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  • On 2/15/17 A 46 yr old Billings woman was travelingat 8:36an police and medical personal responded to 12th St W and Grand for a report of a vehicle which had hit a pedestrian in the roadway. westbound on Grand Ave in a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. A 28 yr old Billings woman was attempting to cross Grand Ave but was not in a crosswalk.
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  • Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter today to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price regarding health care in rural America.
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"I think this development could bring major prosperity to our downtown and bring some new exciting developments," Billings Depot executive director Jennifer Mercer said. 
The pediatrics unit at Billings Clinic is partnering with what some say is one of the best hospitals in the Rocky Mountain region. 
Laurel has been home to the Montana State Firefighter Memorial for nearly 14-years. Senate Bill 267 is circulating in the legislature and would make Helena the new home for the memorial. The bill indicates the Capital Complex Advisory Council would present results of the memorial designs and funding recommendations no later than September 15th, 2018.  Donny Morton, director at large MEMSA at Laurel Fire Department, says after all these years, Laurel is home for the memorial. &...
Senator Jon Tester said he has not made a decision on Supreme Court Judge nominee Neil Gorsuch and that new attack ads suggesting otherwise have an agenda behind them.
The problem is getting people to sign up as firefighters and EMS personnel. Its not just a shortage in Yellowstone County, but it's happening statewide. 
In Governor Steve Bullock's budget plan for the next two years, he proposes an $80 million cut from the transportation department. The cut would freeze 30 highway projects and millions would be taken from the Montana Highway Patrol budget resulting in 27 troopers laid off.
The Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Columbus Police Department reports that Search and Rescue personnel located a deceased person believed to be the Columbus, MT man that may have fallen into the Yellowstone River on or before December 13, 2016. 

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WSJ Business

The same day Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. shook up its board to satisfy one activist investor, the drugmaker was faced with another: Carl Icahn, whose interest is fueling speculation the company could soon be put on the auction block.
Verizon shaved the price it will pay for Yahoo’s core business but is pushing ahead with the deal, in a bet that the chance to expand into digital advertising trumps the risk of further fallout from massive data breaches at the struggling internet pioneer.
Hundreds of potential investors crowded a ballroom of New York’s Mandarin Oriental on Tuesday to grill Snap Inc. executives about how they’re going to turn their popular disappearing-message app into a moneymaking machine.
Refugees have become an important source of labor for some companies, but employers find they need to offer support services including translation, tips for navigating new homes and lives, and training in American-style management techniques.
CSX said that Michael Ward, its chairman and chief executive, will retire in May as railroad veteran Hunter Harrison and an activist investor try to shake up the company and grab the top spot.
President Donald Trump will be able to recast the Federal Reserve by filling three or more vacancies on its seven-member board of governors, and is leaning toward candidates with banking and financial world experience rather than academic economists.

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The corn and soybean markets spent most of fall and winter mired in a trading range. Besides weather, what are a couple of key factors you are watching that might break these commodities out of that range? In addition, what should producers do now before the volatility likely picks up in March?