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The Montana Department of Transportation has announced that The Beartooth Highway is now open from Red Lodge to the state line for the season.The Wyoming side remains closed for now but the National Park Service expects to have Wyoming side open on June 1st.
The river level currently sits at 12.5 feet, but the river is expected to rise another four feet over the weekend, causing several agencies to be on alert.
Many across the city saw hail fall hard in some parts of the city. KULR-8 checked on how many people have been making calls to contractors and body shops about hail damage. Hail Team 6 and Singh Contracting both explained they have heard from a few people about damage from Wednesday's storm, but not a lot.
If you want to know more about the brain and how the body works, the fourth graders from Poly Drive elementary school can give you a little lesson in neuroscience. 
The National Weather Service has issued a forecast for the Yellowstone River and Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River which indicates major flooding beginning following a significant rainfall event on Sunday, May 27.
Yellowstone County disaster and emergency services will be watching the flood situation very closely.
Lockwood Superintendent Tobin Navasio sent a letter to parents Thursday letting them know that Yellowstone County Sheriff's Deputies will continue to have a presence at the middle school Friday and that a soft lockdown will remain in effect.
Investigators cracked the drug ring in March 2016. Fourteen airmen were disciplined.
President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that came in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. 
Strong to severe thunderstorms passing through the region produced strong winds, heavy rain, and large hail.
The Montana Department of Transportation is asking for your input on developing the state's first bicycle and pedestrian plan.
Cowboys Restaurant and Bar sits on the bank of the Yellowstone River. 

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Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was charged in New York state court with felony sex crimes allegedly committed against two women.
Europe’s new privacy law took effect Friday, causing major U.S. news websites to suspend access across the region as data-protection regulators prepare to brandish their new enforcement powers.
Amazon said that one of its Echo home speakers recorded a private conversation without permission and sent it to a person in the owners’ contact list, an incident that raises questions about the security of such voice-operated devices.
Anxiety over ESPN’s future in the era of cord-cutting has been compounded by arguments over tweets by hosts and tensions with the network’s owner Disney.

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Military News

Honorably discharged veterans of all eras can now apply for a new veterans ID card, officials with the VA said.
The cost of having a baby will likely not change in 2018 for most active-duty Tricare Standard and Guard and Reserve users.
Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt relieved Lt. Col. Jason Heard of overseeing the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron.
Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky began receiving the new XM17 MHS on Monday.

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This blog could also be titled “When bad things happen to good people.”
Whole Foods is pulling back on its plan to require GMO labeling for all foods in stores by September.
This tractor sold on an online dealer auction.
Calling 2018 a rough year for the Humane Society of the United States is an understatement. A third charity watchdog has downgraded HSUS to a “D” in its most recent rankings.
Nearly 60% of Americans will dust off their grills for the start of summer, so it's a good time to learn the proper methods of BBQing  a safe and delicious meal.