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    PNS Daily News - November 24, 20150 

    In focus on today’s nationwide rundown; we head into peak travel season with a worldwide travel alert from the State Department; some courts taking time today to give thanks to families; and concerns that climate change could wipe the oysters out of turkey dressing.

Public News Service - Montana

Grizzly bear. Credit: skeeze/pixabay

MISSOULA, Mont. - The grizzly bears of the Greater Yellowstone region now have the dubious distinction of being one of the top 10 most isolated species in America. A new report called "No Room to Roam: 10 American Species in Need of Connectivity" was released Wednesday by the nonprofit Endangered S...Read More

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Montana Wheat Farmer Paul Kanning. Credit: Paul Kanning

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Montana Farmers Union is launching a multimedia campaign asking everyone to Thank a Farmer or Rancher. The idea is to get people thinking about the issues that face Montana's 28,000 farms and ranches, as well as the products ...Read More

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A grizzly mother and cub. Credit: Sierra Club

HELENA, Mont. - The grizzly bear population in the greater Yellowstone region is dropping quickly, going from an estimate of 747 last year to 714 this year, a six percent drop. The numbers came out in a recent meeting of the Yellowstone subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee. Dr. D...Read More

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Conference attendees will learn about saving the planet through soil this weekend in Billings. Credit: belfasteileen/iStock

BILLINGS, Mont. - Dirt can save the planet and farmers can put the brakes on global warming. Those are the surprising conclusions of the keynote speaker at a conference on soil's role in saving our world this weekend in Billings. The Northern Plains Resource Council's 44th Annual Meeting on Satur...Read More

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The Stream Protection Rule is being debated in Washington. Credit: pharmshot/iStock

WASHINGTON - The proposed federal Stream Protection Rule is under attack in Washington D.C. It has already been the subject of several congressional hearings and will be heard before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee soon. Mining interests say the rule would do more harm tha...Read More

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Medicaid expansion takes effect in Montana by way of the state's Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) plan. Credit: Wavebreak Media/iStockphoto.

HELENA, Mont. – Starting today, tens of thousands of low-income Montanans will qualify for subsidized health coverage on the federal health insurance marketplace. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have approved Montana's Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (H...Read More

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The deadline to return ballots is this Tuesday. Credit: svanblar

BILLINGS, Mont. - Tuesday at 8 p.m. is the deadline to return your mail-in ballot for local elections across Montana. If you haven't already mailed it, it's not too late to drop it off at your local county elections office. Theresa Keaveny, executive director of the Montana Conservation Voters Educ...Read More

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Coal miner. Credit: joebelanger/iStock

BILLINGS, Mont. - Environmental groups are speaking out about Montana Attorney General Tim Fox's decision to join a lawsuit that would block the "carbon rule" section of President Obama's Clean Power Plan. On Friday, Montana joined 23 other states in suing the Environmental Protection Agency sayi...Read More

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