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Flakes are Pumped Up for Arbor Day

Next Friday is Arbor Day and, to celebrate, Montana Governor Steve Bullock is coming to town for a big shindig at Pioneer Park.  Governor Bullock will speak along with Billings Mayor Thomas Hanel about the importance of planting trees

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Standing up for the Billings Police

This morning, Mark and Paul discussed yesterday's protest of the Billings Police Department, which was staged by the family of man who was recently gunned down by a police officer.

The family held up signs saying, "Guns don't kill people, cops do" while passing motorists honked their horns in support

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Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
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What a Load of Garbage

More taxes on tax day; imagine that.  As if we're not already overtaxed enough, now our garbage collection fees are going up.

Yesterday, the Billings City Council voted 7-4 to increase trash fees

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Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images
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Montana Taxes

The deadline to file your income taxes is only a couple of weeks away and hopefully you won't end up owing the feds like poor Mark Wilson.  This morning, the Flakes read a new survey that ranks Montana 38th in the country for individual tax burdens

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Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
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Billings Clinic Named One of the Best Hospitals in America

The Flakes want to congratulate their friends over at the Billings Clinic for being named one of the best hospitals in the country.

The Billings Clinic was cited by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 100 best hospitals in America

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Take The Biggest Breakfast Flakes Fan Quiz For a Chance to Win $500

 

Are you the Biggest Breakfast Flakes Fan? The Breakfast Flakes have been broadcasting their radio show for 26 years here in Billings. And to celebrate the last 26 years we are awarding their biggest fan with $500.

Test your Flakes knowledge by answering these ten random questions from Mark and Paul's 26 years here at Cat Country 102.9. Everyone who answers seven or more questions correctly will be entered into a drawing for the $500 Grand Prize.

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Taco Bell Unleashes a Breakfast Menu and The Two Hawk Fat Guys Give It a Review

Today, March 27th Taco Bell embarked on a bold new strategy. They introduced a brand new breakfast menu to their fast food stores. Taco Bell's new breakfast menu inspired myself and Rick Roddam to ask the question, "Do these new breakfast items live up to the standards of a couple fat dudes who love food?" Check out our newest video for the answer, and welcome to our newest web series "Two Fat Guys Food Review." 

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Great Bike Trails to Explore Here in Billings

There's a lot of warm weather activities to enjoy here in Billings. One of my favorite ones is getting out there on a bicycle and enjoy exploring Billings and the trails that we have here. So if you're looking for some ideas on what trails to hit up this summer check out these recommendations from the website Bikenet.org.

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Photo Courtesy of Metra Park Facebook Page
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Billings Gazette Was Wrong To Bash Metra Park

This morning, Mark and Paul talked about the latest editorial in the Billings Gazette, which makes fun of Metra Park for booking a show next month with country singer Leroy Van Dyke.

Well, here's our opinion.  The Gazette doe

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Photo Courtesy of DOGTV official Facebook page
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Billings Dog Declared a Winner In DogTV’s National “My Dog For Mayor” Contest

Last week, we told you about J.P., a service dog from Billings who was nominated for DogTV's national "My Dog for Mayor" contest.  We are pleased to announced that J.P. has been named as one of the winners.

J.P

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Photo Courtesy of DogTV Official Facebook Page
Photo Courtesy of DogTV Official Facebook Page
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Billings Dog Declared a Winner In DogTV’s National “My Dog For Mayor” Contest

Last week, we told you about J.P., a service dog from Billings who was nominated for DogTV's national "My Dog for Mayor" contest.  We are pleased to announced that J.P. has been named as one of the winners. J.P. i

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