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McGrath: Gift Cards, Certificates Don’t Expire in Montana

HELENA – As Montana consumers get ready for holiday gift-giving, Attorney General Mike McGrath reminded businesses and consumers what Montana law says about gift certificates and gift cards.

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Investigators Still Seeking Public’s Help to Identify Skull

HELENA – Investigators are again reaching out to the public in hopes of identifying human remains found south of Red Lodge more than three years ago.

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McGrath: On Eve of Trial, State Settles with Avista

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said Tuesday that the state has reached a settlement with Avista Corporation, one of two remaining power-generation companies named in a lawsuit seeking payment for the use of state lands. Spokane-based Avista operates two major hydroelectric dams on the Clark Fork River in western Montana.

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Loehr Named Title and Registration Bureau Chief

HELENA – Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Dean Roberts announced today that Joann Loehr is the new chief of the Title and Registration Bureau (TRB) in Deer Lodge.

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Highway Patrol Trooper David Graham Killed in Crash

HELENA – Montana Highway Patrol Trooper David Graham died in the line of duty Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 2 and Reserve Drive, about two miles north of Kalispell.

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McGrath: Report on Student Loans in Montana Finds No Abuses

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath today released a report that examined the way Montana institutions of higher education handle student loans, particularly how lenders qualify to be included on the preferred lender lists given to students and their parents.

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Office of Victim Services Receives Encourage-to-Arrest Grant

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said Thursday that the state’s Office of Victim Services has received a two-year, $865,000 grant to continue the Encourage to Arrest Project.

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Twelve New Troopers Join MHP

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol recently welcomed 12 new troopers in a swearing-in ceremony and banquet.

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State, Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies to Hold Meeting, Renewal Ceremony

HELENA – The State of Montana and the Flathead Tribes law enforcement cooperative will hold a listening session and agreement renewal ceremony on Thursday, September 20 at 1 p.m. at tribal headquarters in Pablo.

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State Solicits Comments on Draft Upper Clark Fork Restoration Work Plan

HELENA  – The state is seeking public comment on draft funding recommendations for projects designed to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, Natural Resource Damage Program specialist Kathleen Coleman announced Wednesday.

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