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BC-MT--Montana News Digest, MT

January 12, 2019

Montana at 4:30 p.m.

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ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATIC OUTSIDERS

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee pitched his progressive record during a visit Saturday to the early caucus state of Nevada and recounted how he challenged the president when Trump suggested arming teachers in the wake of school shootings last year. By Bill Barrow and Michelle L. Price. SENT: 975 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

WILDFIRE COMPANY-EMBEZZLEMENT _ A Montana woman has been sentenced to probation and house arrest after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $1 million from her employer.

PEDESTRIAN FATAL-NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE _ A Butte woman charged with negligent homicide in the death of a 76-year-old pedestrian has changed her plea to guilty.

SPORTS:

BKC--MONTANA-NORTHERN COLORADO

GREELEY, Colo. _ Montana plays Colorado at the Bank of Colorado Arena. Game started 2 p.m. MT.

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