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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Montana’

Montana Yoga Pants Ban Bill Was Literally Laughed Out of the Room

Earlier this week, we told you about Montana State rep David Moore, a Republican with a mission. Moore sponsored House Bill 365, which made headlines as the bill that wanted to ban yoga pants. And speedos. And tight, beige tank tops, really. Well, it brings me great pleasure to report that the bill is dead. Not only dead, but it …

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This Lawmaker Wants to Ban Yoga Pants and Speedos

Meet David “Doc” Moore, a Republican legislator from Missoula, Montana. David Moore would like you to please refrain from wearing any sort of form-fitting clothing in public, thank you very much. Moore has sponsored a bill, House Bill 365, that would strengthen the state’s indecent exposure laws to include the mere outline of someone’s butt, let’s say, Or their nipple, …

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Stacey Rambold: Why Is He Going to Jail Again?

Earlier, we told you about the incredible 2008 sentence of Stacey Rambold, a teacher in Monatana who was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old student. The judge in that case, Yellowstone County District Court Judge G. Todd Baugh, had said that he felt the victim “seemed older than her chronological age” and was “as much in control of the situation” …

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One-month Rape Sentence Reversed: Judge To Be Unseated?

It’s hard to fathom how a man can receive a one-month sentence in a rape trial, but that’s exactly what happened in the Stacey Rambold case. Rambold was sentenced to a single month in prison following the 2007 sexual assault of his student, Cherice Moralez. Montana Judge G. Todd Baugh not only credited Rambold with serving 15 years in prison …

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Cliff Bride Murderess Gets 30 Years

Jordan Linn Graham was married at the age of 22, and widowed 8 days later. The story was big headlines last summer, including here, the tale of a newlywed Montana couple with the tragic ending when Cody Johnson died after falling from a cliff in Glacier Park on July 7, 2013. But there were stories the bride told that just …

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Montana Murder Case: Colorado Man Suspected Of Murder Seeks To Avoid Trial

Michael Keith Spell, 24, was charged with the attempted kidnapping and murder of Sherry Arnold, a 43-year-old high school teacher who was found in a shallow grave. On January 2012, Arnold never came back from her morning jog. Her body was discovered two months after her disappearance. On Monday, the defense testified that Spell is not fit for trial, as …

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Brian Schweitzer Mulls 2016 Presidential Bid

President Barack Obama would be the first to admit that he is not America’s favorite person. The current president has faced his fair share of criticism during his 6 years as president, most of which has stemmed from the right side of the political spectrum. However, Obama has now found a new opponent on his own side of the court: …

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Newlywed: Plea Deal Saves Her From 1st Degree Murder Charge

The newlywed accused of pushing her husband of one week off a cliff has made a plea bargain with prosecutors in which she will plead guilty to second-degree murder. 21-year old Jordan Linn Graham initially told police that her husband, Cody Johnson, had disappeared and thought he might have gone to Glacier National Park in Montana. However, authorities already had …

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Montana Judge’s Ethics Questioned After Giving a Rapist 31 Days in Prison

The judge in Montana that made headlines back in August for giving a rapist a 31-day sentence has now apologized for comments he made about the victim. Judge G. Todd Baugh made comments that the 14-year-old rape victim looked older than she was and had control in the situation. Even though Baugh stands by his decision, he now says he …

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Aurora Borealis Make Spectacular Show in North U.S.

Aurora borealis or Northern lights made a spectacular appearance in the skies of Northern Montana and Minnesota last night, and could possibly make another appearance tonight. This video was taken over Ontario, Canada on Tuesday night, as the aurora borealis made their appearance there. The phenomenon is caused by solar particles entering the earth’s upper atmosphere. Variations in color depend …

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B-1 Bomber Crash Forces Crew Of Four To Eject

A U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber crashed this morning in near the small town of Broadus in southeastern Montana this morning. The crash took place sometime before 9 o’clock this morning during what Air Force officials called a routine training mission. Emergency services from around the region were called in to assist with the situation, including volunteer firefighters from nearby …

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Fatal Bear Mauling Results in Fines

In November 2012, a Montana animal trainer was mauled and killed by a bear while cleaning its cage. 24-year-old Benjamin Cloutier was an animal trainer at Animals of Montana, which trains animals for photography, TV, and Movies. Now, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is issuing fines against Animals of Montana in connection with the …

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