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Group Strives To Engage Younger People In Legislative Session

The Montana legislative session kicked off this month, and one group wants to make sure that young people are paying attention.

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Stella Fong

The corner of 3rd Avenue North and North 19th Street in Billings warms with spice and flavor. On the outskirts of downtown, Mirch Masala, an Indian restaurant opened by the Patels in the fall, serves up homestyle vegetarian food. With mother and chef Vandana, patriarch Navnit, son Nick and his wife Delisha with grandson, Neel, and daughter Dhara and husband Vatsal, they illustrate what can be cooked up with the power and energy of family.

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The Montana legislative session kicked off this month, and one group wants to make sure that young people are paying attention.

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Beef cattle born in other countries can still be labeled a product of the USA. Some Montana ranchers take issue with that.

A seminar tonight in Lewistown will address current and past labeling regulations.

Playlist #1307 Saturday Jan. 12, 2019

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1, Delmark Records,

“Barstool Boogie”, Dan Hicks And The Acoustic Warriors, Shootin’ Straight, Private Records,

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Playlist #1940 Friday Jan. 11, 2019

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records,

“Whiskey Do Your Stuff”, Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five, One Guy Named Louis, Capitol Records,

“Quiet Whiskey”, Wynonie Harris, Bloodshot Eyes The Best Of Wynonie Harris, Rhino Records,

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Three youth advocacy groups in Yellowstone County are pooling their resources.

Tumbleweed, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County, and the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch are in the first few months of a pilot program.

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The movie Green Book won three Golden Globe film awards in early January for best comedy or musical, best supporting actor in a motion picture and best screenplay. And it could win an Oscar or two in February.

It is the story of a working class bouncer who becomes the driver for an African American pianist on a tour of the South during the racial segregation of the early 1960s.

Moderates Emerge As Major Players In Montana Legislature

Jan 14, 2019
Shaylee Ragar/UM Community News Service

A loose-knit, ever-evolving group of Republican legislators is making waves and causing headaches in the 66th Montana Legislature.

They call themselves the “solutions caucus.”

It’s not a traditional caucus by any means: No barriers to entry, no specified leaders, nor a roster. Simply put, it’s a group of legislators who meet informally and talk about issues. They’ve branded themselves as independent, realistic thinkers in an environment that often feels deeply divided along party lines.

Sara Hollenbeck

On this episode of Field Days, Stillwater County rancher Sara Hollenbeck and her two year-old son Rhett fill their winter days visiting a surprise guest.

Anna Paige

On this episode of Resounds: Arts and Culture on the High Plains, co-hosts Corby Skinner and Anna Paige talk with artist Jennifer Eli French, whose mixed-media installation "This Vibrant, Tarnished World" is a response to the themes of nostalgia and longing in Station Eleven, a dystopian novel by Emily St. John Mendel. Station Eleven is a part of the National Endowment for the Arts The Big Read Program


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