is forcing some Special Olympics celebrations indoors

- A weather forecast calling for snow Tuesday night and cold rain all day Wednesday has not dampened the spirits of the Special Olympians coming to Missoula, but it has forced some events to move indoors. The Team BBQ, originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday outside Washington Grizzly Stadium, is moving to the West Auxiliary Gym at the Adams Event Center

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Thousands earn degrees at 120th UM graduation

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Thousands earn degrees at 120th UM graduation

- University of Montana President Sheila Stearns stepped to the podium Saturday morning during the school's 120th graduation ceremony and told the black-robed students in front of her that 49 years ago, she was in the same position they are. “I loved the university so much I refused to leave,” Stearns said, adding that she immediately enrolled in a masters' program after finishing her undergraduate's degree, and eventually came back again in December to lead UM

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Missing woman found in Great Bear Wilderness said she took wrong turn on hike

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Missing woman found in Great Bear Wilderness said she took wrong turn on hike

- Madeline Connelly, a 23-year-old woman who had been missing for a week in northwest Montana's Great Bear Wilderness, was found safe Wednesday. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry said a Glacier National Park trail crew found Connelly around 11 a.m. in the Spruce Creek drainage, around five miles from the trailhead where she'd left her car. The sheriff was conducting a training exercise with Two Bear Air’s helicopter at the time, along with Michael Goguen, who funds all of Two Bear Air’s operations

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Missoula photographer says RNC used her photo in anti-Quist mailing

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Missoula photographer says RNC used her photo in anti-Quist mailing

- A Missoula photographer said the Republican National Committee used one of her photos without her permission in an election mailing attacking Democrat candidate Rob Quist. The ad, which includes the tagline “For Montana Conservatives, Liberal Rob Quist Can’t Hit the Right Note” arrived Tuesday at the home of one of Erika Peterman’s friends. She said the friend recognized the photo as one she had shown him after taking photos at the Montana Democratic Party’s annual Mansfield Metcalf Celebration in March

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Roxy begins to regain original style with Art Deco ticket booth

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Roxy begins to regain original style with Art Deco ticket booth

- The first phase of the Roxy Theater's facade renovation was completed Wednesday with the installation of a new Art Deco ticket booth. The new glass window will greet visitors on the street instead of the lobby. The project is a piece of the nonprofit Roxy's restoration to its original 1930s facade for the theater's 80th birthday in October. The next phases are the new marquee with a neon "Roxy" sign, a fresh paint job, new glass doors with Art Deco brasswork and old-school "eyebrows" over the exterior movie poster frames, said Roxy executive director Mike Steinberg

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1 in 10 couples have split because of disagreements over Trump, according to a new study

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1 in 10 couples have split because of disagreements over Trump, according to a new study

- by Circa News. WASHINGTON (CIRCA) - There are lots of reasons why couples might split: finances, career choices, family matters. And now, the president. New information from Wakefield Research found that one in 10 couples (married or unmarried) ended their relatively recent relationships over disagreements about President Donald Trump.

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1 in 10 couples have split because of disagreements over Trump, according to a new study

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1 in 10 couples have split because of disagreements over Trump, according to a new study

- by Circa News. WASHINGTON (CIRCA) - There are lots of reasons why couples might split: finances, career choices, family matters. And now, the president. New information from Wakefield Research found that one in 10 couples (married or unmarried) ended their relatively recent relationships over disagreements about President Donald Trump.

