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  • U.S. Senator Steve Daines  released the following video after the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald J. Trump’s Secretary-designee for the U.S. Department of the Interior, Montana’s U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke.
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  • The Billings Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a Robbery suspect. The suspect broke into the Play Inn and once inside assaulted a male employee with a pair of bolt cutters, which the suspect then used to cut the lock off of the safe.
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Local News

People gathered in Billings Friday to demonstrate a resistance to the Trump Administration. Showing Up For Racial Justice, or SURJ, hosted the "Un-auguration," a two-part event beginning at the Good Earth Market.
A bill that will soon face Montana lawmakers would "prohibit certain travel along highways where no paved shoulder is provided." 
Meeteetse – The tiny Wyoming school district of Meeteetse wins a national contest again. 
Three Canadians have been banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S.
Thousands of people are expected to attend Friday's presidential inauguration. KULR-8's Greg LaMotte reports from Washington, D.C. for an inside look at security operations.
A small aircraft made an emergency landing at Billings Logan International Airport just before noon Thursday. 
Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump’s Education Secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing.

News

WSJ Business

Apple is suing Qualcomm alleging it demanded onerous terms for its technology and that it sought to punish Apple for cooperating in a Korean regulatory probe into Qualcomm’s licensing practices.
An investigation into the cause of faulty batteries that led Samsung Electronics to pull all of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones last year found that some batteries were irregularly sized, causing overheating, while others had manufacturing problems.
General Electric’s revenue declined 2% in the fourth quarter, as the company was weighed down by a depressed oil industry and shipped fewer jet engines and power turbines than it had planned.
The PG-rated, mid-budget drama featuring three African-American women as a trio of brilliant NASA workers during the age of the Space Race and Jim Crow has garnered attention in Hollywood because of its continuing box-office triumphs.
U.S. oil producers, optimistic that higher crude prices are here to stay, have issued 2017 budgets that call for dramatically greater spending to tap new wells.
President-elect Donald Trump inherits an economy in much stronger shape than at either of the past two inaugurations, but major questions loom over how he can boost productivity and deliver on his growth promises.

Montana News

ESPN Sports

Melo: Will consider move if Knicks don't want me
NCAA rules Arizona's Trier eligible to return
Source: Chargers hire Bradley to run defense
Sources: Wolves, Pistons talk Rubio-Jackson deal
Manziel says he's sober, wants to return to NFL
Agassi on Kyrgios: Don't judge him too harshly
Rockets play poorly in loss to Warriors, Harden says: 'It happens'
No more Timmy, but LeBron carries on as Cavs face Spurs

Ag News

Figuring out what to fix is harder than fixing it.
The Michigan cheesemaker that turns heads with its larger-than-life statue of a milk cow at its shop entrance is making a big patriotic gesture. A storm toppled Williams Cheese Company's sign and U.S. flag in 2012, so owner Mike H. Williams resolved to replace the 6-by-10-foot flag at the store [...]
Fed cattle led the parade with cash prices $3 to $4 per cwt higher. 
Dam will add 25,000 hectares of available land for agriculture.  
This tractor sold on a Jan. 11, 2017 at an Arkansas auction. 
There seems to be some agreement that the election of Donald Trump as President is something out of the ordinary, more than just a reaction to 8 years of a different political party leaning the other way on many issues. The media pundits are calling for widespread disruption of markets and global po [...]
Corn and soybean yields may lose 40%-50% by end of the century.