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McGrath Honors Leslie McClintock, Outstanding Victims’ Advocate

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today honored outstanding crime victims’ advocate Leslie McClintock of Missoula in a ceremony at the Missoula City Council Chambers.

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Driver History Records, Vehicle Records Available Online

HELENA – Officials with the state’s Motor Vehicle Division today announced two online search services that give Montanans access to vehicle and driver history information online.

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McGrath Warns Montanans About “Secret Shopping” Scam

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath on Tuesday warned Montana consumers to be wary of a scam targeting the state that combines phony checks from a real Montana bank with a “secret shopper” pitch.

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McGrath: Highway Patrol Honored for Drug Interdiction Work

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said today that the Montana Highway Patrol was honored this week for its work as part of the Rocky Mountain Highway Patrol Network (RMHPN). The network received an award for “outstanding interdiction effort” at the national meeting of the Office of National Drug Control Policy in New Orleans.

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Nominations Open for Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath on Tuesday announced that his office is now accepting nominations for the 2007 Attorney General’s Outstanding Crime Victim Advocate award.

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McGrath Opinion Clarifies Community College District Timelines

HELENA – In an opinion released Thursday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that the Legislature has the final authority to approve the creation of a community college district. McGrath also held that approval occurs after approval by local voters but before the Board of Regents issues an organizational order.

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Montana Sues Wyoming in U.S. Supreme Court

HELENA – The State of Montana sued the State of Wyoming in the United States Supreme Court Thursday in an effort to enforce the provisions of the Yellowstone River Compact.

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McGrath: Meth Report Encouraging

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath released a preliminary report Wednesday that demonstrates that Montana is making significant progress against methamphetamine.

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Applications Available for Clark Fork Restoration Grants

HELENA – Applications for $8.5 million in 2007 grant funds for projects to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin are now available, Kathleen Coleman, Program Specialist for the Natural Resource Damage Program said Tuesday.

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Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission Releases Report

HELENA – Montana’s Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission released its second report Monday, the same day the House Judiciary Committee heard testimony on a bill to extend the commission’s existence through 2010.

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