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As Billings Schoolchildren Head Back to Classes, Motorists are Advised to Slow Down and Stay Alert

As classes get underway in Billings and across Montana, state health officials and law enforcement officials are reminding motorists to slow down and watch out for children, especially before and after school

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Another Biker Gone in Billings [Opinion]

It's always heartbreaking to me when I hear the news of another brother being killed. It seems every summer the list grows larger and larger. As a motorcycle enthusiast, this bothers me a lot because I know how quickly a rider's life can be taken and, it most cases, it could have been totally prevented

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Fantasy Football, How it Works and My Success or Not

I don't know exactly how many people participate in Fantasy Football leagues in America. But, it's been estimated that more than 133 million are living and dying with each snap of the football in each NFL game

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Why is There Such a Wide Variety of Dates for the First Day of School? [Opinion]

Have you ever asked your principal why your school starts on the day it does? Everyone starts on a different day. Why? What's the reason? No one seems to know. Do they just randomly choose a date ?

I think it would be great if all schools in Montana started and ended the same days, then let local school boards make their own schedules fit between those dates

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First-Day School Jitters in Billings [Opinion]

The first day of anything can make anyone nervous, especially when it's a child going to school for the first time. I remember going my first time. I was scared to death. Would anyone like me? Would I make friends? Would I be picked on? The list goes on

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Fourth Avenue Road Construction Continues in Billings

If you're planning on heading into the Heights this weekend, perhaps for the Health and Fitness Expo at MetraPark, keep in mind that Fourth Avenue does have a couple of lanes closed. It doesn't start until around 23rd Street, so it isn't terrible, but Zimmerman Trail may be more appealing for some

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Billings Ranked 97 out of 405 Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

Are you a female that's driven?  Now don't get me wrong there's nothing bad about wanting to be a stay-at-home mom.  Raise your kids, take care of your husband and the house.  But for some of us, that's not the case

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Need Health Tips? So Do I

Tis the weekend of the Montana Health & Fitness Expo and it could not have come at a better time. I need some help.

I consider myself a healthy person, but I do have some really bad habits. Soda is a huge downfall for me. I know I should be drinking more water, but there's nothing like the t

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Help the Rich DuVal Benevolent Fund and Win a Gun in the Process

Cat Country and The Breakfast Flakes are once again proud to be associated with the Rich DuVal Benevolent Fund, as we draw for a free gun every day in September.

Only 3,000 tickets are sold and if your ticket is drawn you win that day's firearm

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Has Anyone Noticed that Smoke and Pollution are Coming From Three of the Most Liberal States In the Country? [Opinion[

Has anybody noticed that all the smoke and pollution we are getting is coming from California, Oregon and Washington, three of the most liberal states that are raising hell with our coal-fired power plants about their CO 2 emissions

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“I Am Billings” is a “Not In Our Town” Event At ZooMontana

It has been more than two decades since many of Billings` citizens took their national attention-getting stance against hate and discrimination in our community.

The "Not In Our Town" event sparked a nationwide movement to encourage other Americans to show their support for diversity, tolerance and acceptance of all different types of cultures

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No Dogs Allowed at the Downtown Billings Farmers Market, but Why? [Opinion}

Billings residents can be fined up to $300 if they bring their dog to Farmers Market. Probably not a smart move with all the people and kids in one spot.

City officials say it's because of all the food in the area, you know health reasons

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