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'Are you looking for me?': Missing hiker tells how she and her dog survived days in the wilderness
'Are you looking for me?': Missing hiker tells how she and her dog survived days in the wilderness CHICAGO — Chicago-area native Madeline Connelly spent seven days and six nights lost in the beautiful but brutal wilderness of northwest Montana. Planning only a short hike on a sunny afternoon while in town visiting family, the 23-year-old from River Forest set off along the trail May 4 without food or water, with only her dog Mogi at her side. A couple of hours later, after stopping to swim, she got turned around and hiked deeper into the wilderness in search of a way out   Read More ...
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Woman arrested for hitting boyfriend in face with Ramen noodles
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Hamilton man accused of injuring ex with cookie
A 30-year-old Hamilton man is in the Ravalli County jail after being arrested Thursday when he allegedly hit his former girlfriend in the eye with a cookie. Ryan Douglas Eakle is charged with felony burglary as well as two misdemeanors for partner assault and another for tampering with a communication device. During his initial appearance Friday, Justice of the Peace Jennifer Ray set his bail at $25,000   Read More ...
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Montana regents review tuition increases, stress "program prioritization"
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Boy Scout builds little libraries for community gardens
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No Joke: Unconscious man rode on car's trunk for miles
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will reconsider Upward Bound grant applications
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Watch: Donald Trump can't seem to get his wife to hold his hand
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Study: The more expensive the ring, the shorter the marriage
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'I will drink the martini': BoE's Carney tricked by email hoaxer
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Lady Gaga Cooks Topless In Bizarre Nearly Naked Photo
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Woman calls cops worried semen in thermos might explode
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Body pulled from car found submerged at NC golf course
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New York governor calls on Trump for federal help with Penn Station
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Canada academic's Sean Spicer cutouts sprout in bushes across North America
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Man faces multiple charges after he's accused of wearing clown mask, scaring motorists
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Missoula weaver embeds spiritual, personal messages into her work
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$6.8 million in Fentanyl and Ketamine found in secret car compartment
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The next logical step: Florence couple prepares to start apple distillery at apple cidery
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Police: Woman found with lizard in her bra faces DUI charges
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Man arrested for making drug-laced candy
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Annual law enforcement memorial ceremony takes on added significance after deadly shooting
Annual law enforcement memorial ceremony takes on added significance after deadly shooting One by one, Assistant Missoula Police Chief Scott Hoffman read the 11 names carved into the stone monument beside him. And one by one, family members of the Missoula officers who died in the line of duty walked to the wall and deposited a single rose at its base. From Undersheriff James Thompson, who died July 1, 1878, of sunstroke after falling ill following the pursuit — for 60 miles, on horseback, in 100-degree heat — of an escaped county jail inmate, to Sgt   Read More ...
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Shooting of armed man caught on dramatic US police bodycam video
Shooting of armed man caught on dramatic US police bodycam video Bodycam footage shows the moment a Douglas County Sheriff's deputy shot a man in Colorado who exited his vehicle carrying an assault rifle. See the video above.   Read More ...
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‘Go Fish’? Behold Survivor’s Most Bizarre Case of ‘Blackmail’ Yet
‘Go Fish’? Behold Survivor’s Most Bizarre Case of ‘Blackmail’ Yet Something’s fishy …. In an exclusive sneak peek at Wednesday’s Survivor: Game Changers, alpha male Brad Culpepper looks to be in his tribemates’ crosshairs before the next tribal council — but castaway Michaela Bradshaw has another plan in mind. “I just want the dude to go fishing so we can eat,” she tells a small group of conspirators. Suffice it to say, when Bradshaw finds Culpepper to advise him — incredibly awkwardly — that he should pick up his spear and hit the waves, Culpepper is not receptive   Read More ...
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RompHim: The new Kickstarter that aims to revolutionize men's fashion
RompHim: The new Kickstarter that aims to revolutionize men's fashion CHICAGO (WSYX/WTTE) - A new fashion trend for men is turning some heads. The makers of what is being called the first-ever romper for men say it "may just be the start of a fashion revolution." ACED is a Chicago-based company and the creator of RompHim. Just two days after launching its Kickstarter campaign, the company has raised more than $50,000 and gained the support of more than 500 backers   Read More ...
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Austin man sues woman for texting during date at movie theater
Austin man sues woman for texting during date at movie theater AUSTIN, Texas (KEYE) - An Austin man is suing a woman - for the cost of a movie ticket - after he says she was texting during a movie the pair was seeing on a date and left the theater when he asked her to stop. Brandon Clarke Vezmar is asking for damages in the amount of $17.31. In the lawsuit, Vezmar says he purchased two tickets for the movie on May 6, and that after the movie began, the woman activated her phone 10 to 20 times in the first 15 minutes to read and send text messages   Read More ...
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RompHim: The new Kickstarter that aims to revolutionize men's fashion
RompHim: The new Kickstarter that aims to revolutionize men's fashion CHICAGO (WSYX/WTTE) - A new fashion trend for men is turning some heads. The makers of what is being called the first-ever romper for men say it "may just be the start of a fashion revolution." ACED is a Chicago-based company and the creator of RompHim. Just two days after launching its Kickstarter campaign, the company has raised more than $50,000 and gained the support of more than 500 backers   Read More ...
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Man charged with Missoula stabbing using X-Men-style claws
Man charged with Missoula stabbing using X-Men-style claws A 25-year-old man is in custody after allegedly stabbing a man with “Pantera claws," described in court documents as a set of 7-inch-long blades attached to brass knuckles. Nathaniel Gregory Burd is held on a $50,000 bail for a felony count of assault with a weapon. Missoula police were called to an apartment on the 1200 block of 34th Street on Saturday night after a woman called saying that her neighbor, Ashley Thibert — who had blood on her hands and clothes — told her someone had been stabbed, according to court documents   Read More ...
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Cold, wet weather forecast is forcing some Special Olympics celebrations indoors
Cold, wet weather forecast is forcing some Special Olympics celebrations indoors A weather forecast calling for snow Tuesday night and cold rain all day Wednesday has not dampened the spirits of the Special Olympians coming to Missoula, but it has forced some events to move indoors. The Team BBQ, originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday outside Washington Grizzly Stadium, is moving to the West Auxiliary Gym at the Adams Event Center   Read More ...
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Storm delays Orange Street roundabout construction
Storm delays Orange Street roundabout construction Weather hasn’t been best friends with construction crews this spring, and it’s causing another delay on the Orange Street-Interstate 90 interchange project. Crack sealing that was due to be completed Tuesday has been postponed until Thursday, after a winter storm blows through. “With the weather that is being called for we would not be able to get it to dry out in order to complete the crack sealing,” said Mike Eichner of Knife River   Read More ...
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Bozeman man sentenced for prostituting teens in Missoula
Bozeman man sentenced for prostituting teens in Missoula A 22-year-old Bozeman man was sentenced to a decade in federal prison on Monday after pleading guilty earlier this year to prostituting two teenage girls in Missoula. But U.S. District Court Judge Donald Molloy made it clear he had reservations about the sentence he imposed upon Roam Savage Chandler. “I don’t know that you can punish a personality disorder out of a person   Read More ...
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Thousands earn degrees at 120th UM graduation
Thousands earn degrees at 120th UM graduation University of Montana President Sheila Stearns stepped to the podium Saturday morning during the school's 120th graduation ceremony and told the black-robed students in front of her that 49 years ago, she was in the same position they are. “I loved the university so much I refused to leave,” Stearns said, adding that she immediately enrolled in a masters' program after finishing her undergraduate's degree, and eventually came back again in December to lead UM   Read More ...
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Former Lady Griz star raises another generation of student athletes
Former Lady Griz star raises another generation of student athletes Mom was also coach, as natural a title as Cheri Roberts has ever held. She coached her three children in about every athletic venture they've ever had. Basketball, though, that's Cheri's specialty. So when young Ben refused to plant both feet on his jump stops near the basket, expressly skipping to a stop in provocation, there was only one thing for a disciplinarian coach to do   Read More ...
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