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Though Montana passed two new laws cracking down on massage parlors and other forms of sex trafficking in 2019, some are calling for a broader approach to fighting the crime, turning their attention to the businesses' landlords.
In Montana, law enforcement officers have shot and killed at least 39 people since January 2012, according to a Gazette review of public records and past news reports.
Designed to hold cops accountable in shootings, coroner's inquests aren't always objective, critics say
Along with a handful of states that still hold coroners’ inquests, Montana’s legal system for reviewing deaths caused by law enforcement is seen by advocates as a more transparent alternative to the secret grand juries and other proceedings held elsewhere in the country.
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Monday is Earth Day, which has been a thing here and worldwide since 1970.
Joe Menard brought the first automobile to Missoula in 1901, but this is an ode to Frank P. Smith.
Several months before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the old flagpole in front of the Missoula Federal Building came crashing down in a violent wind.