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Evening Newscast 09-05-19

U.S. wildlife officials rejected petitions to protect Yellowstone National Park's storied bison herds but pledged to consider protections for two other species: a tiny, endangered squirrel in Arizona and bees that pollinate rare desert flowers in Nevada.

Federal officials say BNSF Railway's plan to build two bridges as part of a second railroad line in northern Idaho meets environmental requirements.

Glacier National Park officials have unveiled a new astronomical observatory at the St. Mary Visitor Center.

Montana wildlife managers have killed a black bear that had been running around residential areas on the south side of Billings. 

Montana now has 12 times as many confirmed pertussis cases than at this time last year.

Yesterday’s hot, windy red flag weather spurred the McClusky Fire east of Butte to nearly triple in size.

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