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Greg Gianforte Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Assault, Receives Six-Month Deferred Sentence

U.S. Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte (R-MT) has plead guilty to misdemeanor assault against a reporter.

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Greg Gianforte Donates $50K to Press Group to Quell Civil Claims

Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte (R-MT) has pledged $50,000 to a nonprofit press group to settle “any potential civil claims” against him.

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GOP House Candidate Greg Gianforte Allegedly Assaults Reporter in Bozeman, MT

The GOP candidate for Montana’s lone House seat, Greg Gianforte, reportedly assaulted a reporter for The Guardian.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 19, 2016

Today in New West news: Utah delegates lead thwarted roll call vote at Republican National Convention over Donald Trump, Colorado delegates walk out in protest, and U.S. Rep Ryan Zinke (R-MT) speaks at RNC.

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New West Daily Roundup for May 17, 2016

Utah, Utah Legislature

Today in New West News: Utah Gov. Gary Herbert in hot water over fundraising comments, Boise State Public Radio hires new general manager, Wyoming Office of Tourism wins national PR award, and four men lambasted for walking on Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring.

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New West Daily Roundup for May 13, 2016

MSU, Montana State University

Today in New West news: Montana State University receives $8 million pledge from Greg and Susan Gianforte, Pleasant Revolution bike/music tour planned for Pacific Northwest/California, and Denver-area housing development sells final unit after 58 years.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 25, 2016

windmill, wind power, energy, clean power plan

Today in New West news: federal appeals panel upholds Clean Power Plan, an update on the Bears Ears battle, and the U.S. Senate fails to overrule veto regarding new Waters of the United States initiative.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 4, 2016

Today in New West news: debate over public land flares up as armed group moves onto Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, tiny homes in Colorado, and the best (and worst) cities to find a job.

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Land And Water Conservation Fund Poised To Become Law Again

Don’t call it a comeback: the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) could rise from legal oblivion if Congress passes the omnibus spending bill.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 15, 2015

Today in New West news: new details surface regarding the departure of MT Lt. Gov. Angela McLean, complaints against Frontier Airlines go down although airline hasn’t soared ahead in popularity, and Einstein Bros. Bagels pledges to use cage-free eggs by 2020.

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