News Talk 730, KYYA
  • Senator Jon Tester’s BARN CARD (Bringing Auctions & Ranchers New Credit And Reliable Debit) Act passed the Senate today and is headed to the President’s desk for signature. This bill updates the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 to allow for electronic transaction at livestock auctions.
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  • The Montana Public Service Commission voted 5-0 Tuesday to certify 26 companies and affiliates as eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) for 2017, opening the doors for approximately $100 million in broadband investment funds to be utilized across Montana over the next year.
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Local News

According to the Today Show, NASA broke the news this year in a blog post, explaining, when the ancient Babylonians created the zodiac more than 3,000 years ago, they wanted dates on the calendar to correspond with star constellations.
A man is recovering from a gunshot wound this morning following a shooting in Billings overnight.
The Billings Police Department says two suspects robbed a Papa John's Pizza restaurant overnight on Billings' west end.
Move over Tetons. The iconic mountain range soon will be gone from Wyoming license plates.
Head Start Inc., in Billings, marks its 45th Anniversary September 28th. The agency also celebrates American Indian Culture this week.

Politico

'Maybe it’s going to take comedians to do the job that cable news has relinquished for so much of the campaign.'
The Republican nominee’s sustained assault on the former Miss Universe has given Clinton’s camp a rich target.
Pence’s former colleagues are hoping he would make a Donald Trump presidency — and the sacrifices they made to support his campaign — all worthwhile.
Refusing to end an insult-driven campaign, the Republican tries to tar Hillary Clinton with her husband’s infidelity.

News

Business News

An op-ed by a venture capitalist in the Wall Street Journal has some unbelievably sexist advice for women in tech, says The Verge's T.C. Sottek.
Presidents need to hear bad news. Donald Trump can't handle it, says Vox's Dara Lind.
The $41-million clawback that the bank slapped on CEO John Stumpf is a good start, but it's not enough, says the banking analyst.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed and settled charges Thursday against Jon Ruggles for engaging in illegal futures and options trading.
Microsoft created a new artificial intelligence unit.

Montana News

Sports News

Browns' Gordon to enter rehab; return on hold
OBJ unfazed by McAdoo's distraction warning
Revis on Sherman feud: 'We're not going there'
Lue extends open invite for KG to join Cavs' staff
Lions CB: NFL says refs erred on 66-yd. penalty

Ag News

Steam tractors still amaze people who see them.
A Kansas federal judge says the class action lawsuit against Syngenta could move forward. 
Department of Agriculture to add Fed Cattle Exchange data.
The shotgun houses and clapboard shacks are gone, but a child’s toy waits patiently, lingering in farmland rows. Time, tillage, and rainfall reveal the sharecropper’s last testament: forgotten clusters of magnificent clay, agate and glass marbles.