Monthly Archives September 2001

New Law: Slow Down, Steer Clear of Emergency Vehicles

HELENA – Beginning Monday, October 1, Montana motorists who fail to slow down and steer clear of stopped emergency vehicles may face citations and fines.

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Highway Patrol Recruiting New Officers

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol is reopening recruiting, seeking officer candidates for a 14½-week training school next March.

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Murphy Becomes Third Female MHP Sergeant

HELENA – In a ceremony at the chambers of the Montana Supreme Court, Sherrie Murphy recently became the Montana Highway Patrol’s third female sergeant. Attorney General Mike McGrath and MHP Col. Bert Obert promoted Murphy, of Broadus and Greg Watson, of Whitefish.

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McGrath, Attorneys General: Microsoft’s New Windows XP “Anti-Competitive”

HELENA – On Thursday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath joined the attorneys general of five other states and signed a letter to software giant Microsoft urging it to remedy the anti-competitive issues associated with the release of a new operating system.

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Nevada Judge: Case Between State, LGS Should Be in Montana

HELENA – In an order filed Thursday in a district court in Reno, Nevada, Judge Steven Kosach granted a motion to dismiss and ruled litigation between Lodging & Gaming Systems, Inc. and the Gambling Control Division of the State of Montana should be handled in Montana.

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A Statement from Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath

In this first day after the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. and the crash of a plane near Pittsburgh, there are fears about a diminished supply of gasoline and reports of increased gas prices across Montana.

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